Two police officers investigate a series of brutal murders in which the victims have had bodily organs removed. When one of them questions a young woman who has been seen at the crime ... See full summary »
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1988  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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 Jack Breslin (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Ta'Ra (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Frank Dileo (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Victor Maldonado (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Mandy Estabrook (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Wendle (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Commissioner Estabrook (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Coroner (6 episodes, 1988)
Noelle Bou-Sliman ...
 Passerby (6 episodes, 1988)
Jack Bricker ...
 The Creature (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Driver (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Roger (6 episodes, 1988)
Christopher Carroll ...
 Maitre d' (6 episodes, 1988)
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 TV Interviewer (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Lab Technician (6 episodes, 1988)
Michael Cutt ...
 McCready (6 episodes, 1988)
Roger Eagle ...
 Harv (6 episodes, 1988)
James Emery ...
 Coveralled Man (6 episodes, 1988)
Matthew Faison ...
 Ron Cobb (6 episodes, 1988)
Cal Gibson ...
 Cabbie (6 episodes, 1988)
Kristoffer Greaves ...
 Prisoner X-90 (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Prisoner #2 (6 episodes, 1988)
Melanie Jones ...
 Claire Riggs (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Arnie McKuen (6 episodes, 1988)
Doug MacHugh ...
 Passerby (6 episodes, 1988)
Héctor Mercado ...
 Enriquez (6 episodes, 1988)
Lori Michaels ...
 Kelly Simon (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Valet (6 episodes, 1988)
Ian Mortimer ...
 Guard #1 (6 episodes, 1988)
Hope North ...
 Jogger (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Remar (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Limo Driver (6 episodes, 1988)
Ray Reinhardt ...
 Professor Dietrich (6 episodes, 1988)
Hank Rolike ...
 Doorman (6 episodes, 1988)
Clive Rosengren ...
 Passerby (6 episodes, 1988)
Jack Scalici ...
 Passerby (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Andrew Brockhurst (6 episodes, 1988)
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 1st Officer (6 episodes, 1988)
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 Eddie (6 episodes, 1988)
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Two police officers investigate a series of brutal murders in which the victims have had bodily organs removed. When one of them questions a young woman who has been seen at the crime scenes, it turns out she is an alien from an interstellar prison ship and that the murders have been committed by a powerful xenomorphic alien which had escaped. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>

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Explosion scenes from Battlestar Galactica (1978) were spliced into the climatic ship crashing scene. See more »

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References Crime Story (1986) See more »

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Missed the Nielsen/Arbitron boat...
5 November 2004 | by (Northeastern US) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this mini-series and some of the series episodes that followed. What I remember most about this series overall is that it was the the way most Americans got to see the latest Bond girl (Living Daylights) in a non-Bond role. The downside to that fact was that Maryam was still playing the smart attractive sidekick to a dark-haired rough-edged leading man. Not exactly much of a stretch. I think this is why NBC followed the Nielsen/Arbitron crowd and abandoned its support for the series (not the last time the network would take that course, of course). Considering that both the Sci-Fi Channel and the Movieplex channels have aired this movie/series more than once tells me that there is something that sets this apart from a similar themed show on NBC in the past (...Matthew Starr). Now that even short lived TV shows/TV movies of the recent past are showing up on DVD, maybe this one will show up soon as well.


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