Captain Z-RO

(ended 1956)




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Captain Z-RO

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Captain Z-RO and his sidekick Jet travel through the past in their time shifting rocket ship, chasing villains and teaching the history of the United States and it's colorful heroes. Captain Z-RO started as a 15 minute live show airing on KRON TV in San Francisco, CA in November, 1951, as a weekly series. From 1953 to 54, the 15 minute live weekly show aired on KTTV, Los Angeles, for 26 weeks. Then for it's forth season, the show went to tape for 26 half hour episodes in 1954-55, filmed by the San Francisco group, Captain Z-RO Corporation. In 1955, the show enjoyed some syndication around the country winning national awards for being a top quality kids show, but lack of experience by the distributor eventually lead to the shows demise in 1956.