Space: 1999 (1975–1977)

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The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.

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 Commander John Koenig (48 episodes, 1975-1977)
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 Dr. Helena Russell (48 episodes, 1975-1977)
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 Alan Carter (42 episodes, 1975-1977)
Zienia Merton ...
 Sandra Benes (35 episodes, 1975-1977)
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Sarah Bullen ...
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 Prof. Victor Bergman (24 episodes, 1975-1976)
Tony Anholt ...
 Tony Verdeschi (23 episodes, 1976-1977)
Prentis Hancock ...
 Paul Morrow (23 episodes, 1975-1976)
Clifton Jones ...
 David Kano (23 episodes, 1975-1976)
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 Dr. Mathias / ... (23 episodes, 1975-1976)
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In 1999, Moonbase Alpha, nestled in the Lunar crater Plato, is a scientific research colony and watchdog over silos of atomic waste from Earth stored on the Moon's far side. On September 13, 1999, magnetic energy builds to cause an explosive chain-reaction of the waste, blasting the Moon out of Earth orbit and off the plane of the ecliptic, out of the Solar System. The inhabitants of Moonbase Alpha are unable to return to Earth and must survive on their wandering Moon as it is displaced further into unknown space by freak space warps. Along the way, they are joined by an alien woman with the ability to change herself into any living creature at will. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Season 2 of the series differs noticeably from the first, due to a large number of cast changes as well as set redecoration, redesigned uniforms, and a move towards more action-oriented stories. See more »

Goofs

The lack of resources is frequently referred to throughout the series. This is contradicted by the fact that throughout dozens of Eagles are destroyed. As they never run out they must be replacing them, the alternative is they have dozens of spare craft on a moon-base. See more »

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John Koenig: A killer who can't be killed.
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During the first season, excerpts for each week's episode were incorporated into the opening credits, which was something of a Gerry Anderson trademark. See more »

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Followed by Message from Moonbase Alpha (1999) See more »

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A fun series that I enjoy on DVD
2 July 2007 | by (Angel City) – See all my reviews

Anyone who loves fun and imaginative TV should give Space 1999 a try. The first season is similar in tone to 2001: A Space Odyssey. Season two is more like classic Doctor Who with an array of far-out aliens. It's quite a mixed bag. That's the beauty of it! Fans of rubber monsters will especially enjoy the cheesy fun of season two. I love it! Give Space 1999 a try if you are a fan of fun and imaginative TV. They just don't make 'em like this any more folks! Pop some corn, pour your favorite beverage, settle back in your favorite comfy chair, and enjoy a fun escape beyond the stars with Moon Base Alpha. It's highly watchable, charming, and fun.


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