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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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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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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Spoofed in Midnight Movie Massacre (1988) See more »

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Stratosphere
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by Eric Spear
Francis Day & Hunter, Ltd., publishers (ASCAP)
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The Lively One!
1 April 2000 | by (Austin, TX) – See all my reviews

If you craved thrills and action with not much science fiction underpinning, and an unabashedly total lack of realism, this was the early 1950s space adventure program for you. Square-jawed, intelligent and courageous Commander Buzz Corry and his comical sidekick Cadet Happy faced certain death in nearly every once-a-week Saturday morning broadcast. Done live, with very impressive sets, and a wide variety of Hollywood character actors as villains, this was almost always worth tuning in to. Almost all the programs survived on 16 mm and 35 mm kinescopes, and are readily available today from video retail sources.


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