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)
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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(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 The Magnetic Moon (1956) See more »

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Arch in Space
(opening theme)
by Alexander Laszlo
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Fond memories
27 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I first discovered the Rocky Jones series in mid 60's (thank you WJZ TV BAL) at the time it was a great excuse not to do my after school homework. Having seen pictures of Gemini capsules I recognized that the sets were "real primitive" and my grade school science knew something was wrong with a planet traveling through space without it's star, but with all shows a little bit of license is expected. The show really moved along quickly, (with a serialized TV show how could it not) It reminds me of the storytelling style of George Lucas. Lucas described his storytelling style as very fast you can almost see a young Lucas thinking keep the story moving. The show was entertaining, and after all, what else is a TV show supposed to do?


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