I saw JC and was entertained, mostly out of nostalgia. I can see how the story was a little confusing to an 11 year old.
Originally Posted by Jag
The Therns were completely changed from the book series and the jumping was grossly exaggerated and a little silly, even for a fantasy book that takes place on a populated Mars.
If the script writers wanted to flesh out the largely unanswered questions on how Carter gets to Mars, they could have at least made it a bit more straight forward. This is a synopsis of ERBs plot in the books "While attempting to , he(JC) is mysteriously transported to Mars". That was about it in the books.