A squadron of elderly space fighter pilots led by Major Noah Cooper who were forced to retire by Wilma Deering are brought back into active service so they can lead an attack on the fortified base of the vengeful Commander Corliss and his equally bitter cohort Roxanne Trent. The two disfigured criminals are planning on dropping nerve gas on Earth. Written by
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In the back room of the bar where the members of the Fighting 69th hang out they have a variety of spacecraft models on display: the Cargo Sled shooting miniature is shown and on the shelf behind the cast you can see the Galactica Shuttle which would be used again in Buck Rogers second season premiere. See more
[Buck picks up a squad support machine gun from the table
You fool! That's an ancient signaling device!
Capt. William "Buck" Rogers
[fires a burst into the floor in front of Corliss
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