Terror in the Sky




Season 1

Original Airdate:

April 2, 1999

Written by:

Peter Horosz

Directed by:



Kevin Conway as Joe Lomax
Jack Conley as Jack Nichols
Tia Carrere as Keiko Kimura
Leonard Nimoy as Chas Ohlmeyer
Sean Murray as Kollin Redar
James Morrison as Rob Lomax
John Ericson as John Burrell
Joshua Jackson as Andrew Ridd
David Conrad as Will Patterson

Preceded by:


Succeeded by:

Death Doesn't Take a Holiday

Terror in the Sky is the sixth episode of the first season of Mercury Rising: The Series.


After Simon is kidnapped by Ridd and John Burrell, frantic attempts to rescue him result in drastic measures, with the Air Force being thrust into the ever-growing conflict. But now, Simon's new knowledge enables him to turn the tables on his captors, whom he proceeds to take hostage.



  • This episode's title was originally Big Bad Wolf, but was changed after significant revision.
  • This episode shares its title with a 1971 American film of the same name.
The Series: Season 1 The Series
Episodes: "Simon is NOT Home""Long Lost""Nerd or Hacker?""MERCURY 2000""Split""Terror in the Sky""Death Doesn't Take a Holiday""The "L" Plan, Part 1"
"The "L" Plan, Part 2""Crash and Burn""False Crimes""Interruption""Rogatum""Regrets""The Fall""A Big Puzzle, Part 1"

Characters: Art JeffriesSimon LynchTommy JordanPeter LynchStacey SiebringRobert DonaldsonJames Striker

Recurring: Joe LomaxRukaskiRob LomaxJohn BurrellAndrew RiddWill PattersonJesse LynchJake LynchChas OhlmeyerTJ JordanMike JamesDana Jordan
Angelo Breem