Alien Nation (1989–1990)

TV Series   |    |  Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi


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A flying saucer crashed in the Mojave Desert and its inhabitants turned out to be alien slaves, bred to be super intelligent and strong, and controllable by their Overseers. These ... See full summary »


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  • Eric Pierpoint and Michele Scarabelli in Alien Nation (1989)
  • Catherine Paolone and Michele Scarabelli in Alien Nation (1989)
  • Gary Graham and Terri Treas in Alien Nation (1989)
  • Alien Nation (1989)
  • Jason Beghe in Alien Nation (1989)
  • David Bowe and Gary Graham in Alien Nation (1989)

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Creator:

Kenneth Johnson

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4 September 2001 | bux
OK, I don't do scifi, but...
Having grown up in a household where Science Fiction was Dad's staple, I never really picked up on it, preferring more real-life drama. Having said that, this show is about the top of the line for TV scifi. The characters are believable, fully developed and imperfect.The acting is top-flight, and the stories, mostly carrying a message, are not overly burdened or preachy. The culture, habits, language, slang of the Aliens is presented in a matter-of-fact manner. Other than Heinlen or Finney, this is about the best scifi I've come across. And I don't like scifi.

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