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Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back.

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 Tom Mason (52 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Hal Mason (52 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Matt Mason (52 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 John Pope (48 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Dingaan Botha (22 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Dai (21 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Tector (21 episodes, 2012-2014)
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The chaotic aftermath of an alien attack has left most of the world completely incapacitated. In the six months since the initial invasion, the few survivors have banded together outside major cities to begin the difficult task of fighting back. Each day is a test of survival as citizen soldiers work to protect the people in their care while also engaging in an insurgency campaign against the occupying alien force. Written by Deeww

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Battle them or become them. See more »


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The screeching sound of the skitters when they run is the same sound effect used for the raptors in The Jurassic Park films. See more »

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Getting Better and I Like it
19 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It started off as a re-run of other syfy shows I have seen, but I gave it a chance. Now I like it and find myself rootin' for the humans and wanting a piece of the skitters myself. Each episode is better than the last (so far) and the story line is progressing (slowly). To me, this show is like FireFly. Started of a little far-fetched, but like FireFly, is becoming a show I anticipated to see the next episode. Sadly, FireFly was canceled just as the story line was progressing and when it developed a good audience. Just hope this show develops in the same manner but not canceled. Curious, however, to how long the conflict will last, will the aliens and humans learn to coexist, will there be a victory and defeat of either side....and will there be some higher philosophical question for all of us to ask ourselves about life, existence, family and humanity. If that develops into the storyline....this will surely be a show with a following like FireFly and one worth watching again.


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