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Jean Burgess
Jean Burgess
Background
Name Jean Burgess
Aliases Jeannie Burgess
Continuity Tales of Tomorrow
Category Minor character
General
Type Housewife
Race Human
Gender Female
Base of Operations Lightning Island, Lake Michigan
Known relatives Carl Burgess (husband)
Status Alive
Born 1912 (approx) [1]
Died N/A
Out-of-Universe
First Appearance Tales of Tomorrow: The Dune Roller
Played by Nancy Coleman


Jean Burgess was a fictional character featured in episode fifteen of Tales of Tomorrow entitled "The Dune Roller". She was played by actress Nancy Coleman.

Biography Edit

Jean Burgess was the wife of scientist Carl Burgess and the mother of Sally Burgess. She lived with her husband on Lightning Island off Lake Michigan. One afternoon in 1952, Jeannie and Carl returned to the cottage they were living in where Carl conducted many of his geological experiments with his colleagues Sam Thorne and Cap Zanser. That evening, a terrible rainstorm washed over the island and Jeannie learned that Cap had been found dead on the beach; an apparent victim of a lightning strike. Carl and Sam analyzed the strange nature of Cap's death while Sally told her mother about the "dune rollers" - a local legend that Cap had once told her. Jeannie took it upon herself to go to the shack where Cap had been living to recover some of his quartz samples. When she arrived, she pocked the samples, but noticed a strange, menacing light coming out over the lake. Jean began to panic and telephoned Sam, who by this point, had learned that the lightning discharge had originated from an ancient meteor that was slowly reconstituting itself. Sam warned her to dispose of Cap's rock samples and return home.

Notes & Trivia Edit

References Edit

  1. Date approximated based upon the age of actress Nancy Coleman.


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