From his secret laboratory, Captain Z-Ro and his associates use their time machine, the ZX-99, to learn from the past and plan for the future.
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1956   1955  

Photos

Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Roy Steffens Roy Steffens ...  Captain Z-Ro 26 episodes, 1955-1956
Bruce Haynes Bruce Haynes ...  Jet 25 episodes, 1955-1956
Jack Cahill Jack Cahill ...  Tetro / ... 17 episodes, 1955-1956
Edit

Storyline

From his secret laboratory, Captain Z-Ro and his associates use their time machine, the ZX-99, to learn from the past and plan for the future.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Sci-Fi

Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 December 1955 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

San Francisco, California, USA

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(1951 and 1953) | (1954-1955)

Sound Mix:

Mono
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In 1954 the series was picked up for syndication. Episodes were shot on videotape and to fit in a 30-minute time slot. There were 26 half-hour episodes. See more »

Quotes

[last lines of each episode]
Announcer: Be sure to be standing by when we again transmit you to the remote location on planet Earth where Captain Z-Ro and his associates will conduct another experiment in time and space.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Hiya, Kids!! (2008) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A prelude to Doctor Who
13 March 2008 | by Film_DexSee all my reviews

This show was made in 1955, 7 years before Doctor Who made his debut on British TV. This show is clearly a forerunner of that one. It's meant to be educational, Z-RO goes back and forth in time in his time machine, and viewers learn about history.

It was quite enjoyable, and very good for its day. Yes, it was made for kids, but we're not talking about teletubbies or other crap here, we're talking about quality programming, with a hero kids could look up to.

These shows are now available on DVD, as the star is still alive, and had the originals on 16mm film. Why he waited until last year to release them................ that's a mystery!


12 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed