Land of the Giants/The Mechanical Man

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The Mechanical Man
Season 2, Episode 1
Airdate September 21, 1969
Production Number 4703
Written by William L. Stuart
Directed by Harry Harris
Produced by Irwin Allen
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The Mechanical Man is the first episode of the second season of Land of the Giants, and the twenty-seventh episode overall.

Starring: Gary Conway (Steve)

Also Starring: Don Matheson (Mark), Stefan Arngrim (Barry), Don Marshall (Dan), Deanna Lund (Valerie), Heather Young (Betty)

Special Guest Star: Kurt Kasznar (Fitzhugh)

Guest Stars: Broderick Crawford (Professor Gorn), Stuart Margolin (Zoral)

Additional Cast: William Chapman (Secretary Mek), James Daris (Super Giant Robot), Richard Carlyle (Special Policeman), Steven Marlo (Minor S.I.D. Official), Erik Nelson (S.I.D. Officer)


Plot Overview

A giant scientist has created a super android that has gone awry and wrecked a lab, killing a giant policeman in the process.


  • Starting with this episode, new opening credits were created for the show
  • Also starting with this episode, series regular Kurt Kasznar, who played Fitzhugh, is billed as a "Special Guest Star" in the opening credits, similar to Jonathan Harris' billing on Lost in Space during that show's run

Arc Advancement





The Show

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments