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Space: 1999

All Episodes 1999 - 1978

  • Ended
  • ITV
  • 1975-09-04T00:00:00Z
  • 50 mins
  • 1 day, 15 hours, 32 mins
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Fantasy, Science Fiction
It's 1999 and Moonbase Alpha has been built on the Moon to safeguard the nuclear waste shipped from Earth. On September 13, 1999, disaster strikes and the nuclear waste explodes causing a chain reaction that hurls the Moon out of Earth's orbit and into deep space. The adventures of Space: 1999 begin.

83 episodes

Special 1 Message from Moonbase Alpha

  • 1999-09-12T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

The seven minute clip features only Zienia Merton reprising her role as Sandra Benes delivering a final message to Earth as the only crew member left while a massive exodus to a habitable planet takes place with the rest of the crew. This basically gave the series the finality it never had in its initial run.

Special 2 The Return of Victor Bergman

  • 2010-07-15T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

Victor Bergman records a Moonbase Alpha status report from the Medical Center, seen in Command Center on his commlock. Helena had put him into stasis when his mechanical heart failed; he has now awoken and is cured. "To everything that might have been... to everything that might yet be." Filmed in 2002 before the death of actor Barry Morse, this short film was completed and first shown at the Journey To Where convention in Texas, USA, on Friday, 16 July 2010.

Special 3 Clapperboard - Space: 1999

  • 1975-10-12T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

Presented by Chris Kelly, this documentary interviews Gerry Anderson and Brian Johnson on the set of Space: 1999. A large number of the models from the series are highlighted in the interview with Johnson

Special 4 Horizon - Space: 1999 SFX

  • 1974-12-23T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

BBC's science programme Horizon broadcast an edition called "How On Earth Do They Do That?", looking at film special effects from the series Space: 1999. The narration is read by BBC newsreader Richard Baker, with comments by SFX director Brian Johnson.

This interview with Brian Johnson was shot during the filming of the episode The A B Chrysalis, around June 1976. In 1999, Brian Johnson recorded a commentary for the DVD releases.

This interview with Brian Johnson was shot during the filming of Seed Of Destruction, around July 1976.

Special 7 Face of Eden

  • no air date — 50 mins

A FAN EDITED Video - Episode never happened. Scenes were edited together from several episodes

Special 8 Return to Moonbase Alpha

  • 2011-08-14T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

Appears to be a fan-created video, featuring 48 minutes of video clips from the series and newly generated parts. --- Fan Film The Return to Moonbase Alpha is an attempt to bring closure to a wonderful show that ended before it should have. It is an episode made using various clips from the show, a few enhanced shots using elements from one shot and adding them to another, and a few totally new sequences.

Special 9 Destination Moonbase-Alpha

  • 1978-03-26T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

After an atomic explosion blasts the Moon out of Earth orbit, Moonbase Alpha drifts in space, with 300 people on board. When a rescue team from Earth arrives in a faster-than-light space ship, everyone is overjoyed that they can now return to Earth. But Moonbase Commander John Koenig, having undergone an experimental brain soothing process after receiving a concussion in a crash on the Lunar surface, sees not friends from Earth but gruesome monsters which have telepathically caused all others on Alpha to see an illusion of an Earth party. The aliens are desperate for radiation and plan to manipulate the Alphans into detonating nuclear waste on the Lunar surface, reducing the Moon and everyone on it to dust. Koenig must expose this conspiracy to save his people. [This is a film edit of the second season double episode "The Bringers of Wonder."]

Special 10 The Space: 1999 Documentary

  • 1996-07-31T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

In 1996, Fanderson released The Space: 1999 Documentary, a new 100 minute documentary in two parts. Some material was reused from the earlier Alphacon video (the Anderson, Bower and Kellett interviews), but the fan interviews, convention footage, and Hancock and Parsons interviews were dropped. The bulk of the material was new. In addition to the new interviews, there were clips from the series, clips from 1976 on-set interviews with Anderson, Freiberger, Landau, Bain, Schell and Wilson, and 1976 film of the SFX studio (the last also seen in the Alphacon video).

Special 11 Alien Attack

  • 1980-09-03T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

Compiled From Breakaway War Games

Special 12 Journey Through the Black Sun

  • 1982-09-12T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

made by ITC New York Compiled From Collision Course Black Sun

Special 13 Cosmic Princess

  • 1982-12-01T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

Compiled From The Metamorph Space Warp

Special 14 Space: Eternal

  • no air date — 50 mins

Fan Film Space: Eternal was meant to be for the fan to show the non-fan the best and essence of Space: 1999 in less than 10 minutes, without having to subject them to an entire episode (unless they really like you!). It was a way to spread the word, raise awareness, and ultimately revive interest.

