The Tomorrow People (1973–1979)
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War of the Empires: Close Encounter 

Liz has travelled to the Trig to join Timus in negotiating a peace between the Sorsons and the Thargons. They are unsuccessful, and soon both races are encroaching on Earth's solar system.

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Elizabeth
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Hsui Tai
Nigel Rhodes ...
Philip Gilbert ...
Tim / Timus (voice)
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David Baxt ...
Morgan Evans
Weston Gavin ...
Dave Ricardo
Richard Bartlett ...
Sorson General
Terence Woodfield ...
Sorson Captain
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Anthony Stafford ...
Mary Law ...
American Lady
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Elizabeth accompanies Timus in trying to negotiate a peaceful settlement to the galactic Sorson-Thargon war, but both warring factions well know the Galactic Federation as a bunch of do-nothings. As it so happens, the Sorsons arrive to establish a base on Earth's moon, with the Thargons close behind to blow them into space dust. America sends a space shuttle out to meet the lunar visitors, which gets caught up in a space battle and destroyed (with the Tomorrow People jaunting the pilots out in time). The Thargons, their immanent demise at hand, trap Mike in a forcefield to use as a human shield. Written by statmanjeff

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Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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TV-PG
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29 January 1979 (UK)  »

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Morgan Evans: Well, we're on our way. Gosh, I wonder what we're gonna say when we meet 'em. I mean, what do you say to an alien? "Take me to your leader?"
Dave Ricardo: "Dr. Livingston, I presume."
Morgan Evans: Yeah. Maybe just... "Howdy, neighbor."
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References Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) See more »

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