Earth: Final Conflict (1997–2002)

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When an alien species comes to Earth bearing boons to Humanity, a few suspicious humans seek to learn and resist the newcomers' true designs.

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Von Flores ...
 Ronald Sandoval / ... (110 episodes, 1997-2002)
Leni Parker ...
 Da'an / ... (88 episodes, 1997-2001)
Anita La Selva ...
 Zo'or (78 episodes, 1997-2002)
Richard Chevolleau ...
 Marcus 'Augur' Deveraux (70 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Liam Kincaid (67 episodes, 1998-2002)
David Hemblen ...
 Jonathan Doors (68 episodes, 1997-2000)
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 Renee Palmer (66 episodes, 1999-2002)
Lisa Howard ...
 Lili Marquette / ... (50 episodes, 1997-2000)
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An androgynous alien species called the Taelons arrive on earth, claiming to be companions of humanity, putting an end to crime, illness, and famine. Some are suspicious of the Taleons, and form a resistance movement. The resistance soon learned that the force that sustains the Taelons are breaking down, and they are using humans as test subjects in experiments to help save their species. The initial focus of the show was Commander William Boone and his partner, Captain Lili Marquette, who worked for both the Taelons and the resistance. After Boone was killed, the show introduced a new protagonist, Major Liam Kincaid, and began to play on the strengths of it's ensemble cast. Written by Ronos

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During the filming of the series occasional sights of the World Trade Center in New York City can be seen. As the series is set sometime in the first couple of decades of the 21st Century, it's interesting to see a building which, by the projected time the series was set in, was no longer there. See more »

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Major Liam Kincaid: I keep seeing her lying there on that gurney. You always think people look like themselves when they die, they don't. You try to remember the good; all that went before, but it's always that last image that grabs you the hardest.
Augur: It'll pass.
Major Liam Kincaid: I'm not sure I want it to.
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A show with much promise... promise which died off in s2.
11 April 2000 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Well, WHAT have they done to my favorite show?? Earth: Final Conflict used to be a wonderful series. In the first season, it was about a contact with a truly _different_ alien race, called the Taelons. Outwardly peaceful and benevolent, secretly altering the future of humanity. They weren't evil, just desperate (although we didn't know it). They weren't good, because they did bad things to us. Then came the second season. Lots of action. Little thought. Liam. Liam is a hybrid. Half Kimeran (another alien race), half human. He quickly became Mr. Superman-like-character. This was _BAD_ TV. Now we are presented with season 3. Pretty good, although Liam is as stiff as ever, Renee is his sidekick (both characters are so flat they could practically interchange lines at any point). Perhaps season 4 will be better. I doubt it though. There is something wrong with the writers on this show. Unless you are looking for disappointment when s4 gets here, don't get too involved.


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