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
- 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.
- Though only seen briefly in a flashback in the episode "Devil's Planet", Dr. Helena Russell (Barbara Bain) is the only character to appear in all 48 episodes of the show.
- 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".