The Tomorrow People (1973–1979)
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The Thargon Menace: Unexpected Guests 

A Thargon slimship crash-lands on a Pacific island under the control of the infamous dictator General Papa Minn. When the Tomorrow People investigate, the crew claim they are on the run from Thargon slavers.

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Hsui Tai
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Mike (as Michael Holoway)
Philip Gilbert ...
Tim (voice)
Jackie Cowper ...
Sula
Michael Audreson ...
Flyn
Graham Lines ...
Captain
Eric Roberts ...
Major Marcos
Olu Jacobs ...
General Papa Minn
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Storyline

Two alien spaceships enter Federation space, one fleeing, one in hot pursuit. To escape capture, Sula and Flyn from the fleeing vessel use their main ship to lead pursuers away while they use a smaller craft to smash and burrow its way deep into Earth. Thinking it's just a meteorite crash onto a smaller island under the ruthless dictatorship of General Papa Minn, Mike and Hsui Tai investigate. Written by statmanjeff

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Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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TV-PG
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19 June 1978 (UK)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The villain character of General Papa Minn is a composite of two real-life dictators; the late Haitian dictator Francois 'Papa Doc' Duvalier, and Idi Amin of Uganda. See more »

Quotes

Thing: I SAID it would be stupid to hit the planet at full speed. It was all I could do to adjust the artificial gravity and save you from the worst effects of the g-forces during deceleration.
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