The Captain, in his continuing quest for explorations, lands on Torion. But unfriendly natives use a potent hypnosis-like power to immobilize him. The ruler of Torion agrees to release him from the paralysis on the condition that he remains permanently on Torion.
The Captain and Video Ranger learn that the infamous Space Hawk and his assistant have set up a base on a peaceful world where the residents have legislated that violence is illegal. Dr. Pauli learns that ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs indicate the unnamed planet 1-X-7 is the location of a hugely destructive force. Meanwhile, Dr. Kodiak has nefarious plans for control of the dark side of Earth's moon, and the Captain is summoned by the ruler of Metispherous, a planet where the oceans are inexplicably beginning to rise. Captain Video faces a life-or-death battle on the ...
The Captain's longtime craft the X-9 crashes on an asteroid while on a passenger-transport mission to the colony for rehabilitated prisoners on Ganymede, and the damages are determined to be beyond repair.
A newly-discovered, erratic comet appears to be on a collision course with Pluto. The crew aboard the Captain's new ship the 'Galaxy' mutinies en route, and the efforts to destroy the errant comet are thereby disrupted.
Venus is the next destination of the 'Galaxy', as the Captain and Video Ranger are assigned to calm a worsening rebellion among native inhabitants, one that the Solar Council fears could spread and ignite a space war.
Ranger Craig, a rookie with the Video Rangers, discovers and helps defeat a plan by Prince Spartak and his colleague Princess Arura who have both contrived a deceitful plan to invade the Earth's moon by using the pretext of visiting on a peaceful mission.
The Captain and Ranger are summoned by Prince Spartak to the Black Planet to establish a Video Ranger Academy. Soon, however, a Martian research laboratory reports the theft of powerful weapons, and this diverts the Captain's attention to investigate the implications of the crime.
As news reaches Planet City that the Outer Planets have seceded from the Solar Alliance, the Captain expresses his belief that one individual is behind the action. He dispatches the Video Ranger and Holmes to patrol the Jovian asteroids, and through an intercepted coded message learns that an intergalactic insurrection is imminent. En route to the troubled area, he learns of a scheme to discredit the Ranger who has strayed from his mission. His resultant dishonorable discharge is only a ruse to infiltrate the rebel action as a supposed ally, but he is taken captive as...
The Doctor eludes a trap set by the Captain, abandons his henchman and threatens Commissioner Charles Carey, who finds safety with the Captain. Pauli seeks refuge on Neptune but is pursued by the Video Rangers and meets his doom.
In the final series episode, the Solar Alliance learns that the Feral Empire is planning a galactic war. Meanwhile on the forbidden planet of Lyra, explorers uncover a deposit of uranium, and the Captain and Video Ranger depart for Lyra with an advance plan to mingle in disguise upon arrival. However, they are discovered and captured. The false King Mergo releases the still-disguised Video Ranger, while the Captain discovers a quasi-Elizabethan culture on Lyra. But Duke Philips discovers the Ranger's true identity, and Baron Tilist is ordered to exterminate him. The ...