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Space: Above and Beyond 

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The Earth is embroiled in a desperate war against alien invaders, and this series focuses on one squadron of Marine pilots involved in it.

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Glen Morgan, James Wong
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1996   1995  
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Morgan Weisser ...  Lt. Nathan West 23 episodes, 1995-1996
Kristen Cloke ...  Lt. Shane Vansen / ... 23 episodes, 1995-1996
Rodney Rowland ...  Lt. Cooper Hawkes 23 episodes, 1995-1996
Joel de la Fuente ...  Lt. Paul Wang 23 episodes, 1995-1996
Lanei Chapman ...  Lt. Vanessa Damphousse 23 episodes, 1995-1996
James Morrison ...  Lt. Col. Tyrus Cassius 'T.C.' McQueen / ... 23 episodes, 1995-1996
Tucker Smallwood ...  Commodore Ross 16 episodes, 1995-1996
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The Earth is embroiled in a desperate war against alien invaders, and this series focuses on one squadron of Marine pilots involved in it.

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There's never been a better time to get into space.


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Trivia

Even though this series is set approximately 70 years in the future from the airing dates, the USMC dress uniforms, Class B uniforms, rank insignia, radio procedures, language and buildings appear to be the same as what has been in use since WWII up to the day of production. See more »

Quotes

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Lt. Col. Tyrus Cassius "TC" McQueen: [narration] We thought we were alone. We believed the universe was ours. Until one night in 2063, on a Earth colony 16 light-years away, they struck. Now we're at war. We fight when called, in space, on land, and at sea. To lose this war means more than defeat; to surrender is to never go home. All of us must rise to the call... above and beyond.
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Crazy Credits

The credits changed mid-season because of pressure from the network that feared the audience wouldn't know what is going on. The new credits had a narration summarizing the show's story. The producers hated the second version. See more »

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Referenced in Beyond and Back (2012) See more »

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excellent series
30 September 1998 | by Rage-4See all my reviews

It seems that any show I feel is truly worth watching gets cancelled. So you better hope I don't start watching the shows you like! S: AAB was outstanding. Excellents writing, acting, special effects. A space-war-soap opera-type feel that just seemed to drag you in. The way I understand it, it is getting exceptional ratings on Sci-Fi Channel and if we bother them enough, they may do more shows or TV movies for S:AAB.

HOO RAH!


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Country:

USA | Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 1995 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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