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U.F.O. (1970-71)
  
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
references:
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Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com)

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U.F.O.
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ITC - Incorporated Television Company Ltd (Lew Grade)
Century 21 Pictures Ltd.
ITC World Wide Distribution
Made at MGM British Studios, Boreham Wood, England
and
Century 21 Studios Slough England, and on Location

MGM Boreham Wood Studios (First 17 eps)
Pinewood Studios (Final 9 eps) (Wanda Wentham replaced George Sewell)

created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson (with Reg Hill).
writers include Gerry Anderson, Sylvia Anderson, Tony Barwick, David Tomblin,
Alan Fennell, Donald James, Dennis Spooner, Alan Pattillo, Terence Feely.
directed by Gerry Anderson, David Lane, Ken Turner, Alan Perry, Jeremy Summers,
Cyril Frankel, David Tomblin, Ron Appleton.

Produced by Reg Hill.
producers : Gerry Anderson & Reg Hill
format : Gerry & Sylvia Anderson, Reg Hill
Century 21 Fashions : Sylvia Anderson
special sffects : Derek Meddings
script editor : Tony Barwick

UK Sci-Fi series 1970-1971  26 episodes x 60 min color
starring
Ed Bishop as Cmdr. Ed Straker
George Sewell as Col. Alec Freeman
Michael Billington as Col. Paul Foster
Wanda Ventham as Col. Virginia Lake
(Wanda Ventham replaced George Sewell in the final 8 episodes (filmed at Pinewood).
Vladek Sheybal as Dr. Doug Jackson
Gabrielle Drake as Lt. Gay Ellis
Antonia Ellis as Joan Harrington
Dolorez Mantez as Nina Barry
Peter Gordeno as Capt. Carlin
Harry Baird as Mark Bradley
Grant Taylor *** as Gen. James Henderson
Gary Myers as Capt. Waterman

Premise:
In the year 1980, a secret military organization named SHADO (Supreme Headquarters Alien Defence Organisation)
becomes operational. Its purpose is to defend the Earth from a race of Aliens who've been kidnapping humans for
body parts.

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 an Earth orbiting 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 often commanded by Lt. Gay Ellis.

'U. F. O.' theme music by Barry Gray

special effects by Derek Meddings

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16 Sep 70 -  24Jul71   (8 & 15 Mar 73)  ATV Midlands UK

1.1 [--] U.F.O.:
IDENTIFIED
16Sep70 ATV Midlands - Wednesday
Guest Cast:
Basil Dignam .................. Minister
Maxwell Shaw .................. Dr. Schroeder
Shane Rimmer .................. Co-Pilot
Gito Santana .................. Alien
Harry Baird ................... Mark
Paul Gillard .................. Kurt Mahler
Michael Mundell ............... Ken Matthews
Gary Files .................... Phil Wade
Matthew Robertson ............. Dr. Harris
Annette Kerr .................. Nurse
Stan Bray ..................... Alien
Synopsis:
Ten years after the first confirmed UFO incident, SHADO is about to become fully operational. A UFO attacks an SST
delivering vital SHADO tracking equipment, but it is shot down by Sky One. An Alien is captured and brought back to
SHADO HQ, but what secrets does it reveal?
(Wanda Ventham appears in ep #1 and the final 8 episodes)

1.2 [--] U.F.O.:
EXPOSED
23Sep70 ATV Midlands - Wednesday
Jean Marsh .................... Janna Wade
Robin Bailey .................. Kofax
Matt Zimmerman ................ Jim
Basil Moss .................... Dr. Frazer
Sue Gerrard ................... Nurse
Paula Li Schiu ................ Tsi
Arthur Cox .................... Louis Graham
Harry Baird ................... Mark
Synopsis:
During a UFO interception by Sky One, an experimental test plane 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
now be killed for knowing too much?

