He and Chevi Colton played the role of father and daughter in the 1961 off-Broadway production of "O, Marry Me!" based on Oliver Smith's "She Stoops To Conquer". Silver and Colton were, in fact, a real-life, married couple before that time.
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[on the show Captain Jett] "I had a different kid with me every week as co-pilot, and we'd blast off, and watch cartoons on the way. Now, it's pretty unsettling when a middle-aged man comes up to me and reminds me that he was one of my space hoppers."
Started hosting "Space Funnies" on Saturday, June 19, 1955, as Captain Jett but also displayed his extensive talents by performing puppet skits and created his own special visual effects with ordinary household items (a boiling pot of oatmeal served as the surface of Venus, for example).
His foghorn-like voice