1x01 The Crash
First Aired: Sep. 22, 1968 on ABC
Summary: On June 12, 1983, sub-orbital passenger flight 612 (aka Spindrift), on its way from Los Angeles to London, encounters a bizarre storm and is forced to make a crash landing. Those aboard – the crew: pilot Capt. Steve Burton (Gary Conway), co-pilot Dan Erickson (Don Marshall), stewardess…
- Goof (continuity error): When the giant scientist is prodding Valerie Scott (Deanna Lund) with a pencil, the pencil's eraser changes color from green to red depending on whether the shot shows Valerie (green) or the giant (red).
- At the time, it was the most expensive pilot ever filmed.
- The Spindrift, on London-bound suborbital flight 612, crashed on June 12 1983. The flight number refers to the birthday of creator 'Irwin Allen(I)'of 6/12/16.