Dan Mateo, the Alphans' botanist, believes that he can communicate telepathically with his plants but collapses. He comes to and appears to be fit and well but he is turning into a murderous and disfigured ghost who has been taken over by an alien manifestation. Written by
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Did You Know?
Guest star Giancarlo Prete was originally chosen to portray series regular Chief Eagle Pilot Alfonso Catani as part of a deal made with the Italian TV company RAI, who had invested in the series. When that fell through (causing RAI to not be involved with series two), it paved the way for Nick Tate to join the show as Alan Carter, originally slated to play Collins on "Breakaway". See more
When the camera pans back at the audience during the guitar recital, there are several "disinterested" Alphans. (possibly forgot they were being filmed?) Victor is sleeping, and two others look bored - an Alphan girl is hanging her head, and a man sits propping his head up with his hand. See more
Dr. Helena Russell
He'll be alright.