Jason of Star Command (1978–1981)

TV Series  |   |  Action, Adventure, Family
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 238 users  
Reviews: 10 user | 11 critic

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


0Check in

Watch Now

Free at IMDb





2   1  
1979   1978  



Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Space Academy (1977–1979)
Adventure | Family | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The adventures of the students of an outer space military school.

Stars: Jonathan Harris, Pamelyn Ferdin, Ric Carrott
Shazam! (1974–1977)
Action | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A young boy, able to transform into the superhero Captain Marvel, travels the country fighting evil.

Stars: Michael Gray, Les Tremayne, Jackson Bostwick
Ark II (1976–1979)
Family | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Three young scientists travel around the country in the 25th century after the world has been ravaged by pollution. In their hi-tech RV (called Ark II), they study the land and help out those in need.

Stars: Terry Lester, Jean Marie Hon, José Flores
Land of the Lost (1974–1977)
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A family is thrown back in time and must survive in a dinosaur dominated land.

Stars: Wesley Eure, Kathy Coleman, Spencer Milligan
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The further adventures of Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the USS Enterprise, as they explore the galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets.

Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley
Isis (1975–1976)
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An archaeologist gains an amulet that lets her turn into the superheroine goddess Isis and fight evil.

Stars: JoAnna Cameron, Brian Cutler, Joanna Pang
Adventure | Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Join the Banana Splits gang Fleegle, Bingo, Drooper, and Snorky as they bring you fun, songs, and cartoons.

Stars: Kim Kahana, Frank Aletter, Rockne Tarkington
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Sigmund is a sea monster. He's also a tremendous embarrassment to his family because, unlike a normal sea monster, Sigmund has no desire to scare anybody. He runs away from home rather than... See full summary »

Stars: Johnny Whitaker, Scott C. Kolden, Billy Barty
Comedy | Sci-Fi | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

When Professor Brainard experiments further on Flubber derivatives, he gets in trouble and only his students can help.

Director: Robert Stevenson
Stars: Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olson, Keenan Wynn
Lost in Space (1965–1968)
Adventure | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

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

Stars: Guy Williams, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard
The Bugaloos (1970–1972)
Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The Bugaloos are a rock-n-roll band with bug wings who live in a magical forest. Benita Bizarre wants to put an end to their goody-goody behavior, and tries to capture and/or destroy them ... See full summary »

Stars: John McIndoe, Wayne Laryea, John Philpott
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A team of the greatest DC Comics superheroes protects Earth with the help of a pair of alien sibling apprentices.

Stars: Norman Alden, Michael Bell, Danny Dark


Series cast summary:
 Jason (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
 Dragos (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
 Professor E.J. Parsafoot (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
Susan Pratt ...
 Captain Nicole Davidoff (16 episodes, 1978)
 Commander Canarvin (16 episodes, 1978)
 The Commander / ... (12 episodes, 1979)
 Samantha (12 episodes, 1979)


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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis



Official Sites:



Release Date:

9 September 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Garan, Gwarchodwr Y Gofod  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


(28 episodes)

Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


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 »


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!
See more »


Follows Space Academy (1977) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Lots of special effects fun!
8 June 2000 | by (Silverado, California, USA) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this Saturday morning kids show and being impressed with the special effects. Being a science fiction fan, any show about space, & stuff like, that I'd watch. This show had quite a large budget for being a Saturday morning "kids" show. I loved the asteroid that was "Star Command" and all the space ships. I was in my late 20's when this show aired, not really a kid, but I was when I watched. Wish I could find it again!!

5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Any chance of video? rickert
Was Jonathan Harris Originally Slated To Star? gppressingon
A Fun Show Battle-4-Endor
Is the Jason character the Dos X' beer man. thblkhnd
Did they ever make toys or figures based on this series? Battle-4-Endor
Music? JesuslovesU
Discuss Jason of Star Command (1978) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: