Space: Above and Beyond: Season 1

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 24
1995

Pilot (1)

A promising sci-fi series that, executive producer Glen Morgan says is ““kind of a World War II movie in space”“ takes off with impressive special effec…

2 Sep 24
1995

Pilot (2)

When the colony on Tellus is attacked and destroyed by the aliens, the cadets are forced to go into battle prematurely, but they prove themselves.

3 Oct 01
1995

The Farthest Man from Home

A survivor of the brutal attack on the Tellus colony is found, leading to believe that Kylen is still alive on the distant planet-a belief for which he’s willing to risk…

4 Oct 08
1995

The Dark Side of the Sun

Nightmares come to life for Shane when a sentry-duty assignment on an asteroid leads the 58th into a bloody confrontation with a battalion of rogue androids, among which are th…

5 Oct 15
1995

Mutiny

When mutiny erupts aboard a civilian cargo ship carrying 200 In Vitro embryos, Cooper faces a difficult decision-should he protect his fellow soldiers, or join forces with the…

6 Oct 22
1995

Ray Butts

The Saratoga has a mysterious new passenger: a battle-scarred special-forces commando whose classified mission directives put the 58th at his disposal, even if it means leading…

7 Nov 05
1995

Eyes

The Saratoga becomes a pressure cooker of violence and political intrigue when an assassination on Earth forces a delegation of UN officials to use the craft as the site of an…

8 Nov 12
1995

The Enemy

The soldiers of the 58th become their own worst enemies when a routine supply mission goes awry, leaving them stranded in alien territory and suffering from the effects of a my…

9 Nov 19
1995

Hostile Visit (1)

A commandeered alien battleship provides the 58th with information about an important Chig outpost, giving the Earth forces an opportunity to make a Trojan-horse attack against…

10 Nov 26
1995

Choice or Chance (2)

After narrowly escaping the crippled alien battleship, the 58th finds itself imprisoned in the catacombs of a Chig penal colony. While Wang suffers in an alien torture chamber,…

11 Dec 03
1995

Stay with the Dead

A failed rescue mission leaves the 58th presumed dead, except for Nathan, who lands in the hospital, where a nagging memory that his comrades are still alive is passed off as a…

12 Dec 17
1995

The River of Stars

Christmas Eve finds the 58th in dire straits: its transport vehicle, damaged in battle, is hurtling uncontrolled into enemy territory and the pilots must struggle to stay aliv…

13 Jan 07
1996

Who Monitors the Birds?

Stranded and practically defenseless on an alien world, Hawkes accepts an assassination assignment that’s supposed to buy him an immediate Honorable Discharge from the Ma…

14 Jan 14
1996

Level of Necessity

The 58th enters the tunnels to try to find and destroy a Chig ammo dump. In the tunnels on the way to the ammo dump, Lubin is killed, and Damphousse predicts that one more of t…

15 Feb 04
1996

Never No More

Shane risks her life when she volunteers to fight an enemy spacecraft with another squadron, led by a former boyfriend whose new love was killed during a mission. (Part 1 of 2)…

16 Feb 11
1996

The Angriest Angel

McQueen seeks reinstatement of his pilot status so he can fly what could be a suicide mission: find and destroy a seemingly invincible Chig super-bomber.(Part 2 of 2)

17 Feb 18
1996

Toy Soldiers

West discovers that his brother has enlisted in the Corps and is serving under a young, gung-ho lieutenant who’s so determined to make a name for himself as a soldier, th…

18 Mar 03
1996

Dear Earth

In the midst of a mail call, McQueen tells Hawkes to resign himself to being left out of the festivities – InVitros have no families back on Earth. But the mail brings a…

19 Mar 24
1996

Pearly

Stranded on an embattled planet, the 58th must race to reach the rendezvous point in time to save an injured Shane-and their only hope is a marooned officer, who’s been o…

20 Apr 12
1996

R & R

The 58th visits a pleasure ship called the Bacchus for some overdue R&R; but when a sudden call to action puts them in the heat of battle, Cooper discovers that he’s addi…

21 Apr 19
1996

Stardust

The 58th is embroiled in a dangerous, top-secret counteroffensive against the Chigs when the Saratoga takes on some mysterious passengers-a high-profile general, a stern colone…

22 Apr 20
1996

Sugar Dirt

When Commodore Ross sees there’s an opportunity to launch a potentially crippling offensive against the Chigs. Forced to abandon the 58th on a barren planet, Ross leaves…

23 May 26
1996

And If They Lay Us Down to Rest... (1)

The 58th is deployed to a seemingly barren moon to make final preparations for a major offensive by the Earth forces, but when they arrive they discover that the moon is home t…

24 Jun 02
1996

...Tell Our Moms We Done Our Best (2)

Conclusion. Tensions increases as Earth forces prepare for peace talks with the alien Chigs, and Shane realizes that the enemy has learned details of Operation Roundhammer.

About Space: Above and Beyond

It’s the year 2163. After 150 years of deep space exploration, the people of Earth feel certain they are alone in the universe. Then word comes that two Earth outposts light-years away from home have been brutally attacked by an advanced alien civilization. Now the new young recruits of the United States Marine Corps Space Aviator Cavalry are heading for the front lines of space in the toughest battle the world has even faced. Thrust into an intergalactic war beyond imagination, these untested fighter pilots suddenly find themselves waging a life-and-death struggle to protect Earth and to save mankind from total annihilation.

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