After an attack by two unidentifiable spacecraft, the computers aboard Liberator turn on Blake and his crew through the intervention of the ship's original owners, who are controlled by a massive computer called The System.

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After an attack by two unidentifiable spacecraft, the computers aboard Liberator turn on Blake and his crew through the intervention of the ship's original owners, who are controlled by a massive computer called The System.

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9 January 1979 (UK)  »

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This was the first episode of the second season, both in production and transmission order. See more »

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Avon: [Quickly and impatiently:] Blake, what I'm doing is vitally concerned with our survival. Are you prepared to take responsibility for what happens if I delay?
Roj Blake: Don't I always? Now just get down here!
Avon: Anything you say.
Roj Blake: And Avon, don't come crashing in; *gently* as you open the door.
Avon: Blake's regard for our safety is inspiring, don't you think?
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Redemption
6 June 2008 | by (prejudicemadeplausible.wordpress.com) – See all my reviews

Following an attack by two unidentifiable aircraft The Liberator's computers turn on the crew through intervention by the ship's original owners who are controlled by a massive computer named The System.

"Redemption" is a great start to season two of Blake's 7. The show immediately looks strikingly different (and frankly spiffier) than it did in its first season. Some of the model work is certainly impressive considering the budget as is the much improved costuming. What is especially striking about "Redemption" is its cleverly-paced and smart script which is always having fun with the characters and dialogue but never at the expense of the intense plot which picks up right after the inspired cliffhanger at the end of season one's "Orac". Great stuff, and let's face it- could 'Blake's 7 meets killer computers' possibly be anything but?

9/10


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