It is the near future as seen from the perspective of the early 1950s. Earth is in radio contact with civilizations on planets in our solar system, as well as planets in other, distant solar systems, and Commando Cody has just built the world's first spaceship.
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Did You Know?
During the lengthy break between filming the first three and last nine episodes of this TV series, Republic shot another Rocket Man serial called Zombies of the Stratosphere
(1952). By the time work resumed on the Sky Marshal series, William Schallert
, the actor who played Cody's male colleague "Ted Richards", was no longer available. He was replaced by Richard Crane
who played a different character, "Dick Preston". Richards' absence was explained when Cody stated he had been reassigned to another post. See more