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Starring Guy Williams & June Lockhart
Season 1 (CBS) (1965-66)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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CBS Wednesdays 7:30-8:30PM Eastern (black-and-white) 29 episodes

1.1 [--] Lost in Space:
THE RELUCTANT STOWAWAY (bw)
15Sep65
Written by S. Bar David
Directed by Tony Leader
Guest Cast:
Ford Rainey ............ President
Hal Torey .............. General
Don Forbes ............. Newsman
Tom Allen .............. Technician
Fred Crane ............. Administrator
Byron Morrow
Hoke Howell
Brett Parker ........... Sentry
Bartell La Rue ......... Countdown voice
Paul Kremin ............ Reporter
Donna Garrett .......... Space walk doubles
Chuck Couch ............ Space walk doubles
In the year 1997, the Robinson family takes off in the Jupiter 2, America's first colonization mission to Alpha
Centauri. However, a spy for a foreign country, Dr. Zachary Smith (Jonathan Harris), sneaks on board and sabotages the
mission by reprogramming the ship's robot to destroy the Jupiter 2 after launch. But Smith becomes trapped on board,
and the Robinsons save the ship, but not before it's guidance system is damaged, and the Jupiter 2 becomes lost in space.
[Note: Originally, the Robot was a villain, and not the good guy it would later become. Also, Dr. Smith was more ruthless]

1.2 [--] Lost in Space:
THE DERELICT (bw)
22Sep65
Written by Peter Packer
Directed by Alex Singer
Guest Cast:
Don Forbes .............. Newsman
Dawson Palmer ........... Creature
Dick Tufeld ............. Alien voice
The Jupiter 2 is pulled into a giant alien spaceship, where they encounter an advanced race of bubblelike creatures.
John and Don search for maps and equipment, while Dr, Smith and Will get into trouble.

1.3 [--] Lost in Space:
ISLAND IN THE SKY (bw)
29Sep65 CBS Wed
Written by Norman Lessing
Directed by Tony Leader
Guest Cast:
None
While outside the ship, Prof. Robinson's parajets misfire, and he plummets towards the planet below. Don attempts to
follow in the Jupiter 2, but Dr. Smith's sabotage causes the retro-rockets to fail, and the ship crash lands. They then
search the planet for Prof. Robinson, using the space chariot.
[Note: This is the first time the "space chariot" (a combination tractor and bus) is used.]

1.4 [--] Lost in Space:
THERE WERE GIANTS IN THE EARTH (bw)
06Oct65 CBS Wed
Written by Carey Wilber
Directed by Leo Penn
Guest Cast:
Lamar Lundy ............ Cyclops #1
Dawson Palmer
Robert "Buck" Maffei .......... Cyclops #2
J. Courtney ............. Parajet stunts
John Garr ............... Parajet stunts
John discovers that the planet they are on will soon move farther from its sun and freeze. The Robinson's attempt to
abandon the ship and move South in hopes of surviving. They encounter a carnivorous Cyclops who impedes there escape.

1.5 [--] Lost in Space:
THE HUNGRY SEA
13Oct65 CBS Wed
Writer: William Welch
Director: Sobey Martin
Guest Cast: None
John discovers that the planet's orbit will again carry it back
towards the sun. The family heads back towards the Jupiter 2 in the
Chariot, but encounter earthquakes and storms. They cross an island sea to
reach their ship.

1.6 [--] Lost in Space:
WELCOME, STRANGER
20Oct65 CBS Wed
Writer: Peter Packer
Director: Alvin Ganzer
Guest Cast:
Warren Oates ........ Jim Hapgood
The Robinsons find astronaut Jimmy Hapgood, also lost from Earth, on
the planet. They help him repair his ship, which is in better condition,
so that he can return to Earth. Mr. and Mrs. Robinson ask him to take Will
and Penny with him, but Dr. Smith plots to have himself taken instead.
However, Hapgood enjoys life in space, and no one returns to Earth.

