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.
Lost in Space DVD - Season One
Ideas for New Show:
Lost in Space
Dealing with life, family, relationships, the
environment and technology.
Mr. Arcon: Was seen in the last episode
of Season 2 in the episode titled "The Galaxy Gift". This episode also featured
Amphibian Fish like 2 legged creature.
1. Become Lost:
2. Cave of Memories:
3. Space Tourists: Space Tourists watch
the J2 crew, but the J2 crew do not realise they are around.
4. Space Museum:
5. Message in the Bottle: Find
artefacts. These include maps and food stuffs and pictures. Who were the aliens?
1. Space Robot: Find a robot in space
frozen suspended animation in a spacecraft. It is living its last days. Why was
in in suspended animation? Is the robot from earth? Is it a failed experiment?
2. Maureen Story: Maureen is possessed
by an Alien wanting to return home. Maureen and the alien have a mind battle and
there are scenes where the are fighting. Maureen at first seems to be winning
the mind battle so the Alien tries to upset members of the crew so Maureen mind
gets confused. Maureen gains control again so the Alien takes over the J2 and
crashes it. Some of the J2 crew are tied up and locked in their rooms.
3. Don and Judy: Don and Judy are taken
to a paradise where there is only nature and they have to survive. They have no
technology. Somehow there are fluxes in time and you view what happens if they
were marooned alone. Don and Judy have children. What happens in the end, I have
still not worked it out.
4. Earth 2 Story:
5. Return to Earth: Featuring the
6. Revenge of the Robotoid: The episode
with the Robotoid becoming re-activated and searching for the Robinsons. The
Robotoid follows the hyperdrive trail. The robotoid was first seen in the first
season "War of the Robots".
7. Verda Story:
8. Matter Transfer Story: Met an alien
that explains in how to build one, but in the end the information is taken back.
9. Meet Aeolus Umbra in Space: Smith
does not realise its them and he gets hypnotised and the J2 gets bugged.
10. Space Rupture: Met Future Robinsons
and they try to prevent the future event happening.
11. Space Door:
Maureen are planning to enter the Space Pod on the Jupiter 2, but end up on a
planet in another place.
12. Space Pod Crash - Also the Chariot
falls down a cliff.
13. Jupiter 2 loses power in space.
14. Hungary Time: Land on a swampy
planet which has quick sand and lots of nasty monsters. An Octopus Creature
tries to swallow the J2. The Robot tries to communicate with it and it is not
interested and in the end they have to destroy it.
15. The Jupiter 2 becomes flooded.
16. Planet Earth 2 - The planet is a
mirage and is created by the Saticons.
17. Cave of Memories: Judy falls asleep
and has dreams.
18. Space God: Met someone who acts as a
god and controls primitives and at first finds the Robinsons a threat and then
tries to make them stay. The god is a Holographic Creature. IN the end he is
destroyed because the tries to trap the Robinsons in his world by destroying the
way out. How created the Hologram?
19. War-like race intent on capturing J2 for
access to technology.
20. Eye of the Storm - Ion Storm damages
the J2 and put it into Hyperdrive. J2 loses control. In actual fact the computer
system has been infected and has taken control.
21. Goodbye John - John Robinson is
killed trying to save the family.
22. Chameleon - A lonely Shape
Shifter takes over Maureen and wants to go home, but when their minds disagree,
the Shape Shifter tries to destroy the J2. To revive Maureen, she is shot in
order for the Shape Shifter to leave her body.
23. Space Siren: Met 5 beautiful females
that take over the men of the J2. Are they really human?
24. Bluff: Met aliens who pretend they
are peaceful and want to swap technology, but in actual fact try to learn from
the history from the Robinsons. These aliens talk fast and try to extract
information as quick as possible. They act like spongers. Are they human like?
or are they spongey creatures.
25. Blast Off - met Space Probe. It tries to destory the
Jupiter 2. The Space Probe gets blown up, but a piece of
destroyed debris hits Space Pod and one of the legs drops off.
The Space Pod is on out of control and heading for a crash
landing on a planet. The episode ends.
26.Repair in Space - The Jupiter is badly damaged and
repairs are carried out in space.
Lessons of Love: Penny gets jealous of
Judy because she is having a relationship with Don. Penny tries to get Don's
attention as he teachers her in how to fly the Space Pod.
Returning from a planet they go through a
Pick up a kid that has lived his life amongst
aliens. Is the kid from earth? Was he abducted by Aliens?
Space Pod crashes in water
While the J2 is landing on a planet, power is
lost and ends up crashing. The Robot loses power. A machine sucks the energy.
Penny dieing by eating a poisonous planet
Ants infect J2 and eat metal.
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