The Catacombs Episode Guide

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End of Eternity Year 1 - Episode 17 The Last Enemy

Screenplay by Christopher Penfold
Directed by Charles Crichton
Guest Artist Isla Blair
Guest Star Anthony Valentine
Belgium (Flemish) Krijgertje spele
Spain Juegos de guerra War games
France/Canada Ruses de guerre War Stratagems
Germany Angriff aus dem Weltall Attack From Space
Italy Mondo proibito Forbidden World
Japan Big Battle with Space Fleets
Netherlands Ruimteoorlog Space War
Portugal Jogos Guerreiros Warring Games

Moonbase Alpha finds itself at war with an unnamed planet. The outcome is disastrous. Everything is wrecked. But can there be a future for the survivors on the aggressor planet?

Background

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Sets

Int. Main Mission
Int. Command Office
Int. Medical
Int. Alpha Corridor
Int. Eagle Pilot Section
Int. Eagle Passenger Section
Int. Alpha Corridor (explosive decompression)

Int. Planet Control Centre

SFX

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Hawk on screen - and in original colours (picture thanks to Eric).
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Reused shot from Alpha Child
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A real nuclear explosion: historic film from of the Baker test, 24 July 1946.

Music

Science

Continuity

Chronology:

Alpha Personnel:

0 fatalities (128 dead in the alternative timeline plus Koenig and Carter).

Alpha Technology:

Eagles:

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Eagle 1 (Alan: internal number is 9); 2 (in flight 1); 6 (Koenig, unarmed); others. In the end none are destroyed.

Planets:

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Unnamed planet. Note that one shot shows two suns in the sky.

Aliens:

Unnamed aliens (male and female). Humanoid with large heads.

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Props:

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Footage:

Cast:

Errors

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In an episode notable for the volume and quality of the effects, a few flaws are seen, including cut out Eagles and visible wires.

Observations

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Merchandise:

Due to the strong visual appeal of this episode, it was heavily marketed.

Links

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