1 9 5 3 – 1 9 5 4 (USA)
15 minute episodes
This live, daily 15-minute black and white children’s program followed the adventures of the Atom Squad, a secret government organisation designed to combat cosmic invaders and safeguard American atomic secrets.
The Atom Squad was headed by scientists Steve Elliot and Dave Fielding (Robert Courtleigh and Bob Hastings) who defended America from Commies, mad doctors and extraterrestrials from their operational base in New York City.
The series ran on NBC from 6 July 1953 to 22 January 1954.