It’s About Time is an American science fantasy comedy television series that aired on CBS for one season of 26 episodes in 1966–1967.

Sherwood Schwartz devised the program, and sets, props, and background music from Schwartz’s other TV shows in production at the time were used.

Astronauts Mac McKenzie and Hector Canfield travel faster than the speed of light, resulting in being sent back in time to prehistoric days where they have to adjust to living with a cave-dwelling family led by Shag/Shad and Gronk.

Here are 5 fun facts about the show that you may not have known!

  1. The show was created by Sherwood Schwartz, who also created Gilligan’s Island and The Brady Bunch.
  2. It starred Imogene Coca, Jack Mullaney, and Frank Aletter.
  3. It only ran for one season of 26 episodes.
  4. It was set in prehistoric times and then later in the 1960s.
  5. The show was cancelled after its first season.

However, it gained popularity in repeats during the summer and was almost brought back for a second season.

The show has been described as a cross between The Flintstones and The Honeymooners.

5 more little known facts about the show:

1. The show was created by Sidney Sheldon, who also wrote the majority of the show’s episodes.

2. Jack Klugman was actually 40 years old when he started filming the show, making him the oldest cast member.

3. Bill Bixby was only 28 years old when he started filming the show, making him the youngest cast member.

4. Imogene Coca was only 52 years old when she started filming the show, making her the second oldest cast member.

5. It’s About Time was filmed in Los Angeles, California, which is where the majority of the cast members lived.