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(2002 TV Mini-Series)

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In "High Hopes", the third episode, Owen Crawford examines the photo of an unidentified married couple abducted by aliens. The photo is of real-life couple Betty and Barney Hill, who became famous in the early 1970's when hypnotherapy sessions allegedly revealed that they had been abducted by aliens.
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This is currently the most expensive film ever shot in Richmond, British Columbia, and pumped more money into the Vancouver suburb's economy than any other movie project.
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The WW2 bombing sequence in episode one was created using NewTek's "Lightwave 3D". The image of Germany was actually a spy photo taken from WW2.
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The character 'Allie Keys' was ranked #16 in TV Guide's list of the "25 Greatest Sci-Fi Legends" (1 August 2004 issue).
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'Celine Du Tertre' was originally cast as Allie, but during filming was replaced by Dakota Fanning.
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The series takes place from August 1944 to December 2002.
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Matt Frewer (Chet Wakeman) appears on screen in six of the series' ten episodes, more than anyone else. Although Dakota Fanning (Allie Keys) narrates all ten episodes, she only appears on screen in the last four.
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In the first episode character Sally Clarke gives the Alien "John" one of her lone star earrings to take with him back into space and she keeps the other. If you look closely in episode 2, when Russell Keys returns home for the first time in ten years, there is a Christmas star decoration behind character Bill, as he stands in the doorway telling Russell to go away, that is made to look exactly like the earrings.
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The abduction stories and sightings featured in the mini-series are based upon accounts made from people over the many years of UFO believers.
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