Posing as a convict named Valzhan, Buck Rogers has been taken to a penal colony on Zeta Minor where he springs a female inmate named Jen Burton. The young woman had taken the blame for crimes committed by her boyfriend, Malary Pantera, and the Earth's Directorate wants her to testify against him. However, she still loves Pantera and refuses to cooperate, and Pantera happens to have a business associate back on Earth, a government diplomat whose involvement could be exposed once she testifies. Furthermore, they have to cross a desert on foot to succeed to the nearest spaceport and are being followed by a malfunctioning android prison guard, damaged during the prison break. Written by
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Jamie Lee Curtis took the guest role of Jen Burton. See more
The ray-guns used are not the standard versions but a new and bulkier design. In some scenes when actors hold them they very obviously point their index finger away from the hand grip and use their middle-finger to activate the trigger. This is because the props dept. didn't build it with enough room to fit all their fingers on the grip. See more
[Pretending pleasent surprise, as he turns and notices the killer android decending upon him