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Season 5

22 Jan. 1999
Alien Radio
A skeptical radio show host, who loves to shoot down his listener, reports of alien encounters and one of his listeners, who claims to be possessed by an alien, set himself on fire in front of him.
29 Jan. 1999
With a cutting edge operation, Dr. Halstead who should have died, gets a new lease on life. What he doesn't know is how they found such a perfect match in such a short amount of time.
5 Feb. 1999
Small Friends
A prisoner who fixes other prisoners' electronic devices, builds a few small mechanical friends who perform mechanical tasks for him. The other prisoners learn of their existence and want them to help in a prison break.
12 Feb. 1999
The Grell
An alien slave of the species Grell rescue his owner's family after their plane is shot down in an attack by the Grell rebellion.
19 Feb. 1999
The Other Side
A young scientist's efforts to regenerate the minds of brain-dead patients is endangered when his own single-mindedness drives off his assistants and alienates his superiors. He links up the patients' brains, which hooks up the subjects together, in another reality. But the method threatens the continuation of the study.
26 Feb. 1999
An American Project Mercury astronaut who had aborted his flight due to some mysterious purple lights in space has a chance to revisit the experience on a private space flight sponsored by an American billionaire.
12 Mar. 1999
The Human Operators
On a ship controlled by an authoritarian computer maintained by human slaves, a man and woman learn that the ship fears them. The humans dream of sabotaging the ship's sentient control system and free themselves.
2 Apr. 1999
Blank Slate
Hope Wilson knows there's something different about the man who stumbles into the homeless shelter. This well-manicured man is being chased by somebody and is carrying all of his memories in a box.
23 Apr. 1999
What Will the Neighbors Think?
Mona is a bit of a hypochondriac. One day in the basement she sees two people having sexual intercourse and in the process is electrocuted. When she awakes, she finds out that she can hear the thoughts of the people in her building.
30 Apr. 1999
The Shroud
When Marie and Justin can't have a child, they turn to the fertility clinic using in-vitro fertilization to implant an embryo in her uterus. What Marie doesn't know is that her fetus contains DNA lifted from the Shroud of Turin in a plot to artificially create the second coming of Christ.
7 May 1999
A alien that inhabits woman eventually killing them is resulting in a modern "jack the ripper" crime wave and wants to plant the blame on a man who is trying to stop him.
14 May 1999
A lawyer looking to convict a Nazi war criminal gets help from a mysterious time traveler who is able to procure evidence from the place of the crimes, Auschwitz concentration camp in 1944.
21 May 1999
A planet of genetically engineering humanoids that are mining resources for Earth are demanding their independence from human oppression.
25 Jun. 1999
A milquetoast scientist who has been working at a museum develops a genetic dominance DNA serum that should bring out the competitive nature inherent in all of us that has been muted over the years. Trying it on himself brings out more than he bargained for.
2 Jul. 1999
The Haven
Residents of an apartment house whose lives are isolated and provided for by an internal automated system find that they must now work together when it no longer functions properly.
9 Jul. 1999
Déjà Vu
With the funding of the military, Dr. Crest is trying to create the ability to teleport objects. Someone has sabotaged the project causing him to relive the several hours before the final countdown over and over again.
16 Jul. 1999
The Inheritors
A man is killed when a meteor strikes him in the head. When the coroner examines him, tentacles exit the hole in his head and then the corpse gets up and walks off.
23 Jul. 1999
Essence of Life
A new designer drug called S is available to those wanting to "reunite" with a deceased loved one. The catch? It's illegal, addictive and can drive the user insane if they take too much too often.
30 Jul. 1999
A lonely high school boy finds friendship in an alien that crash lands on earth.
6 Aug. 1999
Fathers & Sons
A young man's grandfather is sent to a home by his father. When he learns the home is causing his grandfather to have weird dreams his investigation leads him to discover the secret behind Silver Sunset.
13 Aug. 1999
Star Crossed
The story is a futuristic reinterpretation of "Casablanca" where a couple is carrying a parasite that might win the war for the humans. The couple flees looking for a way to escape and gain the support of a former lover who owns a casino.
20 Aug. 1999
Better Luck Next Time
A man is arrested for killing another and claims he is possessed by an alien. As he convinces one of the detectives through mental images, her partner is questioning another witness who was also there.

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