Fifteen years after his daring raid turned the tide of an extraterrestrial invasion of the Earth, Col. John Robinson is retired from active service with grand ceremony. Hoping to repair ...
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Fifteen years after his daring raid turned the tide of an extraterrestrial invasion of the Earth, Col. John Robinson is retired from active service with grand ceremony. Hoping to repair damaged relationships with his estranged family, he volunteers them to take part in a multi-family colonization project bound for a newly-discovered star system. En route, the massive mothership is attacked by the same aliens he defeated so many years before. As alien forces board the ship, John and pilot Major Don West detach the Robinsons' landing pod and escape with the family through a nearby wormhole, becoming lost in space.Written by
The 2018 reboot series on Netflix has the exact plot as this unaired TV pilot. In both, several Jupiter ships carrying different families are being transported by a mother ship. It suffers damage during an alien attack and the separate Jupiters disperse in different directions. Jupiter 2 and the Robinsons end up getting lost in space. See more »
When Will and David are threatened to get blown out into space, they seem to be suspended in mid-air, just grabbing some handle. However, Will's cables are clearly visible in two or three shots. The wires and the temporary music tracks would have been removed if this pilot had been picked up. See more »