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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Originally the part of Dragos was offered to actor Ted Cassidy who was best known as Lurch on the original Addams Family television series. In July of 1978, In a rare personal interview Cassidy told how producers offered him the part, but because he had first refusals on a couple of other pilot films, he wasn't able to give the producers a direct answer if he wanted to accept the role. When he finally got back to them, it was too late as they had to begin production and cast Sid Haig in the role. They would have had to recast as Cassidy died in January 1979. 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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One of my fondest memories
18 August 2004 | by (Saco, Maine) – See all my reviews

I love cartoons. There, I admit it. Except for one thing. JOSC wasn't a cartoon. It was a spinoff of SA. According to the opening voice

over, Jason, last name unknown, worked out of a secret section of Space Academy. His superiors were Professor E.J. Parsafoot, and Space Academy's last two commanders. His enemy was

Dragos, a brutal dictator, who was the emperor of some unnamed empire. Jason of Star Command aired two years after Star Wars and was in the same vein. It was set some time in the far, distant future, when, exactly, we don't know. Watch both this, and Space Academy, they both do justice to each other.


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