The Catacombs Episode Guide

The Immunity Syndrome

Devil's Planet Year 2 - Episode 23 The Dorcons

Writer Johnny Byrne
Director Bob Brooks
Guest Stars Nadim Sawalha, Roy Held
Original Title The Face Of Eden
Belgium (Flemish) Gifplaneet
Denmark Zorans skæbne The Fate of Zoran
France/Canada Le syndrome de l'immunité The syndrome of immunity
Germany Zoran's Schicksal Zoran's Fate
Italy Il Lampo che Uccide The Lightning Bolt That Kills
Japan Mysterious Space Intelligence
Poland Syndrom odpornosci
Portugal O Sindroma da Imunidade The Immunity Syndrome
Portugal O Planeta sem Esperança Planet Without Hope
Spain El sindrome de inmunidad Symptoms of immunity

Commander Koenig and company find what appears to be a habitable planet; but it is ruled by a single being who, in its efforts to make contact with the Alphans, unwittingly puts them in peril of their lives! ITC summary


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Int. Command Centre
Int. Eagle Pilot Section
Int. Eagle Passenger Section
Ext/Int. Glider Cockpit

Ext. Base Camp
Ext. Structure
Ext. Clearing
Ext. Planet Surface


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The planet is the same Apollo 17 photograph of Earth used as Ellna in Devil's Planet.





2310 days after leaving Earth orbit (Mon 9 Jan 2006)

Alpha Personnel:

4 fatalities, Lustig, Les Johnson, 2 others. One of the Survey Alphans who dies (played by Harry Fielder, whose character was named George in Seance Spectre) reappears as a medic in The Dorcons.

Alpha Technology:

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Eagle 1 (disintegrated on ground); 4 ("Survey", crashed); 3 (Fraser)

Maya transformations:



Unnamed planet


Zoran, a humanoid. Alien force.



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The alien may actually be humanoid... The flashing light effect seems to be created by a studio technician moving a round mirror, standing behind a plant. At normal speed, the flashing light and violently moving camera make him hard to see, but he can just be seen in individual frames.


Koenig's original shield suit
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Landau, Tate and Schell laughing on set. Photo thanks to Mark Shaw.



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