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Welcome Galactic Castaways, this is Alpha Control the podcast about Irwin Allen’s classic 1960’s Sci-Fi Adventure television series LOST IN SPACE. Listen to a comprehensive review of one episode of the series per podcast. We also release special shows and interviews focusing on subjects directly related to Lost in Space. Alpha Control is an interesting, fun walk down memory lane with two fans who grew up watching Lost in Space that finally get the opportunity to share their knowledge and love of the show with a wider audience.

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May 10, 2018



EPISODE SYNOPSIS: The Robinsons find Will in time to save him from the Robot, who is temporarily de-activated. The family are beginning to settle down on the strange planet when they become aware that a Giant is prowling the valley. That & the discovery that the temperature is dropping rapidly, causes them to decide to move south. They pack up the Chariot & start off, except Smith, who refuses to leave the ‘safety’ of the Jupiter 2. They escape the Giant, who tries to block their way out of the valley but running into a heavy storm they seek shelter in what appears to be a cave in the mountainside. Once inside, they find themselves I a huge corridor with stone walls carved with strange alien hieroglyphics.

PRODUCTION OVERVIEW-Writer: Carey Wilber (story by S. Wincelberg), Director: Leo Penn, Producer: Jerry Briskin, Executive Producer: Irwin Allen.

Film dates: 23-27 August 1965 (6 days), Air date: Wednesday October 6, 1965 (no-summer repeat)

PODCAST SYNOPSIS: Intro-Welcome, Production Notes, Show review, Next Week Preview, Outro