The Adventures of Captain Zoom in Outer Space (1995)

USA, 1 December
colour, 4:3
mono, English

An American science fiction television film directed by Max Tash.

Plot Summary

The forces of an evil galactic empire are trying to recapture a planet recently liberated by a rebel army. One of the rebels searches the universe for a hero that can save his planet – what he gets is Ty Farrel, a far cry from heroic actor who plays Captain Zoom on a 1950s TV series…


Director: Max Tash
MCA Television Entertainment Inc, Starz!, Telvan Productions
Executive Producer: Brian Levant
Supervising Producers: Rick Copp, David A. Goodman
Producers: Tony Dow, Peter V. Ware
Script: Rick Copp, David A. Goodman
Story: Brian Levant, Rick Copp, David A. Goodman
Director of Photography: Jan Kiesser
Editor: Robert P. Seppey
Music: Shirley Walker
Sound: Patrick Ramsay
Costume Designers: Bambi Breakstone, Susan De Laval
Visual Effects Supervisors: Eric Alba, Kevin Tod Haug
Production Designers: Chas Butcher, Lance King
Casting: Eric Dawson, Carol Kritzer, Robert J. Ulrich
Canada Casting: Trish Robinson

Daniel Riordan (Ty Farrel/Captain Zoom)
Liz Vassey (Tyra)
Ron Perlman (Lord Vox)
Gia Carides (Vesper)
Duane Davis (Simulus)
Gregory Smith (Baley)
Nichelle Nichols (Sagan)
Cathy Moriarty (voice of Alumini)
Rick Copp (Happy)
Lloyd Berry (Zelantny)
David Mylrea (Dr Yal-Tem)
Sarah Strange (girl)
Bill Croft (Lieutenant Zorg)
Ken Kirzinger (guard)
Randy Schooley (sentry)
Terry Howson (The Great Rea)
Tony Dow (producer)
David Hurtubise (sponsor)
L. Harvey Gold (special effects man)
Michael Donovan (announcer)

Alternative Titles

Kapten Zoom – Sweden

See also
Captain Video and His Video Rangers (1949)
Galaxy Quest (1999)



  • Cinefantastique vol.27 no.2 (November 1995) pp.38 – 39, 61 – illustrated article, interview
  • Starburst no.212 (April 1996) p.54 – illustrated short article, note
  • Starlog no.222 (January 1996) pp.55 – 58, 66 – illustrated article


  • Cyborgs, Santa Claus and Satan: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films Made for Television by Fraser A. Sherman p.50 – credits, review
  • Elliott's Guide to Home Entertainment (4th Edition) p.6 – credits, review
  • The Encyclopedia of Fantastic Film by R.G. Young p.4 – credits