1.3 [--] U.F.O.:
THE CAT WITH TEN LIVES (verified on film)
30Sep70 ATV Midlands - Wednesday
Teleplay by and Directed by David Tomblin
Director of Photography, Brendan J. Stafford, B.S.C.
Starring
Ed Bishop (as Cmdr Straker)
Michael Billington (as Col. Foster)
Special Guest Artist:
Alexis Kanner .......... Jim Regan
and:
Geraldine Moffatt ...... Jean Regen
with:
Wanda Ventham .......... Col. Virgina Lake
Colin Gordon ........... Albert
Eleanor Summerfield .... Muriel
*
Cast in Order of Appearance: (end credits)
Dolores Mantez ....... Moonbase Cmdr.
Alexis Kanner
Steven Berkoff ....... 1st Astronaut
Al Mancini ........... 2nd Astronaut
Ed Bishop
Wanda Ventham
Michael Billington
Geraldine Moffat
Eleanor Summerfield
Colin Gordon
Lois Maxwell ........ Miss Holland
Vladek Sheybal ...... Jackson
Ayshea .............. Radio Operator (recurring)
Synopsis:
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
tolet a UFO escape and finally places his vehicle on a collision course with Moonbase!

1.4 [--] U.F.O.:
CONFLICT (verified on film)
07Oct70 ATV Midlands - Wednesday
Produced by Reg Hill
Teleplay by Ruric Powell
Directed by Ken Turner
Lighting Cameraman, Brendan Stafford, B.S.C.
Starring:
Ed Bishop
George Sewell
Michael Billington
Peter Gordeno (as Capt. Carla)
and
Guest Artist:
Grant Taylor ................. Gen. Henderson (recurring)
*
Cast in Order of Appearance: (end credits)
Gerard Norman ............. Pilot - Space Ship
Alan Tucker ............... Navigator - Space Ship
Ed Bishop
Grant Taylor
George Sewell
Drewe Henley .............. Steve Maddox
David Courtland ........... Crewman - Lunar Module
Antonio Ellis ............. Joan Harrington
Norma Ronald .............. Miss Ealand
Peter Gordeno
Dolories Mantez ........... Nina Berry
Keith Alexander ........... SHADO Radio Operator
ASyshea
Michael Kilgarriff ........ Steiner
Synopsis
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!

1.5 [--] U.F.O.:
A QUESTION OF PRIORITIES
14Oct70 ATV Midlands - Wednesday
Teleplay by Tony Barwick
Directed by David Lane
Guest Artists:
Suzanne Neve .................. Mary Rutland
Mary Merrall .................. Mrs. O'Connor
Barnaby Shaw .................. John Rutland
with:
Philip Madoc .................. Rutland
Peter Halliday ................ Dr. Segal
rest of cast:
Russell Napier ................ Dr. Green
Richard Aylen ................. Alien
Penny Spencer ................. Operative
Andrea Allan .................. Nurse
David Cargill ................. Car driver
Synopsis:
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 a defecting Alien trying to contact SHADO. Will SHADO reach
the Alien before its own kind does, and will Straker's son die because the Alien takes priority?

1.6 [--] U.F.O.:
E.S.P.
21Oct70 ATV Midlands - Wednesday
Teleplay by Alan Fennell
Directed by Ken Turner
Starring
EB, GS, MB, GD
Guest Artists:
John Stratton ................. John Croxley
Douglas Wilmer ................ Dr. Ward
Deborah Stanford .............. Stella Croxley
rest of cast:
Maxwell Shaw .................. Dr. Schroeder
Harry Baird ................... Mark
Donald Tandy .................. Gateman
Stanley McGeagh ............... Guard
Synopsis:
A UFO crash lands into a house, killing the woman inside. The woman's husband has amazing powers of E.S.P., and after
repeated scannings of Foster in the hospital, he sends Straker a detailed document full of secret information about SHADO.
Straker and Freeman meet with him, but only then do they realize that he's been taken over by the Aliens and plans to
kill them!

