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1 - Contact Has Been Established

Original title : Contact Has Been Established
First Aired : 18.07.1953 (UK)
Director : Rudolph Cartier
Writing credits : Nigel Kneale
Cast : Hugh Kelly (John Paterson), Moray Watson (Peter Marsh), W. Thorp Devereux (Blaker), Van Boolen (Len Matthews), Iris Ballard (Mrs. Matthews), Neil Wilson (Policeman), Katie Johnson (Miss Wilde), Oliver Johnston ('Daily Gazette' News Editor), Paul Whitsun-Jones (James Fullalove), Colyn Davies (Fireman), Patrick Westwood (First Journalist), Dominic Le Foe (Second Journalist), Eugene Leahy (Police Inspector), Nicholas Bruce (BBC Announcer), Pat McGrath (BBC Journalist), Denis Wyndham (Reveller), Macgregor Urquhart (Sandwichman).

The Story : A rocket sent 1,500 miles above the Earth to make certain observations has a defect in its control systems and veers of course, its designer Professor Quatermass losing contact with it for some time. It crashes back to Earth in Wimbledon, and Quatermass rushes to the scene with his team from the British Experimental Rocket Group. The experts wait as the rocket cools for the three man crew inside to emerge.

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2 - Persons Reported Missing

Original title : Persons Reported Missing
First Aired : 25.07.1953 (UK)
Director : Rudolph Cartier
Writing credits : Nigel Kneale
Cast : Hugh Kelly, Moray Watson, John Glen (Dr. Gordon Briscoe), Ian Colin (Inspector Lomax), Frank Hawkins (Sergeant Best), Enid Lindsay (Louisa Greene), Oliver Johnston, Paul Whitsun-Jones, Patrick Westwood, Dominic Le Foe, Stella Richman (Sister at Hospital), Eugene Leahy, Neil Wilson (Policeman at Wimbledon), Maurice Durant (Scotland Yard Policeman).

The Story : The capsule opens and only one astronaut, Victor Carroon, emerges and collapses. Of the two other men, Greene and Reichenheim, there is no sign. Scotland Yard's Chief Inspector Lomax starts an investigation into the men's disappearance, and fingerprints Carroon. This and Carroon's knowledge of German indicate he has the memory and identity of the whole three man crew.

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3 - Very Special Knowledge

Original title : Very Special Knowledge
First Aired : 25.07.1953 (UK)
Director : Rudolph Cartier
Writing credits : Nigel Kneale
Cast : John Glen, Ian Colin, Frank Hawkins, Christopher Rhodes, Peter Bathurst, Hugh Kelly, Paul Whitsun-Jones, Philip Vickers (American Journalist), Edward David (Indian Journalist), Katie Johnson, Lewis Wilson (Walters).

The Story : Paterson has been working on the capsule and finds a jelly like substance all over the rocket cabin. Quatermass takes the deeply disturbed Carroon back to the BR7 and plays him the tape recording of what happened to the crew whilst in space. Victor is t he target of a kidnap attempt, but kills one of his attackers.

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4 - Bellieved to be Suffering

Original title : Bellieved to be Suffering
First Aired : 08.08.1953 (UK)
Director : Rudolph Cartier
Writing credits : Nigel Kneale
Cast : John Glen, Ian Colin, Frank Hawkins, Hugh Kelly, Paul Whitsun-Jones, Oliver Johnston, Philip Vickers, Katie Johnson, Lewis Wilson, Darrell Runey (Photograph), Jack Rodney (Ramsay), Anthony Green (Young Boy), Richard Cuthbert (Chemist), Lee Fox (Cinema Owner), Janet Joye (Cinemagoer), Bernadette Milnes (Usherette), Keith Herrington ('Space Lieutenant'), Pauline Johnson ('Space Girl').

The Story : Carroon had been acting very strangely towards a cactus before the kidnap, and Judith claims his arm had changed. Carroon escapes the kidnappers and goes into hiding in London as Lomax mounts a search for him. A young boy helps him hide in a cinema, and then Carroon makes for a chemists.

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5 - An Unidentified Species

Original title : An Unidentified Species
First Aired : 15.08.1953 (UK)
Director : Rudolph Cartier
Writing credits : Nigel Kneale
Cast : Hugh Kelly, John Glen, Ian Colin, Frank Hawkins, Paul Whitsun-Jones, Richard Cuthbert, Anthony Green, Bernadette Milnes, Christie Humphrey (Janet), John Stone (Ted), Frank Atkinson (Keeper of the Park), Reginald Hearne (Police Inspector), Wilfred Bra mbell (Drunk Man), John Kidd (Sir Vernon Dodd), Tony Van Bridge (Producer), Neil Arden (Commentator), Josephine Crombie (Secretary)

The Story : Carroon's hand has fused with the cactus and mutated, and at the chemists he consumes substances that would kill a normal man. Briscoe and Quatermass find that the alien substance from the BR7 rocket absorbs all animal life. The search for Carroon conti nues, but it is a television transmission from Westminster Abbey which finds what Carroon has become.

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6 - State of Emergency

Original title : State of Emergency
First Aired : 22.08.1953 (UK)
Director : Rudolph Cartier
Writing credits : Nigel Kneale
Cast : Hugh Kelly, John Glen, Ian Colin, Frank Hawkins, Paul Whitsun-Jones, Tony Van Bridge, Neal Arden, Josephine Crombie, John Kidd, Keith Pyott (Minister), Kenneth Midwood (Policeman), Andrew Laurence (Major).

The Story : The huge, pulsating mass in Poet's Corner has been revealed on television. Briscoe says that it is about to give off spores, which will end all life on Earth. The army try to destroy the creature without success, and it is left up to Quatermass to solve the problem.

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