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Tag: Space: 1999

Space: 1999, the UK’s most expensive science fiction TV series. But was it also the best? (video)

March 15, 2021 | By | Reply More
Space: 1999, the UK’s most expensive science fiction TV series. But was it also the best? (video)

Space: 1999 was the UK-made science fiction TV show that ran from 1975 to 1977. Set in the year 1999, nuclear waste stored on the Moon’s far side explodes, knocking the Moon out of orbit and sending it, as well as the inhabitants of Moonbase Alpha, hurtling uncontrollably into space. It was the last production […]

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Space 1999: the greatest UK science fiction TV series ever? (video).

March 7, 2021 | By | Reply More
Space 1999: the greatest UK science fiction TV series ever? (video).

Chris Dale takes us through the complete story of how Gerry Anderson’s UK science fiction TV series that was Space: 1999 transformed from its first season to the second. Doesn’t living twenty years after the date of a supposedly futuristic adventure series make you feel really old? I know it does me. Maybe I should […]

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Flight of the Eagle: Eagle One Delta Five (Space 1999 short movie).

February 10, 2021 | By | Reply More
Flight of the Eagle: Eagle One Delta Five (Space 1999 short movie).

Here’s an incredibly well-made fan-produced short movie set in the Space 1999 universe. In many ways, it looks better than the creaking 1970s original special effects. But maybe that is because we have moved on quite a lot these days. Although it should be pointed out, that we still don’t have nuclear waste dumps on the moon. […]

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Martin Landau dies – Moonbase Alpha, out.

July 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Martin Landau dies – Moonbase Alpha, out.

Space 1999 actor Martin Landau has died of old age at 89, it’s been announced by his publicist. He started out as a cartoonist writer working on The Gumps on the New York Daily News, before switching to acting where he became one of James Dean’s best friends. His signature roles were as an agent […]

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Space 1999: The Complete Second Series Blu-ray (TV series Blu-ray review).

October 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
Space 1999: The Complete Second Series Blu-ray (TV series Blu-ray review).

Having been ill with pneumonia and then a bad back, I was confined to bed for a little while so this is my first review for a couple months. An advantage of being incapacitated is that you can watch movies in bed and what better than ‘Space 1999: The Complete Second Series Blu-ray’. This is […]

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Space: 1999 Special Edition Blu-ray (blu-ray TV review).

December 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Space: 1999 Special Edition Blu-ray (blu-ray TV review).

Next year, Network will release the entire second series of ‘Space: 1999’ on Blu-ray and DVD (the first series has already been released) but to provide an appetiser, so to speak, a special limited edition of a couple of episodes of the series in high definition Blu-ray comes on the market at the beginning of […]

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