1.7 [--] Lost in Space:
MY FRIEND, MR. NOBODY
27Oct65 CBS Wed
Writer: Jackson Gillis
Director: Paul Stanley
Guest Cast:
William Bramley ....... Mr. Nobody
Penny plays with an "imaginary" companion, actually a disembodied life
force living below the surface. When Dr. Smith accidentally injures Penny,
the companion unleashes its wrath across the entire planet, until Penny
intervenes and calms it down, and then it undergoes a startling transformation.

1.8 [--] Lost in Space:
INVADERS FROM THE FIFTH DIMENSION
03Nov65 CBS Wed (Rerun 23Aug66)
Writer: Shimon Wincelberg
Director: Leonard Horn
Guest Cast:
Joseph Ryan ......... Luminary
Ted Lehmann ......... Alien
Luminous aliens capture Dr. Smith, and plan to replace their burnt-out
computer with his brain. However, he bargains with them, and promises them
Will's brain instead. Thus they are pitted against the Robinsons

1.9 [--] Lost in Space:
THE OASIS
10Nov65 CBS Wed
Writer: Peter Packer
Director: Sutton Roley
Guest Cast:
Janos Prohaska ................ Giant bloop
Smith eats some alien fruit before it can be tested, and grows into a
giant. Convinced that the Robinsons were trying to kill him, he plots to
finish them off. However, he is returned to normal size, and does not kill any Robinsons.

1.10 [--] Lost in Space:
THE SKY IS FALLING
17Nov65 CBS Wed
Writers: Barney Slater, Herman Groves
Director: Sutton Roley
Guest Cast:
Don Matheson .................. Retho
Francoise Ruggieri ............ Moela
Eddie Rosson .................. Lunon
The Robinsons find themselves unable to understand the electronic language of a visiting space family.

1.11 [--] Lost in Space:
WISH UPON A STAR
24Nov65 CBS Wed (Rerun 7Sep66)
Writer: Barney Slater
Director: Sutton Roley
Guest Cast:
Dawson Palmer ................. Creature
Banished from the Robinson Camp, Dr. Smith takes refuge in the wreck
of an alien spaceship, where he finds a machine that can materialize
anything one wishes. To get the Robinsons to allow him back into the
Jupiter 2, he donates the machine to them. It then starts to play on their
greed. The machine's original owner, a strange Rubberoid creature, then
returns to retrieve it.

1.12 [--] Lost in Space:
THE RAFT
1Dec65 CBS Wed
Writer: Peter Packer
Director: Sobey Martin
Guest Cast:
Dawson Palmer ................. Bush creature
The Robinsons construct a small space craft capable of carrying two
people back to Earth. Dr. Smith takes off in it, with Will, but it isn't
on the Earth that they land.

1.13 [--] Lost in Space:
ONE OF OUR DOGS IS MISSING
8Dec65 CBS Wed (Rerun 24Aug66)
Writer: William Welch
Director: Sutton Roley
Guest Cast:

Charles Dierkop ............... Creature
The Robinsons find a suspended animation test ship with a
twenty-year-old dog in it. Then at night, food is being taken off the
ship, and growling noises are heard. It's not the dog, however, but a
giant, hairy mutant who attacks Judy, until the dog saves her.

1.14 [--] Lost in Space:
ATTACK ON THE MONSTER PLANTS
15Dec65 CBS Wed  (Rerun 4May66)
Writers: William Read Woodfield, Allan Balter
Director: Justin Addis
Guest Cast: None
Giant cyclamen plants, which duplicate anything put into them, make
an evil duplicate of Judy, in attempt to get the Jupiter 2's supply of
deutronium fuel. The evil Judy feeds all of to the plants, while Dr. Smith
refuses to tell the Robinsons where the real Judy is.

