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_ | | DDD DDD DDDDDDDDDD DDDDDDDDDD / \ DDD DDD DDD DDD DDD / \ DDD DDD DDDDDDDDDD DDD DDD/ ( ( ) ( ) ) \ DDD DDD DDD DDD DDD ___________ DDDDDDDDD DDD DDDDDDDDDD ===== E P I S O D E G U I D E Compiled by Marc MartinPRODUCTION CREDITS"UFO" (c) 1969-70 Century 21 Pictures Ltd. for ITC World Wide DistributionBritish / 26 episodes / 50 minutes / ColorProducers : Gerry Anderson & Reg HillFormat : Gerry & Sylvia Anderson, Reg HillCentury 21 Fashions : Sylvia AndersonSpecial Effects : Derek MeddingsMusic : Barry GrayScript Editor : Tony BarwickMAIN CASTCmdr. Ed Straker : Ed BishopCol. Paul Foster : Michael BillingtonCol. Alec Freeman : George SewellCol. Virginia Lake : Wanda VenthamGen. James Henderson: Grant TaylorDr. Doug Jackson : Vladek SheybalLt. Gay Ellis : Gabrielle DrakeSERIES SYNOPSIS In the year 1980, a secret military organization named SHADO ("Supreme Headquarters, Alien Defence Organisation") becomes operational. It's purpose is to defend the Earth from a race of Aliens that have been kidnapping humans. SHADO's main headquarters is hidden beneath a London film studio.It also has a base on the moon ("Moonbase") and a fleet of submarines("Skydiver"). Incoming UFO's are initially detected by a satellite named SID ("Space Intruder Detector"). An initial interception attempt is made in space with three "Interceptors" launched from Moonbase. A second attempt is made in the Earth's atmosphere with a fighter plane ("Sky One") launched from Skydiver. Landed UFO's are tracked down with ground "Mobiles". SHADO is run by the extremely dedicated Commander Ed Straker. His seconds in command are Col. Alec Freeman, Col. Paul Foster, and Col. Virginia Lake. Moonbase is usually commanded by Lt. Gay Ellis.EPISODE SYNOPSES"IDENTIFIED" Ten years after the first confirmed UFO incident, SHADOis about to become fully operational. A UFO attacks an SST flight delivering vital SHADO tracking equipment, but it is shot down by SkyOne. An Alien is captured and brought back to SHADO HQ, but what secrets does it reveal? "EXPOSED" During a UFO interception by Sky One, an experimental testplane is shot down. The test pilot is convinced he saw a UFO, but when he tries to prove it, he is discredited and harassed. His persistence leads him to SHADO's commander, but will he be killed forknowing too much?"FLIGHT PATH" SHADO operative Paul Roper is being blackmailed by theAliens for flight path data which will allow them to attack Moonbase undetected. After being discovered, Roper volunteers to go out on the lunar surface and defend Moonbase. But what are his chances, armed only with a handheld rocket launcher?"CONFLICT" A SHADO lunar module is mysteriously destroyed during Earth reentry, and a second reentry attempt by Col. Foster nearly fails. Straker thinks the cause might be an Alien device hidden in some space junk, and sends in the Interceptors. However, while the Earth is left undefended, a UFO is sighted and its target is SHADO headquarters! "SURVIVAL" An Alien bullet blows out a window on Moonbase, and an operative is killed. A UFO is discovered in a nearby crater, and a battle leaves Col. Foster missing and presumed dead. However, Fosteris still alive, as is an Alien. After initial mistrust, the two jointogether to try and survive the walk back to Moonbase. But will they?"THE DALOTEK AFFAIR" A series of unexplained communication blackoutson Moonbase eventually destroys a lunar module during a landing attempt. Col. Foster believes the interference is coming from the nearby Dalotek base. However, after removing the suspected source, another blackout occurs -- just as a UFO is coming in for an attack! "COMPUTER AFFAIR" After a UFO collides with an Interceptor, computertests indicate that Lt. Ellis' judgment was affected by an emotional attachment with one of the Interceptor pilots. Col. Freeman doesn't buy this, and makes them both part of his team to battle the landed UFO in the Mobiles. However, will Lt. Ellis' judgment be affected again? "A QUESTION OF PRIORITIES" Commander Straker's son is hit by a car,and Straker orders a SHADO transport jet to deliver desperately needed medication. However, the jet is diverted to investigate what might be an Alien trying to contact SHADO. Will SHADO reach the Alien before it's own kind does, and will Straker's son die because the Alien takes priority?"ORDEAL" Following a late night party, Col. Foster reports to the SHADO health farm. While in the sauna, Aliens attack the building, kidnap Foster, and adapt him to liquid breathing inside an Alien space suit. The UFO escapes the Earth's atmosphere, as Sky One's pilot knows Foster is inside. How will Foster's nightmarish ordeal end? "THE RESPONSIBILITY SEAT" SHADO may have a security leak due to an interview Straker gave to a female reporter. Leaving Freeman in charge, Straker