V (2009–2011)

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An extraterrestrial race arrives on Earth with seemingly good intentions, only to slowly reveal their true machinations the more ingrained into society they become.

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 Erica Evans (23 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Ryan Nichols (23 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Father Jack Landry (23 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Tyler Evans (23 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Lisa (23 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Anna (23 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Chad Decker (23 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Marcus (22 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Kyle Hobbes (18 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Joshua (18 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 A.D. Paul Kendrick / ... (16 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Father Travis (12 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Valerie Stevens (11 episodes, 2009-2010)
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An extraterrestrial race arrives on Earth with seemingly good intentions, only to slowly reveal their true machinations the more ingrained into society they become.

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The V stands for visitor (and in the original series it also stood for victory). "5th column" is a well known phrase defined in the dictionary as 'a group of people who clandestinely undermine a larger group such as a nation from within' and has its origins in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), when four columns of General Francisco Franco's troops marching towards Madrid were assisted by others from within the city, whom General Franco called his "fifth column" in a radio address. (However, the term is misused in this series as it seems to be a generic synonym for resistance or insurgency. Ironically, the population of undercover sleeper Visitors who lived on Earth for years in preparation for the Mother Ships' arrival, often as FBI agents, would be a much better candidate for the name 5th column.) See more »

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Riveting!!! Best premiere I've ever seen!!
3 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Having not been familiar with the original "V" the series by creator Kenneth Johnson, and upon first glance at the previews and TV spots, I gotta say that what I just witnessed was the best pilot episode I've ever seen. With it's many parallels to our social climate in the world today, the new series plays on our fears and perceptions of those who are strangers to us who at first are well-meaning and docile but their ulterior motives are hidden underneath. That gives "V" verisimilitude while still retaining a Sci-Fi setting. I was tense and on the edge of my seat throughout the proceedings of what the characters are experiencing as the "visitors" announce their presence to the world. I suppose some will say that the new "V" is not as good as the original, but I for one, enjoy this new version and will be tuning in to see how the events unfold and how profoundly their effects will have on those embroiled in this event that may change the face of mankind forever.


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