Escape From Jupiter: episode guide


Episode 1
Sun, Apr 10, 1994

Kumiko is unhappy to learn that her holiday is canceled and she must travel to a mining colony on Io with her parents where she doesn't fit in.


Episode 2
Sun, Apr 17, 1994

Violent earthquakes are destroying and destabilising the mines and Kumiko, Michael and Gerard must make a dangerous jorney to escape.

Life Boat

Episode 3
Sun, Apr 24, 1994

While the adults estimate the damage to the colony and repair the remaining life support systems, the children help with the salvage work.

In the Nick of Time

Episode 4
Sun, May 01, 1994

While the inhabitants of the colony prepare for the evacuation, Anna and Kingston creep into locked areas of the colony, in order to save their belongings.

Blast off

Episode 5
Sun, May 08, 1994

The crew struggle to get the life support system back online. Whilst conflicts between Michael and Gerard cause the system to be damaged further.


Episode 6
Sun, May 15, 1994

The crew examine a mysterious computer error that is having dangerous consequences all over the ship.

Stake out

Episode 7
Sun, May 22, 1994

The adults prepare the ship for a complicated flight maneuver at Saturn, in order to rendezvous with a supply ship containing vital fuel. The children become restless, exacerbated by the increased food rationing.

Fitness Test

Episode 8
Sun, May 29, 1994

When Duffy arranges a health check, Kumiko sees this as an opportunity to let Michael and Gerard settle their rivalry once and for all in a match.


Episode 9
Sun, Jun 05, 1994

KL5 flies past the Asteroid belt. When the alarm sounds, Kingston fears the worst nevertheless he consents to accompany Anna to a remote point of KL5 where they can observe the approaching belt.


Episode 10
Sun, Jun 12, 1994

Kingston and Anna are excited by the rapidly approaching Christmas holiday. The adults however are busy with fuel reserves and making preparations for a rendezvous with an unmanned courier ship.


Episode 11
Sun, Jun 19, 1994

Michael and Kumiko have fallen in love with each other and Kingston decides to give them a hard time. Professor Ingessol meanwhile has installed an SOS radio in the control room, in order to send signals to Eath. Unfortunately the signals activat a global


Episode 12
Sun, Jun 26, 1994

After an explosion the adults try to stabilize the station again, only to discover that they are now dangerously low on fuel.


Episode 13
Sun, Jul 03, 1994

The space station is heading off course towards the sun. The adults try to save the children by placing them in the tug and using it as a life boat.