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Blake 7: The BBC Sci-Fi series Blake 7 written by Welshman Terry Nation aired to UK audiences on the 2nd January to 27th March 1978. It averaged 9.22 million viewers on original airing in the UK, with an average chart position of 45. Here's all 52 episodes including story synopsis for all to enjoy.


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Series 1 (1978)



S1 ep 1: The Way Back.  Former resistance leader Roj Blake witnesses a massacre and is subsequently framed for a series of fictional crimes by the totalitarian Federation.



S1 ep 2: Space Fall. Blake takes the prison transport ship "London" under siege with help from Kerr Avon and Jenna Stannis. But when the siege fails, Blake, Jenna and Avon are sent to investigate a abandoned alien spaceship, where Blake decides to take to control of the ship and escape.




S1 ep 3: Cygnus Alpha. Blake, Avon and Jenna follows the prison transport ship "London" to the Federation prison planet "Cygnus Alpha" where Blake teleports to the surface to free the prisoners. But the planet's supreme ruler Vargas wants to take over "The Liberator" in his goal for total power and conquest of the galaxy.




S1 ep 4: Time Squad: Blake picks up an unidentified space projectile en route to an attack on Saurian Major, accidentally allowing three dangerous aliens aboard the Liberator.




S1 ep 5: The Web. Cally comes under the influence of an alien intelligence from her own peoples' legends, causing her to sabotage the Liberator. The ship goes off course and becomes ensnared by an organic web that surrounds a remote planet inhabited by a genetically-engineered race and their creators.




S1 ep 6: Seek-Locate-Destroy. Supreme Commander Servalan assigns one-eyed federation military officer Space Commander Travis (wounded by Blake) to eliminate Blake and the crew of the Liberator. But Travis takes Cally captive, when Blake and the crew steal a message decoder from a Federation security base on Centero.




S1 ep 7: Mission to destroy. Kendall, the captain of a spaceship whose crew has been murdered, offers Blake the location to Destiny if he helps him find the killer on-board the ship.





S1 ep 8: Duel. On a world destroyed by warfare, two powerful aliens force Blake and Travis to fight each other to the death so their ships will survive.





S1 ep 9: Project Avalon. Blake and Jenna teleport down to evacuate a well-known resistance leader named Avalon, only to find that she was captured by the Federation. The Liberator's crew launch a rescue mission, not realizing that Travis is using Avalon as bait.




S1 ep 10: Break Down. The Liberator heads for space station XK72 where they seek help from surgeon Professor Kayn, when Gan's limiter implant malfunctions causing Gan to go psychotic and violently attack members of the crew. But Professor Kayn has other plans and he informs the Federation of the crew's presence on-board the space station.




S1 ep 11: Bounty. Blake and Jenna set out to convince Sarkoff, the exiled former president of the planet Lindor to return to lead his people, before the Federation assumes control of the planet. But the Liberator is taken over by a group of bounty hunters known as The Amagons.





S1 ep 12: Deliverance.  Approaching Cephlon, the Liberator crew witness a spacecraft crash land on the planet. They rescue a man named Ensor, who was trying to get back to his father on Aristo and arrange for the Federation to purchase something called Orac. He forces Blake and Cally to fly him to Aristo, leaving Avon, Jenna, Gan, and Vila stranded on the radiation-scarred surface of Cephlon.



S1 ep 13: Orac. The crew of the Liberator head to the planet Aristo to deliver medical supplies to the computer scientist Ensor, creator of the mobile super-computer Orac. Where Blake and Cally require from Ensor, anti-radiation drugs for Avon, Gan, Vila and Jenna who have absorbed radiation from Cephlon. Travis and Serverlan have also arrived on Aristo as they bid on claiming Orac for themselves.


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Re: Blake 7 episode lists & synopsis

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Series Two (1979)





S2 ep 1: Redemption. After an attack by two unidentifiable spacecraft, the computers aboard Liberator turn on Blake and his crew through the intervention of the ship's original owners, who are controlled by a massive computer called The System.





