Ambassador Phantom of the Planet Krankor, frequently shortened in the movie to "Phantom of Krankor" or "Phantom", and by Best Brains as Krankor, is an evil dictator and the main villain from the Season 8 episode Prince of Space. While proclaiming to be ruler of his planet due to his scientistic achievements, Krankor is frequently outwitted and suffers endless defeats at the hand of the hero Prince of Space. As befitting his supervillain status, Krankor has a trademark laugh after making grandiose claims of conquest. Mike and the Bots frequently compare Krankor to a chicken, an image which is evoked by his bird-like laugh, costume and beak-like nose.

Phantom of Krankor as he appears in Prince of Space

Krankor (played by Bill Corbett) also appeared in the final host segment for the episode apparently at the request of Mike who wanted to mess with the Bots. Krankor quickly turned towards grandiose claims of conquest of the Satellite of Love, only to be defeated when Mike shouted at him to leave. Krankor returned a final time in the fourth host segment for another similar Japanese tokusatsu film Invasion of the Neptune Men on much more friendly terms to rescue Mike & the Bots from the depths of despair by reminding them of the good times they had.




The Satellite of Love
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Primary Residents Joel RobinsonMike NelsonJonah HestonCrow T. RobotGypsyCambotTom Servo
Minor/Other Residents Magic VoiceTimmyMike's RobotClayton Forrester (mirror)TV's Frank (mirror)Eddie Nelson (alternate universe)NanitesMike Nelson (robot)WinstonM. WaverlyMatt Claude Van DammeGrowlerEmily Crenshaw
Visitors EnochDemon DogsNuveenaGypsy (mirror)Tom Servo (mirror)MonadObserversFinneganLydiaOrtegaPhantom of KrankorHenry KissingerDelivery ManGoosioMikey the Mike spriteBrain GuyPearl ForresterProfessor Bobo
Terminology AirlockDeus ex MachinaHexfield ViewscreenHyper-warp escape shipsJet ScreenManipulator armsMovie signRocket Number 9The TubeUmbilicusWhirlpool
Locations BridgeCrow's RoomJoel's roomKitchenMike's roomMystery Science TheaterTheater hallwayTom's room

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