Doug and Tony escape the moon only to materialize in an old mine shaft in 1910, the year that Halley's Comet passed very close to earth. Many in town, including prominent scientist Professor Ainsley, believe the comet will smash into the Earth and end all life! Doug and Tony know this isn't true so their goal is to rescue miners trapped below the earth and all but abandoned in the town's panic.
Did You Know?
This episode takes place in a mining community on May 21, 1910 and in Arizona in 1958 and 1968. See more
The first recorded appearance of Halley's comet was around 239 BC, not in 1531 AD as stated by Dr. Swain. See more