Choice or Chance
Season 1, Episode 9
Space - Above and Beyond 1
Air date November 26, 1995
Written by Doc Johnson
Directed by Felix Alcala
Episode guide
Hostile Visit
Stay with the Dead

Choice or Chance is the ninth episode of Season 1 of Space: Above and Beyond.

The episode aired November 26, 1995 on the Fox Network.


The 58th crash-land on a moon deep inside enemy territory and Wang, West, Vansen and Damphousse are captured by Silicates while Cooper and McQueen manage to flee and evade capture. Wang is tortured and broken by a ruthless Silicate while West discovers that Khylen is among other prisoners. A Silicate decides that either Vansen or Damphouse will die and leaves the choice up to them. The Wild Cards attempt to escape.

Cast & CharactersEdit

Main CastEdit

Recurring CastEdit

  • Tucker Smallwood as Commodore Ross
  • Michael Mantell as Howard Sewell
  • Doug Hutchison as Elroy EL
  • Kimberly Patton as Feliciti OH
  • Paul Keeley as Justin EB 774
  • Iva Franks Singer as Sabrine EW
  • Amanda Douge as Kylen Celina
  • Melissa Bowen as LT Stroud
  • David Gardner as Klein
  • Billy Mayo as Webb
  • Jim Anzide as Krantz
  • Randy Mulkey as Donne
  • Steven Jang as as Connor
  • Susan V. Hansen (as Susan Vee) as Gates

Additional CastEdit

  • Robert Farrior as Brandon
  • Chip Heller as Crossland
  • Julie Michaels as a Silicate (uncredited)
  • Michael Reilly Burke as a Silicate (uncredited)



  • Felix Alcala


  • Doc Johnson

Executive ProducersEdit


  • Tim McHugh (producer)
  • D. Howard Grigsby (producer)
  • Herb Adelman (co-producer)
  • Tom Towler (supervising producer)
  • Ken Dennis (associate producer)


  • Shirley Walker


  • Choice or Chance at IMDB [1]
  • Episode Transcript [2]

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