Jason of Star Command (1978–1981)

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A young Space Command officer fights the evil space lord Dragos and his minions in his jurisdiction of the universe.

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Series cast summary:
Craig Littler ...
 Jason (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
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 Dragos (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
Charlie Dell ...
 Professor E.J. Parsafoot (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
Susan Pratt ...
 Captain Nicole Davidoff (16 episodes, 1978)
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 Commander Canarvin (16 episodes, 1978)
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 The Commander / ... (12 episodes, 1979)
Tamara Dobson ...
 Samantha (12 episodes, 1979)
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Jason was an officer of Star Command, which was located on the same asteroid as Space Academy. Star Command's job was to protect the innocent from the bad guys, most notably Jason's archenemy, the one-eyed Dragos. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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9 September 1978 (USA)  »

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The issue of "Playboy" featuring guest star Rosanne Katon as Playmate of the Month was published during the filming of the first season, in summer, 1978. Producer Lou Scheimer panicked, worried that CBS would raise hell about a nude centerfold appearing in a Saturday morning children's show (although CBS apparently did not care). To goad Scheimer, stop-motion animators Stephen Czerkas and Jim Aupperle cut a small photo of the nude Katon out of "Playboy" and inserted it into a special effects monster shot. They got the expected panicked reaction from producer Scheimer. See more »

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Narrator: Danger hides in the stars! This is the world of Jason of Star Command. A space-age soldier of fortune determined to stop the most sinister force in the universe: Dragos, master of the cosmos. Aiding Jason in his battle against evil is a talented team of experts, all working together in a secret section of Space Academy. Jason of Star Command!
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BUCK ROGERS for the younger set..a tv serial

In the tradition of the old 1930's serials CBS hot on the heels of SPACE ACADEMY and ARK 2 and SHAZAM released this program which was similar to BUCK ROGERS and FLASH GORDON. The series featured special effects, daring do all on a tv budget. This show was different from BATTLESTAR GALACTICA and STAR WARS yet capitalized off the craze. The program was the last of a wave of live action shows for CBS that started with KOOKLA FRAN AND OLIE etc. The show ran in a half hour format and was constantly running re runs when fresh episodes were not available. A saturday moring staple for many years..escapist fun for kids. Don't call the JASON the "grey poupon guy" as a kid I liked him like many kids in the 1930's or 1970's reveared ADAM WEST or BUSTER CRABBE.


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