Andromeda: Episode Reviews

List of episodes reviewed in this guide.

   First Season Episodes


Dylan Hunt, last Captain of the High GuardS01E01 Under the Night

Dylan Hunt is the last starship captain of the elite Commonwealth Militarily force, the High Guard. He is forced into a black-hole induced sleep and wakes 300 years later to find the Commonwealth a very different place.


Dylan manages to subdue his attackersS01E02 An Afirming Flame

Tyr shots defenseless robots with breasts, Dylan manages to subdue his attackers and then employs them!? Meanwhile, the mean Gerentex gets his comeuppance as he tries one last time to steal the ship.


Harper creates a naked avatar of AndromedaS01E03 To Loose the Fateful Lightening

Dylan lands on a dangerous spaceship, plays God (badly) to a bunch of hellish children and puts his crew’s life in danger. A Magog Star system is blown up! Harper on the other hand, has a wonderful idea. He creates a naked avatar of Andromeda.


Sexy spaceships including a mysterious enemy shipS01E04 D Minus Zero

Wadda Whopper! This show had it all (except for nakedness). There were sexy spaceships including a mysterious enemy ship just as powerful as the Andromeda – but much more aggressive!


A battle between the Than and a group of Nietzschean PiratesS01E05 Double Helix

The Andromeda encounters a battle between the Than and a group of Nietzschean Pirates with a BIG laser gun. The only way to resolve the situation is to – trust Tyr! Would you?


Sending the crew back 300 yearsS01E06 Angel Dark, Demon Bright

Trance Gemini learns how NOT to fly the Andromeda and crashes into a big string sending the crew back 300 years to the big showdown between the armada’s of the Commonwealth and the Nietzschean’s! – BIG TROUBLE!


We meet Beka Valentines brotherS01E07 The Ties That Blind

Our heros encounter a ship in distress. It is piloted by a senior monk and his assistant, Beka Valentines brother! But this is far from being a happy family reunion, The two visitors are NOT WHO THEY SEEM!


Introduced to Dr. Sarah RileyS01E08 The Banks of the Lethe

A sad but exciting episode that introduces us to Dylans fiance, the lovely Dr Sarah Riley. We’re also introduced to the Perseids and some pretty whacky science fiction.


Dylan and the creepy ErasiansS01E09 A Rose in the Ashes

Dylan gives it the big ‘I am’ in front of a group of creepy Erasians. He tries to persuade them to join the Systems Commonwealth but he and Rommie are arrested and sent to a Prison Planet instead!


Beka gets a message from Uncle SidS01E10 The Pearls That Were His Eyes

Beka gets a three year old message from her old Uncle Sid. She decides to leave to go and help him, but finds he’s now one of the richest men in the galaxy! From then on, things go from bad to worse.


The Castellan President diesS01E11 All Great Neptunes Ocean

The crew of the Andromeda Ascendant play host to the Castellan President. Unfortunately the geezer dies while in Dylan’s charge. Rommie eand Tyr are among those accused of his death.
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Rommie has a derelict sisterS01E12 The Mathematics of Tears

Wadda cracker! This show had it all, sexy computers… sex… erm.. also a great story with lots of swashbuckling action. Dylan and his crew attempt to rescue Rommie’s derelict sister.


Harper TwoS01E13 Harper 2.0

Harper gets a download that he hadn’t bargained for. He is also pursued by a geezer that can melt and a Ghostly Ghoul with red eyes and a very nasty temper. Lots and lots of unanswered questions!


Trance is a theif!?S01E14 Forced Perspective

An irritating episode in which Dylan is accused of being a murderer and a hypocrite! Beka and Tyr get closer over a candle lit dinner and we learn that Trance was not a thief, but a person who stole things with good intentions.


S01E15 Music of a Distant Drum

Tyr goes on a mission to recover some lost property. Unfortunately he is attacked by dragons and forced to land on the planet Midden. After suffering a nasty attack of the nanobots, he loses his memory and must rely on human help.


S01E16 The Sum of it’s Parts

The crew of the Andromeda find out when they meet the amiable Android.


Dylan has to make a tough decisionS01E17 The Devil Take the Hindmost

Dylan has to make a tough decision when a colony he is trying to save want to take THE most drastic action to protect themselves.


Drastic actionS01E18 Fear and Loathing in the Milky Way

Dylan has to make a tough decision when a colony he is trying to save want to take THE most drastic action to protect themselves.


Nietzschean lady is escortedS01E19 The Honey Offering

A drop-dead-lovely Nietzschean lady is escorted to her new husband as a passenger on the Andromeda.


Rommie meets a total GIT!S01E20 Star Crossed

Rommie meets and falls in love with a total GIT! Weeeeeell, it’s only to be expected, he’s not even human?!


Beka tries to take Dylan homeS01E21 It Makes A Lovely Light

This should have been called ‘the light in her eyes.’ Beka tries to take Dylan home.


Blood, gore, violence, spaceships and hairy animalsS01E22 …Its Hour Come Round At Last

Blood, gore, violence, spaceships and hairy animals – If there had been some sex too, the show would have been perfect!

   Second Season Episodes


introduction of Tweedle Dee and Tweedle DumS02E01 The Widening Gyre

How Andromeda came back from the dead. And the cool introduction of the wonderful duo of destruction, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum.


Crash-lands on an icy planetS02E02 Exit Strategies

The team are pursued by a gang of Neitzscheans and forced to crash-land on an icy planet.


Replace a relicS02E03 A Heart of Falsehood Framed

Our team get caught in a battle between two warring factions while trying to replace a relic (no not Dylan).


Attacks on cargo shipsS02E04 The Devil Take the Hindmost

Trance is held captive, while the crew try to uncover the source behind attacks on cargo ships.


A strange desert wastelandS02E05 Last Call at the Broken Hammer

Dylan travels with his crew to a strange desert wasteland in search of a former government leader.


The nefarious plots of the MachenitesS02E06 All Too Human

Rommie discovers prejudices while attempting to expose the nefarious plots of the Machenites.


Battle with the Drago-Kazov pride.S02E07 Una Salas Victus

The crew of the Andromeda battles with the Drago-Kazov pride in an attempt to deliver medical supplies to an ailing colony.


Rev Bem exitsS02E12 Ouroborus

The past, the future. Rev Bem said goodbye, Harper got rid of his baby Magog and as for Trance!?


Trance is all growed up!S02E13 Lava & Rockets

Dylan hijacks a tourist ship to escape the evil Ogami. Also the crew deal with a now adult Trance.


Beka runs into an old friendS02E14 My Sins Remembered

Beka is confronted with her past (again), when she runs into an old friend.


A strange desert wastelandS02E15 Dance of the Mayflies

The Andromeda is invaded by a mutant species and Trance really comes into her own!


A strange desert wastelandS02E17 Things we Cannot Change

Dylan hovers near death in an alternate reality. Not much happens, this is a rather predictable ‘Dylan Filler’ episode.


A strange desert wastelandS02E05 Last Call at the Broken Hammer

Dylan travels with his crew to a strange desert wasteland in search of a former government leader.

   Fifth Season Episodes


A strange desert wastelandS02E05 Last Call at the Broken Hammer

The crew encounters Orlind, a man who maintains a series of tunnels on Seefra-1. He leads them to a Vedran chamber containing portals that can be used to tesseract to the other eight Seefra planets.

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