America has been bloodlessly taken over by the Soviet Union, leading to slave-labor camps for some, collaboration for others and rebellion for yet others.
Last Episode01x07 Episode 7 Aired: Feb. 21, 1987
Series Fun Facts
- This was Lara Flynn Boyle's first major role. She had filmed a bit part for Ferris Bueller's Day Off, but it was cut prior to the movie's release.
- In the scene where the assembled crowd recites the American Pledge of Allegiance, the extras had to be taught it since the miniseries was filmed in Canada.
- This was developed in direct response to The Day After (1983) (TV), which many right-wing conservatives claimed was left-wing propaganda.