| Fireball XL5:|
The Last Of The Zanadus
|Season 1, Episode 12|
|Original Transmission||13 January 1963|
|Written by||Anthony Marriott|
|Directed by||Alan Pattillo|
Planet Of Platonia
The Last Of The Zanadus is the 14th produced episode and the 12th broadcast episode of the series Fireball XL5.
Returning from a 10-year space exploring mission, Major Jim Ireland, a friend of Steve's, is unaware that he is under mind control to Kudos, the last of the Zanadu people, who has sworn revenge on the Lazoons. He tries to kill Zoonie by poisoning the creature. However, the only cure is to go to Zanadu, a remote planet where Jim was abducted by Kudos.
Regular Voice CastEdit
- Colonel Steve Zodiac - Paul Maxwell
- Dr. Venus - Sylvia Anderson
- Professor Matthew Matic - David Graham
- Commander Wilbur Zero - John Bluthal
- Lieutenant 90 - David Graham
- Robert the Robot - Gerry Anderson
- Zoonie - David Graham
Guest Voice CastEdit
- Kudos - David Graham
- Major Jim Ireland - John Bluthal
- Voices of Kudos's Ancestors - David Graham
- Steve reveals that Venus has only been on the team for five years, while he has been a patrol operative since before Jim left Earth 10 years ago.
- The Lazoons, while reasonably intelligent and good mimics, don't appear to be sentient or violent. How did they get to that planet in the first place, and what did they do to so damage the population?