Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

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Drifting through space in a malfunctioning ship for more than 500 years, Captain “Buck” Rogers (Gil Gerard) is rescued and resuscitated in the 25th century. With impeccable piloting and combat skills, Rogers proves to be a heroic figure in the Earth Defense Directorate, a governmental body that protects civilization from an array of nefarious schemes. Aiding Rogers in his fight against evil are Colonel Wilma Deering (Erin Gray) and comedic robotic sidekick Twiki (played by Felix Silla and voiced by Mel Blanc).

Next Airings

  • 8/24 11:00PMSpace Vampire
    "A freighter with catatonic crew members points to an unknown virus, but Wilma suspects someone or something sinister is responsible."
  • 8/31 11:00PMHappy Birthday, Buck
    "Wilma's plans for Buck's surprise birthday party are foiled by a plot against Dr. Huer's life."
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Episode Guide

Season 1
  • Season 1
  • Season 2

Ep 1: Awakening: Part 1

Buck Rogers, an astronaut for NASA, awakens in the future and is met with a conniving enemy and a plot against Earth. Aired: 9/20/1979

Ep 2: Awakening: Part 2

Branded as a traitor, Buck must prove his innocence by tricking the Draconians or be executed. Aired: 9/20/1979

Ep 3: Planet of the Slave Girls: Part 1

Poisoned food leads Buck on a mission to find the culprit. Aired: 9/27/1979

Ep 4: Planet of the Slave Girls: Part 2

Buck and Danton must recover from their crash, rescue Wilma, and stop an attack fleet. Aired: 9/27/1979

Ep 5: Vegas in Space

Buck races to the gambling city when a woman is kidnapped due to her knowledge of a crime boss' business. Aired: 10/4/1979

Ep 6: The Plot to Kill a City: Part 1

Buck goes undercover to stop an attack by masked assailants on New Chicago. Aired: 10/11/1979

Ep 7: The Plot to Kill a City: Part 2

Buck's undercover operation is thwarted, and now he must overcome his captors or New Chicago will be attacked. Aired: 10/18/1979

Ep 8: Return of the Fightin 69th

Wilma becomes the target of disfigured gun runners set on destroying Earth. Aired: 10/25/1979

Ep 9: Unchained Woman

Buck masquerades as a convict to break out a wrongfully convicted woman with information. Aired: 11/1/1979

Ep 10: Planet of the Amazon Women

Buck is sold into slavery and discovers a whole planet held as prisoners of war. Aired: 11/8/1979

Ep 11: Cosmic Whiz Kid

Buck and Wilma must rescue a young genius taken captive by a political opponent. Aired: 11/15/1979

Ep 12: Escape From Wedded Bliss

Princess Ardala demands Buck become her husband or Earth with suffer. Aired: 11/29/1979

Ep 13: Cruise Ship to the Stars

After the galactic beauty queen is attacked by a mysterious woman, Buck and Wilma are assigned to protect her. Aired: 12/27/1979

Ep 14: Space Vampire

A freighter with catatonic crew members points to an unknown virus, but Wilma suspects someone or something sinister is responsible. Aired: 1/3/1980

Ep 15: Happy Birthday, Buck

Wilma's plans for Buck's surprise birthday party are foiled by a plot against Dr. Huer's life. Aired: 1/10/1980

Ep 16: A Blast for Buck

Dr. Huer scans Buck and Wilma's mind in order to discover the secret to a terrifying riddle. Aired: 1/17/1980

Ep 17: Ardala Returns

Princess Ardala lures Buck onto her ship and makes rescue efforts nearly impossible by creating duplicate Buck androids. Aired: 1/24/1980

Ep 18: Twiki Is Missing

Twiki is kidnapped by the evil dictator controlling the mining colony, and Earth is threatened by an incoming asteroid. Aired: 1/31/1980

Ep 19: Olympiad

Buck's Olympic visit is complicated when an athlete wants to defect to Earth. Aired: 2/7/1980

Ep 20: A Dream of Jennifer

Buck is haunted by the appearance of a young woman who bears a striking resemblance to his old love. Aired: 2/14/1980

Ep 21: Space Rockers

Buck must stop an evil plot to subliminally target youth through a popular band and cause a riot. Aired: 2/21/1980

Ep 22: Buck’s Duel to the Death

Buck is asked to pose as a prophesied leader but soon finds himself in a duel to the death. Aired: 3/20/1980

Ep 23: Flight of the War Witch: Part 1

A mysterious UFO leads Buck into a mission into another universe, but Princess Ardala is close behind. Aired: 3/20/1980

Ep 24: Flight of the War Witch: Part 2

Princess Ardala and Buck must save a planet from an evil dictator or they'll be stranded. Aired: 3/20/1980

Ep 25: Time of the Hawk: Part 1

Buck, Wilma, and Twiki's mission to find lost tribes is interrupted by a dangerous humanoid bird-man. Aired: 1/15/1981

Ep 26: Time of the Hawk: Part 2

Buck and Hawk crash land in the jungle and must form an alliance in order to save his injured love. Aired: 1/15/1981

Ep 27: Journey to Oasis: Part 1

Hawk's first mission with Buck, Wilma, and Dr. Goodfellow is complicated when their shuttle crashes while escorting an ambassador. Aired: 1/22/1981

Ep 28: Journey to Oasis: Part 2

Buck and the company must escort the ambassador on foot while avoiding traps. Aired: 1/22/1981

Ep 29: The Guardians

Buck is entrusted with a mysterious box that will torment the shuttle until its owner is found. Aired: 1/29/1981

Ep 30: Mark of the Saurian

While suffering from an alien fever, Buck fears that an ambassador and his entourage are really reptilian beings in human guise. Aired: 2/5/1981

Ep 31: The Golden Man

The Searcher gets stuck in an asteroid field, and their new guests, including a boy with golden-skin, may be to blame. Aired: 2/19/1981

Ep 32: The Crystals

While exploring for power crystals, Buck, Hawk and Wilma find the remains of a mummy with the ability to come back to life. Aired: 3/5/1981

Ep 33: The Satyr

Buck and Twiki discovers a boy and his mother tormented by a satyr-like being with the ability to transform his victims. Aired: 3/12/1981

Ep 34: Shgoratchx!

The Searcher crew invites aboard seven small crew members, not realizing the mischief they have planned. Aired: 3/19/1981

Ep 35: The Hand of the Goral

After rescuing a downed pilot, Buck notices that the crew and the shuttle are much different and on a collision course with a powerful being. Aired: 3/26/1981

Ep 36: Testimony of a Traitor

Buck must defend himself against treason charges or face the death penalty. Aired: 4/9/1981

Ep 37: The Dorian Secret

A powerful warlord bombards the Searcher with heat rays, demanding the return of a condemned woman whom Buck saved. Aired: 4/16/1981