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.
Last Episode02x24 The Dorcons Aired: May. 01, 1978
The Dorcons are a race of conquerors who can live forever by transplantation of a Psychon brain stem. Maya, the last known Psychon, is traced …
Space 1999: Season 1, Episode #1 - Breakaway
A space probe investigating a breakaway planet is put in jeopardy when radiation causes a mystery illness. But…
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.
- Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): In many episodes, Eagle pilots fly missions in their usual gray uniforms; very rarely do they wear pressure…
[show]Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): In many episodes, Eagle pilots fly missions in their usual gray uniforms; very rarely do they wear pressure suits ("spacesuits"), and they almost never wear helmets. Since all of their missions involve flying through vacuum, this is a ridiculous risk to take.
- 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".