Chiller Theater 2015 was the Northeast ‘Lost in Space’ cast reunion in celebration of the shows 50th anniversary. The event was amazing with so many animated and colorful people having fun and enjoying the moment. There’s a wonderful bond that runs through us all and it was never more evident this weekend. My team and I had the great privilege of attending and its highlight was seeing the cast with the Chariot for the first time in 47 years.

For me, it was simply sweet, as if seeing an old friend at the front door or hugging a child coming home from school. To actually be engulfed in an aura of great energy contributed by everyone who visited, to see, touch and feel the Chariot and the Robot, ,topped off with Marta, Mark, Angela and Billy, was like being back in 1965, laying on the living room floor, hands propping up my chin waiting to take off with the Robinsons.

Our video ended up being like chapters in a book as it attempts to capture the many facets of the event. Gary DeCarlo opens the video with his hit song “Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye”. Thanks Gary!

So many expressed compliments on our work and our heartfelt thanks go out to everyone who stopped by to say hello and share their experiences….and thanks to all online that provide such great support and enthusiasm.

We will recreate this atmosphere one more time this year with Marta and Mark at the Northeast Comic Con December 5th & 6th in Wilmington MA. This is an indoor event for the Chariot with the cast. Don’t miss this opportunity!!


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Music: Gary DeCarlo, “Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye”

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  • November 23, 2015 at 1:33 am

    I just wanted to let you know that I only discovered this project a few months ago, and have been following it since. I was a kid in the 60’s and watched Lost in Space – first run – and then constantly in syndication. As a kid, when Lost in Space was on I filmed our TV in 8mm many of the shots of the Jupiter 2, the robot and the Chariot. I built a four foot diameter Jupiter 2 with upper and lower decks, and later a two foot diameter version. I simply loved the show.

    Watching you build a Chariot essentially from scratch was a joy. Seeing it finally realized brought tears to my eyes – as I’m sure it did to so many others who’ve enjoyed the show over the years. Seeing these four cast members pictured by the Chariot is truly incredible, and I watched the video with a lump in my throat – remembering my childhood and the wonder that Lost in Space brought to me. In fact right at this moment I have a rendering of the Jupiter 2 as my desktop.

    I’ve only been to one convention back in the 80’s where I saw Mark Goddard, and it was something I’ll never forget. I wish I could have been there to see this last cast reunion, but that was just not possible.

    I’d like to sincerely thank you for bringing back to me some of the excitement that I felt while watching Lost in Space 50 years ago. I love Star Trek and many other sci-fi shows of the era, but Lost in Space was my favorite.

    Again… thank you!

    Dave Williams

    • November 24, 2015 at 11:56 am

      Thanks Dave! I feel the same way and am very lucky for the opportunity to build the Chariot. I’m glad you enjoyed build videos and hope you get to see the Chariot in your area soon. Thanks again, John

  • December 5, 2015 at 7:48 pm

    Hi…Will you be getting any more chariot tshirts and if so..when?




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