The 1969 moon landing occasions a mid-life crisis in Prince Philip, who thinks of the adventures he has missed as the Queen's consort.
Did You Know?
Unlike most episodes of the series, the main plot of this episode was a dramatic invention: no evidence exists that the real Prince Philip was fixated on the moon landing. According to royal historian Sally Bedell Smith
, "The idea that he was obsessed with them and had a midlife crisis over not being on the Moon is really preposterous". See more
This episode takes place during the moon landings, in July of 1969. In one scene, kids can be seen bouncing through the room on orange space hoppers. Space hoppers were invented in 1971. See more