Commissioner Henderson

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Commissioner Henderson

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Henderson is the commissioner in charge of all operations in outer space.

During the events of Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe, Season 1 Episode 1 Enemies of the Universe played by Craig Kelly

Joan Gilbert and Ted Richards speak with Henderson. He tells them that they are hired and that they will be adapting atomic power for rocket ship propulsion. He tells them that their work is Top Secret and even the people who work for Commando Cody do not know who he is due to his constant wearing of a mask. Commando Cody lands at headquarters and Henderson introduces him to Ted and Joan. Commando Cody and Henderson tell Joan and Ted that they will be investigating missiles that where fired into Earth from outer space and figuring out where they came from. Later, Henderson congratulates Commando Cody, Ted and Joan on their success as he rides in their rocket.

During the events of Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe, Season 1 Episode 2 Atomic Peril played by Craig Kelly

Henderson asks about the missile and Commando Cody radios Station 84. Station 84 tells him the missile will land in the Crestline Hills. The next day, Dr. Varney and Lenato have a meeting with Commando Cody. They show him the venuscrine and Henderson thanks them for bringing it in. Henderson agrees to allow Dr. Varney and Lenato work at headquarters. Henderson tells Commando Cody to do a reconnaissance around Earth to see if The Ruler has a space station just outside the Earth's atmosphere. After he and Lenato try and steal Commando Cody's rocket ship, Dr. Varney is arrested and Henderson tells Commando Cody, Joan and Ted that there will be plenty of more work for them.

During the events of Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe, Season 1 Episode 3 Cosmic Vengeance played by Craig Kelly

Commando Cody, Joan, Ted, and Henderson listen to a transmission from The Ruler on the radio. Joan lists off coordinates to Commando Cody, who marks them on a map. Commando Cody tells Henderson that he believes The Ruler will increase his attacks. Henderson tells Commando Cody that he has been instructed by the Interplanetary Commission to assign Commando Cody the job of locating The Ruler and eliminating him. Later, Commando Cody tells Henderson that The Ruler is located on Venus.

During the events of Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe, Season 1 Episode 4 Nightmare Typhoon played by Craig Kelly

Henderson goes to headquarters and tells Commando Cody, Joan and Dick Preston that The Ruler has temporarily stopped the flooding in order to give his ultimatum. Earth must disperse the protective cosmic dust and allow his occupational forces to take over Earth. The message then continues that they must respond within 24 hours. Commando Cody comes up with the idea to delay message to The Ruler for a few days in order for him to work on a solution for countering the bombs. Henderson contacts Baylor and asks for more time. Later, Commando Cody, Joan and Dick dispense a counter-gas and Henderson contacts them and tells them that the spaceship is heading from the Moon to the east coast of the United States. Back at headquarters, Dick reveals that he was wearing a life preserver the entire time.

During the events of Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe, Season 1 Episode 5 War of the Space Giants played by Craig Kelly

Henderson walks into the room and tells Commando Cody that the research building was a total loss and continues that an epidemic has developed in all the areas hit with the explosions. Commando Cody tells him that if they follow the path of the attacks, the next target will be their city. He tells Henderson that he plans on attacking the enemy rocket before its next attack. Later, Henderson stops by the office and tells Commando Cody that M-7 Captain refused to divulge much information. Commando Cody tells him that they found the anti-toxin in the M-7 and it has been passed to the pharmaceutical companies. He shows Henderson the weapon from the M-7 which uses saterium, which only comes from one of the moons on Saturn. He tells Henderson of his plan to destroy the saterium deposits so The Ruler won't be able to recharge his weapons.

During the events of Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe, Season 1 Episode 6 Destroyers of the Sun played by Craig Kelly

Henderson stops by the office and tells Commando Cody and the others that astronomers are baffled about why the sun has disappeared. Commando Cody thinks it is due to something The Ruler is doing. Later, Commando Cody tells Henderson, Dick and Joan that the astronomers think perhaps someone is affecting the atomic reactions on the sun. Commando Cody tells Henderson that someone from Station 8 added something to the cosmic dust. After going to Station 8, Commando Cody goes back to the office and tells Henderson that Baylor managed to escape, but he left enough paperwork to figure out that The Ruler is using a ray machine to block the sun from planet M-27.

During the events of Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe, Season 1 Episode 7 Robot Monster from Mars played by Craig Kelly

After Dick disappears on one of The Ruler's rockets, Henderson thinks Dick is a traitor, but Commando Cody thinks there must be another explanation. Henderson tells Commando Cody that if he sees the N-6 rocket he must shoot it out of the sky, even if Dick is on it.

During the events of Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe, Season 1 Episode 8 The Hydrogen Hurricane played by Craig Kelly

Henderson asks Commando Cody if he saw the moon move closer to the Earth and what effects they should expect on Earth. Later, Henderson asks Commando Cody what is wrong, and he tells him that there is trouble at the cosmic dust generating station.

During the events of Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe, Season 1 Episode 9 Solar Sky Raiders played by Craig Kelly

Commando Cody, Dick and Joan wait for The Ruler's call along with Henderson so they can try and track where the call is coming from. The Ruler comes on the radio, but it turns out to be just a recording of him. The recording says that Commando Cody will receive seven messages and after each message the people of Earth will learn of a multiple way that Earth will be destroyed. Joan calls monitoring who gives her the location of where the message was coming from. She gets off the phone and tells the others that it seems brighter outside. They all come to the window and Commando Cody uses a polarizer and sees that there appears to be a second sun in the sky. Commando Cody tells Henderson that the Earth can survive two suns, but only through stringent worldwide emergency measures. The phone rings and the Security Commission asks to speak with Henderson and then Commando Cody tells them how they should react to what is happening. After another sun appears, Henderson calls Commando Cody and tells him that people are saying it is the end of the world. Henderson tells Commando Cody that the Security Commission wants to have a meeting and Commando Cody and the others take the rocket back to Earth.

During the events of Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe, Season 1 Episode 10 S.O.S. Ice Age played by Craig Kelly

Dick lists off a series of cities affected by earthquakes and Commando Cody figures out the Earth has shifted. Henderson walks into the office and asks Commando Cody what is going on. Professor Kirkson tells Dick that the sun was under observation and the position of the sun has changed according to Earth and the Earth is still tilting. Later, Commando Cody calls Henderson and tells him the Earth is being tilted by a giant magnet. After he stops the magnet, Henderson calls Commando Cody and tells him the Earth is back to normal and congratulates him.

During the events of Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe, Season 1 Episode 11 Lost in Outer Space played by Craig Kelly

Commando Cody and Dick return to the office and tell Henderson about Baylen. Henderson doesn't trust that Baylen is really from Mercury and calls Mercurians a very intelligent and hard working people. Joan worries that The Ruler will use Mercury as another base of attack against Earth. Commando Cody suggests they go and investigate Mercury to see if Baylen is telling the truth.

During the events of Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe, Season 1 Episode 12 Captives of the Zero Hour played by Craig Kelly

Commando Cody calls Henderson and tells him he doesn't know if The Ruler has invaded Mercury and the Mercurians are hiding in the hills. He then tells Henderson that he plans on trying to capture The Ruler. Later, Henderson contacts Commando Cody and Commando Cody tells him that they captured The Ruler. Henderson tells him they just received a message that emissaries want to negotiate a universe of peace.