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Space Patrol

WHEN PEOPLE start talking about “that FIREBALL XL5 show – the one with the parrot” it’s this lesser-known effort they mean. Nothing to do with Anderson at all, this “National Interest” puppetry pantheon chronicled the exploits of Larry Dart (voiced by DICK VOSBURGH) and co. in the Galasphere, replete with bullshitting fowl, Gabby The Gabblerdictum. Incomprehensible check procedures used to go: “‘Gamma rays on’ ‘Check’ ‘Yobba rays on’ ‘Check’…”

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