Doug and Tony escape the moon only to materialize in an old mine shaft in 1910, the year that Halley's Comet passed very close to earth. Many in town, including prominent scientist Professor Ainsley, believe the comet will smash into the Earth and end all life! Doug and Tony know this isn't true so their goal is to rescue miners trapped below the earth and all but abandoned in the town's panic. Written by
Did You Know?
This episode takes place in a mining community on May 21, 1910 and in Arizona in 1968. See more
Although Halley's Comet is visible to the eye during its periodic visits to the inner solar system, it does not appear to the naked eye as a huge ball of fire, as portrayed in "End of the World". See more