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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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EPISODE SYNOPSIS: Out in space, Smith tries to change course from Alpha Centauri to Earth. The first time, he jettisons the reserve fuel by mistake; next, he heads the ship straight into the sun. Don only just gets it out of the gravitational pull in time, and they are fortunately able to replenish their fuel supply from a string of refueling barges that John remembers have been placed not too far from their path. But a charming Green Space Lorelei, who feeds upon atomic fuel, hypnotizes Smith out of the spaceship in the hope of getting fuel from him. Don goes out and rescues Smith, but now it is too late to head for Earth; they are speeding rapidly out of the galaxy and are once more lost in space.

PRODUCTION OVERVIEW-Writer: William Read Woodfield and Allan Balter, Director: Don Richardson, Producer: William D. Faralla, Executive Producer: Irwin Allen.

Film dates: 29-11 Jun-Jul 1966 (7 days spread over 8), Air date: Wednesday September 11, 1966 (May 10,1967)

PODCAST SYNOPSIS: Intro-Welcome, Production Notes, Show review, Next Week Preview, Outro This podcast was recorded on 24 March, 2020