Rogers in the 25th Century is an American science fiction adventure
television series produced by Universal Studios. The series ran for two
seasons between September 1979 and April 1981 on NBC, and the
feature-length pilot episode for the series was released as a theatrical
film before the series aired. The film and series were developed by Glen
A. Larson and Leslie Stevens, based on the character Buck Rogers created
in 1928 by Philip Francis Nowlan that had previously been featured in
comic strips, novellas, a serial film, and on television and radio.