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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Best new sci-fi show
28 March 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Best new show on Australian television this year. We don't get much science fiction in prime-time but this is awesome. It has something for everyone, alien conquerors for sci-fi fans and dramatic storyline for fans of drama. I originally watched the broadcast from the US in November as Channel 9 Australia decided to delay the launch until after the Winter Olympics and I was blown away as to how great it was. I grew up with the original Kenneth Johnson Mini-Series and spin-off series and had been waiting for his 2nd Generation to be made into a series or movie but after a lot of talk and speculation nothing. I then heard of this re-imagining of V and thought it would be like all the other re-make of late but after the first four episodes I was pleasantly surprised at how different it was to the original. The creative team behind this need to be applauded for taking an established piece of work and making it something distinctive and engaging. AWESOME!!!!


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