The Best Episodes of Space: 1999
Last Updated: Feb 8, 2019
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.
#1 - Breakaway
Season 1 - Episode 1
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.
#2 - Guardian of Piri
Season 1 - Episode 11
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.
#3 - The Testament of Arkadia
Season 1 - Episode 23
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?
#4 - Dragon's Domain
Season 1 - Episode 8
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....
#5 - Another Time, Another Place
Season 1 - Episode 16
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..?
#6 - The Metamorph
Season 2 - Episode 1
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.
#7 - Space Brain
Season 1 - Episode 21
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.
#9 - War Games
Season 1 - Episode 4
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?
#10 - Black Sun
Season 1 - Episode 10
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.
#11 - Death's Other Dominion
Season 1 - Episode 5
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.
#12 - The Last Sunset
Season 1 - Episode 17
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.
#13 - The Bringers of Wonder (1)
Season 2 - Episode 18
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.
#14 - Matter of Life and Death
Season 1 - Episode 13
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.
#15 - Collision Course
Season 1 - Episode 3
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.
#16 - The Mark of Archanon
Season 2 - Episode 7
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.
#17 - Voyager's Return
Season 1 - Episode 6
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.
#18 - Journey to Where
Season 2 - Episode 3
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.
#20 - Brian the Brain
Season 2 - Episode 5
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.
#21 - End of Eternity
Season 1 - Episode 12
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?
#22 - The Troubled Spirit
Season 1 - Episode 22
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?
#23 - Earthbound
Season 1 - Episode 14
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..
#24 - New Adam New Eve
Season 2 - Episode 6
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.
#25 - The Lambda Factor
Season 2 - Episode 17
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.