Jason of Star Command (1978): S01E11 – The Haunted Planet


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

While searching for their missing robot, Peepo, Jason’s spacecraft is hit by a radiation beam and make a forced landing on the frigid planet of Kesh where their ship explodes soon after touchdown. Jason, Nicole and Professor meet Kesh’s Queen Vanessa who puts imprisons them after rendering them unconscious with sleeping gas. They learn that the beautiful but evil queen is in league with Dragos and plans to turn the three heroes over to him.

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: 18 November 1978.
  • Running Time: 30 minutes (per episode).
  • Rating: PG.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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