tracks down the reporter, only to start becoming emotionally involved with her. Meanwhile, Freeman is having some troubles at SHADO, the latest being a Russian Moon crawler on a collision course with Moonbase!"THE SQUARE TRIANGLE" A woman and her lover conspire to kill her husband. However, instead of shooting the husband, the woman shoots an Alien entering the house. Foster brings the couple back to SHADO to erase their memory of the incident, but what should they do about the two, who will obviously try to kill the husband again if let free?"COURT MARTIAL" Col. Foster is tried and sentenced to death, after asecurity leak points to him as being a traitor. Straker and Freeman are not convinced however, and start their own investigation. They finally prove Foster's innocence, but it may be too late, as Foster has escaped and security has orders to shoot on sight!"CLOSE UP" SHADO begins a project to follow a UFO back to its home world and photograph the surface using an amazing new telescopic camera. The probe is launched and readied, a UFO is successfully diverted back home, and after many months, SHADO finally receives photos of the Alien planet. What does SHADO learn from these photos?"CONFETTI CHECK A-OK" After a SHADO operative has a baby, Straker recalls his own marriage of ten years ago. His marriage starts out happily enough, but becomes strained as he spends all of his time away from home working on the creation of SHADO. How can he make his wife understand that he's being faithful without compromising SHADO's security?"E.S.P." A UFO crash lands into a house, killing the woman inside. The woman's husband has amazing powers of E.S.P., and sends Straker adetailed document full of secret information about SHADO. Straker and Freeman meet with him, but they discover that he's been taken over by the Aliens and plans to kill them!"KILL STRAKER!" After a UFO encounter during a lunar module reentry,Foster becomes unusually hostile towards Straker. Both he and the lunar module co-pilot try to kill Straker, with the co-pilot dying inhis attempt. Foster's medical exam reveals that an Alien-implanted urge to "Kill Straker" may reappear at any moment. Will Foster have to be killed?"SUB-SMASH" A UFO destroys a ship in the Atlantic, so Straker and Foster go to investigate in Skydiver. The UFO attack the sub, leaving it heavily damaged and stranded on an undersea ledge. A rescue plane is on the way, but the escape hatches are all blocked ordamaged and the air is running out. Will Straker and the crew make it out alive?"THE SOUND OF SILENCE" Foster investigates the disappearance of a show jumper at a horse ranch near a suspected UFO landing site. He thinks that the UFO is hiding at the bottom of a lake which has silenced the local wildlife, and sends in the Mobiles. The UFO is destroyed, but an object remains intact -- is it a bomb that will detonate when taken back to SHADO HQ?"THE CAT WITH TEN LIVES" While driving home, Interceptor pilot James Regan and his wife stop for a cat in the road and are abducted by the Aliens. Regan is left behind, and is now being controlled by an Alien mind in the cat. In his Interceptor, Regan is controlled to let a UFO escape and later, to put his vehicle on a collision course with Moonbase!"DESTRUCTION" Straker investigates a UFO incident with a naval ship.He discovers that the ship is planning to dump a highly toxic nerve gas into a deep trench in the Atlantic. However, the Aliens are being fed information about the ship's schedule, and if they succeed in destroying the ship, all life on Earth will be destroyed!"THE MAN WHO CAME BACK" SID is knocked out in an Alien attack, and the most qualified person for a repair mission, Craig Collins, has been acting strangely since a UFO incident. Collins injures the co-pilot at the last minute, forcing Straker to replace him. However, once in space, Straker realizes that the Aliens have programmed Collins to kill him! "REFLECTIONS IN THE WATER" Skydiver's crew discovers an underwater Alien dome in the Atlantic. Straker and Foster get inside the dome and find an exact duplication of SHADO HQ and it's personnel. Straker realizes it's a plan to fool the other SHADO bases into letting through a massive UFO attack, but does he have enough time to stop it?"MINDBENDER" Two SHADO operatives go on killing sprees when they start hallucinating, the first seeing cowboys on Moonbase, and the second seeing Aliens in SHADO HQ. Since both operatives had to be killed, Straker is mystified about what's happening. But then Straker starts hallucinating -- and he's now an actor in a TV series about SHADO!"TIMELASH" Following a UFO attack on Straker's car, Straker and Col.Lake arrive at SHADO HQ only to find everything frozen in time. They discover a traitorous SHADO operative, who reveal


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