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Professor Quatermass is trying to perfect a dangerously unstable nuclear-powered rocket engine. After a disastrous test firing in Australia, his soon-to-be son-in-law, Captain John Dillon, ... See full summary »
Reginald Tate was cast again as Quatermass but died shortly before filming. André Morell was offered Quatermass but was attached to another project so John Robinson was cast at the eleventh hour.
You carry on. Just report that plane when it shows up. Nothing else. Got it?
Private: Yes, Sergeant.
Private: It's the one I learnt yesterday, Sergeant.
When Dillon and the Sergeant are in the Land Rover, the shadow of a studio technician can be seen crossing the rear window of the vehicle.
Episode Three ("The Food") was broadcast in 1991 as part of the programming celebrating the history of the BBC's Lime Grove facility. In order to fit into the half-hour timeslot, several minutes of footage were cut from the episode.