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Searcher - Spacecraft on the sci-fi series BUCK ROGERS IN THE 25TH CENTURY/NBC/1979-81.

Searcher Spacecraft - BUCK ROGERS IN THE 25TH CENTURY

Propelled by plasma drive, the "Searcher" was a huge spacecraft assigned to search the galaxy to find the lost tribes of the human race who spread among the stars after the great nuclear holocaust of the 20th century.

Its crew members included:

  • Admiral Asimov (Jay Garner), supposedly a descendent of the sci-fi writer Isaac Asimov;
  • Lt. Devlin (Paul Carr), the Admiral's assistant
  • Colonel Wilma Deering (Erin Gray), a fighter pilot
  • Captain William "Buck" Rogers (Gil Gerard), a 20th century Terran astronaut
  • Hawk (Thom Christopher), a part human, part bird who sought survivors of his own race. He flew a hawk-shaped fighter craft.
  • Dr. Goodfellow (Wilfrid-Hyde White), an elderly scientist who created an intelligent but rude robot named Crichton
  • Twiki (Felix Silla), the dwarf robot companion of Buck Rogers.

The ship's exterior hull displayed the words "Searcher...Per Arolia Ad Astra." When traveling between the Searcher and another destinations,

Housed in the belly of the Searcher starship were smaller, sleek fighter crafts used for defense called Starfighters.

Searcher Spaceship - BUCK ROGERS IN THE 25TH CENTURY

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