Summary of MoviesThe Indiana Jones franchise is an entertainment franchise, based on the historical fantasy adventures of Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones, a fictional archaeologist. It began in 1981 with the film Raiders of the Lost Ark. A prequel, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, followed in 1984 and the sequel Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade in 1989. In 1992, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles began airing on television. A fourth film, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, was released on May 22, 2008. The series was created by George Lucas; the films star Harrison Ford and were directed by Steven Spielberg.
In addition, Marvel Comics began publishing The Further Adventures of Indiana Jones in 1983, and Dark Horse Comics earned the comic book rights to the character in 1991. Novelizations of the films have been published, in addition to a series of German novels by Wolfgang Hohlbein, and twelve novels set before the films published by Bantam Books. Numerous video games about Indiana Jones have been released since 1982.
|#||Name of Film||Release Date||MAD Parodies|
|1||Raiders of the Lost Ark||June 12, 1981||1|
|2||Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom||May 23, 1984||None|
|3||Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade||May 24, 1989||None|
|4||Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull||May 22, 2008||3|
Appearances in Show
- Episode 12 Da Grinchy Code: Old Indiana Jones appeared looking old and his back kept hurting him. He appeared with Robert Langdon and Benjamin Gates.
- Episode 2 (28) Super 80's: The fourth film of the series was mentioned by Steven Speilberg (who directed it) and explained to the kids that the eighties are important to him and without them he couldn't make the movie "Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull" (however, its real name is Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull). Also, Indiana Jones appeared and his back hurted him just like in Da Grinchy Code.
- Episode 6 (32) Cowboys & Alien Force: Colonel Woodrow Dolarhyde asks Jake Lonergan if he saw the fourth Indiana Jones movie (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull) and Jake Lonergan says he wishes he could forget that. Colonel Woodrow Dolarhyde replies to that by saying he wishes he could also forget it and almost cries.