Space 1999, Gerry Anderson’s epic series from 1975-1977 was one of the most expensive productions ever mounted. The high-end live action work, and vast sets, combined with top-notch miniature and special effects captured the imagination of a generation, with many Space:1999 viewers going on to work for space agencies like NASA and ESA. But what about its scary side? Space 1999 was often bleak and dark, but could sometimes be scary.
Who doesn’t remember, for example, Dragon’s Domain? We know that many beds were wet as a result of the series one story.
So, to celebrate the scary side of Space:1999, here are our top 10 picks for the show’s scariest moments! Video by Chris Dale