Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 26, 1984
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network

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V (1984)

A year after Liberation Day, courtesy of the red-dust bacteria, the humanoid, lizard-like aliens develop a resistance to the micro-organism and try to regain control of the Earth - only now some humans are knowingly working with them.

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03x03 Breakout Aired: May. 24, 1985

Diana tries to influence Nathan Bates by implying she can do something bad to his son. When Ham and Mike get thrown into prison camp, they find …

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The show had 3 seasons and 24 episodes air between 1984 and 1985.

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  • The proper name of the aliens' species is never revealed. They are only called by the Earth-centric name Visitors or the slang term Lizards.
  • Goof (anachronisms): Now that we know that the 'Visitors' are lizard like aliens, it seems odd that they continue to disguise themselves as humans, especially when they are on the mother…
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    Goof (anachronisms): Now that we know that the 'Visitors' are lizard like aliens, it seems odd that they continue to disguise themselves as humans, especially when they are on the mother ships. Obviously this was done to reduce makeup and effects costs, but it doesn't make sense in terms of narrative.
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  • SPOILER: Because the series was canceled, the producers had no way to finish the story because the first season ended with a cliffhanger. Interest in the ongoing comic series had also waned,…
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    SPOILER: Because the series was canceled, the producers had no way to finish the story because the first season ended with a cliffhanger. Interest in the ongoing comic series had also waned, and it was canceled as well. Thanks to the warning the comic-book writers had received, they were able to write a 2-part story that served as the official ending for both the TV series and the comic-book series: the Leader sends his only child to Earth, who is befriended by the resistance. In spite of the war-minded Visitors plotting an assassination attempt to frame the humans, he was returned safely to the leader, and as a gesture of thanks, he recalled the attacking fleet from Earth.
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