An extraterrestrial race arrives on Earth with seemingly good intentions, only to slowly reveal their true machinations the more ingrained into society they become.
They arrive November 3
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Did You Know?
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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