S2 ep 2: Shadow. Blake tries to buy the services of the Terra Nostra organized crime syndicate in his struggle against the Federation. When his first effort fails, he decides to go after their biggest source of profit to gain leverage. That source is an illicit narcotic called shadow.






S2 ep 3: Weapon. After a researcher named Coser kills his superiors at the Federation's weapons development base, he escapes to a deserted planet with a new secret weapon called IMIPAK. Soon, both the Liberator's crew and Servalan are searching for him.






S2 ep 4: Horizon. The Liberator arrives at the planet Horizon when The Liberator follows a Federation freighter, Where Blake and Jenna teleports to the surface, only to be taken captive by federation guards. Shortly after Cally, Gan and Vila are also taken captive and forced to work in the mines. Avon decides to leave the crew on Horizon and take control of The Liberator, but instead, teleports to the surface to rescue them.






S2 ep 5: Pressure Point. The Liberator returns to Earth where Blake plans to attack the Federation Central Control computer complex. But Blake's contact, Kasabi and her daughter Veron have been taken prisoner by Serverlan and Travis and Blake and Gan teleport to the surface to find Veron and outrun the security devices on the outer perimeter of the Central Control computer complex.






S2 ep 6: Trial.  Holding himself responsible for Gan's death, after Gan was killed by Travis at the Central Control computer complex on Earth. Blake decides to dessert the crew and teleports to the surface of a volcanic planet, where he finds he is not alone. Travis is standing trial at Federation HQ for the massacre of innocent people. Travis's trial is Serverlan's cover up of the incident at the Central Control computer complex.






S2 ep 7: Killer. Avon and Vila teleport to a Federation installation on the planet Fosforon to meet an old friend of Avon's in hopes of stealing a key component of the Federation's cipher coding system. Meanwhile, Blake becomes involved with the base's investigation into the appearance of a spacecraft listed as missing 700 years ago that has suddenly appeared near Fosforon.






S2 ep 8: Hostage.The Liberator crew learns Travis is on the planet Exbar where Travis has taken Blake's cousin Inga hostage demanding Blake comes to Exbar to meet with him or he will kill her, where he wants to join The Liberator crew, now he is a Federation outlaw. Where Travis sets a trap on Blake, Avon and Vila and Servalan also arrives on Exbar.






S2 ep 9: Countdown. The Liberator heads to the Federation controlled planet Albian, where Blake and the crew are in search of Federation officer Space Major Provine whom they believe can lead them to the location of Central Control. Only to learn The Federation has buried a radioactive bomb on the planet which wipe out all life on Albian. As Blake and the crew helps a band of rebels find the bomb. Avon meets up with enemy Del Grant, brother of Avon's former lover Anna and tries to disarm the bomb and puts aside his differences with Grant.






S2 ep 10. Voice from the Past. As The Liberator heads to Del 10, The ship changes course and instead heads to a asteroid when Blake receives mind control signal. Where Blake and the crew teleports to the asteroid and finds Shivan, a resistance leader and Governor Le Grand, and learns they are put on a summit to denounce the Federation and they need The Liberator to transport them to Atlay where the Summit is taking place. Only to learn it is a trap set by Travis who is disguised as Shivan.




S2 ep 11: Gambit. The Liberator travels to the gambling paradise of Freedom City, where Blake is in search of a cybernetics surgeon known as Docholli who knows the location of Star One, the Federation power base. But Serverlan has implanted a bomb in Travis's robotic arm, which will kill both Blake and Travis, and Travis requires Docholli's help to remove the bomb.




S2 ep 12: The Keeper. The Liberator sets a course for the planet Goth, where Blake, Jenna and Vila teleports to the surface and goes in search of a amulet that belongs to the royal family containing the location of Star One. But Travis too has arrived on Goth and is also after the amulet and Blake agrees to rescue Rod, brother of the planet's ruler Gola.