1.7 [--] U.F.O.:
KILL STRAKER!
04Nov70 ATV Midlands - Wednesday
Guest Cast:
David Sumner .................. Craig
Harry Baird ................... Mark Bradley
Steve Cory ..................... Guard
Louise Pajo ................... Nurse
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 in his attempt. Foster's medical exam reveals that
an Alien-implanted urge to "Kill Straker" may reappear at any moment. Will Foster haveto be eliminated?

1.8 [--] U.F.O.:
SUB-SMASH
11Nov70 ATV Midlands - Wednesday
Guest Cast:
Paul Maxwell .................. Lt. Lewis
Anthony Chinn ................. Lt. Chin
Burnell Tucker ................ Pilot
Suzanne Neve .................. Mary (flashback)
Barnaby Shaw .................. John (flashback)
John Golightly ................ SHADO divers
Alan Haywood .................. SHADO divers
Synopsis:
A UFO destroys a ship in the Atlantic, so Straker and Foster go to investigate in Skydiver. The UFO attacks 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 or damaged and the air is running out. Will Straker and the crew make it out alive?

1.9 [--] U.F.O.:
DESTRUCTION
02Dec70 ATV Midlands - Wednesday
Guest Cast:
Stephanie Beacham ............. Sarah Bosanquet
Philip Madoc .................. Captain
Edwin Richfield ............... Sheringham
Peter Blythe .................. Officer #2
David Warbeck ................. Skydiver Capt.
Barry Stokes .................. Engineer
Steven Berkoff ................ Astronaut
Jimmy Winston ................. Rating
Michael Ferrand ............... Radar
Robert Lloyd .................. Radar officer
Synopsis:
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!

1.10 [--] U.F.O.:
THE SQUARE TRIANGLE
09Dec70 ATV Midlands - Wednesday
Guest Cast:
Adrienne Corri ................ Liz Newton
Patrick Mower ................. Cass Fowler
Allan Cuthbertson ............. Jack Newton
Anthony Chinn ................. Alien
Godfrey James ................. Gamekeeper
Hugo Panczak .................. Mobile man
Synopsis:
A woman and her lover conspire to kill her husband. However, instead of shooting the husband, the woman accidentally
shoots an Alien entering the house. Col. Foster brings the couple back to SHADO HQ 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?

1.11 [--] U.F.O.:
CLOSE UP
16Dec70 ATV Midlands - Wednesday
Guest Cast:
Neil Hallett .................. Kelly
James Beckett ................. Young
Mark Hawkins .................. Pilot
Frank Mann .................... Controller
Alan Tucker ................... Operative
Synopsis:
SHADO begins a project to follow a UFO back to its home planet 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 world. What does SHADO learn from these photos?

1.12 [--] U.F.O.:
THE PSYCHOBOMBS
30Dec70 ATV Midlands - Wednesday
Guest Cast:
Deborah Grant ................. Linda Simmons
David Collings ................ Daniel Clark
Mike Pratt .................... Mason
Tom Adams ..................... Lauritzen
Alex Davion ................... Executive
Christopher Timothy ........... Skydiver navigator
Nigel Gregory ................. Security men
Hans de Vries ................. Security men
Aidan Murphy .................. Room 22 guard
Oscar James ................... Detective
Gavin Campbell ................ Cop
Peter Blythe .................. Tracker station officer
Peter Davies .................. Tracker guards
Derek Steen ................... Tracker guards
Robin Hawdon .................. Skydiver capt.
Mark York ..................... Skydiver engineers
Peter Dolphin ................. Skydiver engineers
Synopsis:
Straker receives an ultimatum for SHADO's surrender, and three people who have been transformed by the Aliens into
human bombs carry out the ultimatum's threats. First a SHADO tracking station is destroyed and then a Skydiver.
The third person is found and brought to SHADO HQ -- the next target for destruction!

1.13 [--] U.F.O.:
SURVIVAL
06Jan71 ATV Midlands - Wednesday
Guest Cast:
Suzan Farmer .................. Tina Duval
Gito Santana .................. Alien
Robert Swann .................. Grant
Harry Baird ................... Mark
Ray Armstrong ................. Pilot
David Weston .................. Rescuer
Synopsis:
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, Foster is still alive, as is an Alien. After
initial mistrust, the two join together to try and survive the walk back to Moonbase. But will they?

