Dan Mateo, one of Alpha's botanists, believes that he can increase their food supply by communicating telepathically with his plants. After passing out during one of his electronic experiments, Alpha seems to become haunted by a murderous and disfigured spirit.
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Space 1999 does not normally show a lot of skin except that Nick Tate who plays Carter is frequently shirtless. In this episode the actor who played Mateo is shirtless for more than half a minute. Since that actor was originally supposed to play handsome pilot Alan Carter (or the Italian equivalent), this is appropriate. See more
When the camera pans back at the audience during the sitar recital, there are several "disinterested" Alphans. (possibly forgot they were being filmed?) Victor is sleeping, and two others look bored - an Alphan girl is hanging her head, and a man sits propping his head up with his hand. See more
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He'll be alright.