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''Flying House'', full title: ''Time Classroom, Adventures of The Flying House'', is a children's {{anime}} series produced by Creator/TatsunokoProduction with animation assistance by Creator/StudioKorumi, under directors Masakazu Higuchi and Mineo Fuji, and aired on the Creator/TVTokyo network and other local stations across Japan. Originally airing from April 5, 1982, to March 28, 1983, the series culminates in 52 episodes. The series is part two of Tatsunoko's [[Literature/TheBible Bible]] trilogy, along with series one and two of ''Anime/{{Superbook}}''. Like its sister show, it was also distributed in the United States by the Christian Broadcasting Network, airing both in syndication and on the old CBN Cable Network (now Creator/{{Freeform}}). All episodes are airing on TBN and its sister network Smile of a Child, and are available online at the Christian Broadcasting Network site.

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''Flying House'', full title: ''Time Classroom, Adventures of The Flying House'', is a children's {{anime}} series produced by Creator/TatsunokoProduction with animation assistance by Creator/StudioKorumi, under directors Masakazu Higuchi and Mineo Fuji, and aired on the Creator/TVTokyo network and other local stations across Japan. Originally airing from April 5, 1982, to March 28, 1983, the series culminates in 52 episodes. The series is part two of Tatsunoko's [[Literature/TheBible Bible]] trilogy, along with series one and two of ''Anime/{{Superbook}}''. Like its sister show, it was also distributed in the United States by the Christian Broadcasting Network, airing both in syndication and on the old CBN Cable Network (now Creator/{{Freeform}}). All episodes are airing on TBN Creator/{{TBN}} and its sister network Smile of a Child, and are available online at the Christian Broadcasting Network site.

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* ShoutOut: The episode "Little Orphan Anna" is a thinly-veiled reference to the ''ComicStrip/LittleOrphanAnnie'' comic strips.


* AdaptationExpansion / {{Bowdlerise}}:
** As opposed to the first ''Superbook'' series in which each episode hit only the high points of each story, the writers of ''Flying House'' expanded a number of the Biblical tales into full-blown storylines, adding details not present in the original stories. For example, in the story of the fishes and loaves, the boy whose food fed five thousand is running away from his grandfather's farm to the city, where he hopes to make a better life for himself.
** Occasionally this meant altering the storylines to make them more kid-friendly. One example: "The Prize That Was Won and Lost," which rewrites Salome as a young girl about Justin and Angie's age. In addition to changing Salome's erotic dance mentioned in Scripture into something more akin to an elementary-school dance recital (complete with goofiness from the boys and SIR, who are dressed as clowns), the story is rewritten so that the vindictive Herodias tricks Salome into ordering the execution of John the Baptist, and a horrified Salome tries to [[AttemptedSuicide drown herself]] out of guilt. Fortunately the kids rescue Salome in time and Salome finds forgiveness and peace by becoming a follower of Jesus.

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AdaptationExpansion: As opposed to the first ''Superbook'' series in which each episode hit only the high points of each story, the writers of ''Flying House'' expanded a number of the Biblical tales into full-blown storylines, adding details not present in the original stories. For example, in the story of the fishes and loaves, the boy whose food fed five thousand is running away from his grandfather's farm to the city, where he hopes to make a better life for himself.
** Occasionally this meant altering the storylines to make them more kid-friendly. One example: "The Prize That Was Won and Lost," which rewrites Salome as a young girl about Justin and Angie's age. In addition to changing Salome's erotic dance mentioned in Scripture into something more akin to an elementary-school dance recital (complete with goofiness from the boys and SIR, who are dressed as clowns), the story is rewritten so that the vindictive Herodias tricks Salome into ordering the execution of John the Baptist, and a horrified Salome tries to [[AttemptedSuicide drown herself]] out of guilt. Fortunately the kids rescue Salome in time and Salome finds forgiveness and peace by becoming a follower of Jesus.
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* {{Bowdlerize}}: Occasionally, the AdaptationExpansion meant altering the storylines to make them more kid-friendly. One example: "The Prize That Was Won and Lost," which rewrites Salome as a young girl about Justin and Angie's age. In addition to changing Salome's erotic dance mentioned in Scripture into something more akin to an elementary-school dance recital (complete with goofiness from the boys and SIR, who are dressed as clowns), the story is rewritten so that the vindictive Herodias tricks Salome into ordering the execution of John the Baptist, and a horrified Salome tries to [[AttemptedSuicide drown herself]] out of guilt. Fortunately the kids rescue Salome in time and Salome finds forgiveness and peace by becoming a follower of Jesus.



