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Keith Grenville ...
Medic Dawson
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Paul Roper
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Maxwell Shaw ...
Dr. Shroeder
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Keith Alexander ...
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Peter Gordeno ...
Jeremy Wilkin ...
Skydiver Navigator Lt. Gordon Maxwell
Georgina Moon ...
Skydiver Operative Lt. Sylvia Howell
Jon Kelley ...
Skydiver Engineer
Ayshea Brough ...
SHADO Operative (as Ayshea)
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Paul Roper is a SHADO technician with a pretty, younger wife and aliens have threatened to kill her unless he passes on to them cryptic computer co-ordinates, the possession of which will allow them to make an undetected attack on the Moonbase. Colonel Freeman discovers what Roper has been doing and Roper asks for the opportunity to make amends by undertaking a dangerous mission to the Moon to stop the attack. Written by don @ minifie-1

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As UFO was shown out-of-order, this was actually the third episode produced. See more »

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A dramatic and gripping episode
1 July 2007 | by (England) – See all my reviews

This episode begins in yet another forest somewhere in the UK! However, it's only seconds before we're on the moon where George Cole is studying with intent some computer readouts.

Cole plays Paul Roper, a mature astronaut who lives with his beautiful young wife (Sonia Fox). Roper is being blackmailed to provide data by a mysterious third party. Will he turn traitor or do the right thing? A dramatic and gripping story, "Flight Path" is splendid viewing and the finale is hard-hitting and uncompromising.

As always, the effects are fantastic, the visuals are futuristic and the score is groovy!

Haunting stuff. 9 out of 10.


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