Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 18, 1989
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
FOX TV Network
Genre
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Alien Nation (1989)

A bigoted human policeman in the L.A. of the future and his alien partner learn to live with each other's differences while attempting to solve a drug conspiracy hidden in the subculture of Los Angeles' newest immigrant population: extraterrestrials.

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TV Movie: The Udara Legacy Aired: Jul. 29, 1997

Matt and George investigate a series of strange occurrences involving newcomers, who are found to be programmed to carry out someone's dirty …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 2 seasons and 28 episodes air between 1989 and 1990.

Show Update

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In July 2009, Syfy announced it would develop a remake of Alien Nation. Information on the new show can be found here.

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Series Fun Facts

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  • Captain Grazer's first name is spelled "Bryon". His full name can be seen in several episodes on the glass window in his office door.
  • Growing pains during the Fox Network's first year resulted in a cash crunch that forced the cancellation of this series after its first season, despite a season-ending cliffhanger. The…
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    Growing pains during the Fox Network's first year resulted in a cash crunch that forced the cancellation of this series after its first season, despite a season-ending cliffhanger. The never-produced second season opener was adapted as a novel and a comic book, and the series itself was later revived as a series of TV movies beginning with Alien Nation: Dark Horizon (1994) (TV).
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  • While never said in the series, Detective Francisco's original human name was "Samuel." Sykes made him change it so he wouldn't have a partner named "Sam Francisco."
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