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"V" The Return (1985)

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V: Season 1: Episode 19 -- The Leader stuns the Visitors by ordering a truce and traveling to Earth to negotiate peace; Diana plots to disrupt the peace.


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Original Air Date:
22 March 1985 (Season 1, Episode 19)
The Leader stuns the Visitors by ordering a truce and traveling to Earth to negotiate peace; Diana plots to disrupt the peace. | Add synopsis »


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Episode Crew
Directed by
John Florea 
Writing credits
Kenneth Johnson (created by)

David Abramowitz (teleplay) &
Donald R. Boyle (teleplay)

David Braff (story) &
Colley Cibber (story)

Produced by
Daniel H. Blatt .... executive producer
Donald R. Boyle .... supervising producer
Michael Eliot .... associate producer
Robert Singer .... executive producer
Skip Ward .... producer
Original Music by
Dennis McCarthy 
Cinematography by
Richard C. Glouner (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Mark S. Westmore  (as Mark Westmore)
Casting by
Jennifer Jackson Part 
Art Direction by
Patricia Van Ryker 
Set Decoration by
Rochelle Moser  (as Rochelle G. Moser)
Production Management
Stephen J. Fisher .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bill Lukather .... first assistant director
Vince Matsudaira .... second assistant director (as Vincent Matsudaira)
Art Department
Vic Petrotta Jr. .... property (as Victor Petrotta Jr.)
Special Effects by
King Hernandez .... special effects
Robert Sturgis .... special effects technician
Eddie Braun .... stunts (uncredited)
Rob King .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael T. Travers .... best boy grip
Rick Whitfield .... video coordinator
Editorial Department
Richard L. McCullough .... optical editor
Music Department
Bruce Babcock .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Other crew
David Abramowitz .... story editor
David Braff .... executive story editor
Paul F. Edwards .... executive story consultant

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Kenneth Johnson  creator

Produced by
Chuck Bowman .... producer
Set Decoration by
Sam Colburn 
Costume Design by
Donna Roberts  (as Donna Roberts Orme)
Art Department
Sam Moore .... property master (18 episodes)
John Sweeney .... assistant propmaster
Special Effects by
Gene Grigg .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Jim Aupperle .... visual effects matte camera (uncredited)
David R. Ellis .... stunt coordinator (as David Ellis)
Lance Turner .... assistant stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Doug J. Campbell .... dolly grip
Adam Glick .... set lighting technician
Michael Douglas Middleton .... still photographer: props
John Murray .... key grip
Transportation Department
Vic Akopian .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Nancy E. Barr .... production coordinator
James W. Gavin .... helicopter pilot (as James Gavin)
Art Scholl .... pilot
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Additional Details

Argentina:60 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

The last show of the series has an open ending, as a follow up was written but never filmed.See more »
Boom mic visible: When Donovan, Phillip, Elizabeth and Willie are going to the Nuclear Fusion reactor to disable it, a front view shows Willie putting a cloak on the shoulders of Elizabeth, a brief glimpse of the boom mic moves on the upper left out of view.See more »
Elizabeth Maxwell:My mind is full of strange and unexplicable images, the names and configurations of galaxies I've never seen. The sounds and furies of ancient battles and mystic rites live in my dreams.
Philip:And all of this disturbs you, naturally.
Elizabeth Maxwell:And these feelings, so intense, so violent, they torture me. And I cannot explain them.
Philip:Elizabeth, now more than ever, you must remain strong. You are the star child. The bringer of peace, and the unifier of cultures. What you are experiencing, Elizabeth, is the racial memory of one strain of your ancestry, ours. It's time you were introduced to yourself, Elizabeth.
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