The Metamorph

"The Metamorph" is the first episode of the second series of Space: 1999 (and the twenty-fifth overall episode of the programme).wikipedia
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Johnny Byrne (writer)

Johnny Byrne
The screenplay was written by Johnny Byrne; the director was Charles Crichton.
For series two, he wrote "The Metamorph", "The Immunity Syndrome" and "The Dorcons".

Anouska Hempel

Anoushka Hempel
In the 1970s, Hempel appeared in one episode of the BBC series The Lotus Eaters and she also auditioned for the part of Jo Grant in Doctor Who and appeared in the science-fiction TV series' UFO ("Mindbender" 1970) and Space: 1999 ("The Metamorph" 1976).

List of Space: 1999 episodes

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In the 2003 novel The Forsaken written by John Kenneth Muir, it is stated the events of this story were one of the consequences of the death of the eponymous intelligence depicted in "Space Brain".
"The Metamorph" should be the first episode of Year Two, followed by the remaining episodes (there is a two-part episode in Year Two) in the order that the days on Russell's status report (which commences each episode) dictates.

Space: 1999

Alan CarterHelena RussellJohn Koenig
"The Metamorph" is the first episode of the second series of Space: 1999 (and the twenty-fifth overall episode of the programme). It is 342 days after leaving Earth orbit, and Moonbase Alpha is recovering after a recent encounter with a space warp. The girl is a metamorph, trained by her father in the Psychon art of molecular transformation, able to assume the form of any living organism at will.
Aside from the new theme music, which was more synthesised than the theme for Year One, Wadsworth also composed original music for the episodes "The Metamorph", "The Exiles", "One Moment of Humanity", "The Taybor", and "Space Warp".

Charles Crichton

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The screenplay was written by Johnny Byrne; the director was Charles Crichton.

Wormhole

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It is 342 days after leaving Earth orbit, and Moonbase Alpha is recovering after a recent encounter with a space warp.

Moon

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Without warning, the Moon was flung six light-years across space.

Titanium

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A quantity of titanium is required to complete repairs.

Volcano

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Though the atmosphere is breathable, the barren surface is covered with active volcanoes and temperatures average 180° Fahrenheit.

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Though the atmosphere is breathable, the barren surface is covered with active volcanoes and temperatures average 180° Fahrenheit.

Lion

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In a subterranean complex on Psychon, Mentor turns to his companion—a lioness lying across a console—and asks her opinion.

Shapeshifting

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The girl is a metamorph, trained by her father in the Psychon art of molecular transformation, able to assume the form of any living organism at will.

Electromagnet

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(Unknown to them, it was created out of rock by Mentor's power of matter transmutation.) Acting like an electromagnet, it drags the Eagle downward.

Delirium

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Mentor tries to pass off his outburst as delirium, then tells Koenig to stay put until contacted again.

Brain damage

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From their mindless behaviour, Helena recognises the aliens are suffering from a form of brain damage.

Zombie

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They are shocked to discover one of the zombie-like miners is Torens.

Holography

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The alien warns them the hologram is surrounded by an impenetrable force-field.

Psyche (psychology)

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With affection, Mentor introduces it as Psyche, a biological computer.

Kamikaze

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Mentor contacts the prisoners, berating Koenig for trying to deceive him with a kamikaze Eagle.

Stalactite

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Koenig acts fast, bashing Psyche's controls with a stalactite ripped from the ceiling.

Volcanic crater

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They board and the ship takes off—just as the volcanic crater erupts beneath it.

Tectonics

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Carter fights for control as the growing tectonic stresses blow the planet apart.