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Starring Frankie Thomas (as Tom Corbett)
Season 3 (DuMont) (1953-54)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
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########## Tom Corbett, Space Cadet ##########
############# season 3 1953-54 ###############
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DuMont Network, Alternate Saturdays
(29-Aug-1953 to 22-May-1954)

3.1 [--] Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: THE MILLION DOLLAR PATROL
29Aug53 DuMont Sat
Tom, Roger and Astro proof the value of Space Academy training when they race to the rescue
of a crippled space liner.

3.2 [--] Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: THE TROJAN PLANETS
12Sept53
The crew of the Polaris investigate strange activity on planetoids orbiting Jupiter.

3.3 [--] Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: THE OUTPOST OF DANGER
26Sep53 DuMont Sat
Tom and his crew respond to a distress signal and find an remote outpost whose colonists are
ravaged by a deadly disease.

3.4 [--] Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: TARGET DANGER
10Oct53 DuMont Sat
War games are supposed to be bloodless, but when a feud causes the Commander's flagship to
crash, torpedoes are launched at Tom's spaceship and Roger Manning and another cadet are
at each other's throats, casualties appear to be inevitable.

3.5 [--] Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: THE MOUNTAINS OF FIRE
24Oct53 DuMont Sat
The Polaris and her crew come to the aid of an imperiled agricultural outpost.

3.6 [--] Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: THE GHOST SHIP
7Nov53 DuMont Sat
Tom and his men investigate when an apparently abandoned spaceship causes a series of crashes.

3.7 [--] Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: THE BEACON OF DANGER
21Nov53 DuMont Sat
An unscrupulous mechanic tampers with shipping lane warning beacons in hopes of luring a
treasure liner to crash in a debris field.

3.8 [--] Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: SPACESHIP OF DEATH
5Dec53 DuMont Sat
The course of a crippled space liner threatens a nearby spaceport with destruction.

3.9 [--] Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: THE RAIDERS OF THE ASTEROIDS
19Dec53 DuMont Sat
Space outlaws are preying on prospectors searching for uranium on remote asteroids. Tom and
his fellow cadets are ordered to disguise themselves as miners in order to break-up the ruthless gang.

3.10 [--] Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: THE PLANET OF DOOM
2Jan54 DuMont Sat
The Polaris and her crew are ordered to rescue two pretty young pilots who have crashed on Jupiter.

3.11 [--] Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: CARGO OF DEATH
16Jan54 DuMont Sat
The captain of a tramp space freighter kidnaps Roger when his failure to maintain his vessel
kills many of his crew. Tom and Astro infiltrate the ship to rescue Roger before the ship
explodes due to its commander's negligence.

3.12 [--] Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: THE IRON MAJOR
30Jan54 DuMont Sat
A martinet refuses to grant the space cadets liberty when their ship lands after a long voyage.

3.13 [--] Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: THE SPACE PROJECTILE (I) (see #4.20 - same title?)
13Feb54

3.14 [--] Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: RESCUE IN SPACE
27Feb54 DuMont Sat

3.15 [--] Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: THE EARTH DIGGER
13Mar54 DuMont Sat
The crew of the Polaris is sent to investigate a mysterious cave-in under the Moon's surface.

3.16 [--] Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: SPACE STATION OF DANGER
27Mar54 DuMont Sat
Twin threats imperil Tom and his men on a remote space station: a liquid compound is
evaporating into the station's atmosphere sickening the crew while saboteurs plan to
destroy the base with a nuclear time bomb.

3.17 [--] Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: TREACHURY IN SPACE
10Apr54 DuMont Sat
Roger and Astro are astonished when Tom is accused of treason and kicked out of the Space Academy.

3.18 [--] Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: COMET OF DEATH
24Apr54 DuMont Sat
The Polaris crosses the path of a comet, imperiling both ship and crew.

3.19 [--] Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: DEATH TRAP
8May54 DuMont Sat
Tom responds to a mysterious distress signal from an empty sector of space.

3.20 [--] Tom Corbett, Space Cadet: THE RUNAWAY ROCKET (final episode of season 3)
22May54 DuMont Sat
While conducting a space trial for a new type of speedy scout ship, Commander Arkwright, Captain
Strong and Cadet Rattison's vessel veers into the path of the Sun after an electrical short-circuit.
Only the tiny Polaris, with its crew of cadets, can save their friends of a fiery death.

 ########## Tom Corbett, Space Cadet ##########
############## end of season 3 ###############
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