Swiss Family Robinson
Swiss Family Robinson is a 1974-1975 Canadian television drama series, based on Johann David Wyss’ novel The Swiss Family Robinson.
The series consisted of 26 30-minute episodes, and diverged somewhat from the original novel. Only one season was produced, due to the development of a Swiss Family Robinson series in 1975 by ABC in the United States. This situation precluded sales of the Canadian series to the lucrative American market. Reruns, however, continued to be syndicated in Canada for many years, with stations often scheduling the program as part of their Saturday morning line-up.