Nick Baxter's an invader, and his touch proves lethal: he's developed an illness which promises a slow death for him, but a very rapid death by freezing for any organism he touches. David ... See full summary »

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Nick Baxter's an invader, and his touch proves lethal: he's developed an illness which promises a slow death for him, but a very rapid death by freezing for any organism he touches. David tracks him down, but others of his kind are also interested in finding him. Baxter wants to reach a ship so he can get medical help, but he's convinced those hunting him want him dead. David's success may depend on convincing someone who's turned his back on humanity, to find in himself the desire to help others. Written by CommanderBalok

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It was in this episode that Roy Thinnes met his future wife, Lynn Loring. whom he married one month after this episode aired. See more »

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At the end, the same newspaper layout is used for the "Wheeling Courier" that was used for "The Tampa Herald" at the end of the "Storm," including the exact same secondary headlines "Giant Plane Found, All Aboard Safe", "Educators Hold Annual Meet Here", "RESTRICTED LOAD BAN MODIFIED ON MAIN ROADS" and an identical photograph just above the fold. See more »

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Narrator: [Epilog Narration] Freezing deaths apparently ended and an alien landing site exposed. Grudging victories for David Vincent. But the Invader still walks unheeded on the planet Earth. Somehow, someway, he must be stopped.
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Tense Chapter of "The Invaders"
6 October 2015 | by (Out There in the Dark) – See all my reviews

Beautiful locations and a score that sometimes resembles music of Bernard Herrmann bring distinction to this tense, exciting episode. Guest star Robert Walker, Jr is an alien with a difference. When mysterious deaths attract his attention to the area, David Vincent arrives to investigate and finds Walker responsible. He manages to take the alien prisoner, but a gullible woman (future Mrs. Thinnes, Lynn Loring) helps him escape while Vincent sleeps. There are a few disturbing scenes and a fair amount of excitement in this episode and the locations, meant to be West Virginia, are often striking.

Besides Walker and Loring, who are very good, we have R.G. Armstrong and a few other TV stalwarts of the period in the cast. Frontiere's score is noteworthy and effective and director Robert Butler generates plenty of action and tense drama. A top notch chapter.


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