1.14 [--] U.F.O.:
MINDBENDER *****
13Jan71 ATV Midlands - Wednesday
Written by Tony Barwick
Directed by Ken Turner
Guest Cast:
Stuart Damon .................. Howard Byrne
Al Mancini .................... Conroy
Charles Tingwell .............. James
Craig Hunter .................. Dale
Anouska Hempel ................ Operative
James Marcus .................. Operative #2
Stanley McGeagh ............... Guards
John Lyons .................... Guards
Stephen Chase ................. Director
Barnaby Shaw .................. John (flashback)
Suzanne Neve .................. Mary (flashback)
Philip Madoc .................. Rutland (flashback)
Basil Dignam .................. Minister (flashback)
Steven Berkoff ................ Astronaut
Larry Taylor .................. Bandits
Richard Montez ................ Bandits
Norton Clarke ................. A.D.
Paul Greaves .................. A.D. #2
Jack Silk ..................... Cyclist
Bill Morgan ................... Bandits
Synopsis:
Two SHADO operatives go on killing sprees when they start hallucinating, the first seeing cowboys on Moonbase, and the
second 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!

1.15 [--] U.F.O.:
FLIGHT PATH (aka "The Sun also rises")
20Jan71 ATV Midlands - Wednesday
guest stars
George Cole ................... Paul Roper
Sonia Fox ..................... Carol Roper
Keith Grenville ............... Dawson
Maxwell Shaw .................. Dr. Schroeder
Synopsis:
SHADO operative Paul Roper is being blackmailed by the Aliens for flight plan data which will allow them to attack
Moonbase undetected. After being discovered, Roper volunteers to defend Moonbase himself. But what are his chances
-- alone on the lunar surface and armed only with a handheld rocket launcher?

1.16 [--] U.F.O.:
THE MAN WHO CAME BACK
03Feb71 ATV Midlands - Wednesday
Guest Cast:
Derren Nesbitt ................ Craig Collins
Gary Raymond .................. Col. Grey
Lois Maxwell .................. Miss Holland
Roland Culver ................. Sir Esmond
Mike Stevens .................. Chauffeur
Anouska Hempel ................ Operative
Rona Newton-John .............. Nurse
Robert Grange ................. Moonbase Dr.
Andrea Allan .................. Moonbase operative
Nancy Nevinson ................ Housekeeper
David Savile .................. Doctor
Fred Real ..................... Porter
Synopsis:
SID is knocked out in an Alien attack, and Craig Collins, the man chosen to pilot the repair mission, has been acting
strangely since a UFO incident. Collins injures co-pilot Foster at the last minute, forcing Straker to replace him.
However, once in space, Straker realizes that the Aliens have programmed Collins to kill him!

1.17 [--] U.F.O.:
THE DALOTEK AFFAIR (aka "Crater 236")
10Feb71 ATV Midlands - Wednesday
Guest Cast:
Tracy Reed .................... Jane Carson
Clinton Greyn ................. Tanner
David Weston .................. Mitchell
Philip Latham ................. Blake
John Breslin .................. Read
Basil Moss .................... Doctor
Dr. Frank E. Stranges ......... Dr. Frank E. Stranges as himself
Alan Tucker ................... Lunar pilot
John Cobnet ................... Captain
Richard Poore ................. Lt.
Synopsis:
A series of unexplained communication blackouts on 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!


