Worst & Best Space 1999 Episodes/List

About the Series

Genre: British Sci-Fi Series
Series: 2
Episodes: 48
First Transmission: 1975-1977
Channel: ITV

Space: 1999 is a British-Italian science fiction series created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson.

Set in the year 1999, the action kicks off from the opening episode when nuclear waste stored on the Moon’s far side explodes, knocking the Moon out of orbit and sending it, with all 311 inhabitants of Moonbase Alpha, hurtling uncontrollably into space. Many adventures beset them on their journey.

Space: 1999 was the last production by the partnership of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson and was the most expensive series produced for British television up to that time.

Martin Landau: Commander John Koenig
Barbara Bain: Doctor Helena Russell
Barry Morse: Professor Victor Bergman


Best Episode [ S1 Ep8 ]

Dragon’s Domain – Discredited eagle pilot Tony Cellini is beset by recurring nightmares in which he was the only survivor of a disastrous space mission. Now the moon is approaching the same set of circumstances that Cellini encountered.
23 October 1975


Worst Episode [ S1 Ep15 ]

The Full Circle – While exploring an Earth-type world, Commander Koenig and Dr. Russel, disappear after sighting a strange fog. Later, a race of primitive humans is encountered.
11 December 1975



Full Episode Guide

Blue episodes rated above par.
Brown episodes rated below par.

Season One

Breakaway (1975) –
Suspected radiation from nuclear waste containers threatens a deep space probe from Earth’s space research center on the moon.
Force of Life (1975) –
A terrifying force from Outer Space brings freezing death to Alpha personnel.
Collision Course (1975) –
The Moon is on a collision course with a planet many times its size.
War Games (1975) –
Moonbase Alpha finds itself at war with an unnamed planet.
Death’s Other Dominion (1975) –
Commander Koenig and his colleagues enter a chilling world of ice. There, they encounter people who are former inhabitants of Earth.
Voyager’s Return (1975) –
Moonbase Alpha is threatened with destruction from an unmanned spacecraft.
Alpha Child (1975) –
The first baby is born on the moon.
Dragon’s Domain (1975) –
Moonbase Alpha encounters an eerie graveyard of lost spaceships.
Mission of the Darians (1975) –
A call for help reaches Moonbase Alpha from the survivors of a dying world.
Black Sun (1975) –
Moonbase Alpha encounters an all-devouring black sun.
Guardian of Piri (1975) –
A mysterious power from an alien planet takes control of Moonbase Alpha.
End of Eternity (1975) –
Koenig and the others need to stop a psychopath who is virtually immortal.
Matter of Life and Death (1975) –
Dr Russell’s presumed-dead husband mysteriously reappears on a reconnaissance mission to a nearby planet.
Earthbound (1975) –
A vessel of alien pacifists, heading for Earth, lands on the moon.
The Full Circle (1975) –
Moonbase Alpha passes through a time warp and the Alphans meet themselves as cavemen from the Stone Age.
Another Time, Another Place (1975) –
A distortion in time produces two separate moons, with two separate Alphas from different eras.
The Last Sunset (1976) –
Probes launched from a planet mysteriously give the moon full gravity and atmosphere.
The Infernal Machine (1976) –
Moonbase Alpha encounters a machine that is alive and sentient.
Ring Around the Moon (1976) –
The moon becomes the prisoner of an alien planet as Alpha is gripped in a ring of light.
Missing Link (1976) –
Koenig finds himself in another world and another time – a world of light and beauty.
Space Brain (1976) –
The Alphans encounter an intangible mass with a strange energy field that could spell disaster for them.
The Troubled Spirit (1976) –
The Alphans encounter the ghost of a man who is still alive.
The Testament of Arkadia (1976) –
The Moon’s random careening comes to a sudden halt.
The Last Enemy (1976) –
Moonbase Alpha is caught in the middle of a never-ending war.

Season Two

The Metamorph (1976) –
Alpha needs titanium and traces of it are located on the planet Psychon.
The Exiles (1976) –
Cryogenically frozen bodies in capsules suddenly appear in orbit around the moon.
Journey to Where (1976) –
Moonbase Alpha learns that there is technology now on Earth that is capable of sending them home.
One Moment of Humanity (1976) –
An alien named Zamera suddenly appears and demands that two Alphans accompany her back to her home planet of Vega.
Brian the Brain (1976) –
A mobile computer named Brian leads the Alphans into a dangerous situation.
New Adam, New Eve (1976) –
A man named Magus appears and claims promises salvation for the Alphans.
The Mark of Archanon (1976) –
A chamber is found beneath the surface of the moon containing two aliens.
The Rules of Luton (1976) –
Koenig, Maya and Tony visit the planet Luton, a place rich in plants and vegetation. However, their innocent actions of picking flowers and eating a few berries could lead to death.
All That Glisters (1976) –
The Alphans encounter rock structures on a barren planet that are sentient and have a need for water, which they intend to take from the Alphans themselves!
The Taybor (1976) –
An energetic and flamboyant trader known as the Taybor arrives on the moon to trade with the Alphans, but he wants Maya!
Seed of Destruction (1976) –
Koenig journeys alone to an asteroid on a collision course with the moon but returns a different man with a bizarre plan.
The AB Chrysalis (1976) –
Moonbase Alpha is bombarded by strong electrical waves from a nearby planet.
Catacombs of the Moon (1976) –
Tony Osgood sees a vision of the future in which the ship is pursued by a fireball.
Space Warp (1976) –
Koenig and Verdeschi are sucked into a space warp and Maya is stricken with a fever that transforms her into a repulsive space monster.
A Matter of Balance (1976) –
A landing party member’s hallucinations cause complications on the planet Sunim.
The Beta Cloud (1976) –
A menacing creature from a cloud is determined to take the life support core of Alpha.
The Lambda Factor (1976) –
Koenig battles of wills with a woman whose latent mental abilities have surfaced due to a weird cloud’s proximity.
The Bringers of Wonder (1) (1977) –
A faster-than-light ship arrives at Alpha, bringing friends and relatives and raising hopes that they will all be able to go home soon.
The Bringers of Wonder (2) (1977) –
Koenig tries to convince the others that they’re only seeing illusions and that aliens are only seeking energy.
The Seance Spectre (1977) –
An Alpha crewman starts believing he’s psychic and can sense a habitable planet nearby leading to mutiny among the other Alphans.
Dorzak (1977) –
Maya releases Dorzak from a prison ship as she believes and he is a poet and not a mass murderer.
Devil’s Planet (1977) –
Koenig explores a planet that was devastated by some sort of weapon and finds that one of its moons is a prison.
The Immunity Syndrome (1977) –
The Alphans find a seemingly uninhabited and life-sustaining planet, but it is already inhabited by a powerful immortal being.
The Dorcons (1977) –
The Dorcons are a race of conquerors who can live forever by transplantation of a Psychon brain stem. Maya is the last known Psychon.