The Catacombs The Production Guide
by Martin Willey


Plot inconsistencies ignored! This is only a summary: a much more extensive list of errors is found in the Episode Guides. Thanks to John Day, James C, Martin Daoust, Brian Boskind and others.


Breakaway Breakaway Various Eagle lands with one side to boarding tube (SFX); passengers enter/leave the other side (studio)

Breakaway (Koenig's), Earthbound (to Kaldorian ship), Guardian Of Piri (Koenig's last Eagle), The Last Sunset (Mathias supervises guards entering from both sides), The Full Circle (Kano & Victor's Eagle), Space Brain (robot Eagle), The Infernal Machine (supply Eagle), Dragon's Domain (to Ultra Probe), The Testament Of Arkadia (Luke's Eagle), The A B Chrysalis (on alien moon), Seed Of Destruction (the standby Eagle), The Immunity Syndrome

Breakaway Breakaway Breakaway Spacesuit collars alternate between nylon and corrugated rubber- on Koenig's Eagle as he crashes
Guardian Of Piri Guardian Of Piri When Eagle 24 lands, 2 other landed Eagles can be seen in the distance.
Guardian Of Piri Guardian Of Piri Eagle 24 is a normal standard pod- but when it lands on Alpha it has a booster pod
Voyager's Return Voyager's Return Eagle in long shot has a booster pod. All subsequent shots show standard pods on Eagles.
Dragon's Domain Dragon's Domain News broadcast date is Sept 3rd 1996. Ultra Probe launch date is 6th June 1996
Dragon's Domain Dragon's Domain As Ultra Probe approaches the graveyard, one shot of the alien ships shows the Ultra Probe already docked to the dragon ship
The Metamorph The Metamorph Eagle 4 has a booster pod which is not (& cannot be) docked to the boarding tube. Yet in studio shots the crew enter an apparently standard pod.
All That Glisters All That Glisters All That Glisters The Eagle has a booster pod throughout, apart from one scene of a standard pod

Also, while the SFX model has lateral extensions (mostly), the interior set is actually normal width but about twice as long as normal.

The Taybor The Taybor Helena calls the memory amplifier cylindrical. It is hexagonal.
The Rules Of Luton The Rules Of Luton An unjacketed Alphan with a red sleeve leaves an obvious footprint. Both Koenig and Maya wear jackets at this point.
The Rules Of Luton The Rules Of Luton When Koenig and Maya climb up the bank from having swum the river, they are only slightly damp.
The Mark Of Archanon The Mark Of Archanon The Mark Of Archanon In the asteroid storm, the Eagle's legs are sometimes bent, sometimes not
Seed Of Destruction Seed Of Destruction Koenig's Eagle has a booster pod when first seen, then a standard pod subsequently.
The Beta Cloud The Beta Cloud In the long view, alongside Sandra, the temperature drops from a chilly 10 to 5. In the closeup it drops from a warm 20 to 15.
A Matter Of Balance Matter Of Balance In the opening scenes in Hydroponics, Eddie Collins is not wearing a jacket. We see him go to his desk as Shermeen and Tony leave. In the next shot he wears a jacket.
The Bringers Of Wonder part 1 The Bringers Of Wonder When Koenig crashes he does not have his front pack on. When the rescuers arrive, his back pack is on, although he was unconscious since the crash.
The Bringers Of Wonder part 2 The Bringers Of Wonder At the end of part 1, Tony and Maya are going to show Koenig pictures. At the start of part 2, Helena and Maya arrive. (Also note the dates- part 1 is 1912 days after leaving Earth orbit; part 2 is 2515 days!)
The Bringers Of Wonder part 2 The Bringers Of Wonder When Helena & Maya look at Eagle/pilot ship they see the latter- not in New York, but by the waste domes.
The Immunity Syndrome The Immunity Syndrome Eagle 4 has a lab pod, except in one shot as it begins to descend through the sky.

Copyright Martin Willey