First Aired: Sep. 22, 1968 on ABC
Season 1 » Episode #01 - The Crash
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 Betty Hamilton (Heather Young), and passengers: engineer Mark Wilson (Don Matheson), city girl Valerie Scott (Deanna Lund), bank robber Alexander B. Fitzhugh (Kurt Kasznar), orphan boy Barry Lockridge (Stefan Arngrim) and his dog Chipper – find themselves in the midst of a mysterious world dominated by 70-foot tall giants. While exploring, Burton and Miss Scott are captured by a giant scientist and the others mount a rescue.
Who appeared in this episode?
- At the time, it was the most expensive pilot ever filmed.