Fireball XL5

ITV (ended 1963)




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  • Fireball Xl5


    Fireball XL5 was part of the fleet of interplanetary rockets protecting Sector 25 of the Solar System from alien invasion under the supervision of the World Space Patrol.
  • Space Magnet

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    S 1 : Ep 39 - 10/27/63

    The XL5 becomes caught in the gravitational pull of planet Magneton and discovers the plot by the Solars to bring the Earth's moon into their orbit.
  • Sabotage

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    S 1 : Ep 38 - 2/7/64

    On patrol, Fireball XL5 suddenly catches fire. The cause, sabotage! Commander Zero sends Light Patrol LP22 to investigate, but the XL5 crew have disappeared...

  • Hypnotic Sphere

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    S 1 : Ep 37 - 10/13/63

    The crew of the XL5 becomes entranced by a strange alien sphere and Robert is the only one who can save the crew.
  • Ghosts Of Space

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    S 1 : Ep 36 - 10/6/63

    XL5 transports Geologist Frazer to Electron for a survey. When Frazer discovers a strange rock in a deserted town, he goes mad and threatens to destroy Fireball Junior, if Steve doesn't take the rocks back to Earth.moreless
  • Space City Special

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    S 1 : Ep 35 - 6/23/63

    General Rossiter comes to Space City to present Steve with the Astronaut of the Year award. XL5 and the ground staff put on a song and dance show to raise money for charity. Meanwhile Venus is put in danger aboard a new supersonic jet liner.moreless
  • The Fire Fighters

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    S 1 : Ep 34 - 6/16/63

    Blazing fireballs from a space cloud cause widespread damage on Earth. XL5 is sent to investigate but it catches fire and has to retreat. Steve proposes using an old satellite to detonate the cloud, but a fireball is heading directly to Space City.moreless
  • The Day The Earth Froze

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    S 1 : Ep 33 - 6/9/63

    XL27 makes an emergency landing at Space City and the crew are all found to be unconcious. XL27's route is traced back to planet Zavia where the inhabitants plan to freeze the Earth by deflecting the sun's rays.moreless
  • Faster Than Light

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    S 1 : Ep 32 - 6/2/63

    While on route to Space Station 9, Steve loses control of XL5. Racing out of control, XL5 passes the light barrier resulting in the loss of all but an hours worth of oxygen.moreless
  • Invasion Earth

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    S 1 : Ep 31 - 8/19/63

    There is a strange fog descending on Space City, blocking out communications with the rest of the outside world. But what does this strange cloud hide?
  • A Day In The Life Of A Space General

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    S 1 : Ep 30 - 7/2/63

    While drawing a schematic for a new radar screen, Lt. Ninety is surprised to find himself promoted to the rank of General!
  • Trial By Robot

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    S 1 : Ep 29 - 6/21/63

    A mechanics professor is giving a lecture on robotics at Space City. But barely a few days after his visit, Robert suddenly rebels and steals Fireball XL1! Steve and Venus follow him in the XL5, but find themselves prisoner of a robotic society, with Robert as their jailer.moreless
  • Whistle For Danger

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    S 1 : Ep 28 - 5/5/63

    On planet Floran, the crew of XL5 try to discover what is killing the plants there, however the native people believe they are an invasion force and drug their food.
  • The Robot Freighter Mystery

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    S 1 : Ep 27 - 2/16/63

    Robot freighters are being sabotaged by a shoddy space salvage company, and Steve Zodiac is determined to find the proof he needs to bring the sleazy brothers to justice.
  • The Granatoid Tanks

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    S 1 : Ep 26 - 4/21/63

    On Planet 73, two scientists working at a mineral research lab discover that they in the path of six tanks controlled by Granatoid robots. They can only be stopped using a rare material, but all the supplies have run out!moreless
  • 1875

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    S 1 : Ep 25 - 4/14/63

    Matt completes his new time machine and sends Robert back to 1875, but Steve, Venus and Zero are accidently sent back as well.
  • Drama At Space City

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    S 1 : Ep 24 - 4/15/63

    With Steve and Venus on vacation, Commander Zero is left to look after Zoonie the Lazoon, who causes havoc in Space City with Commander Zeros' son, Jonathan.
  • Mystery Of The TA2

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    S 1 : Ep 23 - 9/29/62

    Whilst on patrol, the XL5 comes across the wreck of an old spaceship. Setting out to investigate, they find it to be the TA2, that disappeared in the 2020's, and the hunt is on to find her pilot...moreless
  • Dangerous Cargo

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    S 1 : Ep 22 - 3/24/63

    On a survey of Pharos, the crew of XL5 disocver the planet is unstable and must be destroyed. After setting up bombs, someone traps Steve and the others in with it.
  • Robert To The Rescue

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    S 1 : Ep 21 - 3/17/63

    While stargazing, Prof. Matic discovers a new planet, but it doesn't read on any electronic instruments. Curious, Steve and the others set out in the XL5 to investigate, and find that the planet is more sinister than first thought...moreless
  • The Forbidden Planet

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    S 1 : Ep 20 - 3/10/63

    At Space Observatory 1, Matt and Dr. Stamp work on a new Ultrascope space probe. However, the people of the planet the probe is sent to observe don't take too kindly to being watched and kidnap the scientists.moreless
  • Prisoner On The Lost Planet

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    S 1 : Ep 19 - 10/21/64

    Fireball XL5 recieves a distress call on a distant planet, and Steve Zodiac journeys to investigate.

  • Flight To Danger

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    S 1 : Ep 18 - 2/24/63

    Lt. 90 qualifies for his astronauts wings by landing XL5 in one piece and then piloting XL1 off the launch rail, but on his return to Earth in a capsule, he finds it has caught fire!moreless
  • Space Vacation

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    S 1 : Ep 17 - 2/17/63

    Kernak, ruler of Kemple plots the resettlement of his people to Planet Olympus by poisoning Olympus' ruler's son. Venus and Matt are captured and must be rescued by Steve.
  • Convict In Space

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    S 1 : Ep 16 - 2/10/64

    After top secret plans are stolen from Earth, XL5 enocunters Boris and Griselda, but Matt is captured..

  • Wings Of Danger

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    S 1 : Ep 15 - 2/3/64

    On Planet 46, the Subterraineans plan revenge on Zodiac and send a robot bird to infect him with radium.

  • The Triads

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    S 1 : Ep 14 - 1/27/64

    After detecting a series of massive explosions in space, Steve and the crew of XL5 find a planet three times bigger than Earth, but they soon crash land...

  • Planet Of Platonia

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    S 1 : Ep 13 - 1/20/63

    The Fireball XL5 foils an attempted bombing while transporting the King of Platonia and is caught in the middle of the plot to assassinate the King and send two planets into war.

  • The Last Of The Zanadus

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    S 1 : Ep 12 - 1/13/63

    Major Jim Ireland returns to Earth after 10 years in space, but unknown to everyone, he has become an agent for Kudos, the only survivor from the planet Zanadu, who wants revenge on all Lazoones for destroying his people.moreless
  • Space Monster

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    S 1 : Ep 11 - 1/6/63

    Fireball XL2 has crashed on Planet Monotane, and Fireball XL5 is sent to investigate, only to run into a sort of space dinosaur...

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