Illustrator Michæl Paukner, whose poster art I've blogged a few times now, has started a terrific series of images paying tribute to the über-kitschy German science fiction television show Space Patrol (Raumpatrouille). Shown here, the Orion 7 craft. If you're unfamiliar with the show, this fan-site is a great place to start. Video clips and links to past appreciations of the TV series on Boing Boing after the jump.
Below, the opening sequence of an episode:
And here, a remix of the theme song with clips from various episodes:
Below, a misbehaving robot:
Below, some crazy dance moves:
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