Old Space Show: Doctor Who “Vengeance On Varos”

Old Space Show: Dr Who Vengeance on Varos-featured

This week, we meet the aquatic, sluggish nemesis of the Sixth Doctor, SIL. Vengeance on Varos is a pretty grim tale, but one that has had a bit of re-appraisal in the past decade. Going into this series, it marks Brandon’s personal favorite serial featuring Colin Baker as The Doctor. Rachel Frend from the The […]

Old Space Show: Doctor Who “Attack Of The Cybermen”

Old Space Show: Dr Who: Attack of the Cybermen

From week 1 to week 2 of The Colin Baker Era, Year One, we jump seasons as we now begin Season 22. Doctor Who changed its format to 2-part 45 minute serials instead of the traditional 4-part 24 minute structure. Showrunner John Nathan Turner also opted for a darker tone as well. “Attack of the […]

Old Space Show: Doctor Who “The Twin Dilemma”

Old Space Show: Doctor Who: The Twin Dilemma

Welcome to a brand new adventure on Old Space Show! Who begins a Doctor Who podcast with “The Twin Dilemma”? Apparently, that’s me! Colin Baker’s debut as the sixth iteration of The Doctor is notorious for its reputation being one of the worst stories in the show’s history. Continually voted as #1 in the wrong […]

Old Space Show: Space: 1999 “The Testament of Arkadia”

Old Space Show: Space1999: The Testament of Arkadia

This is it! The final episode of Season 1 of Space:1999. Old Space Show series 1 is in the books! We have a deluxe sized episode for you as we not only cover the episode, but look back and reflect on season 1 as well as give our TOP 5 episodes. Be sure to stay […]

Old Space Show: Space: 1999 “Dragon’s Domain”

Old Space Show: Space 1999: Dragon's Domain

Only 1 more episode of Space: 1999’s first season remains. Here in this penultimate journey we have an odd, tentacled monster terrorizing a haunted ship graveyard. We are also introduced to a character we were supposed to have known this whole time and we get to see EARTH for the first time. And our regular […]

Old Space Show: Space: 1999 “Mission of the Darians”

Old Space Show: Space 1999: Mission of the Darians

I celebrate my birthday with an Old Space Show! We are nearing the end of Space: 1999’s first season and they’re pulling out the big guns as Joan Collins guest stars in “Mission of the Darians”. Who are the Darians? What is their Mission? Who is eating who? Let’s talk about it! And our regular […]

Old Space Show: Space: 1999 “The Infernal Machine”

The Old Space Show: Space 1999 The Infernal Machine

Leo McKern of The Prisoner fame guests on this one. Lots of pretty sets. And new crewmember Winters hops on board in “The Infernal Machine”! And our regular reminder, we are going through Space: 1999 in the production order, not broadcast order. Streaming services have them in broadcast order, so be careful if you’re going […]

Old Space Show: Space: 1999 “Space Brain”

Old Space Show: Space 1999: Space Brain

Moonbase Alpha kicks off 2021 on Old Space Show with a good or intergalactic foam party! Space: 1999 features yet another possessed crew member wandering around doing alien tidings, but this time brings both the fun and a super recognizable face. Jim and I begin the final run of season 1 with “Space Brain”. And […]

Old Space Show: Space: 1999 “The Troubled Spirit”

Old Space Show: Space 1999: Troubled Spirit

The star of none other than Escape From The Bronx shows up here as a planet whisperer of sorts and the ship is haunted by a pizza faced ghost. This is a truly wild ride on alpha, complete with sitar solo accompaniment. Strap in and get ready for some crazy twists and turns. And our […]

Old Space Show: Space: 1999 “The Last Enemy”

Old Space Show: Space 1999: The Last Enemy

This episode sees the crew of Moonbase Alpha caught in a solar system conflict between a planet of some space vixens from outer space and one led by Mavic Chen himself, Kevin Stoney. This episode features plenty to talk about and we faun over some nifty 1970s science fiction aesthetic. And our regular reminder, we […]

Old Space Show: Space: 1999 “War Games”

Old Space Show: Space 1999: War Games

“War Games” was a thrilling episode for Space: 1999. You’ll be able to notice our excitement right off the bat. This one see some highs for the series and quite possibly enters the conversation for best episode. And our regular reminder, we are going through Space: 1999 in the production order, not broadcast order. Streaming […]

Old Space Show: Space: 1999 “End of Eternity”

Old Space Show: Space: 1999: End of Eternity

Another being, monster, possessed thing is loose on the ship…again! Look out med bay, they are likely coming for you! Jim and I head into this episode of Space: 1999 that features one of the stars of Antonioni’s BLOW UP! And our regular reminder, we are going through Space: 1999 in the production order, not […]

Old Space Show: Space: 1999 “The Full Circle”

Old Space Show: Space 1999: The Full Circle

Jim and I head into the mist and discover – CAVEMEN! This crazy and pretty well scaled episode of Space: 1999 (“The Full Circle”) has us thrilled, giggling and scratching our heads all at the same time. Stun or Kill? That’s the question! And our regular reminder, we are going through Space: 1999 in the […]

