About the TV Show
based on novel or book competition cartoon parody travel journey short film
Around the World in 79 Days
First Air Date: September 06, 1969
|First Aired on||:||1969|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||17 episodes in 1 Seasons|
This is a story involving balloonist Phinny Fogg. He and reporter teenagers Jenny and Hoppy set out on a globetrotting adventure to travel around the world in 79 days and beat the original record set by Phinny's father. The trio are in competition for both the record and a £1,000,000 prize against the sinister Crumden. Crumden is aided by his idiotic chauffeur Bumbler and his pet monkey Smirky.