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The Final 9 episodes were filmed 6 months after the first 17 which were filmed in 1969)
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Wanda Ventham (as Col. Virginia Lake) replaces George Sewell (as Col. Alec Freeman)


1.18 [--] U.F.O.:
TIMELASH!
17Feb71 ATV Midlands - Wednesday
Guest Cast:
Patrick Allen ................. Turner
Ron Pember .................... Casting agent
Jean Vladon ................... Actor
Kirsten Lindholm .............. Actress
Douglas Nottage ............... Engineer
John Lyons .................... Guard
John J. Carney ................ Security man
Synopsis:
Straker (Ed Bishop) and Col. Lake (Wanda Ventham) arrive at SHADO HQ only to find everything frozen in time
-- everything except a traitorous SHADO operative who helped the Aliens create the time-freeze. While being
taunted on the studio grounds, they try to catch him but cannot because he is able to manipulate time.
Can Straker find a way to unfreeze time and stop the Aliens from taking over?

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Gap in Transmission (final 8 episodes filmed 6 months after the first
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1.19 [--] U.F.O.:
ORDEAL
24Apr71 ATV London - Saturday
Guest Cast:
Quinn O'Hara .................. Sylvia Graham
David Healy ................... Joe Franklin
Harry Baird ................... Mark
Basil Moss .................... Dr. Harris
Peter Burton .................. Perry
Joseph Morris ................. Medic
Sylvia Anderson ............... Woman at party
Synopsis:
Following a late night party, Col. Foster (Michael Billington) 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 is unable to shoot down his friend. How will Foster's nightmarish
ordeal end?

1.20 [--] U.F.O.:
COURT MARTIAL (aka "Shoot to Kill")
01May71 ATV London - Saturday
Written by Tony Barwick
Directed by Ron Appleton
guest stars
Jack Hedley .............. Webb
Neil McCallum ............ Carl Mason
Pippa Steel .............. Diane
Kieth Alexander .......... Lt. Ford
Georgina Cookson ......... Miss Grant
with
Louise Pajo .............. Miss Scott
Paul Greenhalgh .......... Asst. Director
Norma Ronald ............. Miss Ealand
Noel Davis ............... Artist's agent
Michael Gover ............ Guard
Jon Kelley ............... Masters
Tutte Lemkow ............. Singleton
Synopsis:
Col. Foster (Michael Billington) is tried and sentenced to death after a security leak points to him as being a traitor.
Straker (Ed Bishop) and Freeman (George Sewell) 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!

[--] 08May71 "Reflections in Water" (postponed to 24Jul71)

1.21 [--] U.F.O.:
COMPUTER AFFAIR
15May71 ATV London - Saturday
Guest Cast:
Harry Baird ................... Mark Bradley
Maxwell Shaw .................. Dr. Schroeder
Michael Mundell ............... Ken Matthews
Peter Burton .................. Dr. Murray
Nigel Lambert ................. Moonbase man
Hugh Armstrong ................ Mobile #3 man
Hein Viljoen .................. Shadow crew #1
Dennis Plenty
Synopsis:
After a UFO collides with an Interceptor, computer tests indicate that Lt. Ellis' (Gabrielle Drake) judgment was
affected by an emotional attachment with one of the Interceptor pilots. Col. Freeman (George Sewell) 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?

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Gap in Transmission
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1.22 [--] U.F.O.:
CONFETTI CHECK A-OK
10Jul71 ATV London - Saturday
Guest Cast:
Suzanne Neve .................. Mary Straker
Julian Burton ................. Lt. Grey
Shane Rimmer .................. CIA man
Michael Nightingale ........... Mary's father
Geoffrey Hinsliff ............. Hotel clerk
Frank Tregear ................. Porter
Donald Pelmear ................ Estate agent
Tom Oliver .................... Doctor
Penny Jackson ................. Nurse
Michael Forrest (British) ..... Officer
Jack May ...................... English delegate
Alan Tilvern .................. U.S. delegate
Jeffrey Segal ................. French delegate
Gordon Sterne ................. German delegate
Jeremy Wilkin ................. SHADO man
Jon Kelley .................... Technician
Synopsis:
After a SHADO operative has a baby, Straker (Ed Bishop) 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?

