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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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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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Slow start but the plot is thickening
25 November 2009 | by jamie-moroneySee all my reviews

Before I even read the comments on IMDb my opinion on the first episode was also that the 45 minute pilot episode seemed rushed and compressed with too much happening. It should have definitely been at least a 90 minute intro episode. However, I stuck with it and the story is now starting to take shape. I really do hope they continue for at least a couple of seasons (like the original) otherwise it will be a severe anti climax to the build up currently developing in the story.

The pilot episode was no match to the original but as the plot has begun to develop (in the more modern era) It has become much more entertaining. It seems to be the opposite to the original (which had a great opening mini series which then faded) This new series had, for me, a dire opening episode but is gaining my interest with each new episode.


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