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Space Patrol (TV Series 1950–1955) Poster

(1950–1955)

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During the height of the 3-D craze in the early-1950s, "Space Patrol" broadcast television's first experiment with three-dimensional imagery, in the 1953 episode "The Theft of the Rocket Cockpit." Viewers were encouraged in advance to buy specially packaged Ralston-Purina cereals that included 3-D viewing glasses.
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In addition to the 210 half-hour episodes that were filmed during the show's fourth and fifth season, 900 fifteen minute live-action episodes were shown on local TV in Los Angeles.
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Sponsors for the series were Ralston/Purina and Nestles
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The first three seasons for the series were broadcast solely by KECA-TV in Los Angeles. During that period, the series aired in 15 minute episodes five days a week.
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TV debut of announcer Dick Tufeld, the voice of the robot from the TV series Lost in Space (1965).
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