The 10 Scariest Lost in Space Episodes

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When revisiting Lost in Space as an adult, one thing which fascinates me is that many episodes—especially the black-and-white offerings from season one—blend science fiction themes with elements of the horror genre. For this reason, I decided to kick off the Halloween season by analyzing the top ten scariest episodes of my favorite childhood television […]

The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie: Lost in Space

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General Information Director: Charles A. Nichols Writer: Fred Freiberger Cast: Jonathan Harris, Sherry Alberoni, Michael Bell, Ralph James, Don Messick, Sidney Miller, and Vincent Van Pratten Composer: Hoyt Curtin Air Date: 9/8/1973   Overview Under the command of Craig Robinson (Michael Bell), the space shuttle Jupiter 2 encounters a meteor storm while on a routine […]

Lost in Space Episode 83: Junkyard in Space

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General Information Director: Ezra Stone Writer: Barney Slater Cast: Guy Williams, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen, Billy Mumy, Angela Cartwright, Jonathan Harris, and Marcel Hillaire Composer: Mullendore Air Date: 3/6/1968 Production #: 1524   Overview When the Robinsons land on a planet known as the Intergalactic Junkyard, Dr. Smith encounters an alien Junkman (Marcel […]

Lost in Space Episode 82: The Great Vegetable Rebellion

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General Information Director: Don Richardson Writer: Peter Packer Cast: Guy Williams, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen, Billy Mumy, Angela Cartwright, Jonathan Harris, Stanley Adams, and James Millhollin Composer: Alexander Courage Air Date: 2/28/1968 Production #: 1521   Overview After traveling to an alien planet in order to gather flowers for the Robot on his […]

Lost in Space Episode 81: The Flaming Planet

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General Information Director: Don Richardson Writer: Barney Slater Cast: Guy Williams, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen, Billy Mumy, Angela Cartwright, Jonathan Harris, and Abraham Sofaer Composer: None (Stock Music) Air Date: 2/21/1968 Production #: 1517   Overview While traveling in the vicinity of a mysterious planet, the Robinsons are attacked by Sobram (Abraham Sofaer)—the […]

Lost in Space Episode 80: Space Beauty

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General Information Director: Irving J. Moore Writer: Jackson Gillis Cast: Guy Williams, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen, Billy Mumy, Angela Cartwright, Jonathan Harris, Leonard Stone, Dee Hartford, and Miriam Schiller Composer: Mullendore Air Date: 2/14/1968 Production #: 1523   Overview After hiring agent Nancy Pi Squared (Dee Hartford), Farnum discovers that his soul has […]

Lost in Space Episode 79: Fugitives in Space

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General Information Director: Ezra Stone Writer: Robert Hamner Cast: Guy Williams, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen, Billy Mumy, Angela Cartwright, Jonathan Harris, Michael Conrad, Tol Avery, and Charles Horvath Composer: None (Stock Music) Air Date: 1/31/1968 Production #: 1522   Overview After Dr. Smith inadvertently assists in the escape of Creech (Michael Conrad)—an apelike […]

Lost in Space Episode 78: The Promised Planet

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General Information Director: Ezra Stone Writer: Peter Packer Cast: Guy Williams, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen, Billy Mumy, Angela Cartwright, Jonathan Harris, Gil Rogers, and Keith Taylor Composer: None (Stock Music) Air Date: 1/24/1968 Production #: 1520   Overview Having supposedly reached Alpha Centauri, the Robinsons are greeted by uncouth adolescents Bartholomew (Gil Rodgers) […]