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
- Several special effects sequences from the series were used by the pop band A Flock Of Seagulls in 1982 for their video of Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You).
- Teresa Graves was Fred Freiberger's first choice for the role of Maya. Gerry Anderson said his first choice was Catherine Schell who had already made a guest appearance in the first season…
[show]Teresa Graves was Fred Freiberger's first choice for the role of Maya. Gerry Anderson said his first choice was Catherine Schell who had already made a guest appearance in the first season episode "Guardian of Piri" as an alien android.
- 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.