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Episode List


Season 1

18 Sep. 1989
Alien Nation
A bigoted human policeman in the L.A. of the future and his alien partner learn to live with each other's differences while attempting to solve a drug conspiracy hidden in the subculture of Los Angeles' newest immigrant population: extraterrestrials.
25 Sep. 1989
Fountain of Youth
Sikes' issues with aging are intensified when he learns that the Newcomer life-span is almost twice that of humans. The death of a police officer during surgery raises questions about the hospital.
2 Oct. 1989
Little Lost Lamb
Sikes tries to help a 16 year-old Newcomer prostitute. George deals with the intrusion of Uncle Moodri and his traditional Tenctonese values.
9 Oct. 1989
Fifteen with Wanda
Sikes and Francisco must each try to deal with their own problem children all while keeping a witness safe from a mob hit man.
16 Oct. 1989
The Takeover
While the city suffers a riot, Francisco and Sikes alone must defend their precinct house from a gang of thieves.
23 Oct. 1989
The First Cigar
Francisco comes under the scrutiny of the IRS and wrestles with the ethics of asking for a loan from an influential Newcomer that he has helped.
30 Oct. 1989
The Night of the Screams
As Halloween approaches, a series of Newcomer murders seems to follow the pattern of a Tenctonese myth.
6 Nov. 1989
The murder of an astronomer leads Sykes and Francisco to the discovery of an extra-terrestrial probe passing through the solar system. But is it friend or foe? Sikes's relations with his Newcomer neighbor, Kathy, develops. George and Susan discus having another baby.
13 Nov. 1989
Three to Tango
A series of murders of Binnaum, a rare kind of Tenctonese needed for catalyzing reproduction, raises fears that Purists are trying to stop the Tenctonese from breeding. Francisco asks Albert to be the Binnaum for his and Susan's next child.
20 Nov. 1989
The Game
The Day of Descent, anniversary of the Tenctonese freedom from slavery, finds Francisco depressed. A lethal form of gambling from The Ship may be continuing on Earth.
27 Nov. 1989
Chains of Love
Sikes and Francisco seek an elusive Newcomer woman - all of whose dates wind up dead. George worries about Susan's fidelity.
18 Dec. 1989
The Red Room
A break in at a behavioral lab and a series of execution-style murders dredges up buried memories for Francisco.
15 Jan. 1990
Spirit of '95
As Susan and Buck campaign for Tenctonese suffrage, bombings and kidnappings are linked to the anti-Newcomer "Purist" organization.
29 Jan. 1990
Generation to Generation
Several parties claim ownership of a mysterious Tenctonese box that leaves a trail of death in its wake.
5 Feb. 1990
Eyewitness News
The line between reality and fantasy blurs when a crossed video phone line lets a boardroom of executives see a sex actress attacked. George becomes swept up in celebrity when a news crew does a week-long special on him.
12 Feb. 1990
George is suspended from the force when several kilos of drugs goes missing on his watch. An old mentor of Sikes' returns. The Francisco family prepares for the Ejection, when the baby will transferred from Susan to George.
19 Feb. 1990
Real Men
Sikes and Francisco investigate possible steroid dealings at a gym. George must reconcile his and humanity's conceptions of manhood while he is pregnant.
26 Feb. 1990
Crossing the Line
Francisco worries that Sykes is hiding something when he cancels his vacation plans to help track down a killer.
12 Mar. 1990
When Sikes comes back after being pronounced dead, he becomes obsessed with finding the Newcomer he believes healed him.
9 Apr. 1990
Gimme, Gimme
George investigates the murder of the chief scientist behind a company he is heavily invested in. Buck, inspired by one of his teachers, protests that the workers at the company are being exploited. Matt sells one of his lottery tickets to Albert, only to see him win.
30 Apr. 1990
The Touch
Cathy finds a boy she knew from the ship, but suspects he has been abused.
7 May 1990
Green Eyes
Tensions between partners erupt when Francisco passes the Detective 2 exam and is promoted over Sikes. Matt becomes uncomfortable with his attraction to Cathy. The mysterious death of a Newcomer judge points to a lethal bacterium being used as a weapon.

 Season 1 

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