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Space: 1999 - Episode by Episode
Space: 1999 - Episode by Episode | Petter Ogland
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Gerry Anderson's SPACE 1999 was a remarkable television series in several ways. Not only was it a benchmark in terms of special effects and grand visual style inspired by Kubrick's 2001, it was also a psychological and philosophical drama that tapped deep into many of the major social and political concerns of the early 1970s. In 1997-98 the Online Alpha community arranged a systematic discussion of all the 48 episodes on a week by week basis, debating and reflecting on the series from a 20 year retrospective view. As the series is now celebrating a 40 year anniversary, a paperback version of this discussion has been made available. The book is edited and introduced by Petter Ogland, and contains a foreword by Henry Keazor. Not only is the 1997-98 discussion insightful from a present perspective, it also offers ideas for further exploration and debate. In this respect SPACE 1999 has stood the test of time as one of the most interesting television series ever made.
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Lizpixie
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Does anybody else remember this show?? I was browsing the Prime channels for documentaries for #NFNov when I found this. I can‘t help myself I have to watch it. Must...read....library...books..*its Martin Landeau. In space!*👨🏻‍🚀🧑🏻‍🚀🌒

Lizpixie 15mins in and there‘s so much already that foreshadows things we have today, like video coms & MRIs. 1mo
TK-421 Oh wow! I used to watch that show! 1mo
Balibee146 Yes! We were watching it and Buck Rodgers on a cable channel this summer on holiday.... Our young lads got quite into them 😁 1mo
Clwojick 6 pt. 4w
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Ms_T
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One of my favourite sci-fi programmes when I was a child, Space 1999 had a character called Maya who could morph into any other life form. As a youngster I really wanted to be Maya. (I also wanted to be The Bionic Woman, Wonder Woman, Bat Woman, a Charlie's Angel....😂)#90sInJuly #AliensExist

Robothugs All good choices for a child to want to be! 2y
Ms_T @Robothugs Haha! 2y
Cinfhen Ha, I loved The Bionic Woman & Charlie's Angels 😇😇😇 2y
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MaleficentBookDragon I wanted to be Wonder Woman, the bionic woman, and Isis. And Jackyln Smith in Charlie's Angels. 2y
Ms_T @Cinfhen We clearly have great taste in 1970's TV 😘 2y
JazzFeathers Oh, goodness, now that you're talking about it, l remember Maya. So long ago l almost didn't remember 😱 2y
Ms_T @JazzFeathers The year 1999 seemed a lifetime away back then 😧 2y
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