1.15 [--] Lost in Space:
RETURN FROM OUTER SPACE
29Dec65 CBS Wed (Rerun 11May66)
Writer: Peter Packer
Director: Nathan Juran
Guest Cast:
Reta Shaw ..................... Clara
Sheila Matthews ............... Ruth Templeton
Robert Easton ................. Lacy
Donald Losby .................. Davey Sims
Helen Kleeb ................... Rachel
Walter Sande .................. Sheriff Baxendale
Anne Dore ..................... Woman
Keith Taylor .................. Theodore
Harry Harvey, Sr. ............. Grover
Johnny Tuchy .................. Boy
Will is able to use the Tauron's maser device to transport himself
back to Earth. However, nobody will believe that he is one of the
Robinsons, or that they are shipwrecked.

1.16 [--] Lost in Space:
THE KEEPER (Part 1/2)  12Jan66 CBS Wed (Rerun 18May66)
1.17 [--] Lost in Space:
THE KEEPER (Part 2/2) 19Jan66 CBS Wed (Rerun 25May66)
Writer: Barney Slater
Director: Harry Harris
Guest Cast:
Michael Rennie ................ The Keeper
Wilbur Evans .................. Lighted head
Mike Donovon .................. Creature
Dawson Palmer ................. Monsters
Janos Prohaska ................ Monsters
An intergalactic zookeeper comes by, and the Robinsons are suspicious
of the way he treats them as specimens, rather than humans, which is true.
He decides to add Will and Penny to his menagerie. Hoping to steal the
Keeper's ship, Dr. Smith sneaks on board, but accidentally lets all of the
animals loose. The Keeper then says that if the Robinsons do not hand over
Will and Penny, he will allow the dangerous monsters to overrun the planet.

1.18 [--] Lost in Space:
THE SKY PIRATE
26Jan66 CBS Wed (Rerun 1Jun66)
Writer: Carey Wilber
Director: Sobey Martin
Guest Cast:
Albert Salmi .................. Alonzo P. Tucker
Dawson Palmer ................. Izralun
Will is kidnapped, and later befriends Tucker the space pirate, who
is being chased by a creature from another galaxy.

1.19 [--] Lost in Space:
GHOST IN SPACE
. 2Feb66 CBS Wed (Rerun 8Jun66)
Writer: Barney Slater
Director: Sobey Martin
Guest Cast:
Dawson Palmer
Dr. Smith throws an explosive into a gaseous bog, creating an
invisible, destructive force that threatens the Robinsons. Dr. Smith is
convinced that the thing is the spirit of his uncle Thaddeus. While the
Robinsons figure out how to capture it, Smith tries to exorcise it.

1.20 [--] Lost in Space:
THE WAR OF THE ROBOTS
9Feb66 CBS Wed (Rerun 15Jun66)
Writer: Barney Slater
Director: Sobey Martin
Guest Cast:
Robby the Robot
Ollie O'Toole ................. Robotoid voice
Harold John Norman ............ Master
Eldon Hansen .................. Robotoid
Will finds a robot and repairs it. It helps the Robinsons with their
chores, but is in actuality an evil robot created by an advanced race. It
is programmed to have a will of its own, and it plans to capture the
Robinsons for its masters, and destroy their Robot.
[The robot used is actually Robby the Robot, from several MGM SF movies.]

1.21 [--] Lost in Space:
THE MAGIC MIRROR
16Feb66 CBS Wed (Rerun 22Jun66)
Writer: Jackson Gillis
Director: Nathan Juran
Guest Cast:
Michael J. Pollard ............ Boy
Dawson Palmer ................. Creature
Penny, and her pet Bloop, Debbie (don't ask what a Bloop is! All I
know is that it is something like a chimpanzee) fall through an alien
mirror into another dimension, onto a planet inhabited by a lonely, nameless boy.

