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This is a list of media relating to the Young Indiana Jones franchise, based on the prologue sequence from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles television series including its Adventures of Young Indiana Jones re-edit. Most marketing for the series focused on the pilot episode and first season episodes.

Home video[]


  • LaserDisc
    • The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles[1]
  • VHS
    • The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles: "The Curse of the Jackal"
    • The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles: "London 1916"/"Vienna 1908"
    • The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles: "Verdun 1916"/"Austria 1917"
    • The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles: "German East Africa 1916"/"Congo 1917"
    • The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles: "The Somme 1916"/"Germany 1916"
    • The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles: "Barcelona 1917"/"British East Africa 1909"
    • The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles McDonald's commercial



Four volumes of music from the series was released on CD and casette tape.

The following other sources of music from the series are known to exist as well:

  • The Best of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (a selection of tracks from Volumes One through Four)
  • Laurence Rosenthal: Music for Television[2] (features the Young Indy theme and selections from Ireland, April 1916, Peking, March 1910, Prague, August 1917, Travels with Father and Hollywood Follies)
  • Best of the West[3] (features a re-recording of music from "Mexico 1916")
  • There is also a high-quality bootleg release of Curt Sobel's score to the episode "Transylvania, January 1918" from a promotional CD from the composer. It contains approximately 40 minutes worth of the score. This is frequently traded on the Internet as an unofficial Volume Five including album art from the Mike Butkus artwork for the Masks of Evil video tape release.


In addition to the ninety-four companion historical documentaries presented on the DVDs, three documentaries have been made which deal with the show:

  • Young Indy: Around the World is a documentary produced for the Japanese Laserdisc release of the series. It chronicles the making of the series from pre-production to post-production.
  • The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: A Look Inside is a seven-and-a half-minute featurette produced for the 1999 video release of the series. It includes interviews with George Lucas and Sean Patrick Flanery.
  • Entertainment Tonight Presents: Indiana Jones: Behind the Adventure is a one-hour Entertainment Tonight special that aired in December of 2000. In addition to the series, the special covers the original the first three films, as well as the possibilities of a fourth film. It features interviews with Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Sean Connery and many others.

Additional references to the series in other documentaries:

  • The 1995 documentary A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies features clips from the series during the "The Director as Illusionist" segment. The clips accompanied an interview with George Lucas, and were intended to showcase ILM's effects work.
  • The web documentary "Here We Go Again" explains the role of the series in paving the way for the Star Wars prequel films. Additionally, McCallum mentions the series in the DVD commentary for Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.
  • A clip from "Young Indiana Jones and the Curse of the Jackal" can be seen in the documentary Empire of Dreams.
  • In October 2007, George Lucas and Rick McCallum recorded interviews for a press kit promoting the series' DVD release.[4] May websites uploaded the videos.



Adult novelizations:

Young Adult novelizations by Random House:

Choose your own adventure books:

Golden Books:

  • The Mummy's Curse

Golden Star Reader:

Young Adult novelizations by Fantail:



Young Adult novels: Between 1990 and 1996, Random House published a series of original Young Indiana Jones novels aimed at young readers.

The series was republished in the United Kingdom by Fantail Publishing. Two books were renamed for this publication:

Unpublished Young Adult novels:

French young adult novels:


Title Author Release date
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, On the Set and Behind the Scenes Dan Madsen March 1, 1992
Die Abenteuer des Jungen Indiana Jones[6] Elisabeth Blay 1993
From Star Wars To Indiana Jones - The Best of the Lucasfilm Archives Mark Cotta Vaz and Shinji Hata January 1, 1995
ILM: Into the Digital Realm Mark Cotta Vaz and Patricia Rose Duignan October 1, 1996
George Lucas - The Creative Impulse [revised and updated edition] Charles Champlin September 1 1997
The Cinema of George Lucas Marcus Hearn and Ron Howard March 1, 2005
Indiana Jones: The Ultimate Guide James Luceno May 5, 2008
The Complete Making of Indiana Jones[7] J. W. Rinzler and Laurent Bouzereau May 20, 2008





Graphic novels[]

These are collections of the regular Young Indiana Jones comic series

Video games[]

The ending credits of the Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis video game include an announcement of a near-future appearance of a "perhaps much younger" Indiana Jones, apparently referring to the upcoming TV series and/or the video games based on the series.

