From the Earth to the Moon: Season 1, Episode 1

Can We Do This? (5 Apr. 1998)

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The United States launches an aggressive plan to beat the Soviets to the moon.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Himself - Host
George Bartenieff ...
Hugh Dryden
Andrew Chaikin ...
'Meet The Press' Host
Hotel Clerk (as Kelly Collins)
James Detmar ...
Engineer Two
James Michael Detmar ...
Engineer Two (as James Detmar)
Jerome Weisner


The United States launches an aggressive plan to beat the Soviets to the moon.

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In the first episode, astronaut Pete Conrad is played by two different actors. Peter Scolari plays the role for most of the episode, but in the final "all hands meeting" scene, Paul McCrane takes over the role. (McCrane plays Conrad again in Episode 7.) See more »


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