Updated: January 12, 2015|
Lost in Space is a science fiction themed TV series
produced by television producer Irwin Allen for the
American television network CBS. The show ran for
three seasons, with eighty-three first-run original
episodes airing between September 15, 1965 and
March 6, 1968, replacing the short-lived World War
One TV series. A pilot episode without the robot or
the Dr. Smith character, was filmed but never
The series was the most expensive in television broadcast
history. Each episode was estimated to cost $400,000,
quite a sum in the mid-sixties. It remained the most
expensive tv series ever until Space: 1999.
Many of the contact sheets featured here are quite rare.
In fact, many of these have never been seen by the public
or fans until now. There were many film shots or out-takes
taken on the series, and the actors. So many taken, that
many of the shots were taken for promotional use, but later
never used either do to cost, or cancellation of the show?
Regardless of there value or purpose, these contact sheets
today are very collectible and valueable in the hands of