List of K-9 episodes

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This following is a list of episodes for the Australian/British science fiction drama television series K-9. The first episode, titled "Regeneration", was broadcast on UK channel Disney XD on 31 October 2009, intended as a prelude to the series broadcast in early 2010.

Series overview[edit]

Series Episodes Premiere Finale DVD release date
Region 1 Region 2 Region 4
1 26 31 October 2009 5 July 2010 7 May 2013[1] Complete Series 30 November 2010
(Limited release)[2]
4 June 2012[3]
(General Release)
Entire Series 27 September 2010 [4]
Volume 1
(Episodes 1–12)
31 January 2011[5] The Bounty Hunter
(Episodes 1–6)
27 September 2010 [6]
Volume 2
(Episodes 13–26)
18 April 2011[7] Alien Avatar
(Episodes 7–12)
1 December 2010 [8]

Series 1 (2009/10)[edit]

No. Title [9][10] Director(s) Writer(s) Original air date
UK Australia World premiere
(Scandinavia)
1 "Regeneration" David Caesar
Mark DeFriest
Shayne Armstrong
S.P. Krause
31 October 2009 (2009-10-31) 3 April 2010 (2010-04-03) 11 January 2010 (2010-01-11)
Whilst Starkey and Jorjie are trying to escape the police they take refuge in a large detached house, now the residence of reclusive scientist, Professor Gryffen. They come across two Jixen warriors and a robot dog, K-9 Mark I. After the ensuing battle with the Jixen, K-9 regenerates... 
2 "Liberation" David Caesar
David Napier
Shayne Armstrong
S.P. Krause
9 October 2010 (2010-10-09)[11] 10 April 2010 (2010-04-10) 18 January 2010 (2010-01-18)
Having been "tagged" by Jixen slime, Starkey is in hiding from The Department and the Jixen warrior who survived K9’s blast. Jorjie tells Starkey that the Department is imprisoning Aliens and K9 flies off to investigate. Jorjies’s mother is Department inspector June Turner and there is a confrontation as the youngsters and K9 try to help release the innocent Aliens. Starkey confronts the Jixen with dire consequences. 
3 "The Korven" Karl Zwicky Tim Pye 3 April 2010 (2010-04-03) 17 April 2010 (2010-04-17) 25 January 2010 (2010-01-25)
Starkey is homeless and K9 and Jorjie try to help. Darius, Gryffen’s assistant contacts them after the Professor, an agoraphobic disappears from the mansion. A warning from the 50th century is received and K9 and the youngsters are giving chase to a mind sucking alien called the Korven who has snatched Gryffen. 
4 "The Bounty Hunter" James Bogle Ian McFadyen 4 April 2010 (2010-04-04) 24 April 2010 (2010-04-24) 1 February 2010 (2010-02)
K9 becomes confused about his memory loss when an alien "bounty hunter" arrives and teams up with an evil Department inspector called Drake. Ahab, the Bounty Hunter claims there is a price on K9’s head for murdering a galactic peace delegate in the 50th century. 
5 "Sirens of Ceres" Daniel Nettheim Deborah Parsons 10 April 2010 (2010-04-10) 1 May 2010 (2010-05) 8 February 2010 (2010-02-08)
Drake uses a strange alien substance on a group of school children in an experiment to gain control of the population. Jorjie stumbles across the plan and K9 and Starkey have to find and destroy the control devices. 
6 "Fear Itself" Karl Zwicky Everett DeRoche
Graeme Farmer
11 April 2010 (2010-04-11) 8 May 2010 (2010-05-08) 15 February 2010 (2010-02-15)
London is out of control, riots erupt due to irrational fear. The focus of the paranoia is based in an old junk-yard where a strange alien consciousness is at work. K9 discovers the emotion of fear for himself in his bid to thwart the unknown. 
7 "The Fall of The House of Gryffen" Daniel Nettheim Shayne Armstrong
S.P. Krause
12 June 2010 (2010-06-12) 15 May 2010 (2010-05-15) 22 February 2010 (2010-02-22)
Darius, Starkey and Jorjie spend a very spooky evening at Gryffen’s mansion as spectres from Gryffen’s past materialise causing mayhem. K9 sees the "ghosts" for what they really are, and the group have to convince Gryffen before the youngsters life forces are drained away so that the alien energy beings can take physical form. 
