Sci-Fi Sunday: Lost In Space – The Animated Series Pilot (1973)

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Welcome back to another episode of Sci-Fi Sunday and while what we are sharing today might not be quite as awesome as The Mini-Munsters from the last Saturday Frights, we still think it’s pretty special. It’s the 1973 offering from the ABC Saturday Superstar Movie, the pilot in fact for the Lost in Space animated series! This pilot differs a little from the original live action series in a few key ways. Dr. Smith (The only returning member of the original TV show cast) is aboard the ship as a passenger and not in an effort to sabotage the voyage and kill the Robinson family. While the Robot is present it is named Robon and is used as a flight control for the Jupiter 2 instead of tagging along with the crew. The crew itself is different as we now have Craig Robinson and his younger brother Link along with a geologist named Deena Carmichael who is on board because she is headed to the Saturn space station.

So pop up some popcorn and grab your favorite beverage as we take in a viewing of the Lost In Space animated series pilot here on Sci-Fi Sunday. The show is split into 7 parts so just follow the link to watch the rest of it!

[Via] Hembrestan

CBS Presents “Lost in Space”

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The following is a great sales presentation video from CBS Television to pitch “Lost in Space” to advertisers and local affiliates. I certainly would have advertised during the show. We haven’t seen much of new content from this great retro property. I wasn’t a fan of the movie from 1998 and I haven’t seen it in reruns anywhere in a long time. I think it’s ripe for new merchandise and maybe a comic book or paperback book series to put the franchise back in the public eye. It has it’s fans and I’m one of them.