Apr 12, 2018
THE RELUCTANT STOWAWAY
EPISODE SYNOPSIS: In 1997, from the now desperately overcrowded Earth, the Robinson family & their pilot set off in the Jupiter 2 spaceship, as pioneers to colonize a distant planet circling Alpha Centauri. At blast off Smith, an agent of an enemy power, who has programmed the Jupiter 2’s Robot to destroy the ship, is trapped aboard. The robot is de-activated before completely carrying out his orders, but the ship is damaged & now far off course, lost in another galaxy. Robinson is outside trying to mend the damaged scanner when his tether breaks, leaving him floating helplessly in space…
PRODUCTION OVERVIEW-writer- Shimon Wincelberg (as S. bar-David), director Tony Leader, producer Jerry Briskin, executive Producer-Irwin Allen.
Film dates-19-28 July 1965 (8 days), Air date: Wednesday Sep 15, 1965 (no-summer repeat)
PODCAST SYNOPSIS: Intro-welcome, Podcast Vision, Irwin Allen LIS TV show background, concept, cast, episode review & analysis, preview next week.