Space: 1999

Space: 1999 (1975)

34 mistakes - chronological order

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Earthbound - S1-E14

Character mistake: When Simmons tries to get out of the hibernation chamber, one of the aliens turns and looks at him, while the other one sits up. The shot pans back to Simmons face, then back at the aliens only to show them back in hibernation.

The Last Sunset - S1-E17

Other mistake: After the alien probe emits atmosphere on the surface, there's suddenly full gravity, as evidenced by the first two people walking normally. There was no mention of full gravity on the Moon's surface, as all walking before was in microgravity.

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Suggested correction: This happens a lot. The number on the door is not the number of the Eagle, it's the number of the command module. The super structure and drive systems are Eagle One. Even then, there has been several Eagle Ones destroyed or lost. Eagle One is assigned its designation by the head of Recon, Alan Carter.

Missing Link - S1-E20

Other mistake: As the camera pans around to look in the cockpit, the wound on Koenig's head is easily seen as a bad blending job. The edges of the prosthetic are visible.

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Missing Link - S1-E20

Other mistake: In the beginning, the Eagle was moving away from the alien planet, and as such, should have crash landed facing away from the planet. However, it was facing the direction it came from. If it traveled a fairly straight line, (and the trajectory suggests it did) then it should have crashed with the rear end facing the planet.

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Space Brain - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: The number on Kelly's suit was 4. As Paul went to go out after Kelly, you see the number 4 on the control panel, then when he nears Kelly, it's changed to 3, suggesting the shot of the exiting person was re-used.

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The Troubled Spirit - S1-E22

Continuity mistake: As the experiment recreation progresses, and Helena identifies the spirit, the spirit appears with damage on the left side of its face, and a yellow sleeve on its right arm. When the camera is close up to the spirit, the damage and yellow sleeve change sides.

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Balor: How can you value life if you do not fear death?

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Season 1 generally

Trivia: All through the run of the first season, the multiple banks of red, white, and black input keys have no numbers, letters, or symbols of any kind, but information can be accurately input.

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Question: Assuming that Moonbase Alpha is on the side facing the Earth (which is seen on the horizon over the base in the pilot episode "Breakaway"), making travel to it and back easier, and the nuclear waste on the far side, away from Earth, wouldn't the explosion propel the moon towards the Earth, thereby dooming Alpha to certain destruction?

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Answer: Not necessarily - The gravitational fields of Earth and the Sun could have deflected the moon away from the solar system.


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