Dr. Smith, no longer permitted to live in the Robinson camp, takes refuge in the wreck of an alien spaceship. Here, he finds a machine that makes wishes come true. To convince the Robinsons to allow him back into the Jupiter 2, he gives the machine to them.
However, the machine allows greed to dominate their lives and the Robinsons demand that Smith get rid of it. He does not, but soon after the machine’s original owner, a strange creature, returns to retrieve it.
original airdate--November 24,1965
music: Theme music composed by John Williams
Trivia--This is the first of many times Smith is exiled from the Robinson camp.
Goofs: Maureen turns the forcefield on before the men clear the area, yet they don't get jolted.
The space family Robinson is sent on a five-year mission to find a new planet to colonize, but the voyage is sabotaged time and again by an inept stowaway, Dr. Zachary Smith. The family's spaceship, Jupiter II, also carries a friendly robot who endures an endless stream of abuse from Dr. Smith, but is a trusted companion of young Will Robinson.