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Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future
Genre Animation
Created by Frank Hampson
Directed by Colin Frewin
Kevin Gendreau
Starring Greg Ellis
Voices of Chris Cox
Carole Ruggier
Theme music composer Elton John
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 26
Production
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s) Netter Digital
Distributor Sony Pictures Television
Release
Original network Channel Five
Nicktoons UK
Picture format 16:9
Original release 12 December 2001 (2001-12-12)

Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future is a computer-generated TV series produced first by Netter Digital then by Foundation Imaging, running to twenty-six 22-minute episodes. The series drew on several different incarnations of the Dan Dare comic.

Cast

  • Chris Cox as Hank Hogan
  • Greg Ellis as Dan Dare
  • Julian Holloway as Digby
  • Rob Paulsen as The Mekon
  • Carole Ruggier as Professor Jocelyn Peabody

Episode list

# Episode Name Original air date
01 "Pilot Of The Future (part 1)" December 12, 2001 (2001-12-12)
02 "Pilot Of The Future (part 2)" July 13, 2002 (2002-07-13)
03 "The Ark of Phobos (Part 1)" July 20, 2002 (2002-07-20)
04 "The Ark of Phobos (part 2)" July 27, 2002 (2002-07-27)
05 "God of War (part 1)" August 3, 2002 (2002-08-03)
06 "God of War (part 2)" August 10, 2002 (2002-08-10)
07 "Journey to the Centre of the Sun (part 1)" August 17, 2002 (2002-08-17)
08 "Journey to the Centre of the Sun (part 2)" August 24, 2002 (2002-08-24)
09 "Mines of Titan (part 1)" August 31, 2002 (2002-08-31)
10 "Mines of Titan (part 2)" September 7, 2002 (2002-09-07)
11 "The Outpost (part 1)" September 14, 2002 (2002-09-14)
12 "The Outpost (part 2)" September 21, 2002 (2002-09-21)
13 "Full Circle (part 1)" September 28, 2002 (2002-09-28)
14 "Full Circle (part 2)" October 5, 2002 (2002-10-05)
15 "The Mekon Among Us (part 1)" October 12, 2002 (2002-10-12)
16 "The Mekon Among Us (part 2)" October 19, 2002 (2002-10-19)
17 "Saturn Rocs (part 1)" October 26, 2002 (2002-10-26)
18 "Saturn Rocs (part 2)" November 2, 2002 (2002-11-02)
19 "Menace of Mars (part 1)" November 9, 2002 (2002-11-09)
20 "Menace of Mars (part 2)" November 16, 2002 (2002-11-16)
21 "Space Race (part 1)" November 23, 2002 (2002-11-23)
22 "Space Race (part 2)" November 30, 2002 (2002-11-30)
23 "Dead Space (part 1)" December 7, 2002 (2002-12-07)
24 "Dead Space (part 2)" December 14, 2002 (2002-12-14)
25 "Surrender Earth (part 1)" December 21, 2002 (2002-12-21)
26 "Surrender Earth (part 2)" December 28, 2002 (2002-12-28)

International Broadcast

  • Ireland
    • TV3
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