Cruising the galaxy in his space ship "The Orbit Jet" Space Ranger, Rocky Jones, Vena Ray, and 10 year-old Bobby defend the Earth and themselves against space-bound evil doers.
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Series cast summary:
Richard Crane ...
 Rocky Jones (39 episodes, 1954)
Sally Mansfield ...
 Vena Ray (39 episodes, 1954)
Scotty Beckett ...
 Winky (34 episodes, 1954)
Robert Lyden ...
 Bobby (31 episodes, 1954)
Charles Meredith ...
 Secretary of Space Drake (23 episodes, 1954)
Maurice Cass ...
 Prof. Newton / ... (18 episodes, 1954)
Patsy Parsons ...
 Cleolanta / ... (17 episodes, 1954)
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Cruising the galaxy in his space ship "The Orbit Jet" Space Ranger, Rocky Jones, Vena Ray, and 10 year-old Bobby defend the Earth and themselves against space-bound evil doers. Written by Wayne Coleman <waynecoleman@swbell.net>

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27 February 1954 (USA)  »

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(per episode - 39 episodes)

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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[said of the evil Cleolanta, the suzerain of Ophicius]
Rocky Jones: Even the possession of an astrophone set is punishable by death.
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Edited into Renegade Satellite (1956) See more »

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Space Credits
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by Alexander Laszlo
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Fondly remembered from childhood.
7 April 2003 | by (Blue Mountains, Australia) – See all my reviews

I loved this show when it aired on Australian TV in the late 1950s. Even then the 'scripts' seemed pretty lousy, but it was Rocky, in his cap and t-shirt, and Vena, in her short skirt, who kept me watching. I think 'Forbidden Planet' owes a lot to their outfits. There's a definite similarity. I think we of that generation should keep the memory of such ground-breaking television alive.


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