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"Jason of Star Command" (1978) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1978-1981

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Jason of Star Command: Season 2: Episode 12 -- Dragos kidnaps the Commander so Jason tries to free him from his asteroid prison.  Can Jason’s courage overcome the evil of Dragos at last?
Jason of Star Command: Season 2: Episode 11 -- Dragos and Star Command vie for the secrets hidden in Heidi’s doll.
Jason of Star Command: Season 2: Episode 10 -- Jason and Samantha discover a young girl called Heidi and her doll in the wreckage of a crashed spaceship.
Jason of Star Command: Season 2: Episode 9 -- After Samantha rescues a young boy from a lost spacecraft, Star Command is plagued by a series of strange incidents.
Jason of Star Command: Season 2: Episode 8 -- Jason and his crew are trapped in another dimension with a mortal enemy. Only by supporting each other can they survive.

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Plot:
A young Space Command officer fights the evil space lord Dragos and his minions in his jurisdiction of the universe. Full summary »
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11 films and TV shows that tried to be Star Wars
 (From Den of Geek. 6 April 2011, 7:35 PM, PDT)

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Lots of special effects fun! See more (10 total) »

Cast

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Craig Littler ... Jason (28 episodes, 1978-1979)

Sid Haig ... Dragos (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
Charlie Dell ... Professor E.J. Parsafoot (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
Susan Pratt ... Captain Nicole Davidoff (16 episodes, 1978-1980)

James Doohan ... Commander Canarvin (16 episodes, 1978-1980)

John Russell ... The Commander / ... (12 episodes, 1979-1981)
Tamara Dobson ... Samantha (12 episodes, 1979-1981)
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Series Directed by
Arthur H. Nadel (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
 
Series Writing credits
Arthur H. Nadel (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
Samuel A. Peeples (9 episodes, 1978-1979)
Ted Pedersen (5 episodes, 1978-1979)
Don Heckman (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Martha Humphreys (2 episodes, 1978)
Chuck Menville (2 episodes, 1978)
Jackson Gillis (2 episodes, 1979)

Series Produced by
Arthur H. Nadel .... producer (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
Norm Prescott .... executive producer (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
Lou Scheimer .... executive producer (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
Joe Mazzuca .... associate producer (12 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Original Music by
Ray Ellis (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
Norm Prescott (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
 
Series Cinematography by
Alric Edens (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
 
Series Film Editing by
Michael Pozen (10 episodes, 1978)
Bill Moore (8 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bob Crawford (4 episodes, 1979)
Ray Williford (3 episodes, 1979)
Dennis Erkel (2 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Casting by
Cathy Henderson (12 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Art Direction by
William McAllister (16 episodes, 1978)
Raymond Beal (12 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Makeup Department
Dulcie Smith .... makeup artist (16 episodes, 1978)
Tony Lane .... makeup artist (12 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Production Management
Bill Moore .... post-production supervisor (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
Don Torpin .... production manager (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jim Benjamin .... second assistant director (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
Joe Florence .... assistant director (16 episodes, 1978)
Bob Graner .... assistant director (12 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Art Department
Philip Pakes .... construction coordinator (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
 
Series Sound Department
George Mahana .... sound effects supervisor / sound supervisor (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
George Alch .... sound mixer (16 episodes, 1978)
Andrew Gilmore .... sound mixer (12 episodes, 1979)
Robert Waxman .... sound effects editor (12 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Special Effects by
Gordon Graff .... special effects (16 episodes, 1978)
Don Power .... special effects (12 episodes, 1979)
Robert Waxman .... special effects editor (8 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Visual Effects by
John Grusd .... miniature sequences conceived by (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
Paul Huston .... miniature sequences conceived by (16 episodes, 1978)
Ease Owyeung .... miniature sequences conceived by (16 episodes, 1978)
Jim Veilleux .... miniatures photographer (16 episodes, 1978)
Diana Wooten .... miniatures photographer (16 episodes, 1978)
Michael J. McAlister .... miniatures photographer (12 episodes, 1979)
Jim Aupperle .... stop motion visual effects / stop motion animation sequences (11 episodes, 1978-1979)
Stephen Czerkas .... stop motion visual effects / stop motion animation sequences (11 episodes, 1978-1979)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Joseph A. August Jr. .... camera operator (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
Vince Callahan .... key grip (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
Wilson Wooten .... gaffer (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Paula Lynn Kaatz .... wardrobe (16 episodes, 1978)
Julie Starr Dresner .... wardrobe (12 episodes, 1979)
Stephen Lodge .... wardrobe (12 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Editorial Department
David H. DePatie Jr. .... assistant editor (7 episodes, 1979)
Mitchell Harris .... assistant editor (5 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Music Department
Ray Ellis .... composer: theme music (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
Norm Prescott .... composer: theme music (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
Sam Horta .... music editor (16 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Other crew
Mary Jane Ferguson .... script supervisor (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
June Gilham .... film coordinator (28 episodes, 1978-1979)
Chuck Comisky .... production coordinator (16 episodes, 1978)
Don Heckman .... assistant to producer (16 episodes, 1978)
Joe Mazzuca .... production associate (16 episodes, 1978)
Jeff Sherman .... production assistant (16 episodes, 1978)
Patrice Miller .... production coordinator (12 episodes, 1979)
Erika Scheimer .... production assistant (12 episodes, 1979)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (28 episodes)
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Trivia:
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 »
Quotes:
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 »
Movie Connections:
Follows "Space Academy" (1977)See more »

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Lots of special effects fun!, 8 June 2000
Author: Frank Long from Silverado, California, USA

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!!

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