Crusade begins after a savage attack on Earth by the Drakh, allies of the evil Shadows. Earth's humans have succeeded in defeating the alien force, but not its final revenge: a biogenetic plague that will eliminate all human life on Earth, unless a cure can be found.
Crusade Season 1 (1999)
|1x01 War Zone |
Sent by Earth, The Excalibur sets out on it's mission to find a cure for the Drakh plague.
|Jun. 09, 1999|
|1x02 The Long Road |
The team discover a planet rich in a virus-fighting mineral - but before they can claim their booty, Gideon is forced to mediate between the hostile natives and Earth miners.
|Jun. 16, 1999|
|1x03 The Well of Forever |
Galen persuades the team to take a trip into hyperspace to look for the legenday Well of Forever, which he knows will help them find answers to all their questions. Meanwhile, a representative ...
|Jun. 23, 1999|
|1x04 The Path of Sorrows |
The discovery of a mysterious alien has caused the crew to reflect on significant events throughout their lives.
|Jun. 30, 1999|
|1x05 Patterns of the Soul |
A group of refugees who escaped from Earth during the battle with the Drakh, may be spreading the Drakh plague off-world.
|Jul. 07, 1999|
|1x06 Ruling From the Tomb |
When a group of religious zealots threaten a conference on the plague. The Excalibur heads to mars and clashes with Lochley.
|Jul. 14, 1999|
|1x07 The Rules of the Game |
Gideon negotiates with aliens to bring his team to their "sacred" planet, forcing he and Lochley to avoid an assassination attempt.
|Jul. 21, 1999|
|1x08 Appearances and Other Deceits |
To improve the image of the Excalibur, a group of propaganda specialists come on board. Meanwhile, the crew comes across a derelict alien ship and rescue the sole survivor.
|Jul. 28, 1999|
|1x09 Racing the Night |
A planet that was devastated by a plague similar to the one threatening Earth is discovered by the crew.
|Aug. 04, 1999|
|1x10 The Memory of War |
The crew explores the ruins of a planet that's been dead for a long time and discover the remains of a terrible weapon.
|Aug. 11, 1999|
|1x11 The Needs of Earth |
The crew comes across an alien refugee who might have useful secrets about the Drakh plague, but isn't willing to hand over the information easily.
|Aug. 18, 1999|
|1x12 Visitors from Down the Street |
A pair of aliens is encountered by The Excalibur who claim their world has been visited by humans and their government is conspiring to covering up the contact.
|Aug. 25, 1999|
|1x13 Each Night I Dream of Home |
The Excalibur is sent on a top-secret mission to Earth and faces an attack by the Drakh.
|Sep. 01, 1999|
Season 1 Characters
Season 1 Videos[none added]
Season 1 Quotes
|Season 1 / Episode 3: - The Well of Forever|
Lt. John Matheson: Sir, before you go into your meeting, I wanted to let you know that Mr. Jones is here from the Bureau of Telepath Integration.
Capt. Matthew Gideon: The same Mr. Jones from six months ago? He gets around, doesn't he?
Lt. John Matheson: They're all called Mr Jones. It's their way of making the examination less personal.
Capt. Matthew Gideon: How could it not be personal? He crawls inside your head and roots around for dirt.
Lt. John Matheson: But only one telepath can watchdog another. It's like Internal Affairs of a police force...
|Season 1 / Episode 9: - Racing the Night|
General Miller: And it is our firm belief that Capt. Gideon is the right man for this job. His reputation--
Drazi Ambassador: We are aware of your captain's reputation. He has taken part in more battles during peacetime than most officers face in a major war. His latest involved one of our captains, who was justifiably upset after losing everything he owned in a card game. Losing *to you*.
Capt. Matthew Gideon: He bet everything he had on a bluff. Not my fault.
Season 1 Trivia
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