A space colony family struggles to survive when a spy/accidental stowaway throws their ship hopelessly off course.

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 Prof. John Robinson (84 episodes, 1965-1968)
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 Maureen Robinson (84 episodes, 1965-1968)
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 Maj. Don West / ... (84 episodes, 1965-1968)
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 Judy Robinson / ... (84 episodes, 1965-1968)
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 Will Robinson (84 episodes, 1965-1968)
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 Penny Robinson / ... (84 episodes, 1965-1968)
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 Dr. Zachary Smith / ... (83 episodes, 1965-1968)
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In the year 1997, Earth is suffering from massive overpopulation. Professor John Robinson, his wife Maureen, their children (Judy, Penny and Will) and Major Don West are selected to go to the third planet in the Alpha Centauri star system to establish a colony so that other Earth people can settle there. They are to go there on a ship christened the Jupiter 2. However, Doctor Zachary Smith, an agent for an enemy government, is sent to sabotage the mission. He is successful in reprogramming the ship's robot, but in the process becomes trapped on the ship, and because of his excess weight, the ship and all on board become hopelessly lost and it now becomes a fight for survival as the crew tries to find their way back home. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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Unearthly perils face our planetary family. Starring June Lockhart and Guy Williams. In color. (season two)


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(83 episodes)

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The third season episode Fugitives in Space featured two ape-faced aliens and another alien (Creech, who was more pig-faced than simian) used the simian makeup by John Chambers that became famous in the movie, Planet of the Apes (1968), and its sequels. See more »

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What ever happen to Penny Robinson's alien pet "Debbie the Bloop"? See more »

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Dr. Smith: Don't leave me alone. Wait for me!
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The Best TV Show there is!!
13 December 2001 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

This cult classic will always remain a world show! With its exceptional Sets & Vehicles!-The Jupiter II , Chariot & Space Pod. Lines said like "You Traitor!" will always remain fun for the globe to enjoy -said by the nefarious , Loveable villain Dr. Zachary Smith. I would strongly recommend buying a 3rd season episode -watch it and see if you like it. I wish there was a TV show like "LIS" around today. It means alot to many people around the world


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