Space: Above and Beyond Season 1
S01 E01Sep 24, 1995
Pilot Sep 24, 1995 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 effects. In the year 2063, the final frontier is a battle field. An earth united in peace takes its first steps toward interplanetary colonization, only to be threatened by an enigmatic alien race. Enter the 58th Squadron, a group of wet-behind-the-ears pilots with the Marine Corps Air and Space Cavalry. Under the rigorous tutelage of Sgt. Maj. Frank Bougus, reluctant leader Nathan West and fellow cadets Shane Vansen and Cooper Hawkes embark on a mission to save the galaxy.
S01 E02Sep 24, 1995
The Farthest Man from Home Sep 24, 1995 When the USS Saratoga passes close to the planet, Vesta Colony, where the Earth colonist were attacked, West goes AWOL and flies down to the planet in hopes that his girlfriend, Kylen, somehow survived.
S01 E03Oct 1, 1995
The Dark Side of the Sun Oct 1, 1995 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 the AI's who murdered her parents.
S01 E04Oct 8, 1995
Mutiny Oct 8, 1995 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 rebellious Tanks?
S01 E05Oct 15, 1995
Ray Butts Oct 15, 1995 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 them to certain disaster.
S01 E06Oct 22, 1995
Eyes Oct 22, 1995 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 important conference.
S01 E07Nov 5, 1995
The Enemy Nov 5, 1995 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 mysterious Chig weapon.
S01 E08Nov 12, 1995
Hostile Visit Nov 12, 1995 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 the enemy-if the 58th can learn to fly the craft in time.
S01 E09Nov 19, 1995
Choice or Chance Nov 19, 1995 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, Nathan encounters someone he'd only dreamed of seeing again.
S01 E10Nov 26, 1995
Stay with the Dead Nov 26, 1995 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 result of suffering from severe head trauma.
S01 E11Dec 3, 1995
The River of Stars Dec 3, 1995 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 alive with no power, no weapons, and no hope of being rescued.
S01 E12Dec 17, 1995
Who Monitors the Birds? Dec 17, 1995 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 Marines.
S01 E13Jan 7, 1996
Level of Necessity Jan 7, 1996 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 them will die.
S01 E14Jan 14, 1996
Never No More Jan 14, 1996 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)
S01 E15Feb 4, 1996
The Angriest Angel Feb 4, 1996 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)
S01 E16Feb 11, 1996
Toy Soldiers Feb 11, 1996 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, that he will risk endangering the lives of his entire battalion.
S01 E17Feb 18, 1996
Dear Earth Feb 18, 1996 The members of the 58th receive letters from home, some with good news, some with bad, while McQueen and Cooper are ordered to cooperate in a TV documentary about In Vitroes serving in the United States Marine Corps.
S01 E18Mar 3, 1996
Pearly Mar 3, 1996 On a planet overrun with Chigs, the 58th retreat with a tank driver of the US 7th Cavalry upon a tank named "Pearly". They encounter the eccentric Major Cyril MacKendrick, sole survivor of a battalion of the British Coldstream Guards. Wang encounters a Silicate of the same model that previously tortured him.
S01 E19Mar 24, 1996
R & R Mar 24, 1996 The exhausted Wild Cards are granted R&R aboard the Bacchus, a pleasure ship where it's said anything can, and does, happen.
S01 E20Apr 12, 1996
Stardust Apr 12, 1996 A mysterious group of extremely high-ranking officers disembark on the Saratoga and the 58th are ordered to escort an unresponsive space APC. The mysterious APC suddenly locks on their Hammerheads and opens fire.
S01 E21Apr 19, 1996
Sugar Dirt Apr 19, 1996 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 the marines to fend for themselves with little ammo, no food-and no hope of rescue.
S01 E22Apr 20, 1996
And If They Lay Us Down To Rest... Apr 20, 1996 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 to an unknown species-and that Operation: Roundhammer may cause its extinction.
S01 E23May 26, 1996
Pilot (2) May 26, 1996 When an Earth outpost 16 light-years away is destroyed by an unknown alien force, a group of young United States Marine Corps Space Aviators find themselves on the front lines of an intergalactic battle to save their home planet.
S01 E24Jun 2, 1996
...Tell Our Moms We Done Our Best Jun 2, 1996 While peace talks on the USS Saratoga go awry, the disgraced 58th are sent to retrieve POWs trapped in a crippled Space APC. Several enemy space fighters attack and the 58th take heavy losses. It is discovered the Chigs are only offering peace because they know Earth's military will defeat them.