Special 15 Orbiter: 1999

  • no air date — 50 mins

Fan Film 'Orbiter' is a free space flight simulator. Many people have created add-ons from NASA craft to Sci-fi models including several from Space:1999. This short video demonstrates its appeal.

Special 16 AlphaCon

  • 1991-01-01T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

In 1991, Tim Mallett and Glenn Pearce produced and directed Space: 1999 Alphacon the Video for the fan club Fanderson. With interviews shot at the Alphacon convention in Leeds, in November 1990, the one hour documentary described the making of the series. In addition to interviews and footage from the convention, there are clips from the series and from 1976 film of the SFX studio.

In 2015, Network Distributing in the UK created a special re-version of the episode into Season 1 format, which was premiered at the Andercon 2015 convention on June 13. This one-off experiment had a newly edited Barry Gray score (in place of Derek Wadsworth's music) and season 1 style opening credits complete with a "This Episode" montage of shots. It was later featured on Network's Season 2 blu-ray release with reaction varying from extremely positive (with some reviewers citing an improvement over the original) to underwhelming.

BBC Horizon Footage about 'Space:1999' for their show 'How on Earth Do They Do That?'..

In the late 1970s, an exhibition of costumes, models and props from Space: 1999 was mounted at Blackpool's Golden Mile Centre. Part of the display included a specially made short film that appeared on a television monitor.

As with several previous Gerry Anderson TV series, Lyons Maid produced a tie-in ice lolly. The Space: 1999 lolly continued a tradition which had begun way back with 'Fireball XL5' (Zoom) and had continued through the 1960s series including 'Stingray' (Sea-Jet), 'Thunderbirds' (Fab and Zoom), 'Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons' (Orbit) and 'Joe 90' (Zoom).

Released in 1979, 'Alien Attack' comprised two first season episodes, 'Breakaway' and 'War Games' edited together with newly-shot framing scenes.

Released in 1979, 'Alien Attack' comprised two first season episodes, 'Breakaway' and 'War Games' edited together with newly-shot framing scenes.

Released in 1979, 'Alien Attack' comprised two first season episodes, 'Breakaway' and 'War Games' edited together with newly-shot framing scenes.

Special 26 These Episodes

  • no air date — 50 mins

In addition to the two re-edited featurettes from the Documentary, the Network DVD boxset contained a new documentary featurette, These Episodes, with new interviews. The interviewees are shown composited over backgrounds from the series. An expanded version appears on the Network Blu-ray boxset released in 2010.

Special 27 Memories Of Space

  • no air date — 50 mins

This documentary has the same interviewees and style as the These Episodes feature. It first appeared on the Network Blu-ray boxset released in 2010.

In 2005, the Network DVD boxset was released. The "extras" disc contained two featurettes edited from the 1996 documentary. Concept and Creation is taken from the opening of the documentary.

Special 29 SFX and Design

  • no air date — 50 mins

In 2005, the Network DVD boxset was released. The "extras" disc contained two featurettes edited from the 1996 documentary. SFX and Design extracts the Keith Wilson, Brian Johnson and Martin Bower interviews. The same features appear on the Network Blu-ray boxset released in 2010.

Martin Landau and Barbara Bain recorded one promo, in 1970s suits, the backdrop a massive panorama of the waste disposal area 2 in Breakaway. This promo was recorded for the US premiere on San Francisco Channel 4, but others were produced for other major US stations.

Special 32 Alien Attack (1976)

  • no air date — 50 mins

This TV movie consists of several episodes of the British TV series Space: 1999. The plot revolves around the members of an experimental lunar station and what happens when the moon is suddenly blasted out of Earth's orbit and hurtles through space. It was edited from scenes of two episodes ("Breakaway" and "War Games").

In this British made-for-television sci-fi thriller, the moon seems to be headed for disaster after a nuclear explosion sends it out of orbit and heading for a black sun. Some stranded moon-base personnel may be doomed -- unless someone comes to their rescue. This TV movie was edited from scenes of the two episodes "Collision Course" and "The Black Sun" of the TV series.

As a one-off experiment, utilising the same original separate audio elements that were available to the editors at the time, a series 2 episode has been re-versioned into a series 1 format incorporating a newly edited Barry Gray score.

