Updated: April 05, 2022
LOST IN SPACE PHOTO GALLERY #10
In the 1972–73 television season, ABC produced The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie, a weekly collection of 60-minute
animated movies, pilots and specials from various production companies, such as Hanna-Barbera, Filmation, and
Rankin-Bass – Hanna-Barbera Productions contributed animated work based on such TV series as Gidget, Yogi Bear,
Tabitha, Oliver Twist, Nanny and the Professor, The Banana Splits, and Lost in Space.
Dr. Smith (voiced by Jonathan Harris) was the only character from the original program to appear in the special,
along with the Robot (who was named Robon and employed in flight control rather than a support activity). The
spacecraft was launched vertically by rocket, and Smith was a passenger rather than a saboteur. The pilot for the
animated Lost in Space series was not picked up as a series, and only this episode was produced.