1.23 [--] U.F.O:
THE SOUND OF SILENCE (verified on film)
17Jul71 ATV London - Saturday
Teleplay by David Lane & Bob Bell
Directed by David Lane
Director of Photography, Brendan J. Stafford, B.S.C.
Starring:
Ed Bishop (as Cmdr. Straker)
Michael Billington (as Col. Foster)

Guest Stars: (verified on opening credits)
Michael Jayston ......... Russ
Susan Jameson ........... Anne
Richard Vernon .......... Stone
*
Cast in Order of Appearance (end credits)
Burnell Tucker .......... G.S.P 4 Co-pilot
Craig Hunter ............ G.S.P 4 Co-Pilot
Dolores Mantez .......... Moonbase Cmdr (recurring)
Andrea Allan ............ Moonbase operative
Ed Bishop
Michael Billington
Ayshea .................. Radio Operative (recurring)
Michael Jayston
Sue Jameson
Nigel Gregory ........... Culley
Gito Santana ............ Alien
Richard Vernon
Basil Moss .............. Doctor
*
Tom Oliver & Malcolm Reynold as Technicians (not credited)
Synopsis:
While searching for a landed UFO, Col. Foster (Michael Billington) investigates a missing person report at a nearby
horse ranch. After discovering the bodies of a local hippie and his dog, Foster thinks the UFO is hiding at the bottom
of a nearby lake. The UFO is destroyed in a battle with the Mobiles, but an object remains intact -- is it a bomb that
will detonate when taken back to SHADO HQ?

1.24 [--] U.F.O.:
REFLECTIONS IN THE WATER
24Jul71 ATV London - Saturday (postponed from 24Jul71)
Guest Cast:
James Cosmo ................... Lt. Anderson
Anouska Hempel ................ Operative
Conrad Phillips ............... Skipper
David Warbeck ................. Skydiver capt.
Barry Stokes .................. Navigator
Richard Caldicott ............. Producer
Gordon Sterne ................. Helmsman
Fredric Abbott ................ Crewman
Mark Griffith ................. Cameraman
Keith Bell .................... Director
Gerald Cross .................. Insurance man
Steven Berkoff ................ Astronaut
Synopsis:
Skydiver's crew discovers an underwater Alien dome in the Atlantic. Straker (Ed Bishop) and Foster (Michael Billington)
get inside the dome and find an exact duplication of SHADO HQ and its 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?

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Gap in Transmission (these 2 episodes were delayed over 20 months
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1.25 [--] U.F.O.:
THE RESPONSIBILITY SEAT
08Mar73 ATV Midlands - Thursday
Produced by Reg Hill
Teleplay by Peter Barwick
Directed by Alan Perry
Starring: (on opening credits)
Ed Bishop (as Cmdr. Straker)
George Sewell (as Col. Freeman)
Gabrielle Drake (as Lt. Ellis)
Michael Billington (as Col. Foster)
Guest Artist:
Jane Merrow ................... Jo Fraser
*
Patrick Jordan ................ Russian commander
Mark Hawkins .................. Astronaut
Janos Kurucz .................. Russian astronauts
Paul Tamarin .................. Russian astronauts
Anouska Hempel ................ Operative
Ralph Ball .................... Film director
Royston Rowe .................. Stuntman
Synopsis:
SHADO may have a security leak due to an interview Straker gave to a female reporter. Leaving Freeman (George Sewell)
in charge, Straker (Ed Bishop) 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!

1.26 [--] U.F.O.:
THE LONG SLEEP
15Mar73 ATV Midlands - Thursday
Tessa Wyatt ................... Catherine
Christian Roberts ............. Tim
John Garrie ................... Van driver
Christopher Robbie ............ Bomb expert
Anouska Hempel ................ Operative
Synopsis:
A young woman awakens from a coma and tells Straker (Ed Bishop) that a decade ago while on LSD, she stole a piece of
an Alien bomb in a farmhouse. Her companion, previously thought to be dead but revived by the Aliens, appears and
forces her to reveal the location of the missing piece. Now Straker and Foster must find the farmhouse and deactivate
the bomb, or all of London will be destroyed!

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