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* GodIsGood
* GreenAesop
* [[SheIsNotMyGirlfriend He Is Not My Boyfriend]]: Corky starts teasing his sister about liking Justin in one episode, and Angie gets defensive (although the blush on her face gives away that Corky is right).
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* RidiculouslyHumanRobots

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* RidiculouslyHumanRobotsSheIsNotMyGirlfriend: Corky starts teasing his sister about liking Justin in one episode, and Angie gets defensive (although the blush on her face gives away that Corky is right).



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* BaitAndSwitchCredits: The original Japanese OP depicts flags of many nations (along with a cute, funny dance by the kids, SIR and Bumble), and no Biblical content, possibly leading the viewer to assume that the titular "flying house" visits all of those nations. There's nothing to clue in the unsuspecting viewer to the show's Christian themes. Compare to the first ''Superbook'' series, whose Japanese OP consisted of an animated version of the Creation with theme song lyrics to match.


''Flying House'', full title: ''Time Classroom, Adventures of The Flying House'', is a children's {{anime}} series produced by Creator/TatsunokoProduction, under directors Masakazu Higuchi and Mineo Fuji, and aired by TV Tokyo and local stations across Japan. Originally airing from April 5, 1982, to March 28, 1983, the series culminates in 52 episodes. The series was also distributed in the United States by the Christian Broadcasting Network (who previously dubbed its predecessor, ''Anime/{{Superbook}}''), airing both in syndication and on the old CBN Cable Network (now Creator/ABCFamily). All episodes are airing on TBN and its sister network Smile of a Child, and are available online at the Christian Broadcasting Network site.

The story of the anime consists of three young children--Justin Casey, Angela Roberts and her younger brother Corky Roberts, who discover what they believe to be an abandoned house in the middle of the woods while playing hide-and-seek. Inside, they soon discover SIR--a friendly little robot, and Professor Humphrey Bumble (Tokio Taimu in the original Japanese version)--an eccentric professor who had recently perfected a time machine. Using the time machine, the group go back through time, experiencing and reliving the past.

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''Flying House'', full title: ''Time Classroom, Adventures of The Flying House'', is a children's {{anime}} series produced by Creator/TatsunokoProduction, Creator/TatsunokoProduction with animation assistance by Creator/StudioKorumi, under directors Masakazu Higuchi and Mineo Fuji, and aired by TV Tokyo on the Creator/TVTokyo network and other local stations across Japan. Originally airing from April 5, 1982, to March 28, 1983, the series culminates in 52 episodes. The series is part two of Tatsunoko's [[Literature/TheBible Bible]] trilogy, along with series one and two of ''Anime/{{Superbook}}''. Like its sister show, it was also distributed in the United States by the Christian Broadcasting Network (who previously dubbed its predecessor, ''Anime/{{Superbook}}''), Network, airing both in syndication and on the old CBN Cable Network (now Creator/ABCFamily).Creator/{{Freeform}}). All episodes are airing on TBN and its sister network Smile of a Child, and are available online at the Christian Broadcasting Network site.

