The adventures of David Caulder and his crew stationed on Moonbase 3 on the moon's surface. In the 21st century, representatives of many of the world's governments live in bases on the moon... See full summary »
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 Dr. David Caulder (6 episodes, 1973)
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 Dr. Michel Lebrun (6 episodes, 1973)
Fiona Gaunt ...
 Dr. Helen Smith (6 episodes, 1973)
Barry Lowe ...
 Tom Hill (6 episodes, 1973)
Cy Town ...
 Technician (6 episodes, 1973)
Christine Bradwell ...
 Ingrid (4 episodes, 1973)
Madhav Sharma ...
 Rao (3 episodes, 1973)
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 Bruno Ponti (3 episodes, 1973)
Peter Bathurst ...
 Director General (3 episodes, 1973)
John Hallam ...
 Dr. Peter Conway (3 episodes, 1973)
Tom Kempinski ...
 Dr. Stephen Partness (3 episodes, 1973)
John Moreno ...
 Juan Benavente (2 episodes, 1973)
Jonathan Sweet ...
 Walters (2 episodes, 1973)
Mary Ann Severne ...
 Sandy (2 episodes, 1973)
Robert La Bassiere ...
 Cmdr. Bill Jackson (2 episodes, 1973)
Anne Rosenfeld ...
 Lisa (2 episodes, 1973)
Patsy Trench ...
 Jenny (2 episodes, 1973)
Victor Beaumont ...
 Franz Hauser (2 episodes, 1973)
Peter Miles ...
 Prof. Heinz Laubenthal (2 episodes, 1973)
Jürgen Andersen ...
 Per Bengtson (2 episodes, 1973)
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The adventures of David Caulder and his crew stationed on Moonbase 3 on the moon's surface. In the 21st century, representatives of many of the world's governments live in bases on the moon. Moonbase 3 was built by the more advanced countries of Europe and the United Kingdom. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Formally commissioned by the BBC in December 1972, the series went before the cameras with Moon surface 16mm filmwork at Ealing Studios on Tuesday 24th April 1973. The actual videotaping of episodes was largely out-of-sequence: "Departure and Arrival" (episode 1), "Castor and Pollux" (episode 5), "Behemoth" (episode 2), "View of a Dead Planet" (episode 6), "Outsiders" (episode 4) and finally "Achilles Heel" (episode 3) - originally meant to have been recorded first - closing the production schedule on Wednesday 15th August. See more »

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Sir Benjamin Dyce: I've always held that the last words of mankind will not be the secret name of God, but "What is this knob for?"
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A Surprisingly Good Series
1 June 1999 | by (Sacramento, California) – See all my reviews

I watched this series on the sci-fi channel and it was quite a pleasant surprise. I'd never heard of this 70s sci-fi series before but it was british and done by some of the same people who also worked on Doctor Who. This series was most definitely influenced by Doctor Who and other films and tv series but it was unique in it's own vision of the future and man's future of the colonization of space. The series ended on a wonderful episode and should have been brought back for at least another. This is definitely a massively underestimated classic.


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