Galactic police force
featured on the children's sci-fi adventure
Set in the 30th century, the Space Patrol
maintained law and order in the solar system
from its headquarters on the artificial planet,
Terra, located midway between Earth and Mars.
Space Patrol members/associates included:
- Ed Kemmer as Commander
- Lynn Osborn as Cadet
- Ken Mayer as Major
- Nina Bara
as Miss Tonga, an ex-con
- Paul Cavanugh as Mr.
Carlisle, Secretary General of the
- Virginia Hewett as
his daughter, Carol Carlisle
The Space Patrol's trusty spacecraft was
Terra IV (and finally the Terra V), a
long dart shaped ship with portholes and fins
that ran two-third the length of the craft. The
ship took off and landed vertically.
Space Patrol's nemesis was the evil
Baccarratti (Bela Kovacs).
Space Patrol Comic Book
Space Patrol Jigsaw Puzzle
Space Patrol Space-O-Phone Ad
Space Patrol Code Belt and Smoke Gum
TRIVIA NOTE: The 1963 British puppet
SPACE PATROL (a.k.a. "Planet Patrol" for U.S. release) followed the
exploits of Captain Larry Dart, and his crew Slim and Husky as they
patrolled the solar system in the year 2100. They cruised the galaxy in the Galasphere 347 spacecraft as part of
the United Galactic Organization, a peace-keeping force. The
series was filmed in black & white.
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