"The Origin of Species
" is an episode of The Outer Limits
television show. It was first broadcast on November 14, 1998 during the fourth season, and is a sequel to a previous episode "Double Helix
After lifting off into space, the rocket is seen heading through the cosmos. It's a very shaky ride inside a strange-looking ship. The students, and Doctor, are all secure against a sort of upright wall. The ride stabilizes after they exit the atmosphere.
Soon after some questioning from the students, the Doctor places his hand on a symbol, but he and his son are absorbed into the ship. The confused students search for any trace of them after their disappearance. They try to remain calm and rational, but fear that the ship might attack the rest of them. They attempt to stay together, and talk among themselves, but decide to try to wait until the ship reaches its destination.
Suddenly, the ship rocks violently and it seems they're breaking apart, but actually the ship is reshaping into another form: a more aerodynamic craft. They are amazed at the changes, and are afraid of the possibilities, but decide to put their fears aside and split up to map out the ship to search for anything useful or possibly more information about the ship itself.
The girlfriend, who stayed behind in the central room, is looking around. She reads through the Doctor's report. Meanwhile, one of the pairs is inspecting a corridor. The girl asks what the guy... Read More