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 8 - Contact
Directed by John McPherson
Written by Joe Menosky
Original air date November 6, 1989
Plot Summary: George and Susan decide to have another child. However, when a leading scientist is murdered Sikes and Francisco uncover a plot by the Purists and an Overseer to contact a probe that has come looking for the lost Newcomer ship, threatening both the Tenctonese and the Humans. At the same time Matt and Cathy get to know each other better as they share details of their past.