- An intelligent carrot creature (Stanley
Adams) who accused Dr. Smith (Jonathan Harris)
of murdering plants when he picked some flowers
for the robot's birthday celebration on the
February 28, 1968 episode "The Great Vegetable
Rebellion" on the sci-fi adventure LOST IN
For his actions, Tybo
sentences Dr. Smith to be turned into a plant.
Shades of celery stalks! Then Tybo imprisons the
other members of the Robinson family space
expedition inside a greenhouse force field in
preparation for their own flora and fauna
Of course, everybody escapes the
In the end, John Robinson (Guy
Williams) offers Tybo some water to drink, thus
calling a truce of sorts between the animal and
TRIVIA NOTE: In 1997, TV
Guide named "The Great Vegetable Rebellion"
episode (written by Peter Packer) one of the
greatest TV episodes of all times. The episode
brought awareness that all living things feel
pain and that maybe we should be a bit more
open-minded to the issues of other species.
Stanley Adams who played Tybo is also remembered
for his role as a swindling space trader ("Wanna
buy a Tribble?") in the classic STAR TREK
episode "Trouble with Tribbles."
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