UFO (1970–1973)
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A Question of Priorities 

Straker's son John lives with Straker's ex-wife Mary, who has re-married. Straker is having a day out with the boy, John, but it ends in an argument with Mary and John is run over and ... See full summary »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Barnaby Shaw ... John Rutland
... Cmdr. Straker
... Col. Freeman
Keith Alexander ... Shado Radio Operator
... Nina Barry
... Lt. Ellis
... Mary Rutland
... Steven Rutland
... Car Driver
... Nurse
Penny Spencer ... SHADO Operative
... Dr. Segal
Peter Gordeno ... Capt. Carlin
Norma Ronald ... Miss Ealand
Ayshea Brough ... SHADO Operative (as Ayshea)
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Straker's son John lives with Straker's ex-wife Mary, who has re-married. Straker is having a day out with the boy, John, but it ends in an argument with Mary and John is run over and seriously hurt. Drugs can be obtained to save him in America and a SHADO craft is sent to fetch them. However, Straker gets an alert call to say that an alien defector which could do untold damage to Earth is in the range of the SHADO craft. SHADO can destroy the alien but it means diverting the means to save John. Written by don @ minifie-1

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14 October 1970 (UK)  »

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The car Straker is driving at the film studio is from the Gerry Anderson series the Secret Service See more »

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It is established early in the series that the aliens breathe fluid. If they are exposed to Earth's atmosphere, they age rapidly and die. However, the one in this episode is exposed for several hours but doesn't seem affected.. See more »

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