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.
Last EpisodeTV 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 …
Series Fun Facts
- Brian Thompson (Peter Rabbit) is the only actor to appear in both Alien Nation and Alien Nation (1989).
- The alien ship that lands is called the Gruza. "Gruza" is a Russian word that means "cargo".
- During the opening credits, we hear alien lyrics being sung: "E take nas naj...nah sus gah nilpa." This is actually the names of produces Kenneth Johnson's wife and daughter (Katie Johnson…
[show]During the opening credits, we hear alien lyrics being sung: "E take nas naj...nah sus gah nilpa." This is actually the names of produces Kenneth Johnson's wife and daughter (Katie Johnson and Susan Appling Johnson) sung backwards. In fact, most of the alien language was, in fact, backwards English, which helped to keep gramatical rules intact. Other inspiration for the language came from Russian, as well as nonsensical and made-up words.