On this day in 1949 – “Captain Video and His Video Rangers” premiered for the first time on the Dumont Television Network. It was a live broadcast that aired six days a week. The first to use spaceships, ray guns and more ! Kids all over the country (who were fortunate enough to have televisions) would gather after school, put on their Captain Video headgear and enjoy the strange new world of space travel !
Tap on the second photo below to watch a few of the episodes ! They’re a hoot !