The story of the anime consists of three young children--Justin Casey, Casey (Gen Adachi in Japanese), Angela Roberts (Kanna Natsuyama), and her younger brother Corky Roberts, Roberts (Tsukubo), who discover what they believe to be an abandoned house in the middle of the woods while playing hide-and-seek. Inside, they soon discover SIR--a SIR (Kandenchin)--a friendly little robot, and Professor Humphrey Bumble (Tokio Taimu in the original Japanese version)--an Taimu)--an eccentric professor who had recently perfected a time machine. Using the time machine, the group go back through time, experiencing and reliving the past.



* DubNameChange: All of the non-Biblical series protagonists went through this in the English dub.



* SheIsNotMyGirlfriend: Corky starts teasing his sister about liking Justin in one episode, and Angie gets defensive (although the blush on her face gives away that Corky is right).

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* SheIsNotMyGirlfriend: [[SheIsNotMyGirlfriend He Is Not My Boyfriend]]: Corky starts teasing his sister about liking Justin in one episode, and Angie gets defensive (although the blush on her face gives away that Corky is right).


->''Come on and go with us.''
->''Lord, who knows where?''
->''It's so fun to fly through time''
->''In [[TitleDrop the flying house]].''

->''Though it's great to fly''
->''In the flying house,''
->''I just want to get''
->''Back home again.''

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->''Come on and go with us.''
->''Lord,
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''Lord,
who knows where?''
->''It's
where?''\\
''It's
so fun to fly through time''
->''In
time''\\
''In
[[TitleDrop the flying house]].''

->''Though it's great to fly''
->''In
fly''\\
''In
the flying house,''
->''I
house,''\\
''I
just want to get''
->''Back
get''\\
''Back
home again.''



* AdaptationExpansion / {{Bowdlerise}}: As opposed to the first ''Superbook'' series in which each episode hit only the high points of each story, the writers of ''Flying House'' expanded a number of the Biblical tales into full-blown storylines, adding details not present in the original stories. For example, in the story of the fishes and loaves, the boy whose food fed five thousand is running away from his grandfather's farm to the city, where he hopes to make a better life for himself.

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* AdaptationExpansion / {{Bowdlerise}}: {{Bowdlerise}}:
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As opposed to the first ''Superbook'' series in which each episode hit only the high points of each story, the writers of ''Flying House'' expanded a number of the Biblical tales into full-blown storylines, adding details not present in the original stories. For example, in the story of the fishes and loaves, the boy whose food fed five thousand is running away from his grandfather's farm to the city, where he hopes to make a better life for himself.



* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Angela's nipples in Episode 4. It didn't help many TV networks (including TBN and its sister network Smile of a Child) still viewing it when this episode airs. Also, in the episode "Fit for a King," in which Jesus enters Jerusalem on a donkey, the donkey's owner, a young boy named Joel, is shown totally nude (from the front) after swimming.

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: GettingCrapPastTheRadar:
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Angela's nipples in Episode 4. It didn't help many TV networks (including TBN and its sister network Smile of a Child) still viewing it when this episode airs. airs.
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Also, in the episode "Fit for a King," in which Jesus enters Jerusalem on a donkey, the donkey's owner, a young boy named Joel, is shown totally nude (from the front) after swimming.



* [[SheIsNotMyGirlfriend He Is Not My Boyfriend]]: Corky starts teasing his sister about liking Justin in one episode, and Angie gets defensive (although the blush on her face gives away that Corky is right).

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* [[SheIsNotMyGirlfriend He Is Not My Boyfriend]]: SheIsNotMyGirlfriend: Corky starts teasing his sister about liking Justin in one episode, and Angie gets defensive (although the blush on her face gives away that Corky is right).



* {{Non Human Sidekick}}: SIR again.

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-->'''Corky:''' "''Wait for Corky!''"\\
'''Justin:''' "''Wait for Justin!''"\\
'''SIR:''' "''Wait for SIR!''"
* PunnyName: "Justin Casey". Think about that for a second.
* RidiculouslyHumanRobots
* ThirdPersonPerson: Corky at times.