S2 ep 13: Star one. Blake leads the apprehensive crew of the Liberator out into intergalactic space to find and destroy Star One and cripple the Federation. What none of them realize is that Star One is already showing signs of sabotage. But since nobody but Blake's crew know the location of Star One, who could be causing it, and why?


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Series Three (1980)



S3 ep 1: Aftermath. The Liberator has been damaged in the battle against the alien invasion fleet of Andromeda and the crew abandons ship. Avon finds himself on the tribal planet Sarren, where he is rescued by Dayna Mellanby, daughter of Federation fugitive Hal Mellanby, who are hiding away from the Federation. They find Serverlan, now the newly-elected president of the Federation has also arrived on Sarran.




S3 ep 2: Powerplay. Avon and Dayna returns to the Liberator only to find it has been taken over by a Federation death-squad led by Captain Del Tarrant. Vila is rescued from the jungle planet Chenga where he finds Cally and Serverlan in a hospital, only to find the hospital in reality is a slaughterhouse, where human organs are stored in banks.





S3 ep 3: Volcano. The Liberator is lured to Obsidian, a volcanic planet of strategic value, which is linked to rumours of Blake's whereabouts. Dayna has a potential ally among the pacifist population: its ruler, an old acquaintance of her father named Hower. Tarrant and Dayna teleport down in an attempt to enlist recruits to their rebellion, and establish a base from which to complete the destruction of the Federation and defeat Servalan. However Servalan has enlisted a traitor.





S3 ep 4: Dawn of Gods. The Liberator is drawn off course by an artificial black hole. Orac brings the ship too close in order to study the phenomenon, and, unable to break free, the Liberator is dragged through into an "impossible" starless black void... or is it? Orac's science is pitted against a legendary figure from Cally's childhood stories.






S3 ep 5: The Harvest of Kairos. Tarrant convinces the others to launch a raid on a Federation transport loading a cargo of valuable crystals from the planet Kairos, and Servalan recruits a retired officer who once served with Tarrant to stop him.






S3 ep 6: City at the edge of the World. The Liberator crew makes a deal with a outlaw known as Bayban the Berserker to exchange for crystals need for the Liberator's weapons system. Bayban the Berserker in return requires Vila's help to find a treasure on the distant planet Keezar and Vila falls in love with Kerril, one of Bayban the Berserker's gang members.





S3 ep 7: Children of Auron. Serverlan has unleashed a plague on Cally's home planet Auron. Avon and the Liberator crew travel to Auron to aid Cally's people to fight the plague, when Cally receives a telepathic message from her people summoning her to Auron to help. But Serverlan has lured the Liberator crew into a trap and is using Aurons advanced cloning technology to create clones in her image.





S3 ep 8 Rumour of Death. Avon sets out on a personal vendetta to avenge the murder of his lover Anna Grant, killed by the Federation torturer Shrinker. But Avon is deceived, when he learns Anna is alive and she along with a resistance group have taken Serverlan captive.







S3 ep 9: Sarcophagus. Avon, Cally and Vila investigates a derelict spacecraft. When they return to The Liberator, they find something else has also returned with them, and Cally finds herself under the influence of a alien woman that assumes Cally's appearance and requires the crew to transport her back to her home planet, and only Avon can stop her.





S3 ep 10: Ultraworld. The Liberator detects a mysterious spiky metal globe floating in space. Avon deduces that it is an artificial planet, but can't raise any communication. Then Cally disappears - apparently abducted inside the "planet". As well as affecting minds, this "Ultraworld" turns out to be capable of stealing them - and using the zombified bodies of space travelers to trap others. But the crew must ultimately face the menace that rules from the center of the Ultraworld...





S3 ep 11: Moloch. The Liberator follows Servalan's flagship to Sardos, where a rogue Federation officer has designs on the galaxy.




S3 ep 12: Death-Watch. Tarrant's twin-brother Deeta is competing in a gladiatorial ceremony, where combatants fight each other to the death in a duel (Interplanetary feuds are settled into combat). When Deeta is killed by the android Vinni. Tarrant decides to take on Vinni himself, only to learn Serverlan is acting as a judge and she is manipulating events to trigger off a real war.




