SERIES PREMIERED ON THIS DAY IN 1949

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Original run: June 27, 1949 – April 1, 1955


Captain Video and His Video Rangers
is a science fiction television series,
which was the first series of its kind on American television.

The series aired originally Monday through Saturday at 7 p.m. ET, and then
Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. ET. A separate 30-minute spinoff series,
The Secret Files of Captain Video, aired Saturday mornings, alternating with
Tom Corbett, Space Cadet, from September 5, 1953 to May 29, 1954

The Video Ranger was played during the shows entire run by teen-aged Don
Hastings
, who later became a soap opera star.

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The original Captain Video was
Richard Coogan, who played
the role for 17 months.

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Ranger Don Hastings

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