During a bombing mission over Germany in December 1944, Capt. Russell Keys apparently survives his plane crashing after seeing bright lights in the sky. After the war, he is plagued by nightmares where he is mistreated by strange beings. As the nightmares continue, he learns that 8 of his 9 crew members are now dead. In Roswell, N.M. in 1947, U.S. Army Captain Owen Crawford goes up against Col. Thomas Campbell who is hiding the fact that a flying saucer has crashed in the area. Crawford is determined to take over the project and sets about to undermine the Colonel's authority. He also learns that the aliens may appear in human form. In Texas, lonely housewife Sally Clark helps an itinerant, John, who she finds hiding in her shed. John moves on but Sally soon finds herself pregnant and is visited by Capt. Crawford. Written by
Did You Know?
Steve Burton, who played Chris Fuller in Out of This World
, went on to star in the 2002 sci-fi miniseries Taken, which revolved around a young girl whose great-grandfather was an alien. The girl has some powers similar to Evie Garlands, Star in the series, such as the ability to stop time. See more
In the opening scene where the USAAF B-17s are on a daylight bombing raid over Germany in 1944, the Luftwaffe are flying Bf 109E's, straight out of the Battle of Britain in 1940. The Luftwaffe were using Bf 109G's at the time of this bombing raid. See more