Jason of Star Command (1978): S01E12 – Escape from Kesh


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

Professor Parsafoot shrinks Jason size sufficiently to escape between the bars of the electrified cage that hold them prisoner and, once outside the cell, he turns off the current. With Nicole in tow, Jason and the Professor steal Queen Vanessa’s spaceship not realising that the queen and her henchman are also aboard with a sleep grenade that knocks out the three heroes. She then sets course to take her captives to Dragos.

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

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