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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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Not all aliens are nice and cute like Yoda, ET or ALF. When a race of reptilian-like aliens arrives on Earth in disguise as humans, they show their good intentions, but they have a more sinister plan to conquer our planet and destroy all human race on Earth. Written by Jett-chan

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Finally, an ABC show worth watching....
11 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

...and that's saying a lot considering the usual angst-y, inexpensive-to-make-therefore-let's-clone-it-family-drama shows the network seems to keep adding on or re-newing. "V" was exciting right from the start and the second episode was a good follow-up to the premiere, fleshing out the main characters a bit more and what drives them. Elizabeth Mitchell is well cast as straight-shooter, no-BS FBI agent Erica and it's great to see her back on the tube after "Lost". Another great bit of casting is Joel Gretsch as Father Jack, a priest torn between doing what he thinks he's supposed to be doing and what he knows in his heart is actually the right thing to do. Gretsch was great as the power-hungry military man in the sci-fi mini "Taken" so seeing him here playing the clerical good guy with heart shows the man's got talent. Morena Baccarin and Scott Wolf are also excellently cast as Anna the high commander of the Visitors and as Chad, the button-pushing journalist. Though I enjoyed the original series as a kid, this one is a worthy update for the twenty-first century. Some stuff has changed (names of characters; how long they've actually been here before the arrival of the ships, etc.) but the premise is similar enough: aliens arrive on Earth...are they good or bad? It took courage for ABC to air a unique series like this (i.e. "sci-fi") when pretty much all of the other mainstream, non-cable networks are sticking with the usual safe stuff (family dramas, medical dramas, cop dramas, 30 minute sitcoms) so I hope they truly give it a chance to grow and catch on. It's that good.


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