Three DVD games are included the Adventures of Young Indiana Jones DVD sets:

Trading cards[]


  • The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles: Official Magazine[16]
  • American Cinematographer, issue unknown
  • TV Guide, Volume 40, Number 9, February 29, 1992
    article title: Indiana Jones and Me
    by George Lucas, pages 2-5
  • TV Guide, Volume 40, Number 13, March 28, 1992
    The Couch Critic: The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles
    by Jeff Jarvis, page 5
  • TV Times, 1992 issue, "Raiders of the Small Screen"
  • The Lucasfilm Fan Club, Issue #15
    • contents listing: The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Behind-The-Scenes
    • article title: The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles
      by Dan Madsen, pages 2-5
  • The Lucasfilm Fan Club, Issue #16
    • article title: Young Indy Renewed For Second Season!
      page 1
    • cover listing: Sean Patrick Flanery - Young Indy Speaks!
    • article title: Sean Patrick Flanery - The Further Adventures of Young Indiana Jones
      by Dan Madsen, pages 2-4
    • article title: Uncovering the History behind Young Indy
      by Dan Madsen, pages 6-8
  • Cinefantastique, Volume 22, Number 6, June 1992
    contents listing: The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles
    article title: Raider of Television's Riches, Young Indiana Jones
    by Mark Dawidziak, pages 30-31
  • Starlog, Number 147, October 1989
    contents listing: Young Indiana Jones [River Phoenix]
    article title: A Hero By Any Other Age
    by Dan Yakir, pages 17-19
  • Starlog, Number 178, May 1992
    contents listing: Raiders of the Lost Art
    article title: Chronicling the Young Indiana Jones
    by Bill Warren, pages 52-55+
  • Starlog, Number 183, October 1992
    contents listing: Youngest Indiana Jones
    article title: Young Indy & the First Crusades
    by Ian Spelling, pages 33-36
  • Starlog, Number 185, December 1992
    contents listing: The Oldest Indiana Jones
    article title: The Old Indiana Jones Chronicles
    by Lynne Stephens, pages 45-48+
  • Starlog, Number 191, June 1993
    contents listing: George Lucas Speaks!
    article title: Life With Indy
    by Ian Spelling, pages 46-49
  • Starlog 255
  • Cinefex, Number 54, May 1993
    article title: Video Beat: Chronicling Young Indy
    by Chris Manson, pages 77-78
  • Epi-Log, Issues #37-#39, December 1993-February 1994
    contents listing: The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles
    review by Rich Drees
  • TV Zone, Issue 52, March 1994
    article title: Sean Patrick Flanery's Indiana Jones
    by Stephen Applebaum, pages 15-17
  • TV Zone, Issue 62, January 1995
    article title: The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Seasons 1 & 2
    by Edwin Yau, pages 45-49
  • TV Zone, Special 24, March 1997
    article title: The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Season 3
    by Edwin Yau, pages 50-53
  • Star Wars Insider 46
  • Star Wars Insider 99[17]
  • ToyFare #130
  • The scene in "Paris, September 1908" involving Freud, Jung, Adler and young Indy was featured in the German version of Psychology Today.


  • Disney considered creating the new attraction "Young Indiana Jones Adventure Spectacular", but canceled the project due to the series' low ratings.[18]
  • During production of the series, members of the crew were given T-shirts[19] and coffee mugs[20] bearing the show's logo. Additionally, at least three T-shirt types were released to the public.[21][22][23]
  • Several children's puzzles were released based on the series.[24]
  • At least one wall calendar was released based on the series.[25][26]
  • Adventure Knife[27][28] A poster was released advertising this.[29]
  • View-Master 3-D[27]
  • Clothing patch[27]
  • Character posters of Carrier and Flanery.[27]
  • Dixie Cup boxes[27][30]
  • Belt buckle[31]
  • Hallmark birthday cards[32]

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