And If They Lay Us Down To Rest ...
Season 1, Episode 23
Space - Above and Beyond 1
Air date June 2, 1996
Written by Glen Morgan and James Wong
Directed by Thomas J. Wright
Episode guide
And If They Lay Us Down To Rest ...

... Tell Our Moms We Done Our Best is the twenty-third episode of Season 1 of Space: Above and Beyond.

The episode aired June 2, 1996 on the Fox Network.


While peace talks on the USS SARATOGA go awry, the disgraced 58th are sent to retrieve POWs trapped in a crippled Space APC. Several enemy space fighters attack and the 58th take heavy losses. It is discovered the Chigs are only offering peace because they know Earth's military will defeat them.

Cast & CharactersEdit

Main CastEdit

Recurring CastEdit

Additional CastEdit

  • Richard Fancy as E. Allen Wayne
  • Chris Ellis as Adm. Stenner
  • J. Patrick McCormack as Frank Shaffner
  • Derek Mark Lochran as Chig Envoy
  • Robert Crow as LT Pruitt
  • D. Elliot Woods as Weapons Specialist
  • Steve Monroe as Engineer
  • Marlon Young as Sentry
  • Lisa Talerico as Sgt. Parker
  • Amy Loubalu as Sentry #2
  • Reginald C. Hayes as Wallace
  • Tom Ayers as German Colonist
  • Christopher Boyer as Colonist
  • Nilla Westerlund as Reporter




Executive ProducersEdit



  • Shirley Walker


  • ... Tell Our Moms We Done Our Best at IMDB [1]
  • Episode Transcript [2]

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