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

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 Jason (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
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 Dragos (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
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 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)
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 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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Garan, Gwarchodwr Y Gofod  »

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Jonathan Harris was supposed to play Commander Gampu on Jason of Star Command, as this was to be a spin-off of his series Space Academy. In a personal interview, Harris related that while the stories about his demand for higher pay is not wrong, it is also not right. According to Harris, Filmation planned to film the series like an old movie serial, with each show running about 15 minutes. Space Academy was a half hour show, and Harris was asked to recreate his role of Gampu for half the money he was paid on Academy. He felt just because they cut the running time in half, they could get him for half the money. So, when Lou Scheimer said he would have no problem getting Harris because they were friends, it meant that he thought he could con Harris into taking less money and save on his production costs. Harris refused to take the paid cut and Jimmy Doohan was brought in as a replacement character. 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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The real scoop on 'Jason of Star Command'
31 August 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This show was a great kids show. Sure it maybe wasn't the most original serial type show, but look at how well the classic movie 'Star Wars' did by copying the standard serial action adventure theme. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century continued the concept and even used names like 'Twiki' for a robot, where JOSC had already used the name WIKKI as a flying mini robot gadget. Like most posts this show was a fun show, Dragos was one of the greatest bad guys in any kids show.


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