Three people are stranded on a planet on the far side of the galaxy. In order to return to earth they must first locate a crystal to power their spacecraft. But (and this is where the whole thing begins to get tricky) to find the crystal they must navigate their way through a series of practical and mental problems, devised by a fiendish alien intelligence
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Original producer and series deviser Patrick Dowling
provided on-screen introductions for the second season, and would usher the guests into the Earth/Arg shuttle. See more
Many light years away, on the far side of the galaxy, in a region often visited by time-travelers, lies Arg. A small planet of little consequence. Naturally, the inhabitants of Arg get a bit fed up with trippers and tend to discourage them. Often they will even nick the essential crystal off their time machines and hide it. Visitors from planet Earth enquiring after their crystal can nevertheless feel quite at home here, because the Argons are a polite race and careful to adapt ...
All the cast credits list the actors as being played by the characters they portray. See more
Featured in Too Much TV: Episode #1.25
Duo in G, Opus 34
Composed by Ferdinando Carulli
Performed by Julian Bream
and John Williams
(series theme-tune) See more