Gerry Anderson Encyclopedia
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Body & Soul is the 3rd broadcast and the 6th produced episode of Independent television series Space Precinct.

Plot

Brogan takes Matt in the space hopper to see a close up of Merlin's Asteroid. Flying over the far side, they discover a derelict spaceship with a badly decomposed body inside.

Synopsis

Merlin's Asteroid only approaches Altor every 20 years so Brogan takes Matt in the space hopper to see it close up. Flying over the far side, they discover a derelict Humes Interspace Prototype SK90 spaceship on the surface so they board it to investigate. The ship still retains full power but Matt finds a badly decomposed body in a locker and a blaster burn on its chest suggests foul play. As Brogan pilots the SK90 back to Altor, Haldane contacts Humes Interspace and speaks to Dag Jomore, assistant to the reclusive chairman Alden Humes. Shortly after, the SK90 receives a transmission from Altor which activates the Ship's self-destruct mechanism and Brogan and Matt barely have time to escape in the hopper before the ship explodes. Back at the Station House, Jane takes a tissue sample of the body from under Matt's fingernails in the hope that a DNA analysis might reveal the dead man's identity.

Regular Cast

Guest Cast

2nd Forensic Officer - Will Barton

Secretary- Joanna Berns

Creon PC - Will Barton

Hardware Used

Trivia

  • Bob Sherman (Humes) was previously seen as a launch operative in the UFO episode Close Up and the Space News reader in the Space: 1999 episode Dragon's Domain
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