Falling Skies (2011– )

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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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 Matt Mason (43 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Tom Mason (42 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Hal Mason (42 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Captain Weaver / ... (42 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Anne Glass (41 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Margaret (40 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Ben Mason (39 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Lourdes / ... (38 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 John Pope (38 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Anthony (36 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Dai (21 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Tector (21 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Cochise (18 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Lyle (18 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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We're not just fighting for our lives. We're fighting for our existence. See more »


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The name of the main band of survivors shown in the series, the 2nd Massachusetts, is taken from a real regiment of soldiers that fought in both the American Revolution and the Civil War. See more »

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Referenced in Pastor Mike Online: Episode #1.6 (2011) See more »

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Not worth it
10 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Show had very good potential but instead of actually killing aliens and enjoying the post-apocalyptic lifestyle, it centers around the dumb family drama every 1.5 minutes. Nothing every gets accomplished except the over exaggeration of sharing emotions. The aliens themselves don't really look that frightening. The back story is pretty much completely missing and filled with holes. Gave this show 3 episodes to see if it would go in a better direction; though it just kept getting worse. In fact, they even had a prayer circle in one episode. I won't be watching again - anticipating its cancellation. Don't waste your time watching this garbage.


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