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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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Series cast summary:
Elizabeth Mitchell ...  Erica Evans 23 episodes, 2009-2011
Morris Chestnut ...  Ryan Nichols 23 episodes, 2009-2011
Joel Gretsch ...  Father Jack Landry 23 episodes, 2009-2011
Logan Huffman ...  Tyler Evans 23 episodes, 2009-2011
Laura Vandervoort ...  Lisa 23 episodes, 2009-2011
Morena Baccarin ...  Anna 23 episodes, 2009-2011
Scott Wolf ...  Chad Decker 23 episodes, 2009-2011
Christopher Shyer ...  Marcus 22 episodes, 2009-2011
Charles Mesure ...  Kyle Hobbes 18 episodes, 2010-2011
Mark Hildreth ...  Joshua 18 episodes, 2009-2011
Roark Critchlow ...  A.D. Paul Kendrick 16 episodes, 2009-2011
Scott Hylands ...  Father Travis 12 episodes, 2009-2011
Lourdes Benedicto ...  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 ahmetkozan

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

3 November 2009 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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The show was originally going to be set in Los Angeles just as the original mini series had been in 1983. This was changed to New York when the production was moved to Vancouver, British Columbia for tax reasons. See more »

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Still early days but not too promising
11 January 2010 | by Norm_ukSee all my reviews

I'm old enough to remember the original series and had hopes a remake would bring new ideas and fresh approaches to the concept. So far I've found the plot not particularly believable within it's context and I didn't really connect too much with most of the characters.

It seems they have gone for special effects and pretty people rather than characters, concepts like loyalty and statements about totalitarian government which the original series did rather well despite it's flaws.

I still have hopes the series will improve...generally it's getting more watchable compared to the Independence Day style pilot which didn't answer any important questions or build up the pace very well.

Let's see how it progresses - some great TV shows started out poor - this is just average and improving very very slightly.


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