Date: October 16, 1997 The Jupiter 2 is to launch, but a saboteur wants to destroy it. Unfortunately he is part of the Jupiter 2 Crew now Lost In Space.

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An historic day. The Robinsons - John, Maureen, Judy, Penny and Will - become Earth's first family of outer space, on its way, accompanied by pilot Maj. Don West, to colonize a planet circling Alpha Centauri; however, Dr. Smith, as an enemy agent of a foreign power, means to set them on a course of doom by reprogramming the robot to destroy their ship, the Jupiter 2, eight hours in space. The unfortunate doctor winds up caught in his own treachery and hurls off into space with the Robinson party. His excess weight first throws the ship off course, then, with the robot coming to life and bashing all the controls, they all become "hopelessly lost in space." Written by statmanjeff

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15 September 1965 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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This episode takes place in October 1997. See more »

Goofs

During the sabotage rampage, from the point of the Robot riding the elevator upward to the point where Don leaves the side of Maureen and John, the person in the middle of the Don-John-Maureen threesome changes...in the rear shots John is in the middle, while in the front shots Maureen is in the middle. See more »

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Maureen Robinson: I should say something light and clever, shouldn't I? I just can't.
Alpha Control Technician: This is Alpha Control. The Robinson family will now board the spacecraft.
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Referenced in Lost in Space: The Prisoners of Space (1966) See more »

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This is the best of the best..10.0..
26 September 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Well, I just discovered this site and all the feedback and information I can add. I plan to make plenty of comments, reviews, opinions, quotes and such in the months to come. One quick correction from the credits listed above on this site...Byron Morrow and Hoke Howell do NOT obviously appear anywhere during this episode. Don't know what somebody is thinking. I've seen this error before. Byron Morrow and Hoke Howell were guests far away in a Season Three episode entitled, "Time Merchant", which has absolutely nothing to do with this beauty. "The Reluctant Stowaway" is the best the series had to offer. All of classic B&W Season One is one of the very best years in television history. It's all galactic, out of this world adventure. Nothing in the series, or many other series, can approach this greatness. This is my input #1!


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