Showtime’s ‘Moonbase 8’ launches today and you can watch episode 1 for free

Showtime’s “Moonbase 8” launches John C. Reilly, Fred Armison, Tim Heidecker and more on a mock moon adventure. (Image credit: A24/Showtime)

If you enjoyed Netflix’s “Space Force,” you’re in for a treat. A new space comedy series about moon exploration will drop Sunday (Nov. 8), and you can watch the first episode for free.

The premiere episode of Showtime’s “Moonbase 8” will be available on streaming platforms and on demand starting at 12 a.m. EST (0500 GMT), Showtime said. The series timing is apt, as in real life, NASA and numerous international partners are pushing to have humans land on the moon’s south pole in 2024 as part of its long-term Artemis program.

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John C. Reilly washes off a mock moon rover in Showtime's "Moonbase 8."

(Image credit: A24/Showtime)

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The crew of Moonbase 8 have color coded spacesuits, just like real astronauts.

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Inside the habitat of Showtime's Moonbase 8.

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Tigress episode exposes dearth of gadgets, drugs- The New Indian Express

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The nearly-successful escape attempt by a tigress at the Neyyar Safari Park has exposed a serious dearth of infrastructure, gadgets, and supplies available with the Forest department. The district veterinarian did not even have a gun to dart the big cat with or the medicines to tranquillize it, after it was spotted on the park premises hours after it escaped from its cage. When such contingencies arise, the forest authorities are forced to bank on the Thiruvananthapuram Zoo for supplies.

When Thiruvananthapuram Zoo’s senior veterinary surgeon Dr Jacob Alexander, his deputy Dr R Vishnu, and Dr T Rajeev of the Elephant Squad, Thiruvananthapuram, were asked to help the Neyyar Safari Park authorities tranquillize the tigress on Saturday, they were caught unawares. The Safari Park officials had not made any contingency plans. Fortunately, the expert team carried all equipment, air-powered guns, and a combination of Xylazine

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