The Omega Factor

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  • Season 1
    • The Undiscovered Country
      6/13/79
      9.1
      Tom Crane goes to Edinburgh in search of an occult practitioner, only to find himself the centre of the devious schemes of others. Tom slowly begins to realise that he has certain psychic abilities while doing research on a story. Unbeknowst to Tom, a secret government agency has been monitoring him. Once they begin to understand that Tom is gifted, they want to discover his full range of abilities and try luring him into working for them.moreless
    • Visitations
      Visitations
      Episode 2
      6/20/79
      8.9
      Tom becomes the guinea pig in an investigation which leads him, and the research team, to a house where they find more than they bargained for.
    • Night Games
      Night Games
      Episode 3
      6/27/79
      6.3
      A secret military exercise ends in disaster when locals claim to have been terrorised by mad dogs. Tom's brother is found wandering on a hillside. Tom investigates and uncovers a government cover-up.
    • After Image
      After Image
      Episode 4
      7/4/79
      6.7
      Anne travels from Edinburgh to Paris to examine the results of an exercise in sensory deprivation, but the medical institute is not what it appears. Tom sets out after her and discovers that she is being brainwashed by Dr Drexel.
    • Powers of Darkness
      7/11/79
      9.0
      A group of students use a ouija board and disturb the spirit of a 16th-century witch who is convinced that she is about to be burned at the stake. Department 7 has to exorcise her spirit from one of the students. Tom finally confront Drexel’s mysterious companion, Morag.
    • Child's Play
      Child's Play
      Episode 6
      7/18/79
      8.9
      A schoolboy is suspended for acts of vandalism. Tom recognises that the boy has psychokinetic abilities. Martindale realises that these could have destructive potential, but Tom tries to protect the boy.
    • St. Anthony's Fire
      7/25/79
      9.5
      Tom investigates the sudden death of two old friends who had been working at a botanical research institute. He experiences St. Anthony's Fire at the remote farmhouse where they had lived.
    • Out of Body, Out of Mind
      8/1/79
      8.4
      Michael has been discharged from hospital but seems to be suffering from strange dreams. Tom confides his fears to Scott-Erskine
    • Double Vision
      Double Vision
      Episode 9
      8/8/79
      8.1
      Tom begins to have doubts about Julia's death. Is she still working for the Department or is someone out to get him?
    • Illusions
      Illusions
      Episode 10
      8/15/79
      4.6
      Martindale dismisses Tom's conspiracy theories as straightforward paranoia, but Tom is determined to uncover the truth. Dr. Karl Bruckner, brought over from East Germany to work for Department 7, finds himself at the centre of a power struggle.
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