UFO: Season 1, Episode 3

The Cat with Ten Lives (30 Sep. 1970)

TV Episode  -   -  Action | Sci-Fi
7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 35 users  
Reviews: 4 user

SHADO pilot Jim Reagan is on leave and is driving down a country road at night when he sees a Siamese cat blocking his way. When he gets out of his car to tend to the cat, he is rushed by ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(format), (format), 2 more credits »
Watch Episode
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: August

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they recommend for August 2014.


Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Cat with Ten Lives (30 Sep 1970)

The Cat with Ten Lives (30 Sep 1970) on IMDb 7.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of UFO.
« Previous Episode | 3 of 26 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Edit

Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Dolores Mantez ...
Nina Barry
Alexis Kanner ...
Lt. Jim Regan
...
Al Mancini ...
...
...
...
Windsor Davies ...
Morgan
Geraldine Moffat ...
Jean Regan
Eleanor Summerfield ...
Muriel Thompson
Colin Gordon ...
Albert Thompson
...
Miss Holland
Vladek Sheybal ...
Ayshea Brough ...
SHADO Operative (as Ayshea)
Edit

Storyline

SHADO pilot Jim Reagan is on leave and is driving down a country road at night when he sees a Siamese cat blocking his way. When he gets out of his car to tend to the cat, he is rushed by aliens who abduct him and operate upon him. As a consequence, when he is returned to Earth he is totally under the influence of the cat and its commands - and the cat is at SHADO headquarters. Written by don @ minifie-1

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

30 September 1970 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Check out the cast...
7 February 2008 | by (Cyprus) – See all my reviews

To be honest, the premise of this episode, that of an astronaut being taken over by the mind of an alien in a Siamese cat's body, is downright silly, even by UFO's standards, and seeing Alexis Kanner leaping around and meowing like a cat is hilarious, however, it is worth watching for several reasons. It was written and directed by David Tomblin, who had been heavily involved in 'The Prisoner' and many other ITC shows, and who would go on to even greater things, being First Assistant Director on 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' among many others. Talking of 'The Prisoner' many of this episode's cast members had also worked on that show (Colin Gordon (the bespectacled Number 2), Alexis Kanner, Michael Billington, Al Mancini and Wanda Ventham). Not surprising really in that Rose Tobias Shaw was Casting Director on both series. There is also a strong Bond movie contingent here too, again Michael Billington, Ed Bishop, Steven Berkoff, Vladek Sheybal, and Miss Moneypenny herself Lois Maxwell. Also gracing the screen is the veteran actress Eleanor Summerfield and the show features an early performance by Windsor Davies. Quite a high calibre cast for what is possibly one of the poorer episodes of a generally excellent series.


0 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Episode order? jofus224
Hints to aliens...... boromeo55
What's with the purple hair??? jamstar52
Talk About Squandering powersroc
A Question of Prioriies stargazer1701-1
Ending Credits tmail-joshmo
Discuss The Cat with Ten Lives (1970) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?