Catacombs of The Moon

Catacombs Of The Moon

Space: 1999, a British science-fiction television series, chronicles the trials and tribulations of the inhabitants of Moonbase Alpha, an international space research and exploration facility on Earth's Moon. In 1999, a cataclysmic nuclear accident blasts the Moon out of orbit, hurling it into deep space. As involuntary travellers on the runaway Moon, the people of Alpha must contend with their new existence, adrift in a hostile and inexplicable universe.

"Catacombs of the Moon" is the eleventh episode of the second series of Space: 1999 (and the thirty-fifth overall episode of the programme). The screenplay was written by Anthony Terpiloff; the director was Robert Lynn. The original title was 'The Catacombs of the Moon'. The final shooting script is dated 18 May 1976, with amendments dated 26 May, 9 June, 14 June and 17 June 1976. Live-action filming took place Monday 21 June 1976 through Tuesday 6 July 1976. Production was halted for two days (starting 2 July) when the fire effects used in the Osgood vision sequences got out of hand and the fire brigade had to be called in.


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