Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
In the mid 24th Century at the Space Academy and aboard the 'Polaris', a training ship, Cadets Tom Corbett, Roger Manning and Astro are training to become Solar Guards. The "Polaris" takes them on numerous adventures, usually natural catastrophes rather than villains. This hugely popular sci-fi show aired on all four major networks, including in 1951 when it ran on NBC and ABC simultaneously.
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Series Fun Facts
- John Fielder's TV debut.
- Last episode of the 1953-54 season before the program's annual summer hiatus.
- This was the first series to air on four major US TV networks - CBS, ABC, DuMont and NBC.
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