Old Space Show: Space: 1999 “Collision Course”

Old Space Show: Space 1999: Collision Course

We close down the Old Space Show Turkey Day Marathon with “Collision Course”. This one offers more of that weird 2001-inspired type story many of these end up having. A fun aside, while some inserts have been placed, this was actually the 5th episode we recorded for this series back in September. And our regular […]

Old Space Show: Space: 1999 “Voyager’s Return”

Old Space Show: Space 1999: Voyager's Return

Our Old Space Show Turkey Day Marathon CONTINUES! A satellite for Earth is in the deep reaches of space preaching peace and offering destruction. Its creator happens to secretly be on board Moonbase Alpha and some aliens come by seeking an eye for an eye for planets destroyed by Voyager. And our regular reminder, we […]

Old Space Show: Space: 1999 “The Last Sunset”

Old Space Show: Space 1999: The Last Sunset

The Old Space Show Turkey Day Marathon CONTINUES! The crew of Moonbase Alpha witnesses their first sunrise and bit of rain in ages as they start having a beach party and Paul discovers shrooms. It’s as fun as it sounds! And our regular reminder, we are going through Space: 1999 in the production order, not […]

Old Space Show: Space: 1999 “Alpha Child”

Old Space Show: Space 1999: Alpha Child

Our Old Space Show Turkey Day Marathon BEGINS! Starting today, you’ll receive a new Old Space Show episode every day of the holiday weekend. 4 in total! We begin with Space: 1999’s “Alpha Child”. Another big swing on the guest star, as British legend Julian Glover (If you don’t know him, you SHOULD!) stops by […]

Old Space Show: Space: 1999 “Force of Life”

Old Space Show: Space 1999: Force of Life

Another big guest star boards Moonbase Alpha…or more rather was already there. Ian McShane is possessed by some space beam and winds up becoming some sort of energy vampire in search of the ship’s nuke collection. Yes, that’s what this episode entails! And our regular reminder, we are going through Space: 1999 in the production […]

Old Space Show: Space: 1999 “Guardian of Piri”

Everybody is lured into a false sense of happiness in the latest adventure with Moonbase Alpha. And Jon Koenig is going to put an end to it! This episode also gives us a guest that bumps to regular status for Series 2. And our regular reminder, we are going through Space: 1999 in the production […]

Old Space Show: Space: 1999 “Missing Link”

First we had Christopher Lee and now two episodes later we get Peter Cushing. Space:1999 is getting the finest picks of the litter sitting in the Hammer Horror studio lobby waiting for work. They paint him gold and dress him like Strawberry Shortcake’s nemesis and we are here for ALL OF IT! And our regular […]

Old Space Show: Space: 1999 “Another Time, Another Place”

Old Spcae Show: Space 1999 - Another Time Another Place

While the show takes sets itself in another time, another place, they actually episode called “Another Time, Another Place”. Fitting for a soap opera show name as it is an episode title here, this one flirts with a strong sci-fi concept that while interesting doesn’t fully come together. Nonetheless, plenty of fun for Jim and […]

Old Space Show: Space: 1999 “Earthbound”

The Brandon Peters Show - Old Space Show - Space: 1999 - Earthbound

Our popular segment takes another journey in Space: 1999 for its fifth episode “Earthbound”. In this episode we get a big guest appearance in the form of god-like human, Sir CHRISTOPHER LEE! Beardo also stumbles out of his space bunk beds to make a showing, too. And our regular reminder, we are going through Space: […]

Old Space Show: Space: 1999 “Ring Around The Moon”

Old Space Show: Space 1999 Around the Moon

The runaway hit segment continues on through Space: 1999 for its fourth episode “Ring Around The Moon”. This episode puts Barbara Bain at the center of some 2001 type weirdness. Also Ted Clifford. Have you heard of Ted Clifford? Oh well this episode has Ted Clifford. And our regular reminder, we are going through Space: […]

Old Space Show: Space: 1999 “Black Sun”

Old Space Show Space 1999 Black Hole

We continue on through Space: 1999 for its third episode “Black Sun”. Another trippy 2001 inspired one. We begin to notice more tropes and find out “Computer” doesn’t always need a Human Decision. Some have asked me where you can find Space: 1999 to watch along. That’s great and it excites me this show is […]

Old Space Show: Space 1999 “Matter of Life and Death”

OSS Space 1999 Matter of Life and Death

With the stage setting first episode behind us, we dig into a meatier episode of Space: 1999 entitled “Matter of Life and Death”. We get to see what a mysterious planet looks like as well as hear some classic hot button 1970s science fiction jargon to boot. I loved the response to this segment last […]

Old Space Show – Space:1999 “Breakaway”

Old Space Show Breakaway

This first series of Old Space Show will be the first Season of Space: 1999. “Old Space Show” is a term I commonly heard growing up when people who weren’t nerds like me would refer to stuff like Star Trek or Battlestar Galactica or the like. Personally, I love diving into genre television from the […]