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Young Daniel Cates invents a machine he calls the VisiCron which can pull a historical figure from the past to the present for 36 hours. He and his friend, Dee Sampson, often use the device to bring people forward who can help them with their problems, as well as learning about history.

Season One: 13 episodes
1Jun 12/99Albert EinsteinThe Genius
2Jun 19/99Alexander Graham BellSmart Aleck
3Jun 26/99Joan of ArcRaising the Siege
4Jul 03/99Lewis CarrollLewis in Wonderland
5Jul 10/99Napoleon BonaparteLittle Emperor
6Jul 17/99Oscar WildeWilde Card
7Jan 16/00Ludwig van BeethovenA Ninth of Beethoven
8Jan 23/00Sir Frederick BantingA Transient, Shining Trouble
9Feb 06/00St. NicholasThe Presence of St. Nick
10Mar 05/00Edgar Allan PoeThe Raven
11Mar 12/00Harriet TubmanHarriet's Path
12Mar 19/00CleopatraThe Crush
13Oct 21/00Daniel BooneThe Rescue

Season Two: 13 episodes
14Aug 18/01Sir Arthur Conan DoyleThe Truth is in Here
15Aug 25/01Queen Elizabeth IHer Grace Under Pressure
16Sep 01/01Anne FrankDear Diary
17Sep 08/01SacagaweaThe Glory Trail
18Sep 15/01Al ShermanRight Place, Right Time
19Sep 22/01James NaismithNothing But Net
20Sep 29/01Young Roy CatesFather's Day
21Oct 06/01CasanovaThe Book of Love
22Oct 13/01MosesStranger in a Strange Land
23Oct 20/01Black BartThe Fire Ship
24Oct 27/01Jack LondonKlondike Daze
25Nov 03/01NostradamusSeer and Now
26Nov 10/01Future Oliver CatesFuture Tense

Season Three: 13 episodes
27May 08/03The Good, the Bad and the Ollie
28May 12/03Gregor MendelThe Odd Pod
29May 13/03LaikaMan's Best Friend
30May 14/03Emily CarrWork in Progress
31May 15/03Anais NinExperience
32May 19/03Mack SennettSilent Movie
33May 20/03William ShakespeareSuch Stuff as Dreams Are Made On
34May 21/03William Randolph HearstCitizen Cates
35May 22/03Vlad TepesNothing to Fear
36May 26/03Annie OakleyAnything You Can Do
37May 27/03Remembrance Day
38May 28/03ConfuciusThe Tao of Hockey
39May 29/03Mary McLoughlinHomesick

Season Four: 13 episodes
40Mar 15/04Wong LeeEnter the Monolith
41Mar 16/04Allan PinkertonThe Private Eyes
42Mar 17/04P.T. BarnumHumbug
43Mar 18/04The Other Half
44Mar 22/04Mary ShelleyTransition
45Mar 23/04Anne SullivanBreakthrough
46Mar 24/04Future Forward
47Mar 25/04Butch CassidyDusty Trails
48Mar 29/04King TutankhamenCursed
49Mar 30/04King ArthurOnce and Future King
50Mar 31/04Mata HariSecrets and Lies
51Apr 01/04A Matter of Time
52Apr 02/04Harry HoudiniA Matter of Time, Part 2
Genre: adventure, science fiction
Show Type: live action, color
Runtime Format: half hour
Current Status: ended
Number of Seasons: 4
Number of Episodes: 52
Broadcast Run: 1999 - 2004
Starring: Chad Krowchuk
Sarah Lind
Belinda Metz
Created By: Josh Miller
Broadcast Network: Family
Production Company: Minds Eye Entertainment
Anaïd Productions
Location Filming: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Country of Origin: Canada
IMDb: Mentors