Space: 1999: The Complete Series finally brings all of the episodes to Blu-ray. The series was biggest science fiction show to arrive on the TV dial after the cancellation of Star Trek. The new show featured a crew of astronauts stuck on a Moon that no longer orbits the Earth. Will they ever find a way back to their loved ones? The show lasted two seasons and has a devoted following. Shout! Factory has just announced the numerous bonus features included with episodes when the boxset arrives on July 16. Here’s the press release from Shout! Factory:
SPACE: 1999 – THE COMPLETE SERIES
COMES TO BLU-RAY™ & DVD
JULY 16, 2019
FULL LIST OF BONUS FEATURES ANNOUNCED
Attention all sections Alpha: prepare for transmission!
Los Angeles, CA – From Gerry and Sylvia Anderson, the legendary masterminds behind Thunderbirds, comes the epic sci-fi series, Space: 1999. On July 16, 2019, Shout! Factory will release Space: 1999: The Complete Series on Blu-ray and DVD for the first time in North America.
This set comes jam-packed, including all 48 episodes and an entire disc of bonus features, including new interviews with director Kevin Connor, actors Barbara Bain and Nick Tate, and new audio commentaries.
Shout! Factory will also offer a limited edition set that includes a snow globe featuring an Eagle Transporter landing on the Moon, available for pre-order now at shoutfactory.com. The globe itself has a 4-inch circumference and sits on a 2-inch base.
September 1999: A nuclear waste dump on the lunar surface unexpectedly detonates, blasting the moon out of Earth’s orbit and taking the inhabitants of Moonbase Alpha on an unbelievable voyage of discovery and adventure. Under the command of John Koenig (Martin Landau), the Alphans hurtle through the stars, encountering fantastic worlds and beings in a universe where peril awaits at every turn. Together, Koenig and the Alphans face the ultimate challenge in the farthest reaches of space: survive…and find home.
Also starring Barbara Bain as Dr. Helena Russell, Barry Morse as Victor Bergman, and Catherine Schell as Maya, Space: 1999 is a true classic of science fiction television, presented here in a deluxe box set with a galaxy’s worth of special features that fans and newcomers alike will treasure. Strap yourselves in — the journey of a lifetime is about to begin!
NEW Mission To Moonbase Alpha: An Interview With Actress Barbara Bain
NEW Into The Uncertain Future: An Interview With Actor Nick Tate
NEW Brain Behind The Destruction: An Interview With Director Kevin Connor
NEW Moonbase Merch: A Tour Of Space:1999 Ephemera With Author John Muir
NEW Audio Commentary By Author Anthony Taylor On “Dragon’s Domain” And “The Metamorph”
NEW Audio Commentary By Space:1999 Series Expert Scott Michael Bosco On “Ring Around The Moon”
Audio Commentary By Series Co-Creator Gerry Anderson On “Breakaway” And “Dragon’s Domain”
“These Episodes” – Nearly 100 Minutes Of Reflections On Some Of Space:1999’s Iconic Episodes From The People Who Made Them
“Memories Of Space” Featurette
Interview With Sylvia Anderson
Guardian Of Piri Remembered With Actress Catherine Schell
Vintage Year Two Interviews
Vintage Brian Johnson Interview
Behind The Scenes Footage With Brian Johnson Commentary
Concept And Creation Featurette
Special Effects And Design Featurette
Martin Landau And Barbara Bain TV Promos
Promos For Year One And Year Two
Trailers For Destination Moonbase Alpha And Alien Attack
Blackpool “Space City” Exhibition Advert
Lyons Maid Ice Lolly Advert
Mono And 5.1 Audio On All Episodes
16 Page Episode Guide
About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s entertainment offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast entertainment distribution network which delivers culturally relevant programming, movie and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America and across multiple platforms. Shout! Factory owns and operates Shout! Studios, Scream Factory, Shout! Factory Kids, Shout! Factory Films, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Timeless Media Group and Shout! Factory TV. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com.
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