In the year 1980 the Earth is threatened by an alien race who kidnap and kill humans and use them for body parts. A secret military organization is set up to defend the Earth from this alien threat. This organization is named SHADO (Supreme Headquarters Alien Defence Organization) and operates from a secret location beneath a movie lot.
Last Episode01x26 The Long Sleep Aired: Mar. 15, 1973
When a woman awakens from a ten year coma, she gives vital information about a close alien encounter she had in an old abandoned farmhouse. Straker …
U.F.O.: Season 1, Episode #5 - A Question of Priorities
Straker faces the toughest decision of his career when his son is critically injured in an accident. The drug…
U.F.O.: Season 1, Episode #17 - The Dalotek Affair
When Moonbase experiences a radio and video blackout, Foster suspects that a geo-scanner, operated by a team of…
Series Fun Facts
- On December 31, 1994 the video game company Microprose released a game called "UFO: Enemy Unknown", known as "X-COM: UFO Defense" in the US. While not directly based on the TV series it has…
[show]On December 31, 1994 the video game company Microprose released a game called "UFO: Enemy Unknown", known as "X-COM: UFO Defense" in the US. While not directly based on the TV series it has been confirmed that many elements were directly inspired by the UFO TV series.
- Goof (factual errors): Gravity on the lunar surface is actually 1/6 of Earth normal. The actor's movements and inertia are all wrong.
- Female moonbase personnel wore purple, pink and blue wigs because Gerry Anderson thought the color looked the best under the set's lights.