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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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Jul 19, 2018


EPISODE SYNOPSIS: Will has come up with an idea for building a small, two-man spaceship by utilizing parts from the Jupiter 2. Everyone gets to work on the project and soon the small craft is constructed. Don is due to fly it the following morning. But that night Dr. Smith sneaks out, panning to abscond with it. He takes the Robot along to release the lines for him at the right moment, but before he can get away he is surprised by Will. While trying to convince the boy that he’s only there to check on the safety factors, the Robot releases the lines and they both go up together. Eventually, far out in space, they fall asleep. When they wake, they find themselves coming down on another planet. Smith is convinced they have homed-in on Earth, and they go off to search for people.

PRODUCTION OVERVIEW-Writer: Peter Packer, Director: Sobey Martin, Producer: Jerry Briskin, Executive Producer: Irwin Allen.

Film dates: 8-17 Nov 1965 (7 days) 

Air date: Wednesday December 1, 1965 (No Summer Repeat)

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