Dark Skies (1996–1997)

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In 1960s America, a young couple struggle to expose the truth about a hidden alien invasion, while a secret government organization follows its own agenda in dealing with the threat.

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1997 | 1996
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 John Loengard (19 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Kimberly Sayers (19 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Capt. Frank Bach (19 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 MIB #6 (19 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Lt. Commander Phil Albano (17 episodes, 1996-1997)
Tim Kelleher ...
 Jim Steele (12 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Dr. Halligan (11 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Juliet Stewart (8 episodes, 1997)
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20th century history as we know it is a lie. Aliens have been among us since the 1940's, but a government cover-up has prevented the public from knowing this. As the series progresses, we follow John Loengard and Kim Sayers as they attempt to thwart numerous plans of the alien Hive, most of which are tied to historical events and figures. In addition, the pair must stay one step ahead of a covert government agency, Majestic-12, tasked with fighting the aliens while maintaining the conspiracy of silence. Written by David Stumme <dstumme@rochester.rr.com>

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History as we know it is a lie.


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21 September 1996 (USA)  »

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The series takes place from May 1, 1960 to June 22, 1967. See more »

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Referenced in For the Love of...: Lunar Conspiracy (1997) See more »

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Best Sci-Fi Series
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This is the most outstanding plot I have ever seen in a TV series. The mix of history and science fiction develops excellently, especially the "real" persons like Robert Kennedy, Jack Ruby, Carl Sagan, etc. are introduced subtle and nicely and give the series an extra twist. In my opinion the deepness of the plot tops series like X-Files, Millennium or Outer Limits by far. Charismatic and convincing characters are an extra plus, especially J.T. Walsh as Captian Frank Bach is an excellent cast for the Majestic Commander -- I couldn't imagine any other acting better. Too bad there was only one season, the story sure left enough possibilities for a second or even third season.


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