Jason of Star Command (1978): S01E05 – Wiki to the Rescue


Introduction

Jason of Star Command is a 1978-1981 live action television series by Filmation.

The series revolved around the exploits of space adventurer Jason (Craig Littler) and his colleagues, including Professor E.J. Parsafoot (Charlie Dell) and the pocket robot “Wiki” (formally W1K1).

The series also starred Sid Haig as the evil Dragos, and, in the first season, James Doohan. Jason was inspired by Filmation’s 1977 live-action show Space Academy, and used the same robot, Peepo.

Outline

With the guidance of Wiki, Jason’s personal robot, Nicole locates Jason and Princess Allegra before their planetoid disintegrates. In order to stop Dragos from jamming the Academy’s controls, Jason launches the Starfire by autopilot into the enemy’s spaceship and manages to escape with Nicole and Princess Allegra to a nearby asteroid.

Jason of Star Command Series

You can find a full index and overview of Jason of Star Command here.

You can find a full index of Jason of Star Command Series 01 here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 07 October 1978.
  • Running Time: 30 minutes (per episode).
  • Rating: PG.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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