S3 ep 13: Terminal. The Liberator heads to the artificial planet Terminal when Avon receives instructions from Blake. Avon goes to the surface and finds Blake is connected to a life support capsule. But Avon learns it is a trap set by Servalan, who lured the crew to Terminal, so she can take control of The Liberator. But the Liberator faces destruction, as the ship is seriously damaged by particle fluids in space.


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Series Four ( 1981)



S4 ep 1: Rescue. Marooned on the artificial planet Terminal, Avon, Vila, Dayna and Tarrant finds their only hope of rescue is the space freighter Scorpio commanded by Dorian and his associate, Soolin, the blonde gunfighter from the lawless planet Gauda Prime.





S4 ep 2: Power. The Xenon base security systems have locked down the Scorpio, effectively stranding our heroes. The computerized lock leading to the launch silo can only be opened by Avon, who has his hands full after becoming enmeshed in a war between the male Hommiks and the female Seskas. And if that wasn't bad enough, there's a nuclear weapon counting down inside the launch silo...




S4 ep 3: Traitor.When Avon receives news Helotrix has been reconquered by the Federation, Scorpio travels to the planet to find out how they were defeated so easily. Tarrant and Dayna meet up with the local resistance group and encounter an old enemy.




S4 ep 4: StarDrive. Scorpio is damaged in a collision course with a asteroid and the Scorpio crew require a star-drive from Federation scientist Dr. Plaxton so they can out-run all Federation pursuit ships. Only to find Dr. Plaxton is working for space pirates "The Space Rats".




S4 ep 5: Animals. Avon sets out to recruit Justin, one of Dayna's former tutors and former lover who is conducting genetic engineering experiments. But Serverlan captures Dayna and brainwashes her into hating Justin and forces Justin share with her his discoveries on his experiments.




S4 ep 6: HeadHunter. The rebels help a top cybernetic scientist, Muller, to defect from the Federation. Whilst escaping, they discover a dead body and a mysterious box which terrifies Muller, leading to a disastrous struggle and quarantine for the Scorpio crew.




S4 ep 7: Assassin. Vila intercepts a message from Sleer, endlessly repeating "Utiliser to Cancer. Domo the 9th. Five subjects". According to Avon, Cancer is an infallible assassin. Orac's advice is to find and kill Cancer first, before he hunts them down.




S4 ep 8: Games. The Federation sends Commissioner Sleer to Mecron II in order to investigate the various irregularities discovered in the mining operation on that planet. Belkov, the head of the mining unit, has hidden a large consignment of crystals aboard his orbiting space station. But Avon and his accomplices are also after the crystals, assisted by one of Belkov's erstwhile colleagues.





S4 ep 9: Sand. Marooned on the arid desert world of Virn, Tarrant and his enemy must confront each other, and the past, whilst trying to solve the mystery of a lost Federation expedition. Meanwhile, time is running out for the struggling Scorpio and Orac.






S4 ep 10: Gold. Keiller, an "old friend" of Avon, proposes an ingenious heist to make off with a huge Federation gold shipment. All it requires is the Scorpio, the Space Princess pleasure cruiser, an infiltration mission, and for nothing to go wrong.






S4 ep 11: Orbit. The Scorpio crew are summoned by Renegade Federation scientist Egorian who wants to unleash vengeance on the Federation. Egorian wants to trade a powerful weapon in exchange for Orac. But Avon and Vila discover Egorian is working for Serverlan in another bid to take Orac, unaware Avon has given Egorian a fake duplicate of Orac.




S4 Ep 12: Warlord. The success of Avon's attempt to forge an anti-Federation alliance is threatened by the treachery of a key delegate.





S4 ep 13: Blake. Orac has pinpointed Blake's location and reveals to Avon and the crew of Scorpio that he is on the lawless planet Gauda Prime, where Blake has given up fighting against the Federation and is now a bounty hunter. But the crew of the Scorpio suspect Blake has betrayed them and has sold out to the Federation.
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