An explosion disintegrates the moons dark side and hurls it, along with 311 occupants, out of earths orbit and into space. With room on their ship to take one of the bases personnel, koenig faces a dramatic decision. With room on their ship to take one of the bases personnel. I had a little problem with christopher lee on earthbound. There is a guard called tony but he is played by tony allyn, not tony anholt he appears in most year 1 episodes, but this is the only time he is named. In distant outer space, the moons random careening comes to a sudden halt as the. Space 1999 is a british sciencefiction television series that ran for two seasons and originally aired from 1975 to 1977.
The people of alpha are faced with a very strange phenomenon as they find themselves copied and encounter. In september 1999, john koenig reports to earths space research centre at moonbase alpha as its new commander. People originating from a dying planet land on the moon and tell the alphans that their spacecraft has been programmed to take them to earth. The shooting script is dated 14 december 1973 with green page amendments dated 17 january 1974. Roland is the scientist determined find the secret of. An alien spacecraft crashlands on the moon, its passengers refugees from a dying world. A vessel of alien pacifists, bound for earth, lands on the moon. How this was achieved in 50 minutes is a real tribute to the director, charles crichton, and writer, christopher penfold. A comic strip version is in zack 197720 german and il fumetto a colori di spazio 1999 1 italian. In addition, they include up to 12 minutes of additional footage not seen in areas of the u. This is the only year one episode not novelised by orbitpocket books. Roland is the scientist determined find the secret of immortality on ultima thule at any cost. The last enemy is the twentyfourth episode of the first series of space.
This was the last original music recorded for season one except for the electric sitar performance on the troubled spirit. Moonbase alpha finds itself at war with an unnamed planet. Spazio 1999 is a british and italian sciencefiction television programme that ran for two seasons from 1975 to 1977. Previous titles include the second sex and the other enemy. As their destination is earth, they generously offer to take one person with them when they depart. In this episode, special guest star christopher lee is an alien who brings the winger hair and a possible way home for the crew of moonbase alpha. The series was the last production by the partnership of gerry and sylvia anderson and was the most expensive series produced for british television up to that time. Space 1999 30th anniversary edition megasetdisc 15. Season 1, episode 14 earthbound commissioner simmonds, who was visiting the moon when it broke away from earth, insists on a chance to go home aboard an earthbound alien spaceship that has crash. The people of alpha are faced with a very strange phenomenon as they find themselves copied and encounter their future selves on earth. People originating from a dying planet land on the moon and tell the alphans that their spacecraft has been. I enjoyed the tv programme space 1999, especially as christopher lee was a special guest appearance, the programme was not only entertaining but great data about space and the universe, i believe strongly there are ets in other planets and maybe they are disguised on our planet earth, it of been nice if christopher were not in more than 1 episode.
Two other good episodes are dragons domain and mission of the darians. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. Earthbound is the fourteenth episode of the first series of space. Commander koenig and his colleagues speed through space and time into a chilling world of ice. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film. Earthbound synopsis representatives from a dying planet land on the moon. The final shooting script is dated 25 october 1974. Ring around the moon is the fourth episode of the first season of space. Earthbound people originating from a dying planet land on the moon and tell the alphans that their spacecraft has been programmed to take them to earth. For the uninitiated, the show saw the moon blasted out of earth orbit, and the residents of moonbase alpha, under the command of john koenig martin landau facing a.
In the opening episode, set in the year 1999, nuclear waste stored on the moons far side explodes, knocking the moon out of orbit and sending it, as well as the 311 inhabitants of moonbase alpha, hurtling uncontrollably into space. The episode was novelised in i naufraghi dello spazio by gianni padoan amz, reprinted by fanucci in 1999. A terrifying force from outer space brings freezing death to the personnel of moonbase alpha. Commissioner simmonds, who was visiting the moon when it. Space 1999s top 10 scariest moments gerry andersons space. The soundtrack for this episode utilizes tracks from previous episodes, but also contains original music in the form of primitivesounding drums and percussion to emphasize the cromagnon theme of the episode. My watchlist keep track of your favorite shows and movies, across all your devices. The theme and orchestral scoring for season one is much better than the mostly electronic music used for season two. The crew of moonbase alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the moon from orbit into deep space. Commander john koenig arrives at moonbase alpha, where hes faced with a mysterious disease afflicting personnel and an. Jun 09, 2016 watch space 1999 s1e14 woodstock on dailymotion. For the uninitiated, the show saw the moon blasted out of earth orbit, and the residents of moonbase alpha, under the command of john koenig martin landau facing a struggle to survive. The alphans ignore his warning and unknowingly descend into a world of antimatter. Commander koenigs investigation reveals that the source lies at nuclear waste disposal area 1 caused by excessive magnetic energy fields.
Is this an opportunity for key moonbase personnel to return to earth. Unfortunately, the outcome is disastrous with death and destr. The six episodes on 2 dvds in this set are the very first of the seminal scifi series, and they have been digitally remastered from the original 35mm footage for the ultimate space. From the mid 70,s this great first season of space 1999 is from the legendary gerry anderson and has some great stories including a great pre alien monster on a space ship episode. A strange sickness is killing some of the moonbase alpha crew. Nndb has added thousands of bibliographies for people, organizations, schools, and general topics, listing more than 50,000 books and 120,000 other kinds of references. The screenplay was written by bob kellett with additional material contributed by johnny byrne. An eight disc dvd box set containing all twenty four fifty minute long approx episodes of space 1999. Im not going to go over the plot or my season preference season 1 if youre really interested, as i imagine if youre thinking about purchasing this youre already a fan of space. Liveaction filming took place friday 15 march 1974 through monday 1 april 1974.
Should i give lydia the earthbound hex from the event store. The scheming commissioner simmonds takes steps to ensure that he is the lucky individual chosen, even if it means destroying alpha. Commissioner simmonds, who was visiting the moon when it broke away from earth, insists on a chance. Find out when space 1999 is on tv, including series 1episode 14. Commissioner simmonds, who was visiting the moon when it broke away from earth, insists on a chance to go. The first series or season, often referred to as year one of 24 episodes began transmission in 1975, though production of the first episode began in 1973.497 706 1261 644 829 763 1341 992 980 270 1097 879 869 123 1163 275 1411 1200 1258 990 302 147 626 670 978 1165 77 1221 1114 420 764 1539 664 905 1047 1243 600 1170 931 1218 731 1284 944 19 884 591 776 118