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Hello Galactic Castaways, this is ALPHA CONTROL - the podcast about Irwin Allen’s classic 1960’s Sci-Fi Adventure television series LOST IN SPACE. Strap in with your 'Mission Controller', Laen August for compelling guest interviews - exploring subjects directly related to LOST IN SPACE. On some missions, Laen is joined by his old college chum and 'Co-Controller'; Kurt Kuersteiner - for comprehensive podcast reviews of individual original series episodes! Alpha Control Podcast is a fun-filled, informative & very high production value 'walk down memory lane' - exploring all things LOST IN SPACE. Welcome aboard as we "Blast Off" together to celebrate Irwin Allen's 'LOST IN SPACE'.

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Feb 14, 2019


EPISODE SYNOPSIS: Ohan, a galactic burglar, arrives, closely pursued by Officer Bolix of the Galaxy Law Enforcement Agency. Afraid of being caught with his loot, Ohan leaves a mysterious stolen object with Penny. Smith discovers its secret. It leads him to a hidden ring, just large enough to fit around his neck, which has the property of turning anything he touches into platinum. Smith betrays Ohan to Bolix in order to keep the ring. At first, he is enthralled by it, but when his food turns to metal before he can eat it he finds he cannot take the ring off, he is terrified. Too dangerous to the family to be allowed to stay with them, he wanders into the forest to die. Penny, finding Smith in the forest, forgets the danger of coming too close and is also turned into platinum.

PRODUCTION OVERVIEW-Writer: Barney Slater, Director: Harry Harris, Producer: Jerry Briskin, Executive Producer: Irwin Allen.

Film dates: March 11-18, 1966 (6 days). Air Date: April 6, 1966 / Repeat July 27, 1966.

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


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