Lost in Space

The Space Trader

Season 1, Ep 23, Aired 3/9/66
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  • Episode Description
  • After the entire Robinson food supply is wiped out in a freak storm a trader arrives to trade food for equipment the Robinson's possess. Dr. Smith trades the robot for food and hoards the supplies for himself. Later, after the Robinson's discover his transaction he gets the robot back but in exchange for his own self. The Trader then wants to take Smith as a slave, to another planet.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Bill Mumy

    Will Robinson

  • Mark Goddard

    Major Donald West

  • Marta Kristen

    Judy Robinson

  • Guy Williams

    Professor John Robinson

  • Angela Cartwright

    Penny Robinson

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (1)

    • Dr. Smith: Well, Penny, what do you think of it?
      Penny: Well, I don't know much about painting, Dr. Smith.
      Dr. Smith: Even a rank amateur should be able to recognize my talent as an artist. It burns through the canvas like a beacon, lighting up the depth of darkness.
      Penny: Well, I guess it does, if you say so.
      Dr. Smith: When we return to Earth, I shall place my genius on display for all to see.
      Robot: I would like to express an opinion.
      Dr. Smith: You have my permission.
      Robot: Blehh.
      Dr. Smith: If you have a comment to make, make it.
      Robot: I already have.

    Allusions (1)

    • Dr. Smith: And this is the way our world ends, not with a bang but with a whimper. This is an allusion to T.S. Eliot's poem, The Hollow Men.

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