It’s been 60 years, but Pine Ridge has never forgotten the comic pair that made the town famous enough to provoke an official town name change. The town is host to the Lum n Abner Museum. Adjacent to the Museum is a replica of the legendary “Jot ’em Down Store,” the central setting of the radio programs. And Lum and Abner is one of the more popular swaps among old-time radio fans.
In the near future – a fictional version of 1980 (a date indicated in the opening credits) – Earth is being visited and attacked by aliens from a dying planet and humans are being covertly harvested for their organs by the aliens.
It’s another film noir directed by Ida Lupino. Two hunting buddies who pick up a mysterious hitchhiker. It was based on a story by screenwriter Daniel Mainwaring, who was blacklisted for being a communist.
Cruising the galaxy in his space ship “The Orbit Jet” Space Ranger, Rocky Jones (Richard Crane), Vena Ray (Sally Mansfield), Winky (Scotty Beckett) and 10 year-old Bobby (Robert Lyden) defend the Earth and themselves against space-bound evil doers