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Raumpatrouille - Die phantastischen Abenteuer des Raumschiffes Orion 

Commander McLane and the crew of the fast space cruiser Orion patrol Earth's outposts and colonies in space and defend humanity from the alien 'Frogs'.

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Complete series cast summary:
Dietmar Schönherr ...  Cliff Allister McLane 7 episodes, 1966
Eva Pflug ...  Tamara Jagellovsk 7 episodes, 1966
Wolfgang Völz Wolfgang Völz ...  Mario de Monti 7 episodes, 1966
Claus Holm ...  Hasso Sigbjörnson 7 episodes, 1966
Friedrich G. Beckhaus ...  Atan Shubashi 7 episodes, 1966
Ursula Lillig Ursula Lillig ...  Helga Legrelle 7 episodes, 1966
Benno Sterzenbach Benno Sterzenbach ...  General Wamsler 7 episodes, 1966
Friedrich Joloff Friedrich Joloff ...  Oberst Villa 6 episodes, 1966
Thomas Reiner Thomas Reiner ...  Adjutant Michael Spring-Brauner 6 episodes, 1966
Franz Schafheitlin Franz Schafheitlin ...  Sir Arthur 5 episodes, 1966
Hans Cossy Hans Cossy ...  Marshall Kublai-Krim 5 episodes, 1966
Charlotte Kerr Charlotte Kerr ...  General Lydia van Dyke 4 episodes, 1966
Reinhard Glemnitz Reinhard Glemnitz ...  Pieter-Paul Ibsen / ... 4 episodes, 1966
Alfons Höckmann Alfons Höckmann ...  Rott 3 episodes, 1966
Gerhard Jentsch Gerhard Jentsch ...  Hydra-Astrogator 3 episodes, 1966
Norbert Gastell Norbert Gastell ...  Hydra-Offizier / ... 3 episodes, 1966
Herbert Fleischmann ...  Dr. Schiller 2 episodes, 1966
Alexander Hegarth Alexander Hegarth ...  Dr. Heine 2 episodes, 1966
Nino Korda Nino Korda ...  GSD-Ordonanz 2 episodes, 1966
Emil Stöhr Emil Stöhr ...  von Wennerstein 2 episodes, 1966


Commander McLane and the crew of the fast space cruiser Orion patrol Earth's outposts and colonies in space and defend humanity from the alien 'Frogs'.

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Adventure | Sci-Fi




West Germany



Release Date:

17 September 1966 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Commando spatial - La fantastique aventure du vaisseau Orion See more »

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(7 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


There is a rumor that the spaceship Orions lift off sequence was filmed in color and then processed to black and white (the rest of the show was done completely in black and white). The intention was to have already an insert shot for a second season that would have been produced for color-television. Colour-television was launched in Germany on 25 August 1967 during the 25th "Funkausstellung" in Berlin but to the regret of the "Raumpatrouille"-fans a second season never got off the ground. See more »


You can see two crewmembers in the fifth episode "Kampf um die Sonne" (Translation: "Fight for the Sun"). You can see them in the scene when the "Lanzet"-shuttle of the "Chroma"-people crashes. They were not fast enough to duck behind the shuttle. Actually both should only destroy the shuttle with a pair of wires. See more »


Female ordinance: [slightly out of breath] Commander, you should immediately make contact with Headquarters of the Terrestrial Space Reconnaissance Group. Hurry... It is urgent Mayor...
Cliff Allister McLane: [smiling] My agency has a very limited vocabulary: hurry , classified, urgent.
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This series is fun!!!!!!!!
31 December 2000 | by Steve-882See all my reviews

This series is fun. Released before Star Trek it has a great storyline about the future of mankind. But as usual it was canceled by the german TV despite of its success. Rumor has it, that there are plans to relaunch the series with Roland Emmerich as producer. Lets hope and see!!

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