Originally Posted by Junior Jones
Actually I don't find that the historical figures overshadow Indy. I'm interested in how they influence him. So it is all Indy's story.
Albert Schwietzer influenced Indy's view of life. He kills when necessary, but not wantonly. This episode transitioned him from blindly following orders as a soldier to his decision to join the intelligence service in an effort to end the war more quickly.
And there are many more...
While Lucas had
intended the TV series to be educational, so much effort went into the production that it begs to be more than just a dramatized history show for children. It really does deserve a place in Indy canon.