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Captain Video and His Video Rangers (1949–1955)

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TV Series | 30 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure

"Guardian of the Safety of the World", private citizen-scientist Captain Video, assisted by his teenage helper The Ranger and an army of Video Rangers, preserves the peace in the far-off future, fighting the evil Dr. Pauli of the Astroidal...See more"Guardian of the Safety of the World", private citizen-scientist Captain Video, assisted by his teenage helper The Ranger and an army of Video Rangers, preserves the peace in the far-off future, fighting the evil Dr. Pauli of the Astroidal Society and a bunch of other baddies (Nargola, Mook, Kul, Clysmok). The show appeared nightly Mon-Fri, featured many outlandish weapons and techno-gimmicks, and was run on a minuscule prop budget. Written by Ed Stephan See less
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Updated Jun 27, 1949

Release date (First episode)
1949 (United States)

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86 cast members
Name STARmeter Episodes Known for
Don Hastings
The Video Ranger / Video Ranger The Video Ranger / Video Ranger   See fewer
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Al Hodge
Captain Video / new Captain Video Captain Video / new Captain Video   See fewer
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57
Ben Lackland
Commissioner of Public Safety Charles Carey Commissioner of Public Safety Charles Carey   See fewer
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30
Hal Conklin
Dr. Pauli Dr. Pauli   See fewer
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29
Fred Scott
Communications Officer Rogers / Commo Officer Rogers / Ranger Rogers / Announcer / Ranger, Communications Communications Officer Rogers / Commo Officer Rogers / Ranger Rogers / Announcer / Ranger, Communications   See fewer
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29
Ed Condit
Announcer / Program announcer Announcer / Program announcer   See fewer
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13
Ed Holmes
Tucker, a mechanic for the Galaxy / Tucker / a mechanic for the Galaxy Tucker, a mechanic for the Galaxy / Tucker / a mechanic for the Galaxy   See fewer
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9
Richard Coogan
Captain Video Captain Video   See fewer
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5
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5
Grant Sullivan
Spartak / Clipper Evans / Prince Spartak Spartak / Clipper Evans / Prince Spartak   See fewer
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4
Jack Orrison
Commissioner of Public Safety Bell Commissioner of Public Safety Bell   See fewer
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4
Tom McDermott
Permes Lykos / Anzo, king of the Pharol empire Permes Lykos / Anzo, king of the Pharol empire   See fewer
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4
Mary Vallee
Luna McCrorrie Luna McCrorrie   See fewer
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4
Ernest Borgnine
Nargola Nargola   See fewer
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Harry Landers
Nargola's Friend / Ateel Nargola's Friend / Ateel   See fewer
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3
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3
Bruce Hall
McRorrity McRorrity   See fewer
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2
Grant Sullivan
Prince Spartak / Spartak Prince Spartak / Spartak   See fewer
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Reynolds Evans
Count Callisto Count Callisto   See fewer
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Dick Gander
Joe Gentry Joe Gentry   See fewer
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Georgann Johnson
Princess Arura Princess Arura   See fewer
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Gerrianne Raphael
Ranger Craig 3 Ranger Craig 3   See fewer
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John Connell
Ranger Ranger   See fewer
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Bob Pfeiffer
Announcer Announcer   See fewer
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Alan Hale Jr.
Gallegher Gallegher   See fewer
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Henry Norell
Su Ching Sing Su Ching Sing   See fewer
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Walter Black
Kaan of Mars Kaan of Mars   See fewer
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Natalie Core
Queen Karola Queen Karola   See fewer
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Kem Dibbs
Captain Geral Captain Geral   See fewer
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John Martin
Asbek of Jupiter Asbek of Jupiter   See fewer
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Nat Polen
Maha of Eos Maha of Eos   See fewer
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Arnold Stang
Clumsy McGee Clumsy McGee   See fewer
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Ray Boyle
Luny O'Brien Luny O'Brien   See fewer
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Kirk Brown
Actor Actor   See fewer
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Jack Davis
Sam Screed Sam Screed   See fewer
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Bob Downing
George T. Claridge George T. Claridge   See fewer
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Arny Freeman
Horace Horace   See fewer
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Rusty Lane
Porphory Pete Porphory Pete   See fewer
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Charles Mendick
Lisbon Charley Lisbon Charley   See fewer
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Gordon Mills
Randolph Randolph   See fewer
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LeRoi Operti
Dennis Flood Dennis Flood   See fewer
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Chet Stratton
Amos the Mastermind / Jet Johnson Amos the Mastermind / Jet Johnson   See fewer
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Scott Tennyson
Chauncey Everett Chauncey Everett   See fewer
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Ruth White
Mrs. Bullfinch Mrs. Bullfinch   See fewer
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Rebecca Welles
Arda, the young space-dweller Arda, the young space-dweller   See fewer
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Stephen Elliott
Dr. Pauli Dr. Pauli   See fewer
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Stewart Bradley
Cochran Cochran   See fewer
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Stuart Bradley
Cochran Cochran   See fewer
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Earl Hammond
Ranger Forbes Ranger Forbes   See fewer
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Dorothy Jolliffe
Actress Actress   See fewer
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Kenneth Nelson
Ranger Colt Ranger Colt   See fewer
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Lois Nettleton
Actress Actress   See fewer
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Bernard Kates
Philips, Agent of Pharol Philips, Agent of Pharol   See fewer
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John Shay
Murgo, Agent of Pharol Murgo, Agent of Pharol   See fewer
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Elaine Williams
Moy Sing (1949) Moy Sing (1949)   See fewer
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Gary Wright
(1950) (1950)   See fewer
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Malcolm Lee Beggs
Diamonds Diamonds   See fewer
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Jim Boles
Tarac Tarac   See fewer
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Mona Bruns
Mother of Video Ranger and Hal Mother of Video Ranger and Hal   See fewer
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Frank Campanella
Mook the Moon Man Mook the Moon Man   See fewer
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Cliff Dunstan
McGovern McGovern   See fewer
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Richard Kent
Lieutenant Lieutenant   See fewer
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Carl King
Lieutenant Bailey Lieutenant Bailey   See fewer
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Wright King
Midshipman Bascomb Midshipman Bascomb   See fewer
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David Lewis
Lieutenant Cromwell Lieutenant Cromwell   See fewer
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Kenneth Nelson
Ranger Colt Ranger Colt   See fewer
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Stefan Schnabel
Professor Linkoff Professor Linkoff   See fewer
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Anthony Spinelli
Ensign Tubbs Ensign Tubbs   See fewer
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Barbara Ames
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Davis
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dickie Moore
Jeff (uncredited) Jeff (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 77 votes