The Secretary for the Department of UFO Information presents a film about impending dangers from outer space. In it, Micky is abducted by aliens from the planet Zlotnick and replaced by a robot duplicate. Despite the robot's feet being on backwards, at first Davy and Peter do not suspect a thing.
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
The American flags used in the frame story were obsolete before the series was filmed. The small ones on Pat Paulsen
's desk have 48 stars (World Wars era), while the large flag has only 35 stars (Civil War era). Since 1960, the flag has 50 stars. See more
The trivia text box on the DVD says that the music in the "patriotic" frame story is an 1861 song, Battle Hymn of the Republic, by Julia Ward Howe
. In fact, it is an 1856 tune called Say Brothers Will You Meet Us by William Steffe
, which has been used as an accompanying tune by various poets. While Howe's song is unquestionably the most famous verse ever written for this tune, nothing Howe wrote is ever heard in this show. See more
Recognizing an alien is no easy task. They have all the human qualities: greed, anger, hate. So I'm not saying they're all bad.
Pink Shoe Laces
Composed by Micki Grant
Performed by Peter Tork See more