1x01 Breakaway

  • Series Premiere

    1975-09-03T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

Suspected radiation from nuclear waste containers threatens a deep space probe from Earth's space research center on the moon. It is a prologue to disaster and mankind's most fantastic adventure.

1x02 Force of Life

  • 1975-09-10T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

A terrifying force from Outer Space brings freezing death to Alpha personnel. One man has been chosen as the instrument of destruction.

1x03 Collision Course

  • 1975-09-17T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

Commander Koenig encounter a woman named Arra, who is older than Earth itself but breathtakingly beautiful as well. Is it destiny that the two met or something more? It all happens when the Moon is on a collision course with a planet many times its size.

1x04 War Games

  • 1975-09-24T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

Moonbase Alpha finds itself at war with an unnamed planet. The outcome is disastrous. Everything is wrecked. But can there be a future for the survivors on the aggressor planet?

1x05 Death's Other Dominion

  • 1975-10-01T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

Commander Koenig and his colleagues speed through space and time into a chilling world of ice. However, once there, they encounter people who appear to be former inhabitants of earth stranded there when their expedition crashed on the planet they call Ultima Thule.

1x06 Voyager's Return

  • 1975-10-08T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

Grim danger emerges from the past as Alpha is threatened with destruction from an unmanned spacecraft. The ship was sent up from Earth many years earlier with tragedy in its wake. If this threat wasn't enough, victims from outer space threaten revenge.

1x07 Alpha Child

  • 1975-10-15T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

The first baby is born on the moon and brings great joy for the first time in a long while to theAlphans. However, terrifying events follow with an outer space battle between spaceships that could decide the fates of hundreds.

1x08 Dragon's Domain

  • 1975-10-22T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

The Alphans encounter an eerie graveyard of lost spaceships that may be the result of encounters with a deadly monster in outer space. Is the threat real or imagined? Koenig must determine the truth before it may be too late....

1x09 Mission of the Darians

  • 1975-10-30T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

A call for help reaches Moonbase Alpha from the survivors of a dying world. The world is one that has been flying through space for 900 years with contrasting inhabitants. Some have never changed while others have reverted to barbarism. Does this new planet represent hope to the Alphans or something potentially dangerous?

1x10 Black Sun

  • 1975-11-06T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

The moon base personnel find themselves on a collision course with an asteroid. However, the asteroid is deflected by a greater threat: an all-devouring black sun that will destroy Alpha unless things changes rapidly.

1x11 Guardian of Piri

  • 1975-11-13T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

A mysterious power from an alien planet takes control of Alpha with the intent of luring its inhabitants to a paradise of eternal peace but also a place of living death. Commander Koenig is the only one capable of saving the Alphans from a terrible fate.

1x12 End of Eternity

  • 1975-11-20T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

A terrifying power is unknowingly freed by the Alphans when they free a killer that seemingly can't be killed. How can Koenig and the others stop a psychopath that is virtually immortal?

1x13 Matter of Life and Death

  • 1975-11-27T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

Dr. Russell's long-lost husband, Lee, appears on an Eagle returning from an Earth-like planet. He warns that the planet is not for them and that a power greater than they can understand will destroy them if they go there. Koenig must decide whether to listen to Lee's warning or evacuate the Moon before it's too late.

1x14 Earthbound

  • 1975-12-04T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

People originating from a dying planet land on the moon and tell the Alphans that their spacecraft has been programmed to take them to Earth. With room on their ship to take one of the base's personnel, Koenig faces a dramatic decision..

1x15 The Full Circle

  • 1975-12-11T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

The residents of Alpha take a trip through time as the moon passes through a time warp and the Alphans meet themselves as caveman from the Stone Age of 40,000 years ago.

1x16 Another Time, Another Place

  • 1975-12-18T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

The people of Alpha are faced with a very strange phenomenon as they find themselves copied and encounter their future selves on Earth. The unspoken question is how long will this last and what does it mean for the Alphans..?

1x17 The Last Sunset

  • 1976-01-01T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

When the moon approaches a possibly habitable planet, probes launched from the planet miraculously give the moon full gravity and atmosphere. However, the new gifts also have a dark side, causing Eagle crashes and making Paul delusional.

1x18 The Infernal Machine

  • 1976-01-08T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

The people of moonbase Alpha encounter something that is unlike anything they have encountered before:a machine that is alive and sentinent.

1x19 Ring Around the Moon

  • 1976-01-15T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

The moon itself somehow becomes the prisoner of an alien planet as Alpha is gripped in a ring of light. At the same time, Dr. Russell becomes an involuntary informer with death as her only alternative.

