Project Blue Book (2019–2020)
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What Lies Beneath 

Hynek and Quinn investigate the theft of sensitive material taken from Harding and Valentine, but they soon discover that their potential culprit resides close than they imagined in addition to conclusive evidence of an alien conspiracy.


John Scott


David O'Leary (created by), Sean Jablonski (story) | 4 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Aidan Gillen ... Dr. J. Allen Hynek
Michael Malarkey ... Captain Michael Quinn
Laura Mennell ... Mimi Hynek
Ksenia Solo ... Susie Miller
Michael Harney ... General Hugh Valentine (as Michael J. Harney)
Neal McDonough ... General James Harding
Jerod Haynes ... Daniel Banks
Caspar Phillipson ... John F. Kennedy
Daryl Sabara ... John
Sofia Milos ... Daria (voice)
Michelle DeShon ... Betty
Brian Markinson ... Andrew Garner
Jill Morrison ... Faye
Chris William Martin ... Special Agent Stevens
Adam Kozlick ... Sergeant Trevor


Not knowing his identity beforehand, Allen and Quinn, in an isolated location in Washington DC, meet with Andrew Garner, who arranged the meeting through calling the Congressional switchboard, and who implies he is working for someone in high political places who wants, like them, to expose what he believes is a cover-up concerning the existence of extraterrestrial life, reports they being Russian hoaxes only undermining the US' position in the Cold War. Garner provides them with files about other sightings that they have not been made privy to for reasons they understand upon their general description. Harding and Valentine learn of the meeting, they also knowing the man that Garner is. As Garner is a DC insider, they enlist a recent foe in trying to discover who Garner is representing. Returning to the Blue Book offices, Allen and Quinn learn that there has been a security breach in the form of a theft in Valentine and Harding's offices, Blue Book thus suspended until further notice... Written by Huggo

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Revealing Quote by Hynek:

"...that until we have real answers, science and observation are the best way forward." See more »


Mimi Hynek: I did something bad... something very, very bad, and it could cost us everything.
Susie Miller: Tell me what's happening. I'm sure we could figure it out.
Mimi Hynek: You don't understand. I put my family in danger.
Susie Miller: Hey, I know how you feel, but trust me when I say there's always a way out.
Mimi Hynek: No, there isn't... not this time.
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Best One Yet!
30 April 2020 | by cecilstolbergSee all my reviews

Another great episode of this intriguing series which just keeps getting better and better! Love the period setting, clothes and cars, refreshing change from most of the dross currently on TV! Strong cast and great writing combine to leave me craving the next episode!

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10 March 2020 (USA) See more »

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Color | Black and White (archive footage)
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