-->'''Justin:''' "''Wait for Justin!''"
-->'''SIR:''' "''Wait for SIR!''"
* PunnyName: "Justin Casey". Think about that for a second.
* RidiculouslyHumanRobots
* ThirdPersonPerson: Corky at times.
-->'''Corky:''' "''Wait for Corky!''"



* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: That time Jesus and his disciples walk past the flying house. None of them take notice of the strange looking house or the half-naked man sunbathing on the roof. Or the robot.

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That time Jesus and his disciples walk past the flying house. None of them take notice of the strange looking house or the half-naked man sunbathing on the roof. Or the robot.


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* ChristianFiction


* TitleDrop: The theme song, in both English and Japanese.

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* TitleDrop: The theme song, in both English and Japanese. in the Japanese OP.

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* TitleDrop: The theme song, in both English and Japanese.


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Angela's nipples in Episode 4. It didn't help many TV networks (including TBN and its sister network Smile of a Child) still viewing it when this episode airs.
** Despite the Christian themes and rewriting of stories to remove more adult content, this series still has a surprising amount of dark content for a show aimed at young children. For example, in the episode in which Jesus is tempted in the desert, the kids succumb to temptations of their own, with legitimately frightening results: Justin and Corky end up chased by a dinosaur and nearly eaten by a giant, and Angie watches her reflection in the mirror transform into a Medusa. Also, the execution of John the Baptist is not shown on screen, but it IS heard from behind a closed door. This may be part of the reason why this series is not as well-known and acclaimed as its sister show.

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Angela's nipples in Episode 4. It didn't help many TV networks (including TBN and its sister network Smile of a Child) still viewing it when this episode airs. \n Also, in the episode "Fit for a King," in which Jesus enters Jerusalem on a donkey, the donkey's owner, a young boy named Joel, is shown totally nude (from the front) after swimming.
** Despite the Christian themes and rewriting of stories to remove more adult content, this series still has a surprising amount of dark content for a show aimed at young children. For example, in the episode in which Jesus is tempted in the desert, the kids succumb to temptations of their own, with legitimately frightening results: Justin and Corky end up chased by a dinosaur and nearly eaten by a giant, and Angie watches her reflection in the mirror transform into a Medusa. Also, the execution of John the Baptist is not shown on screen, but it IS heard from behind a closed door.door; and in another episode, a man possessed by a demon goes into a blind rage and destroys his house while his terrified son hides. This may be part of the reason why this series is not as well-known and acclaimed as its sister show.


* BillieLouWatt: The same woman who voiced AstroBoy also voices Justin in the English version and several other minor characters.

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* BillieLouWatt: The same woman who voiced AstroBoy also voices Justin in the English version and several other minor characters.


** There's also a surprising amount of content that possibly would have been edited out of the series for American broadcast if this weren't a Christian-themed series - for example, the execution of John the Baptist (while not seen on screen, it ''is'' heard from behind a closed door). Then there's the episode in which Jesus is tempted in the desert, in which the children fall victim to their own temptations, resulting in some scenes that could legitimately be considered scary, and not only to younger viewers (including Justin and Corky being chased by dinosaurs and nearly eaten by a giant, and Angie being traumatized by seeing herself in a mirror as a Medusa). It's scenes like those that remind the viewer that this is an anime.

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** There's also Despite the Christian themes and rewriting of stories to remove more adult content, this series still has a surprising amount of dark content that possibly would have been edited out of the series for American broadcast if this weren't a Christian-themed series - for show aimed at young children. For example, the execution of John the Baptist (while not seen on screen, it ''is'' heard from behind a closed door). Then there's in the episode in which Jesus is tempted in the desert, in which the children fall victim kids succumb to temptations of their own temptations, resulting in some scenes that could own, with legitimately be considered scary, and not only to younger viewers (including frightening results: Justin and Corky being end up chased by dinosaurs a dinosaur and nearly eaten by a giant, and Angie being traumatized by seeing herself watches her reflection in a the mirror as transform into a Medusa). It's scenes like those that remind Medusa. Also, the viewer that execution of John the Baptist is not shown on screen, but it IS heard from behind a closed door. This may be part of the reason why this series is an anime.not as well-known and acclaimed as its sister show.


