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Starring Al Hodge (as Captain Video)
 (DuMont) (1953-54)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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DuMont Network "Live" Saturday Mornings (Fortnightly?)
5-Sep-1953 to 29-May-1954

1.x [--] The Secret Files Of Captain Video: THE BOX
5 September 1953 DuMont Sat
Al Hodge ... Captain Video
Werner Klemperer ... Meister
A desperate race against death as the Captain and Meister, a scientist associate, rush to save a suffocating
city entombed within a mysterious encapsulating covering.

1.x [--] The Secret Files Of Captain Video: REVOLT OF THE MACHINES  
19 September 1953 DuMont Sat (some sources say 15Sep53 - Tuesday?)
Al Hodge ... Captain Video
An opportunist uses machines to gain world power and domination.

1.x [--] The Secret Files Of Captain Video:
3-Oct-1953 DuMont Sat

1.x [--] The Secret Files Of Captain Video: HIS FIRST COMMAND
17 October 1953 DuMont Sat
Al Hodge ... Captain Video
Don Hastings ... The Video Ranger
The Video Ranger is given command of the 'Cormorant', a space tramp whose former captain is seething with
jealousy and a desire for revenge.

1.x [--] The Secret Files Of Captain Video:
31-Oct-1953 DuMont Sat

1.x [--] The Secret Files Of Captain Video: BLASTER MARTIN 
14 November 1953 DuMont Sat
Al Hodge ... Captain Video
Don Hastings ... The Video Ranger
Grant Sullivan ... Blaster Martin
A flashback to the earliest days of space travel, and a story of the first attempt to reach Jupiter.

1.x [--] The Secret Files Of Captain Video: ENVOY OF DEATH
28 November 1953 DuMont Sat
Al Hodge ... Captain Video
Don Hastings ... The Video Ranger
A scientist learns that only he is able to help save Earth from the threat of a mysterious alien force from
an unknown galaxy.

1.x [--] The Secret Files Of Captain Video: THE GLOP 
12 December 1953 DuMont Sat
Al Hodge ... Captain Video
Don Hastings ... The Video Ranger
Ben Lackland ... Commissioner of Public Safety Charles Carey
A metallic object has unexplainably materialized on the floor of the Captain's flagship the 'Galaxy' and is
found to be forcing the ship off course and towards the sun.

1.x [--] The Secret Files Of Captain Video: INTO THIN SPACE
26 December 1953 DuMont Sat
Al Hodge ... Captain Video
Don Hastings ... The Video Ranger
A new spaceship is tested, and two scientists who have been working on the project suddenly disappear.

1.xx 9-Jan-1954 DuMont Sat - no details

1.x [--] The Secret Files Of Captain Video: THE PLAGUE SHIP  
23 January 1954 DuMont Sat
Al Hodge ... Captain Video
Don Hastings ... The Video Ranger
The first expedition to Venus learns upon landing that the population has been annihilated by a disease,
which the explorers soon learn they have also contracted.

1.x 6-Feb-54 DuMont Sat - no details

1.x 20-Feb-54 DuMont Sat - no details

1.x 6-Mar-54 DuMont Sat - no details

1.x 20-Mar-54 DuMont Sat - no details

1.x [--] The Secret Files Of Captain Video: TOOTH AND CLAW
3 April 1954 DuMont Sat
Al Hodge ... Captain Video
Don Hastings ... The Video Ranger
The Galaxy crash-lands in a jungle, and the Captain finds himself being pursued through the undergrowth by
three villains. The Captain's resources are limited to only a length of string and a flash lantern.

1.x [--] The Secret Files Of Captain Video: THE WENDIGO
17 April 1954 DuMont Sat
Al Hodge ... Captain Video
Don Hastings ... The Video Ranger
The Captain and Dr. Cosgrove depart for the Arctic and Prince Ruperts Land to seek out reports of a strange
creature in the remote North.

1.x [--] The Secret Files Of Captain Video: THE 'Q' EFFECT: Part 1
1 May 1954 DuMont Sat
The concept of the Solar Federation is advanced when space tramp Blaster Martin and his associate Cassidy
become involved in its formation to advance the cause of peace.
Al Hodge ... Captain Video
Don Hastings ... The Video Ranger

1.x [--] The Secret Files Of Captain Video: THE 'Q' EFFECT: Part 2
15 May 1954 DuMont Sat
Grant Sullivan ... Blaster Martin
The destination for Blaster Martin and his friends is Mars and a rendezvous with the devious woman governor
of Nemos who, with her scientist associate Dr. Muto, are working to gain control beyond their boundaries.

1.x [--] The Secret Files Of Captain Video: BEGINNINGS (final episode)
29 May 1954 DuMont Sat
Al Hodge ... Captain Video
Don Hastings ... The Video Ranger
In this final episode of the series, the Video Ranger reminisces over his rise through the ranks of the Rangers
and the many tests he underwent, and his eventual duties as second-in-command aboard the 'Galaxy' with the
Captain and the other Rangers.

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