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Lost in Space
Lost In Space
1967 publicity photo showing cast members Angela Cartwright, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen, Bob May (Robot), Jonathan Harris, June Lockhart, Guy Williams and Billy Mumy
Genre Science fiction
Created by Irwin Allen
Starring
Narrated by Dick Tufeld
Theme music composer John Williams
Composer(s)
  • John Williams
  • Herman Stein
  • Richard LaSalle
  • Leith Stevens
  • Joseph Mullendore
  • Cyril Mockridge
  • Alexander Courage
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 83 (list of episodes)
Production
Producer(s) Irwin Allen
Cinematography
  • Frank G. Carson
  • Gene Polito
  • Winton Hoch
Running time 51 minutes
Production company(s)
Distributor 20th Century Fox Television
(1969-1970)
20th Television
Release
Original network CBS
Picture format
  • black and white (1965–1966)
  • color (1966–1968)
Audio format mono
Original release September 15, 1965 – March 6, 1968
Chronology
Related shows
  • Lost in Space (1998 film)
  • Lost in Space (2018 TV series)

Lost in Space is an American science fiction television series, created and produced by Irwin Allen, which originally aired between 1965 and 1968. The series was inspired by the 1812 novel The Swiss Family Robinson, and on a comic book published by Gold Key Comics titled Space Family Robinson. The series follows the adventures of the Robinsons, a pioneering family of space colonists who struggle to survive in the depths of space. The show ran for 83 episodes over three seasons, the first of which was filmed in black and white.

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