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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 Rocky Jones (39 episodes, 1954)
Sally Mansfield ...
 Vena Ray (39 episodes, 1954)
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 Winky (34 episodes, 1954)
Robert Lyden ...
 Bobby (31 episodes, 1954)
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 Secretary of Space Drake (23 episodes, 1954)
Maurice Cass ...
 Prof. Newton / ... (18 episodes, 1954)
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 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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Family | Sci-Fi

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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 Silver Needle in the Sky (1954) See more »

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Arch in Space
(opening theme)
by Alexander Laszlo
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I thought that this was great 50 years ago
19 October 2002 | by (Benbrook, Texas) – See all my reviews

Okay, it's been almost 50 years since I blasted off with Rocky every Saturday morning. And, even then, I can tell you the special effects weren't terrific, and the stories were probably 50's simple, but, it was good entertainment, and an exciting way to start the day. We didn't have Star Wars (etc.) back then, and this was still ahead of Forbidden Planet, so, you didn't expect much, you weren't let down. AND, most kid shows even at the theater were black and white (except maybe Disney), so the black and white TV wasn't a problem. I'm sure that if I viewed this series today, I might cringe at it, but, then again, if you make the effort to try to look at something this old the way you looked at it originally (thru the eyes of a youngster), it just might still be that fine entertainment it was then. Hopefully, someone will put all 39 episodes on DVD, that would be great.


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