A Jupiter II That’s Ready for Take Off: Toy Fair 2010

Posted by Michael Pinto on Feb 15, 2010 in Hobbies and Collections, Television

Lost in Space Jupiter II 1/35th Scale Metal Prop Replica - fully finished and lit Moebius Models

If you’re a Lost in Space fanboy you’re going to like what Moebius Models: A fully finished and lit Jupiter II 1/35th scale metal prop replica. That’s right: If you’ve always wanted one of these amazing model kits but know that you’ll never ever have the time to build one Moebius Models will build it for you! Sadly you’ll have to wait until the 4th quarter of this year, but having seen the model up close I was drooling. Read more…

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What Would Happen If You Mixed Dr. Who and Lost in Space?

Posted by Michael Pinto on Jan 13, 2010 in Dr. Who

A clever fanboy in the UK edited together this nice mashup video which kitbashes Dr. Who with Lost in Space. Of course having a character called Dr. Smith seemed to help the creative process a bit. In terms of Lost in Space I was never in love with the show although I always watched it in re-runs as a kid, but years later I discovered that the pilot for the show was quite well done and lacked the comedy elements that turned me off as a child.

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The Man Behind Beloved Robot is Unplugged: Bob May Passes Away

Posted by Michael Pinto on Jan 19, 2009 in Television

Danger Will Robinson! Any fanboy who has loved the 60s sci fi drama Lost in Space knows that one of the more interesting characters in the show was the Robot. Sadly the the man behind the robot just passed away — his name was Bob May. It should be noted that Bob didn’t give the robot his voice — that privilege belonged to Dick Tufeld. Although silent you could say that May was the man pulling the strings of the puppet and bringing him to life.

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