1.22 [--] Lost in Space:
THE CHALLENGE
2Mar66 CBS Wed (Rerun 29Jun66)
Writer: Barney Slater
Director: Don Richardson
Guest Cast:
Michael Ansara ................ Ruler
Kurt Russell .................. Quano
Dawson Palmer ................. Lizard creature
An alien and his son come to the Robinsons, and challenge John and
Will to a test of strength and courage to prove their superiority over
Earthlings. Unknown to the Robinsons, if John and Will win, they will all be killed.

1.23 [--] Lost in Space:
THE SPACE TRADER
9Mar66 CBS Wed (Rerun 6Jul66)
Writer: Barney Slater
Director: Nathan Juran
Guest Cast:
Torin Thatcher ................ Trader
When a space merchant attempts to drum up business by destroying the
Robinson's food supply, a hungry Smith promises to will his body to the
trader in 200 years in exchange for food. Unfortunately, the fine print
allows the trader to collect immediately.

1.24 [--] Lost in Space:
HIS MAJESTY SMITH
16Mar66 CBS Wed (Rerun 13Jul66)
Writer: Carey Wilber
Director: Harry Harris
Guest Cast:
Kevin Hagen ................... The Master
Liam Sullivan ................. Nexus
Ronald Weber .................. Android
Smith is selected to be king of an alien civilization, but later finds
the reason--the aliens select only the most useless creatures of the
Universe, to be sacrificed to their primitive deities.

1.25 [--] Lost in Space:
THE SPACE CROPPERS
30Mar66 CBS Wed (Rerun 20Jul66)
Writer: Peter Packer
Director: Sobey Martin
Guest Cast:
Mercedes McCambridge .......... Sybilla
Sherry Jackson ................ Effra
Dawson Palmer ................. Keel
Hoping to get back to Earth, Smith romances the mother of a clan of
space hillbillies, unaware that they are growing a crop of plants that feed
on animal and human flesh.

1.26 [--] Lost in Space:
ALL THAT GLITTERS
6Apr66 CBS Wed (Rerun 27Jul66)
Writer: Barney Slater
Director: Harry Harris
Guest Cast:
Werner Klemperer .............. Bolix
Larry Ward .................... Ohan
Ted Lehmann ................... Alien voice
Mike Donovon .................. Creatures
Dawson Palmer ................. Creatures
A space thief entrusts Penny and Smith with a neck-ring that turns
anything the wearer touches into platinum. Smith betrays the thief and
keeps the ring for himself, then accidentally turns Penny into platinum.

1.27 [--] Lost in Space:
LOST CIVILIZATION
13Apr66 CBS Wed (Rerun 3Aug66)
Writer: William Welch
Director: Don Richardson
Guest Cast:
Royal Dano .................... Major Domo
Kym Karath .................... Princess
Dawson Palmer ................. Soldier
According to the rules of an ancient civilization, Will must marry the
princess he kissed and awoke from suspended animation. The civilization
has been stockpiling soldiers in freezing tubes, and now plans to conquer
the universe, beginning with Earth.
[For a primitive planet, Earth attracted a lot of universe-conquerers!]

1.28 [--] Lost in Space:
A CHANGE OF SPACE (bw)
20Apr66
Writer: Peter Packer
Director: Sobey Martin
Guest Cast:
Frank Graham .................. Amphibian
Synopsis:
Will returns from a faster-than-light trip into the sixth dimension in
an alien spaceship with his intelligence greatly enhanced. Smith, trying
to repeat the incident, returns as an old man.

1.29 [--] Lost in Space:
FOLLOW THE LEADER (bw)
27Apr66
Writer: Barney Slater
Director: Don Richardson
Guest Cast:
Gregory Morton ................ Canto
Synopsis:
Knocked unconscious during a cave-in, John's mind and body are
possessed by an alien warrior's spirit. When the rest of the Robinsons
become suspicious of John's unusual behavior, he seals them up in the cave,
and plots to throw Will off a cliff. Will exorcises the spirit through the
power of his love for his father.

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