8 "Jaws of Orthrus" James Bogle Lindsay James 17 April 2010 (2010-04-17) 22 May 2010 (2010-05-22) 1 March 2010 (2010-03)
Inspector Drake is attacked by K9, or so it seems. June Turner and the Department have orders to capture K9 and destroy him. However Starkey discovers Drake has had a basic double of K9 built to discredit him. 
9 "Dream-Eaters" Daniel Nettheim Jim Noble 18 April 2010 (2010-04-18) 29 May 2010 (2010-05-29) 8 March 2010 (2010-03-08)
An ancient stone obelisk is unearthed by the Department and an alien force is unleashed that literally starts inducing everyone to sleep and dream. The Bodach feed on brain waves and what better entrees than human nightmares. 
10 "The Curse of Anubis" Karl Zwicky Jim Noble 24 April 2010 (2010-04-24) 5 June 2010 (2010-06-05) 15 March 2010 (2010-03-15)
K9 meets the Anubians, a race he helped in his long forgotten past. Once placid, these creatures have now become war-mongers. They trick K9 by worshipping him as their saviour, a veritable God. Darius sees through the plan and tries to thwart the alien invasion. 
11 "Oroborus" Daniel Nettheim Deborah Parsons 25 April 2010 (2010-04-25) 12 June 2010 (2010-06-12) 22 March 2010 (2010-03-22)
K9 notices a change of behaviour within his group of friends and discovers that time itself is being disrupted. Small chunks of time are being "eaten away". A "Time Snake" has invaded and Starkey makes a discovery that means only he alone can face the Oroborus and offer himself up as a meal to defeat the creature. 
12 "Alien Avatar" Karl Zwicky Graeme Farmer 1 May 2010 (2010-05) 23 June 2010 (2010-06-23) 29 March 2010 (2010-03-29)
Following The Thames being heavily polluted by an alien chemical, K9 discovers the alien "Medes" are imprisoned by Drake and they need a special "key" to be made for the release of their spaceship. 
13 "Aeolian" Karl Zwicky Dave Warner 2 May 2010 (2010-05-02) 26 June 2010 (2010-06-26) 5 April 2010 (2010-04-05)
London is being bombarded by strange sound waves that cause mass panic. K9 and Starkey are on the trail of the Alien, identified by Gryffen as an AEOLIAN. Darius desperately tries to rescue Jorjie as she is trapped by falling debris. 
14 "The Last Oak Tree" Dale Bradley Jim Noble 8 May 2010 (2010-05-08) 3 July 2010 (2010-07-03) 12 April 2010 (2010-04-12)
Panic ensues when a museum exhibit is stolen and K9, Starkey, Darius and Jorjie are on the trail of the culprit only to find a giant menace hiding in London’s abandoned sewers. However, is the Alien really a threat or is Drake the bigger evil? 
15 "Black Hunger" James Bogle Chris Roache 9 May 2010 (2010-05-09) 10 July 2010 (2010-07-10) 19 April 2010 (2010-04-19)
The Department are using an experimental device that literally eats rubbish. Darius sees an opportunity to make some money and snatches the device. However the alien virus in the device escapes and threatens to devour everything it touches. 
16 "The Cambridge Spy" Mark DeFriest Jason Bourque 15 May 2010 (2010-05-15) 17 July 2010 (2010-07-17) 26 April 2010 (2010-04-26)
A freak accident engages the STM and Jorjie is taken back in time to 23 November 1963.[12] K9 and Starkey follow to rescue her and become embroiled in a spy-ring and a race against time to save Darius from never having existed. 
17 "Lost Library of UKKO" Mark DeFriest Deborah Parsons 16 May 2010 (2010-05-16) 24 July 2010 (2010-07-24) 3 May 2010 (2010-05-03)
Inspector Thorne sets a trap for K9 and Starkey is whisked away to a far off planet. All contained within an alien library card. The Librarian arrives to reclaim the card, K9 and friends need June’s help to rescue Starkey and teach Thorne a lesson. 
18 "Mutant Copper" James Bogle John O'Brien 22 May 2010 (2010-05-22) 31 July 2010 (2010-07-31) 10 May 2010 (2010-05-10)
