The Catacombs Episode Guide

Seed of Destruction

The AB Chrysalis Year 2 - Episode 13 The Beta Cloud

Writer John Goldsmith
Director Kevin Connor

Belgium Het spiegelbeeld The Mirror Image 7 Dec 1977
France/Canada Le secret de la caverne The Secret Of The Cavern 12 Mar 1977
Germany Das Spiegelwunder The Mirror Wonder 6 Aug 1978
Italy Kalthon 30 Apr 1979
Japan Planet KALTHON, Seed of Destruction 8 Jun 1981
Poland Ziarno zaglady 3 Feb 1979
Portugal Semente da Destruição Seed of Destruction 29 Oct 1977
Portugal A Semente da Destruição The Seed of Destruction
Spain Semilla de destrucción Seed of destruction 28 Sep 1977
USA (New York) 4 Dec 1976
USA (San Francisco) 4 Dec 1976
UK (ATV) 11 Nov 1976
UK (LWT) 13 Nov 1976

An ice-cold replica of Commander Koenig takes control of the moon -and orders its destruction. ITC summary


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Int. Command Centre
Int. Medical Centre
Int. Maya's Quarters
Int. Observation
Int. Life Support Section (revamp of Weapons Section)
Int. Alpha Corridor/Reception
Int. Travel Tube
Int. Eagle Pilot Section
Int. Eagle Passenger Section

Ext. Asteroid Cave Mouth
Int. Hall Of Mirrors

The "Observation" set is the first in Year Two to include windows to the surface (according to publicity the Moonbase had moved underground). There are also windows in the Recreation Center in The Lambda Factor and Seance Spectre.


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The opticals from the firestorm in Catacombs Of The Moon are reused.





1608 days after leaving Earth orbit (Sat 7 Feb 2004)

Alpha Personnel:

0 fatalities.

Alpha Technology:

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Eagle 1 (Koenig, Tony)

Maya transformations:

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Lizard animal (as seen in The Beta Cloud), Cranston


None (Kalthon asteroid)


Kalthon seed


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Life Support Section is a minimally changed Weapons Section (among the red panels beyond are the "Life Support Systems Control" panels also seen in the Power Room in The Beta Cloud and Bringers Of Wonder part 1)


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Koenig's Eagle has a booster pod when first seen, then a standard pod subsequently




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