Project Blue Book (2019–2020)
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Operation Mainbrace 

UFOs and USOs begin plaguing a massive naval exercise on the border of Russian waters, and Hynek and Quinn soon realize it's up to them to stop a rogue Admiral from starting World War III.


Loni Peristere


David O'Leary (created by), David O'Leary | 2 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
Ian Tracey ... William
Caspar Phillipson ... John F. Kennedy
Derek Smith ... Commander
Rene Rosado ... Lieutenant
Colm Feore ... Admiral
Jill Morrison ... Faye
Zhan Wang ... Turi
Harrison MacDonald ... Master Chief Harris
Philip Prajoux ... Master Reed


Not fully trusting his intel sources, Senator Kennedy asks Allen and Quinn to drop everything they're doing to report aboard the USS Wisconsin, a naval battleship currently in the North Atlantic, the ship part of a nine country NATO training operation called Operation Mainbrace, the largest operation since WWI. There was a reported sighting in the vicinity of an unknown ghost ship which the Admiral, the Wisconsin's commander, has classified as Russian, which does not jibe with other reports the senator has seen, he believing it may truly be a UFO sighting. In Allen and Quinn's investigation, they are to report directly to the senator and the senator only in the sensitivity of the operation being so close to Russian soil. In reaching the Wisconsin, Allen and Quinn discover that the crew has been silenced most likely on unofficial orders of the Admiral who is a hostile participant in the investigation. In Quinn understanding the Admiral's true agenda in the operation, Allen and Quinn, ... Written by Huggo

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At the end of the episode it seems to be that there is a character that highly resembles Indiana Jones. See more »


At the start of the episode, two officers are talking on the stern of the USS Wisconsin. They notice an Unidentified Submerged Object (USO). When the USO moves towards the battleship, you hear the command: "Forward batteries open fire. Forward batteries engage - engage". The forward batteries would be used for a threat attacking towards the bow of the ship and would be ineffective in an attack from the stern. The correct command would have been "Aft batteries open fire. Aft batteries engage - engage." See more »


William: What does surprise me is that you accepted my invitation.
Dr. J. Allen Hynek: Well, I didn't. In fact, you are the last person on Earth I wanna see right now.
William: Then why are you here?
Dr. J. Allen Hynek: I need help finding someone. Something tells me I'm looking at the only person who may actually be able to do that.
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a great season ending
26 March 2020 | by ibrahimkamalaSee all my reviews

What a show, Can't wait for season 3 hopefully soon. It's a great show a must see.

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24 March 2020 (USA) See more »

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