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The Lost in Space TV Show page is a guide to the Lost in
Space classic 1960s Science Fiction TV Show and includes info on the
in Space DVD, video and more.
What was Lost in Space?
Lost in Space
was created and produced by Irwin Allen.
It was first shown on television on CBS on September 15, 1965.
In 1988, a Movie
version was also made. There are rumours that a new tv show is in the
Original TV Series was originally shown on television in the Usa from 1965 to 1968.
83 episodes were made in total of the Lost in Space Classic TV Show. It
was shown for three seasons. Only the first season (29 episodes) was in
black and white.
The TV Show was about the Robinson
Family who were on a mission to colonise Alpha Centauri. During
the first episode Doctor Smith, a saboteur had become trapped aboard the
Jupiter 2 and due to his sabotages the Jupiter 2 became Lost in Space.
The show was set in 1997 which was the distant future at
the time of the shows making.
Who were the crew / cast of
Lost in Space TV Show?
- Professor John Robinson (Guy Williams) was the
father and was an astrophysicist. Guy Williams is also famously known as
the star in Zorro TV Show.
- Maureen Robinson (June Lockhart) was the wife of John Robinson
and was a biochemist. June Lockhart was also on Petticoat Junction tv
show and Lassie.
- Will Robinson (Bill Mumy) was the only son in the Robinson
Family. Bill Mumy has also featured in the Babylon 5 TV science fiction
- Penny Robinson (Angela Cartwright) was the second daughter.
Angela Cartwright appeared in the Sound of Music Film.
- Doctor Zachary Smith (Jonathan Harris)
started in the first
season as schemer. As the series progressed Dr Smith's character became
more lazy, cowardly and humorous. One of Dr Smith's most famous saying
was 'the pain, the pain'.
- Robot was the Environmental
Control Robot (model B9). The Robot was created by Robert Kinoshita, the
designer of Robby the Robot (Forbidden Planet). The actor in the Robot
was Bob May. The voice of the Robot was by Dick Tufeld who also narrated
the tv show.
- Judy Robinson (Marta Kristen)
was the eldest
- Major Don West (Mark Goddard)
was the pilot of the
* The space ship was
called Jupiter 2. It looks like a flying saucer.
* The Space Pod was a
mini manned spacecraft. It was show in Season 3.
* The Chariot was a ground based vehicle which used
traction wheels and was used to transport the Robinsons.
* The Lost in Space theme
music was written by John Williams. The first and second season used the
same theme music and the same tv show intro and ending show. For the
third and final season John Williams wrote a more up-beat theme and the
tv show titles were changed and the intro used a count-down '7,6,5,...'.
When you listen to the first theme it gives you a
feeling as if they are Lost in Space. In the second theme, the music
makes you feel like you are going on an adventure. -
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Space - the Movie
In 1998 New Line Cinema made the movie which starred
William Hurt, Gary Oldman and Matt Le Blanc.
(from the classic Lost in Space TV show)
was the voice of the Robot.
June Lockhart, Angela
Cartwright, Marta Kristen and Mark Goddard made a cameo appearance in
the movie. Unfortunately Jonathon Harris did not appear.
Did you know?
* Irwin Allen produced other famous TV shows. These
included Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Time Tunnel and Land of the
Giants. He also produced the movies Poseidon Adventure (1972) and the
Towering Inferno (1974).
* A Lost in Space cartoon / animation was produced by
Hanna-Barbera in 1973. It only featured Dr Smith and the Robot.
*There are rumours of a new tv show is in the making and
may be shown in late 2004 in the USA.
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Lost in Space Links:
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