1x20 Missing Link

  • 1976-01-22T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

Commander Koenig finds himself in another world and another time. It is a world of light and beauty. He has to choose between life back again among his companions on the moon and the love of a beautiful girl. Love is the only weapon he can use...

1x21 Space Brain

  • 1976-01-29T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

The Alphans encounter an intangible mass as the moon heads though space and it could spell disaster for them. The energy field seems to have a strange and frightening power that Koenig and the others try to figure out before it's too late.

1x22 The Troubled Spirit

  • 1976-02-05T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

The Alphans find themselves encountering the ghost of a man who is still alive with horror and death being the result. Can Koenig stop the apparation or is the moonbase doomed?

1x23 The Testament of Arkadia

  • 1976-02-12T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

In distant outer space, the Moon's random careening comes to a sudden halt as the Alphans discover what looks to be origins of life on Earth itself. Could this discovery spell the end of the Moon or the beginning of a new life for the Alphans?

1x24 The Last Enemy

  • 1976-02-19T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

In a solar system where two hostile planets are always on opposite sides of their sun, one planet uses the wandering Moon as a gun platform, putting Alpha in the middle of a never-ending war.

2x01 The Metamorph

  • Season Premiere

    1976-09-03T23:00:00Z — 48 mins

Alpha needs titanium to repair its life support system and traces of it are located on the planet Psychon that is near to the moon. However, Koenig and the others soon learn of a sinister mining operation operating beneath Psychon's surface and what it may spell for the Alphans.

2x02 The Exiles

  • 1976-09-10T23:00:00Z — 49 mins

A large group of objects suddenly appear in orbit around the moon and when one is retrieved by an Eagle sent to investigate, it found to contain the cryogenically frozen body of a young man. The man pleads for the Alphans to help revive his frozen colleagues though his pleas may not reveal all of his future plans.

2x03 Journey to Where

  • 1976-09-17T23:00:00Z — 49 mins

Moonbase Alpha learns that there is technology now on Earth that is capable of sending them home. However, the trip home hits an unexpected bump and Koenig, Carter and Dr. Russell find themselves in a strange place and time as a result.

2x04 One Moment of Humanity

  • 1976-09-24T23:00:00Z — 49 mins

An alien woman named Zamera suddenly appears on the moon and demands that two Alphans accompany her back to her home planet of Vega. Dr. Russell and Tony go with her to Vega and discover a society with two distinct classes that have different plans for the future in mind.

2x05 Brian the Brain

  • 1976-09-30T23:00:00Z — 49 mins

Koenig leads a team to investigate a ship which resembles one launched from Earth years earlier that has landed on the moon. The ship is found deserted save for a mobile computer named Brian, who soon leads the Alphans into a dangerous situation.

2x06 New Adam New Eve

  • 1976-10-07T23:00:00Z — 49 mins

The people of Moonbase Alpha are suprised by the sudden appearance in their midst of a man named Magus, who claims he was responsible for the moon's ceasing to move so he could speak to the Alphans. Magus says he has created a planet that is the equivalent of a second Eden and transports Koenig, Tony, Maya and Dr. Russell there for them to see the world. However, the four quickly learn the real truth behind the sights that they see and the peril they face.

2x07 The Mark of Archanon

  • 1976-10-14T23:00:00Z — 49 mins

A survey below the moon's surface reveals a stasis chamber that the Alphans were unaware of. The chamber is found to contain two aliens, a man and a boy, in suspended animation. Once revived, the man identifies himself as Petrec and the boy Etrec and says they are emissaries from the planet Archanon. As Etrec is befriended, Helen discovers the two have a shared genetic disorder that may spell doom for everyone at the moonbase.

2x08 The Rules of Luton

  • 1976-10-21T23:00:00Z — 49 mins

Koenig, Maya and Tony visit the planet Luton, a pluce lush in plants and vegetation. However, Maya and Koenig quickly find themselves in trouble over their innocent actions of picking flowers and eating a few berries. The two are forced into a dangerous trial by combat by the planet's rulers to prove their innocence with a possible outcome of death.

2x09 All That Glisters

  • 1976-10-29T00:00:00Z — 49 mins

Alpha' s water system needs a rare mineral named Milgonite and scanners detect quantities of it on a barren planet the moon is passing. When Koenig leads a party to the planet to obtain the mineral, the Alphans discover that the rock structures on the planet are sentient and have a need for water, which they intend to take from the Alphans themselves!

