Who Monitors the Birds?
Season 1, Episode 12
Space - Above and Beyond 1
Air date January 7, 1996
Written by Glen Morgan and James Wong
Directed by Winrich Kolbe
Episode guide
The River of Stars
Level of Necessity

Who Monitors the Birds? is the twelfth episode of Season 1 of Space: Above and Beyond.

The episode aired January 7, 1996 on the Fox Network.


Undertaking a covert assassination operation in exchange for an honorable discharge, Cooper Hawkes is wounded while his team member is killed. All alone inside enemy territory he struggles to stay alive and is haunted by visions of death trying to seduce him in the incarnation of Shane Vansen. He remembers his past In Vitro education and how he was scheduled to be terminated because he asked too many questions.

Cast & CharactersEdit

Main CastEdit

Recurring CastEdit

Additional CastEdit

  • Dale Dye as Major Jack Colquitt
  • Brian Cousins as Monitor
  • David Bottrell as Monitor #2
  • Denyn Pysz as In Vitro Friend
  • Robert Thomas as Friendly Alien




Executive ProducersEdit



  • Shirley Walker


  • Who Monitors the Birds? at IMDB [1]
  • Episode Transcript [2]

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