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The Starlost Farthing's Comet (1973– ) online
Original Title :
Farthingu0027s Comet
Genre :
TV Episode / Sci-Fi
Year :
1973–
Directror :
Ed Richardson
Cast :
Keir Dullea,Gay Rowan,Robin Ward
Writer :
Harlan Ellison,Douglas Hall
Type :
TV Episode
Time :
1h
Rating :
5.5/10
The Starlost Farthing's Comet (1973– ) online

Title: Farthing's Comet (22 Dec 1973). This episode serves to undermine the credibility of the entire narrative in a way that made for a pattern on the series. Farthing has altered the course of the Ark to get a look at the meteor shower but says he can't alter the course of the Ark to get it out of the collision course with a sun. Like other guest characters Farthing knows that the Ark is going to collide with a sun but he is preoccupied with other things which do not include anything that might serve to find a new place for the people on the Ark to live on or evacuate them to other ships

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The Starlost Season 1 Farthing's Comet. This episode has no screenshot set. Episode Number 14. DVD Season & Episode Number. Absolute Episode Number. Originally Aired Friday, January 25, 1974.

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22 December 1973 (1973-12-22). A scientist alters the Ark's course to pass through a comet's tail so he can study it; Devon must make an EVA to rewire a panel so the service reactors can be fired again; cometary debris damages the biospheres. The Starlog Photo Guidebook TV Episode Guides Volume 1 (1981) listed two additional episodes: "God That Died" and "People in the Dark". It is not known if these are two unaired episodes, unfinished episodes, or scripts that never got filmed. They do not appear on the DVD collection. The Starlost: The Return. The Pisces" and "Farthing's Comet". The Starlost: Deception. Mr. Smith of Manchester" and "Gallery of Fear".

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Watch The Starlost (1973) Full Episodes Online Free. Release: 22 September 1973. Episode 13 - The Return of Oro. Episode 14 - Farthing's Comet. Episode 15 - Beehive. Episode 16 - Space Precinct.

The Ark's chief astronomer altered its course so he could study a comet: now the debris is seriously damaging the Ark. The thrusters that can move it to safety need to be fixed manually, and Devon volunteers for EVA to do the work.
Episode complete credited cast:
Keir Dullea Keir Dullea - Devon
Gay Rowan Gay Rowan - Rachel
Robin Ward Robin Ward - Garth
Edward Andrews Edward Andrews - Linus Farthing (as Ed Andrews)
Linda Sorensen Linda Sorensen - Doctor McBride
Allen Stewart-Coates Allen Stewart-Coates - Computer Voices (voice)
William Osler William Osler - Computer / Host (voice)

In McBride's office is the filming miniature of the Earthship Ark.


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Loud crashing noises and the jolt of impact lead Devon (Keir Dullea), Garth (Robin Ward) & Rachel (Gay Rowan) to think that the Ark - the massive starship they are on which is housing the remaining people of Earth, is under alien attack. Devon asks the computer 'sphere projector' (William Osler) what is going on and he is directed to the on board observatory of Dr.Linus Farthing (Edward Andrews).

Farthing informs them it is not an attack but a meteor shower. It naturally occurs to Rachel to ask whether or not they can alter the course of the Ark. As the viewers of previous episodes know an accident knocked the Ark off course and into the path of a class 'G' solar star. Farthing can't fix the course and says nothing can which is perplexing since he manoeuvred the ship into the meteor shower just so he could get a look close up.

It becomes apparent that the meteor shower will destroy the Ark unless necessary repairs are made. Devon and his friends volunteer on a risky mission to set things right. It involves Devon doing a spacewalk to make the repairs on the exterior of the Ark before meteors begin to collide with its path again.

This episode serves to undermine the credibility of the entire narrative in a way that made for a pattern on the series. Farthing has altered the course of the Ark to get a look at the meteor shower but says he can't alter the course of the Ark to get it out of the collision course with a sun.

Like other guest characters Farthing knows that the Ark is going to collide with a sun but he is preoccupied with other things which do not include anything that might serve to find a new place for the people on the Ark to live on or evacuate them to other ships. Anyway we know that the Ark can be put on a different course from the previous episode in which the alien Oro demonstrated how it could and tried to guide it to his home planet.

In that same episode Devon won command of the Ark but is not sen using any of the authority of the position beyond that episode. If he had he could have ordered Farthing to alter the course of the Ark. He would have almost certainly thrown him in a brig for putting the Ark in danger.

Logically the disparate group of people we have seen depicted on the show, and especially scientists like Farthing, would be working collectively on those issues. But they aren't and like Farthing, they resent being bothered when the subject of those issues is raised even after acknowledging their urgency.

The holes in the plot which provoked raised eyebrows and quizzical looks amongst audiences would periodically be interrupted by clumsy attempts at staging. The contradictory nature of story lines on this show would tend only to be upstaged by slipshod production value on a level lower than that seen in Japanese monster movies.