The CCPC’s are hunting a rogue officer who has developed a personality and consciousness. K9, Starkey and Jorjie take the rogue CCPC back to Gryffen’s mansion and hide him from The Department, only to face the mutant copper causing mayhem. 
19 "The Custodians" James Bogle Shayne Armstrong
S.P. Krause
23 May 2010 (2010-05-23) 7 August 2010 (2010-08-07) 17 May 2010 (2010-05-17)
"Little Green Men" is a new virtual reality game that is sweeping the nation. However it has a hidden secret. It has a link to an Alien that turns humans into his own kind. K9 and Starkey race to save Darius and Jorjie from being turned into scaly green creatures. 
20 "Taphony and the Time Loop" Mark DeFriest Shayne Armstrong & S.P. Krause (story)
Anthony Morris & Graeme Farmer
2 October 2010 (2010-10-02) 14 August 2010 (2010-08-14) 24 May 2010 (2010-05-24)
Gryffen tries to free a time being imprisoned by The Department. He was responsible for an experiment that bought the "Time Blank" into being and K9 assists him in his plan. Unfortunately the Blank, in the guise of a girl (Taphony) turns on Gryffen and begins to drain Jorjies life force in an attempt to stabilise her existence. Guest stars Maia Mitchell as Taphony. 
21 "Robot Gladiators" James Bogle Jim Noble 16 October 2010 (2010-10-16) 21 August 2010 (2010-08-21) 31 May 2010 (2010-05-31)
Darius and K9 go undercover to expose a criminal who is using illegal robot technology in what he calls "destruct-ertainment". K9 becomes a Gladiator and has to face the evil "pain-maker" in a battle to the death. But what is the sinister secret plan instigated by Thorne? 
22 "Mind Snap" David Napier Bob Baker
Paul Tams
23 October 2010 (2010-10-23) 28 August 2010 (2010-08-28) 7 June 2010 (2010-06-07)
K9 is using the STM to try and rectify his memory loss of events prior to his arrival and regeneration. Gryffen and Starkey discover him linked to the machine which creates a feed-back and K9 loses all control of his memory and programming. He becomes a danger to everyone and starts his self destruct programme. 
23 "Angel of The North" James Bogle Bob Baker 30 October 2010 (2010-10-30) 4 September 2010 (2010-09-04) 14 June 2010 (2010-06-14)
Gryffen is taken by Thorne in a special VR encasement suit to the crash site of the "Fallen Angel", the spaceship that the STM was taken from. In the frozen wastes of Canada, Gryffen faces his own demons and the dreaded Korven. K9 and Starkey try to rescue Gryffen from this most evil of alien menaces. 
24 "The Last Precinct" James Bogle Shayne Armstrong
S.P. Krause
6 November 2010 (2010-11-06) 11 September 2010 (2010-09-11) 21 June 2010 (2010-06-21)
A vigilante group of former police officers discover that the Department are upgrading the CCPC’s with Alien tech and make a stand by holding Gryffen hostage. K9 and Starkey battle the intruders whilst Darius faces up to his past. 
25 "Hound of the Korven" Mark DeFriest Shayne Armstrong
S.P. Krause
13 November 2010 (2010-11-13) 18 September 2010 (2010-09-18) 28 June 2010 (2010-06-28)
Thorne entices K9 to hand over his regeneration disc in exchange for his missing memory chip. As a double cross the fake chip contains a sequence turning K9 into a bomb. Starkey is taken by a Jixen who has a few surprises for K9 and friends too. 
26 "The Eclipse of the Korven" David Napier Shayne Armstrong
S.P. Krause
20 November 2010 (2010-11-20) 25 September 2010 (2010-09-25) 5 July 2010 (2010-07-05)
A strange phenomenon occurs in the STM that heralds the imminent arrival of a Korven invasion. Thorne is plotting to help them and has as his back-up a sinister giant creature that has K9’s regeneration disc implanted making it an indestructible weapon. K9 faces his biggest threat ever. 

Series 2[edit]

A second series is currently in development.[13][14][15]

References[edit]

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