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
- Originally conceived as a new season of UFO (UK). The plot would have had the aliens from that series trying to destroy SHADO's moonbase by knocking the moon out of orbit.
- Special effects supervisor Brian Johnson was asked to helm the effects for Star Wars, but his involvement with this series took priority. He was subsequently involved with The Empire Strikes Back.
- At the time, this was the most expensive series ever produced for British TV or for syndication.