The Raid was the ninth episode of the third season of The Sparticle Mystery. It was first broadcast at 5pm on 2 March 2015 on CBBC and CBBC HD.
Reaching the Citadel, Ernesto and Serena attempt to rescue Orion.
- Sadiq, Reese, Holly, Aris, Kim and Frankie are absent in this episode (although Reese is seen in a flashback, everyone can be seen on a wanted poster, they are seen in the next episode's preview and are credited in the end credits).
- This is the first episode since season 1 and the only episode of the series as a whole where Sadiq, Frankie and Reese have been absent.
- Surely the guards at the door would have noticed that Ernesto and Serena were about the same height, whereas Fizzy and his dad are not.
- When Ernesto and Serena enter Kylie's palace, they remove their helmets in full view of two of her guards.
- When Dora starts typing on the computer to get info on the comet, in one shot, Windows Media Player controls can be seen, revealing that the actress was actually looking at a video file.
- The Internet is shown to be working in this episode, where it was established early in season 1 that it stopped working when the worlds were separated (although this was then contradicted a few episodes later in season 1).