** Occasionally this meant altering the storylines to make them more kid-friendly. One example: "The Prize That Was Won and Lost," which rewrites Salome as a young girl about Justin and Angie's age. In addition to changing Salome's erotic dance mentioned in Scripture into something more akin to an elementary-school dance recital (complete with goofiness from the boys and SIR, who are dressed as clowns), the story is rewritten so that the vindictive Herodias tricks Salome into ordering the execution of John the Baptist, and a horrified Salome tries to [[AttemptedSuicide]] drown herself out of guilt. Fortunately the kids rescue Salome in time and Salome finds forgiveness and peace by becoming a follower of Jesus.

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** Occasionally this meant altering the storylines to make them more kid-friendly. One example: "The Prize That Was Won and Lost," which rewrites Salome as a young girl about Justin and Angie's age. In addition to changing Salome's erotic dance mentioned in Scripture into something more akin to an elementary-school dance recital (complete with goofiness from the boys and SIR, who are dressed as clowns), the story is rewritten so that the vindictive Herodias tricks Salome into ordering the execution of John the Baptist, and a horrified Salome tries to [[AttemptedSuicide]] [[AttemptedSuicide drown herself herself]] out of guilt. Fortunately the kids rescue Salome in time and Salome finds forgiveness and peace by becoming a follower of Jesus.


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* AttemptedSuicide: Salome tries to drown herself in "The Prize That Was Won and Lost" out of guilt over the death of John the Baptist (although in this version, it really isn't Salome's fault). The kids stop her in time.


* AdaptationExpansion: As opposed to the first ''Superbook'' series in which each episode hit only the high points of each story, the writers of ''Flying House'' expanded a number of the Biblical tales into full-blown storylines, adding details not present in the original stories. For example, in the story of the fishes and loaves, the boy whose food fed five thousand is running away from his grandfather's farm to the city, where he hopes to make a better life for himself.
** Occasionally this meant Bowdlerizing the storylines to make them more kid-friendly. One example: the Salome episode, in which Salome is written as a young girl about Justin and Angie's age who is tricked by her conniving mother into ordering the execution of John the Baptist, and feels such regret afterward that she decides to [[AttemptedSuicide drown herself]]. Fortunately the kids manage to stop her from killing herself and Jesus offers her forgiveness and encouragement, and she decides to run away to live with relatives, but with the hope that she and her mother can one day reconcile.

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* AdaptationExpansion: AdaptationExpansion / {{Bowdlerise}}: As opposed to the first ''Superbook'' series in which each episode hit only the high points of each story, the writers of ''Flying House'' expanded a number of the Biblical tales into full-blown storylines, adding details not present in the original stories. For example, in the story of the fishes and loaves, the boy whose food fed five thousand is running away from his grandfather's farm to the city, where he hopes to make a better life for himself.
** Occasionally this meant Bowdlerizing altering the storylines to make them more kid-friendly. One example: the "The Prize That Was Won and Lost," which rewrites Salome episode, in which Salome is written as a young girl about Justin and Angie's age age. In addition to changing Salome's erotic dance mentioned in Scripture into something more akin to an elementary-school dance recital (complete with goofiness from the boys and SIR, who are dressed as clowns), the story is tricked by her conniving mother rewritten so that the vindictive Herodias tricks Salome into ordering the execution of John the Baptist, and feels such regret afterward that she decides a horrified Salome tries to [[AttemptedSuicide [[AttemptedSuicide]] drown herself]]. herself out of guilt. Fortunately the kids manage to stop her from killing herself rescue Salome in time and Jesus offers her Salome finds forgiveness and encouragement, and she decides to run away to live with relatives, but with the hope that she and her mother can one day reconcile.peace by becoming a follower of Jesus.

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