Invasion: Earth (1998)

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In the lonely Scottish highlands, a small band of military personnel fight a desperate battle against a formidable alien intruder to prevent an invasion of the Earth.


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Series cast summary:
 Flight Lt. Chris Drake (6 episodes, 1998)
 Maj. General David Reece / ... (6 episodes, 1998)
Eric Jorrin ...
 RAF Field OP (6 episodes, 1998)
 Dr Amanda Tucker (6 episodes, 1998)
 Dr. Thompson (6 episodes, 1998)
Paul J. Medford ...
 Nick Shay (5 episodes, 1998)
 Lt. Charles Terrell (4 episodes, 1998)
Laura Harling ...
 Emily Tucker (3 episodes, 1998)
Nicola Buckingham ...
 Echo (2 episodes, 1998)
 Squadron Leader Helen Knox (2 episodes, 1998)
 Detective Sgt. Rebecca Holland (2 episodes, 1998)
Sheila Grier ...
 Jenny Marchant (2 episodes, 1998)
 Air Marshal Bentley (2 episodes, 1998)
 Nurse Louise Reynolds (2 episodes, 1998)


One normal night over the Scottish highlands, Flt. Lt. Chris Drake (Vincent Regan) was scrambled and shot down an unidentified flying object little knowing the consequences of this rash act of bravado. At the same time Dr. Amanda Tucker ('Maggie O'Neill') and her assistant Nick Shay ('Paul Shay') were monitoring the sky for intelligent forms of communication and detected much more than they bargained for. The search for the downed aircraft led to the discovery of Lt. Charles Terrell (Anton Lesser), who subsequently turned out to be an army officer who went missing in 1945. After initial reticence Lt. Terrell started to reveal his story about the peaceable Echo's who had abducted him years ago and an ancient, merciless enemy, the nD's, who sought to enslave the Echo's for their own evil purposes. As his story unfolds and the evidence of Dr. Tucker's observations and the construction of the alien spacecraft lends credence to it, the nightmarish prospect of a full scale invasion of the ... Written by Mark Smith <>

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8 December 1998 (USA)  »

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Célpont: a Föld  »

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Goof: During the scene in the first episode when the HAS (Hardened Aircraft Shelter) doors are opening, you can clearly see 111(F) Squadron's 75th Anniversary markings on the doors' interior. On the door on the left of screen, you can clearly see '1 SQU', meaning that the fictional squadron named in the series can't be 313(F). See more »


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Not as bad as everybody makes out
4 May 2003 | by (Manchester, England) – See all my reviews

Lots of people have made this series out to be truly awful, and the bad press made sure that it was never given a second series, which is a shame because I really wanted to know what was going to happen next. It wasn't brilliant definately, but it had something compelling which made me tune in week after week. About as good as post-Mulder X-Files, 8/10

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