Brothers Kenny and Michael Mittleider review and discuss a short lived but very socially aware TV series from the late 80's early 90's ALIEN NATION. Each podcast we will review a single episode in sequential order starting with the Pilot. Will give you our thoughts on the episode as well as some fun behind the scenes information.
Today we cover Season 1, Episode 14 - Generation To Generation
Directed by John McPherson
Written by Diane Frolov & Andrew Schneider
Original air date January 29th 1990
Plot Summary: A series of murders in which the victims are burned to death is tied to a mysterious Tenctonese box that keeps transferring from person to person. George is shocked to learn that one of the people involved in the killing is Uncle Moodri, who is a member of the Edlers, the Newcomers chosen to keep the old ways alive in the minds of future generations.
The search for the box intensifies, with Sikes and George finally coming to understand it's importance to the memory of the Tenctons' home plant.
As a subplot, Sikes becomes a big brother to a youth, first to avoid weekend police duty, and then because he realizes the importance of reaching out to others in need