Andromeda : season 1 episodes
Under the Night
-- C4, Sunday 3 March 2002
The Nietzscheans launch their attack on the Galactic Commonwealth,
and the starship
is the first casualty of
the war. After being frozen in time near the event horizon of a black
hole for 300 years, she is eventually salvaged by a disparate bunch of
renegades from the now-collapsed Commonwealth. But to their dismay, they
discover her Captain is still alive, on board, and in command.
An Affirming Flame
-- C4, Sunday 10 March 2002
Captain Dylan Hunt wins back his ship, and then persuades the
salvage team to be his new crew.
To Loose the Fateful Lightning
-- C4, Sunday 17 March
The crew find an old Commonwealth station that's home to a bunch of
children, who have been keeping the Commonwealth ideals alive for 300
years, whilst all dying young of radiation sickness. They greet Hunt as
their Messiah, but they take his arrival as a sign to start the war
D Minus Zero
-- C4, Sunday 24 March 2002
Andromeda is attacked by a powerful unknown opponent. Dylan has to
dive the ship into a star's corona to escape. His antic nearly cause a
mutiny. In the end the unknown assailant self destructs rather than
reveal their identity.
-- C4, Sunday 31 March 2002
A group of Nietzschean pirates try to persuade Tyr to join them, and
to capture the
. But Dylan outmanoeuvers the pirates,
and Tyr destroys their asteroid base.
Angel Dark, Demon Bright
-- C4, Sunday 7 April 2002
slipstreams back in time, to just before the final
battle of the Nietzschean Revolution
The Ties that Blind
-- C4, Sunday 14 April 2002
Beka's con-artist brother arrives on
with a famous
Wayist guru -- which leads to con and counter-con as Restorians try to
destroy the ship.
The Banks of the Lethe
-- C4, Sunday 21 April 2002
Using a 300 year time-spanning wormhole, Dylan Hunt contacts his lost
love Sara, who is trying to rescue the
back in her own
A Rose in the Ashes
-- C4, Sunday 28 April 2002
Dylan and Rommie get condemned to life on a harsh prison planet.
Dylan has to fight for his food ration, and Rommie's power cells have
only a few days reserve. Meanwhile, the crew of the
don't know what has happened.
All Great Neptune's Ocean
-- C4, Sunday 5 May 2002
The Castalians are about to join the Commonwealth. But then their
President is assassinated, and all the evidence points to Tyr. Further
investigation, however, seems to show that Rommie was responsible. Dylan
must find out the real assassin before Rommie's personality is wiped.
The Pearls That Were His Eyes
-- C4, Sunday 12 May 2002
Beka receives a three year old distress call from her Uncle Sid [John
de Lancie]. She goes to see if there's any help she can give after this
time, and finds that Sid isn't quite the same person she remembers. She
and Trance have to rescue themselves from a potentially fatal conflict.
Meanwhile Dylan demonstrates his negotiating skills on a devious trader.
The Mathematics of Tears
-- C4, Sunday 26 May 2002
The crew discover the
, sister ship to
Andromeda Ascendant, near a destroyed planet, and the original crew are
somehow still alive. Dylan is thrilled to have a spit-and-polish crew
again. But the Acting Captain is behaving oddly, and when Rommie tries
to contact her sister AI, things start getting violent.
were playing Wagner. It's the most fun I've had in six months."
Music of a Distant Drum
-- C4, Sunday 2 June 2002
Tyr crashes on a strange planet, with total amnesia not helping him
keep his mystery cargo safe from hostile Nietzcheans, and even more
hostile normal humans.
-- C4, Sunday 9 June 2002
A dying Perseid downloads a massive amount of data into Harper's
brain. Harper becomes a frenzied genius, and someone is after his head,
to retrieve information about who really started the war that ended the
-- C4, Sunday 23 June 2002
Dylan is forced to stand trial for an alleged crime he committed 300
years earlier -- assassinating the Mobius leader. It was a covert
operation that went wrong, and the collapse of the Commonwealth shortly
after made the consequences even more dire. Trance breaks him out of
jail, and he confronts his tormentor, but does no repeat his old
Sum of all Its Parts
-- C4, Sunday 23 June 2002
An android, HG, invites Dylan to meet the machine collective, with a
thought of joining forces. They go, but the collective is more
interested in getting Andromeda to join it. HG is ordered to
disassemble, but has learned to be an individual, and helps the crew
fight the machines.
Fear and Loathing in the Milky Way
-- C4, Sunday 30
Trance and Harper run into their former employer Gerentex, who has a
cunning plan to make his fortune. He captures them, they escape and
capture him, he escapes, etc, etc, until they all end up finding the
valuable diary whilst being persued by several gandgs of nasties. We see
a slightly more ruthless side to Trance as she gets fed up with Gerentex
and Harper threatening to shoot each other -- she threatens to shoot
both of them. Meanwhile Dylan is initially dismayed by Beka's forceful
Devil Take the Hindmost
-- C4, Sunday 7 July 2002
Rev Bem receives a call from an old Wayist friend, who needs help to
save a peacful colony from slavers. Dylan goes and teaches them how to
fight, much to the dismay of the Wayist -- then one of the colonists
decides they need more help, in the form of Rev Bem's children.
Meanwhile, Andromda is off taking emergency supplies to a
plague-stricken colony world.
The Honey Offering
-- C4, Sunday 14 July 2002
Dylan agrees to transport a Nietzschean bride to her wedding, to help
cement a peace treaty between two prides, in return for two planetary
systems being allowed to join the second Commonwealth. But other
Nietzschean prides want to stop the treaty, and the bride is not what
she seems, either. (We learn Dylan's mother was a gene-engineered
-- C4, Sunday 4 August 2002
A Restorian terrorist ship destroys a passenger liner before
can intervene. There's only one survivor, a cyborg, Gabriel [Michael
Shanks]. He and Rommie fall in love, but he turns out to be more than he
seems when the crew chase down the Restorian's ex-Commonwealth
It Makes a Lovely Light
-- C4, Sunday 18 August 2002
For Dylan's birthday, Beka finds a multi-slipstream route to his
homeworld, the now-legendary Tarn-Vedra. But the multiple jumps put a
strain on her (and nearly kill Trance), so she resorts to Flash to help
her reactions, and nearly destroys the ship.
Its Hour Come 'round at Last
-- C4, Sunday 1 September
Harper finds a backup Rommie, but when he investigates, it takes
over, and, not recognising the crew, tries to eliminate them as
intruders. This Rommie is on a secret mission, and before the crew
manage to get the old Rommie personality back, the ship is taken by
Magoth, nearly everyone is injured, unconscious and about to die, and a
trillion more Magoth are just outside... [To Be Continued]