Galaxy Express 999 is a manga written and drawn by Leiji Matsumoto, as well as various anime films and TV series based on it. It is set in a space-faring, high-tech future in which humans have learned how to transfer their minds into mechanical bodies, thus achieving practical immortality. The manga won the Shogakukan Manga Award for shōnen in 1978. The anime series won the Animage Anime Grand Prix prize in 1981. The number "999" in the title is pronounced "Three-Nine," as opposed to "Nine-Nine-Nine," "Nine Ninety-Nine" or "Nine Hundred Ninety-Nine." Matsumoto was inspired to create Galaxy Express 999 by the idea of a steam train running through the stars in the novel Night on the Galactic Railroad by Kenji Miyazawa.
The Young Riders was an American Western television series created by Ed Spielman that presents a fictionalized account of a group of young Pony Express riders based at the Sweetwater Station in the Nebraska Territory during the years leading up to the American Civil War. The series premiered on ABC on September 20, 1989 and ran for three seasons until the final episode aired on July 23, 1992.
Discover what it takes to transport ever-growing numbers of passengers and crucial resources across Australia. With unprecedented access we go behind the scenes to meet the train drivers, locomotive servicing crews and track maintenance teams on some of the toughest and most spectacular journeys.
Five Mile Creek is a western television drama series produced in Australia; starred Liz Burch, Louise Caire Clark, Rod Mullinar, Jay Kerr, Michael Caton, Peter Carroll, Gus Mercurio, Martin Lewis, Priscilla Weems and a young Nicole Kidman. Jonathan Frakes was a guest star as Maggie's estranged husband, Adam Scott. The series aired on the Disney Channel in the US in the 1980s.
A six-part French tv series first broadcast in 1979, each episode of Orient Express focuses on a different tale of a journey on the legendary train; each one is set between the outbreak of the First World War and the outbreak of the Second.
Comedy Express is an Indian comedy series created by Shashikant Bhalekar and Dnyanesh Bhalekar along with Yash Entertainment, which aired on ETV Marathi from June 12, 2008 till date. The series revolves around a group of characters who play short skits with characters of varied class and genre often having comedy and sarcasm as its theme. The series was produced by Shashikant Bhalekar, in association with Yash Entertainment. The original executive producers is Ganesh Sagade.
Time Express was a short-lived American fantasy TV series, broadcast April–May 1979 on CBS and later syndicated. The series was created by Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts who had both previously been involved in the creation of Charlie's Angels. The series ran for only four episodes before being cancelled.
Across our country's vast and untamed wildernesses a hardy breed of American still lives a life set apart. They are not just off-the-grid, they are physically cut off from society by Rocky Mountains, roaring rivers and frozen tundra. But however self-sufficient...no man’s an island. Sooner or later, these off-gridders need a life-giving tool - like fuel or bullets - or a life-saving essential - like food or medicine. When they do, they turn to the cast of Dead End Express. By pack horse, dog sled, power boat, snow machine and bush plane this unique group of men risk all to deliver where no one else can or will. Delivering their payload is a matter of life or death, not just for their clients but for them, in their ongoing mission to survive and deliver.
Peking Express is a Dutch/Flemish reality game show that follows a series of couples as they hitchhike to or from Beijing. The series has already gone through five seasons. In the Netherlands it is screened by Net 5 and in Belgium by VT4. A German version was shown in 2004. The concept has also been sold to Scandinavia where it was broadcast for the first time in the autumn of 2007. The Scandinavian version is shown on Kanal 5 in Sweden, TVNorge in Norway and Kanal 5 in Denmark. A French version named Pékin Express is screened by M6, with nine seasons aired by 2013. It can be seen on TV5 outside France. In Spain, the local version Pekín Express is shown on Cuatro, with four seasons by 2011. An Italian version has been produced in 2012 by RAI and shown on Rai 2 with success; a second season will be broadcast in 2013.
Sid and Marty Krofft's Red Eye Express was a late-night variety special that aired on CBS on March 9, 1988.
Pony Express is an American western television series about the adventures of an agent in the 1860s of the Central Overland Express Company, better known as the Pony Express. The half-hour program starring Grant Sullivan was created by California National Productions. Pony Express ran for thirty-five episodes in syndication from the fall of 1959 until the May 1960.
Palampur Express is a Hindi language television series that airs on Sony TV, which premiered on May 25, 2009. The story is based on the life of a young woman, Paavni, dreams of becoming an Olympic runner.