2x10 The Taybor

  • 1976-11-05T00:00:00Z — 49 mins

An energetic and flamboyant trader known as the Taybor arrives on the moon to trade with the Alphans. Commander Koenig is interested in a drive the Taybor has that could help his people get back to Earth but is unhappy when he discovers that the Taybor want a high price in trade - Maya!

2x11 Seed of Destruction

  • 1976-11-12T00:00:00Z — 49 mins

Koenig journeys alone to an asteroid on a collision course with the moon but returns sounding like a different man. Subsequently, Koenig orders a bizarre plan to be carried out and only Maya and a few others can stop him and find out what is truly going on.

2x12 The AB Chrysalis

  • 1976-11-19T00:00:00Z — 48 mins

Alpha is bombarded by strong electrical waves that seem to be emanating from a nearby planet. After investigation, Koenig determines that the best course of action is to convince the spherical residents of one of the moons that orbit the planet that Alpha poses no threat to them.

2x13 Catacombs of the Moon

  • 1976-11-26T00:00:00Z — 49 mins

An engineer working below the moon's surface in search of a rare mineral needed for Alpha's life support system and the building of an artificial heart for his wife starts to become unbalanced from the stress and pressure weighing on him. To that end, he undertakes a course of action that endangers many even as Koenig wonders if his rantings might be actually coming true.

2x14 Space Warp

  • 1976-12-03T00:00:00Z — 48 mins

Maya contracts a strange illness that causes her to hallucinate and go on a wild rampage through the corridors of Alpha. Meanwhile, Koenig and Tony's investigation of a derelict spacecraft hits an unexpected bump and the two must concoct a desperate plan if they are ever to see Alpha again.

2x15 A Matter of Balance

  • 1976-12-10T00:00:00Z — 49 mins

Koenig takes a landing party with him to explore the nearby planet Sunim. Once there, a party member's hallucinations quickly create complications for all of Alpha as they are faced with a decision that could decide the fate of a race in another universe.

2x16 The Beta Cloud

  • 1976-12-17T00:00:00Z — 49 mins

An Eagle sent to probe a cloud responsible for a mysterious illness infecting most of Alpha returns with a menacing creature determined to take the life support core of Alpha. Can Tony stop the menace before it's too late?

2x17 The Lambda Factor

  • 1976-12-24T00:00:00Z — 49 mins

A strange space cloud appears in the vicinty of Alpha around the same time as a technician dies under mysterious circumstances. Before long, Koenig is locked in a battle of wills with a woman whose latent mental abilities have surfaced presumably due to the cloud's proximity.

2x18 The Bringers of Wonder (1)

  • 1977-08-03T23:00:00Z — 48 mins

A faster-than-light Super Swift ship arrives at Alpha, bringing friends and relatives and raising hopes that they will all be able to go home soon. But Koenig, recuperating from a brain injury, sees only hideous aliens in the visitors.

2x19 The Bringers of Wonder (2)

  • 1977-08-10T23:00:00Z — 49 mins

Koenig desperately tries to convince the others that they're only seeing illusions and that the aliens are actually after energy that they can only get by destroying Alpha.

2x20 The Seance Spectre

  • 1977-08-17T23:00:00Z — 49 mins

An Alpha crewman starts believing he's psychic and can sense a habitable planet nearby, leading his team to mutiny and endangering Alpha when Koenig finds that the Moon and the planet are actually on a collision course.

2x21 Dorzak

  • 1977-08-24T23:00:00Z — 49 mins

An alien space ship approaches Alpha asking for emergency assistance upon contact. They discover that they are a prison transport ship carrying a prisoner called Dorzak to life in prison on an asteroid. However, Maya knew Dorzak and claims he is a poet and not a mass murderer and releases him.

2x22 Devil's Planet

  • 1977-08-31T23:00:00Z — 49 mins

Koenig explores a planet that was devastated by some sort of weapon that killed all the inhabitants but did not affect the plants or destroy any buildings. He discovers that there is life on one of the moons and when he goes to investigate, he crash lands, and realizes that the moon is a prison and the inmates don't know they have no one to go home to.

2x23 The Immunity Syndrome

  • 1977-09-07T23:00:00Z — 49 mins

The Alphans hopes of resettling on a planet of their own seem to be within reach when a seemingly uninhabited and life sustaining planet is located. But when they learn that the planet is already inhabited by a powerful immortal being, it quickly becomes a fight for survival where only the victor may escape alive.

2x24 The Dorcons

  • 1978-04-30T23:00:00Z — 49 mins

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 to Moonbase Alpha by the Dorcons, who threaten the Alphans with destruction unless Maya is handed over.