V: The Final Battle (1984)

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A small group of human resistance fighters fight a desperate guerilla war against the genocidal extra-terrestrials who dominate Earth.

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Cast

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 Diana (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Robert Maxwell (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Willie (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Juliet Parish (3 episodes, 1984)
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 John (3 episodes, 1984)
Thomas Hill ...
 Father Andrew Doyle (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Ham Tyler (3 episodes, 1984)
Peter Nelson ...
 Brian (3 episodes, 1984)
David Packer ...
 Daniel Bernstein (3 episodes, 1984)
Neva Patterson ...
 Eleanor Dupres (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Steven (3 episodes, 1984)
Sandy Simpson ...
 Mark (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Mike Donovan (3 episodes, 1984)
Blair Tefkin ...
 Robin Maxwell (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Elias Taylor (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Maggie Blodgett (3 episodes, 1984)
Jason Bernard ...
 Caleb Taylor (3 episodes, 1984)
Rafael Campos ...
 Sancho Gomez (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Martin (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Harmony Moore (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Polly Maxwell (3 episodes, 1984)
Marin May ...
 Katie Maxwell (3 episodes, 1984)
Greta Blackburn ...
 Lorraine (3 episodes, 1984)
Eric Johnston ...
 Sean Donovan (3 episodes, 1984)
Stack Pierce ...
 Visitor Captain (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Pamela (2 episodes, 1984)
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 Arthur Dupres (2 episodes, 1984)
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 Chris Farber (2 episodes, 1984)
Camila Ashland ...
 Ruby Engels / ... (2 episodes, 1984)
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 Dan Pascal (2 episodes, 1984)
Don Starr ...
 Dr. Corley Walker (2 episodes, 1984)
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Storyline

The Battle begun in the Miniseries 'V' continues. The war is told from the view point of the resistance group based in Los Angeles, CA as they struggle to find weaknesses of the aliens they can exploit. In addition, not all the aliens feel their invasion was right, and also work to stop the war. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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They come in peace to enslave humankind.

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Action | Sci-Fi

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6 May 1984 (USA)  »

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V: The Final Battle  »

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(3 parts) | (DVD)

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Trivia

The reptilian alien hybrid baby prop made a reappearance (its blue eyes changed to red) in an episode of the short-lived spin-off V (1984) TV series. Years later, George Clooney used the alien baby prop in a prank on the set of ER (1994), in a scene involving a "blue baby." See more »

Goofs

When Daniel is letting Elias into the Medical Center, he is not wearing his gold collar and gold armband on his uniform. Later, when Daniel harasses some medical students, he is wearing the gold collar and armband. And still later, when Daniel is brought to Security Headquarters with Brian, the gold collar and armband are missing again. See more »

Quotes

Pamela: Diana, sex for favors is as old as ambition. And sex is much too fragile a platform to support your ambition.
Diana: You seem to have done well for yourself.
Pamela: That's because I've controlled my ambition. You might reflect that your... lover... has sent you 65 million light-years away from him.
[beat]
Pamela: Hardly an indication that he can't bear to be apart from you.
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Could have been better! Could have been worse!!
9 August 2002 | by (Mayfield Heights, OH, U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

I remember this TV event well. It was big news in the spring of 1984. This mini-series aired over 3 separate nights. I found the characters to be well developed and the story held my attention. I saw this mini-series before the first mini-series and was able to pick up the story and follow it without feeling as though I were missing key parts to the story. My only complaint is similar to the other reviewers and that is that the final scene which involves the resistance and the human-alien offspring Elizabeth trying to avert a self destruction sequence on the mother ship. I, and my friends, found the ending to be a bit simplistic and somewhat anti climatic. However don't let this or other reviewers prevent you from watching this mini-series. It is an excellent story. It is almost as good as "V" and much better than V: THE SERIES. In my opinion the story should have ended here. V: THE SERIES never lived up to the two mini series and damaged the storyline.


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