Escape from Wedded Bliss
Season 1, Episode 12
Escape from Wedded Bliss title card.jpg
Air date November 29, 1979
Teleplay by Anne Collins
Alan Brennert
Story by Anne Collins
Directed by David Moessinger
Episode guide
Cosmic Whiz Kid
Cruise Ship to the Stars

"Escape from Wedded Bliss" is the twelfth episode of the 1st season of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century.

Plot[edit | edit source]

  • Coming Soon

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

Princess Ardala makes another attempt to make Buck her mate. This time she places a super-weapon into Earth's orbit and threatens to obliterate New Chicago if Buck isn't handed over to her. Buck, considered by the princess to be the perfect male, must somehow escape wedded bliss without bringing about the death of his friends on Earth.

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Cast[edit | edit source]

Episode Cast[edit | edit source]

  • Gil Gerard as Capt. William "Buck" Rogers
  • Erin Gray as Col. Wilma Deering
  • Tim O'Connor as Dr. Elias Huer
  • Pamela Hensley as Princess Ardala
  • Michael Ansara as Kane
  • Alfred Ryder as Garedon
  • Felix Silla as Twiki
  • Mel Blanc as Voice of Twiki
  • H.B. Haggerty as Tigerman
  • Elaine Nista as Disco Skater #1
  • Tracy Miller as Disco Skater #2
  • Nancy Morris as Disco Skater #3
  • Gary Stang as Disco Skater #4
  • William Conrad as Voice of Narrator (uncredited)
  • Eric Server as Voice of Dr. Theopolis (uncredited)

Episode Crew[edit | edit source]

  • Directed by David Moessinger
  • Teleplay by Anne Collins and Alan Brennert
  • Story by Anne Collins
  • Produced by Jock Gaynor, Medora Heilbron, Bruce Lansbury, Glen A. Larson, David J. O'Connell and David G. Phinney
  • Music by J.J. Johnson
  • Cinematography by Ben Colman
  • Film Editor - Michael Berman
  • Casting - Phil Benjamin
  • Art Directors - Hub Braden and Fred Luff, III
  • Set Decorator - Frank Lombardo
  • Costume Designer - Al Lehman

Production Management[edit | edit source]

  • Harker Wade - Unit Production Manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director[edit | edit source]

  • Bob Bender - First Assistant Director
  • Gerald T. Olson - Second Assistant Director

Art Department[edit | edit source]

  • Jerry Allen - Model Builder
  • Ted Wilson - Carpenter (uncredited)

Sound Department[edit | edit source]

  • Earl Crain, Jr. - Sound
  • Dick Wahrman - Sound Effects Editor

Special Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Chuck Arrigo - Special Effects Coordinator (uncredited)

Visual Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Peter Anderson - Visual Effects Supervisor: Universal Hartland
  • David M. Garber - Miniature Effects
  • Wayne Smith - Miniature Effects

Camera and Electrical Department[edit | edit source]

  • Gary Armstrong - Assistant Camera
  • Kenneth Hale - First Assistant Camera

Music Department[edit | edit source]

  • Glen A. Larson - Composer: Theme Music
  • Herbert D. Woods - Music Editor
  • Johnny Harris - Composer: Theme Music (uncredited)
  • Stu Phillips - Composer: Theme Music (uncredited)

Additional Crew[edit | edit source]

  • Alan Brennert - Story Editor
  • Anne Collins - Story Consultant
  • Jerry Nista - Choreographer: Disco Skating

References[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century - Season 1
Awakening I Planet of the Slave Girls I Vegas in Space I The Plot to Kill a City, Part I I The Plot to Kill a City, Part II I Return of the Fighting 69th I Unchained Woman I Planet of the Amazon Women I Cosmic Whiz Kid I Escape from Wedded Bliss I Cruise Ship to the Stars I Space Vampire I Happy Birthday, Buck I A Blast for Buck I Ardala Returns I Twiki is Missing I Olympiad I A Dream of Jennifer I Space Rockers I Buck's Duel to the Death I Flight of the War Witch
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