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Space Academy 

The adventures of the students of an outer space military school.

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Allen Ducovny
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1977  
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jonathan Harris ...  Commander Gampu 15 episodes, 1977
Pamelyn Ferdin ...  Laura 15 episodes, 1977
Ric Carrott Ric Carrott ...  Chris 15 episodes, 1977
Ty Henderson Ty Henderson ...  Paul 15 episodes, 1977
Maggie Cooper Maggie Cooper ...  Adrian 15 episodes, 1977
Brian Tochi ...  Tee Gar 15 episodes, 1977
Eric Greene Eric Greene ...  Loki 15 episodes, 1977
Erika Scheimer Erika Scheimer ...  Peepo / ... 15 episodes, 1977
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Storyline

The adventures of the young space cadets of Space Academy in the year 3732. Commander Gampu was the leader of the academy. Chris and Paul were the oldest of the cadets, and normally led the missions. The cadets were also aided by a cute robot named Peepo. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Study hard, meet aliens, take tests, fly starships...Class was never this much fun at YOUR school.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Weltraum-Akademie See more »

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Filmation Associates See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(15 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

During an on-set interview with Starlog magazine, producer Norm Prescott mentioned that CBS showed interest in making a two-hour prime time television movie based on the series. This never came to pass. See more »

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Cmdr. Isaac Gampu: [opening narration] Welcome to Man's most magnificent achievement in the conquest of space, the man-made planetoid Space Academy, founded in the star year 3732. Here we have gathered young people from the farthest reaches of all the known worlds. They have been chosen for their unique abilities, and are being trained to cope with the mysterious, the unknown, the unpredictable dangers lurking in the vast darkness of space!
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'Space Academy' or "The Return of "Dr. Smith" (Jonathan Harris)
30 March 2001 | by StudlyDRSee all my reviews

I had just been introduced to 'Lost In Space' not to many years earlier {our Portland, Ore. ABC affiliate station aired the Lost in Space series around the mid 1970's. (I think it started showing the series around 1973 or '74)}

When Space Acadamy came along and was airied in the Saturday morning time slot along with other cartoon and kid shows. I think the ABC station in Portland had just stopped showing the 'Lost in Space' series a year or two earlier and I had given up hope of seeing it comeback when along came Space Acadamy. Although I thought the series was a little corny at times (It could've been a really good series if the writers/people in charge had spent a little more time with the stories and/or developed the (Acadamy) series and/or characters a little further). The potential was definately there. I was very grateful to see Jonathan Harris once again, and this time the show he was on wasn't an older TV series that was in reruns, but a current one that was still in production; when I first saw it. It would have been really great if maybe some, if not all, of the cast members from 'Lost in Space', could have made a few guest appearences, and maybe even one or more of them, join the series* to help Jonathan guide the cadets. I was so glad to see Jonathan Harris again and wish things had went much better for the 'Space Academy' series and Jonathan Harris. By John B{oy}


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