In the year 1999, the Earth's moon is torn from its orbit when a nuclear explosion occurs on a radioactive dump site, sending moon base Alpha and its crew on a journey through the galaxy. They are joined by an alien woman who can change herself into any living creature at will.
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Series Fun Facts
- A third season of 13 episodes was planned, with production set to start in the autumn of 1977, however low sales of the series in America forced a last-minute cancellation.
- SPOILER: The number of days since the original explosion ranges wildly between 300 and 3000+ in Helena's opening logs throughout the series. If we use Maya's joining the crew as a marker,…
[show]SPOILER: The number of days since the original explosion ranges wildly between 300 and 3000+ in Helena's opening logs throughout the series. If we use Maya's joining the crew as a marker, Helena has said that their journey is in to the thousands of days before we ever meet Maya. However, after Maya's arrival, her logs continue to bounce from anywhere between 300 and 3000+ days.
- According to the documentary "Kubrick's Boxes", Stanley Kubrick threatened legal action against the producers saying Space: 1999 borrowed the look of "2001: A Space Odyssey".