Space Patrol (1950–1955)

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Commander Corey and youthful Cadet Happy roam the 30th century universe in their ship "Terra" fighting super-villains Mr. Proteus and Prince Baccarratti and other badguys. Captured badguys ... See full summary »

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Complete series cast summary:
Ed Kemmer ...
 Cmdr. Buzz Corry (175 episodes, 1950-1955)
Lyn Osborn ...
 Cadet Happy (170 episodes, 1950-1955)
Nina Bara ...
 Tonga (138 episodes, 1951-1955)
Ken Mayer ...
 Maj. Robbie Robertson (112 episodes, 1951-1955)
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Commander Corey and youthful Cadet Happy roam the 30th century universe in their ship "Terra" fighting super-villains Mr. Proteus and Prince Baccarratti and other badguys. Captured badguys get zapped with the Paralyzer, then get reprogrammed with the Brainograph. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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13 March 1950 (USA)  »

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Satellite Police  »

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$25,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

TV debut of announcer Dick Tufeld, the voice of the robot from the TV series Lost in Space (1965). See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Cadet Happy: Smokin' rockets!
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Connections

Spoofed in Midnight Movie Massacre (1988) See more »

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Space Patrol
by Sheldon Allman and Lew Spence (1953)
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I Loved This Show When It Was First Run on TV
7 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

And yes -- I actually saw it "live" on TV. Sponsored by Ralston. I vividly remember Commander Corey and Cadet Happy happily plugging "Wheat Chex", "Rice Chex", and "Instant Ralston" when they weren't pursuing or being pursued by the bad guys. How many of us remember the name of the man who heralded "Travel into the future with BUZZ CORY, Commander-in-Chief of the SPAAAAACE PATROL!"? That was Jack Narz, who later went on to fame as the host of the scandal-ridden game show "Dotto"!! The live sets, the music, and the miniatures (quite imaginative for the time) were all done with such care. I would like to thank the other contributors to this thread who remember and love this show as much as I do, especially "IsleManage" (such an interesting story about your father (mother too) -- thanks for sharing), "mmore98" who gave us insight to the conception of the series, and the unfortunate demise of "Tonga" -- my first recollection of, shall we say, a "hottie". How sad. But most of all, I would like to thank the late Ed Kemmer and the late Lyn Osborn for providing me with role models worthy of remembering and looking up to. I love you and I miss you both!!


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