When aliens come to Earth to ask for our help, a few suspicious humans discover their horrific true intentions and prepare to resist.
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Diana (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Robert Maxwell (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Juliet Parrish (2 episodes, 1983)
Peter Nelson ...
 Brian (2 episodes, 1983)
David Packer ...
 Daniel Bernstein (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Eleanor Dupres (2 episodes, 1983)
Tommy Petersen ...
 Josh Brooks (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Mike Donovan (2 episodes, 1983)
Blair Tefkin ...
 Robin Maxwell (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Elias Taylor (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Lynn Bernstein (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Abraham Bernstein (2 episodes, 1983)
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 John (2 episodes, 1983)
Evan C. Kim ...
 Tony Wah Chong Leonetti (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Dr. Ben Taylor (2 episodes, 1983)
George Morfogen ...
 Stanley Bernstein (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Steven (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Arthur Dupres (2 episodes, 1983)
Jenny Sullivan ...
 Kristine Walsh (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Kathleen Maxwell (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Bill Graham (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Ruby Engels (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Martin (2 episodes, 1983)
Jason Bernard ...
 Caleb Taylor (2 episodes, 1983)
Michael Bond ...
 Officer Talbot (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Sancho Gomez (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Harmony Moore (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Polly Maxwell (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Willie (2 episodes, 1983)
Ron Hajak ...
 Denny (2 episodes, 1983)
Mary Alan Hokanson ...
 Ruth Barnes (2 episodes, 1983)
David Hooks ...
 Dr. Rudolf Metz (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Marjorie Donovan (2 episodes, 1983)
Jenny Neumann ...
 Barbara (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Brad (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Officer Bob Briggs (2 episodes, 1983)
Stephanie Faulkner ...
 LA TV Studio Assistant Director (2 episodes, 1983)
Tom Fuccello ...
 Senator Raymond Burke (2 episodes, 1983)
Wiley Harker ...
 UN Secretary General (2 episodes, 1983)
Dick Harwood ...
 LA TV Studio Director (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Arch Quinton (2 episodes, 1983)
Bonnie Johns ...
 Woman (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Sean Donovan (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Dr. Maurice Jankowski (2 episodes, 1983)
Marin May ...
 Katie Maxwell (2 episodes, 1983)
Mike Monahan ...
 LA TV Studio Console Man (2 episodes, 1983)
Jennifer Perito ...
 Resistance Member (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Newscaster (2 episodes, 1983)
Nathan Roberts ...
 LA TV Anchor (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Howard K. Smith (2 episodes, 1983)
Robert Vandenberg ...
 Rebel Camp Leader (2 episodes, 1983)
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 High School Band Leader (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Visitor Trooper (2 episodes, 1983)
Stack Pierce ...
 Visitor Captain (2 episodes, 1983)
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Storyline

Aliens pretending to be friendly come to Earth and are received openly. The aliens have disguised themselves to look just like humans. When it is discovered that the aliens' planet is dying and that they have come to rape the Earth of its natural resources, the war for Earth begins. An important key to the humans' success is distinguishing their own from who the aliens are. Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu> with help

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They come in peace to enslave humankind. See more »


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Trivia

In the DC Comics' limited series "V" scientist Carl Sagan was incorporated as character, changing his name to "Earl Meagan". See more »

Goofs

When the people watch a live broadcast of "John", the alien leader, film speckles and scratches appear on their televisions - revealing that they are clearly not watching "live" television. See more »

Quotes

Diana: Yes, but you know how impatient our Leader can be.
Steven: Even with you?
[Big mistake, as Diana's acid glance informs him]
Steven: I just though that given the intimacy of your relationship...
Diana: [tight] Be very careful, Steven.
Steven: It just pains me to see you so upset.
Diana: He doesn't understand that my conversion process is still an experiment. It doesn't work the same on every subject.
Steven: Yes, but when it does work, the results are stunning. These scientists believe that there really is a conspiracym and that they are a ...
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Crazy Credits

End of credits: In Loving Memory of Dominique Dunne Her friends miss her See more »

Connections

References Peter Pan (1953) See more »

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Theme
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from Star Wars (1977)
Composed by John Williams
© 1977 Lucasfilm Ltd.
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3 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

i loved this series growing up as a kid, it was one of my fav's along with the movies,, this movie seems to have it all it sets the stage for the series,, you have michael ironside, robert englund jane badler faye grant evan c kim,, the list goes on and on,, what a great story , you got aliens visiting our planet and trying to deceive us by saying they are our friends,, all the want is water they say , for their dying planet,, well a couple of our main heroes don't buy into that idea and they are off to prove to the whole world that the visitors are not who they appear to be. they are called the resistance led by Mike Donavan , and Julie, there is also something called the 5th column a secret society of V's that are against the leader,, they are led by Martin,, Dianne is the captain of the Mothership and no one dare crosses her ,, she is assisted by Lydia who doesn't get along well with others.. all in all this is one of the better TV movies of all time i think,,


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