Irwin Allen's LOST IN SPACE is classic sci-fi adventure at its best. Take the journey to this inspiring, intergalactic space odyssey with America's favorite space family in the 60's TV classic - LOST IN SPACE!
Continue your collection with the first volume of LOST IN SPACE SEASON 3 on DVD today! Watch for LOST IN SPACE SEASON 3 VOLUME 2 coming in June 2005.
This is the first half of season three and the production was really ramped up.Not only do we have some new costume changes,we have a new theme song to boot(just as good as the first) and a different ending.The first two seasons always ended with a cliff hangar.This season they eliminated the cliff hangar,so when the show ended it ended.They now employed an approximately one minute segment to introduce us to next weeks hi-jinks,and they are all included in this set. With the new look and sound we have the Robinson's suddenly leaving the planet they were on and are introduced to a totally new piece of equipment which we had never seen before....a piloted rover which would eject from below the main spacecraft.It looked something like a skinny lunar module from the Apollo moon landings.Neither their sudden departure or the new rover come with any explanations,and we are simply just forced to accept what we see before us,matter-of- factly. Along with these new things Irwin Allen decided to also get back to more of the dramatic,like season one.However the offset is the robot.He continues to get more human like with every ep.He cackles,laughs,gets exhausted,puts his claws over his "ears" so he can't hear things,throws his arms up in the air in frustration,gets Will to hold his "hands" because he is scared,just to name a few.He has become more human than the Robinsons! You will also see many similar plots that appeared here and on Star Trek like the ship traveling back to an early period on earth,some of the crew confronting their evil opposites,encountering a tribe that is run by a computer,meeting up with space hippies,and others.Most of these were shot on LIS before they were shot on Star Trek.Remember, LIS had consistently better ratings than Star Trek ever did. I must mention that among other well known supporting actors from the 60s,there is a surprise appearance by none other than Robbie the Robot! Extras include bumpers and music from the show,and a rather long list of about 45 second "specials"/segments with some of the original cast in them.They seem to have been made for the 30th anniversary celebration on TV land for LIS. The picture quality in this set is generally very good,though some minor deficiencies are present,to be expected for film of this age. All in all a nice set and a great TV show for the whole family to watch.The so called special effects,costumes and sets may seem a little dated,but the cast and stories more than make up for any weaknesses in that department.Highly recommended.Read more ›
Is funny to look at the technology used on SCI-FI TV 40 years ago, now I laugh about the costums and the odd wire I see in the back of the monsters sometimes, but it brings me back to a ghreat time of my life.