Level of Necessity
Season 1, Episode 13
Space - Above and Beyond 1
Air date January 14, 1996
Written by Matt Kiene and Joe Reinkemeyer
Directed by Thomas J. Wright
Episode guide
Who Monitors the Birds?
Never No More

Level of Necessity is the thirteenth episode of Season 1 of Space: Above and Beyond.

The episode aired January 14, 1996 on the Fox Network.


After experiencing an anomalous precognition which saved the lives of the 58th, Damphousse is investigated by a colonel in charge of the Psi Corps. The colonel is convinced that she possesses psychic powers and deduces that only true mortal danger activates Damphousse's precognition. Therefore he joins the 58th in a very dangerous mission.

Cast & CharactersEdit

Main CastEdit

Recurring CastEdit

Additional CastEdit

  • Kane Picoy as Lubin
  • Richard Kind as Colonel Matthew Burke
  • Timothy Dale Agee as Capt. Kremens




Executive ProducersEdit



  • Shirley Walker


  • Level of Necessity at IMDB [1]
  • Episode Transcript [2]

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