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 the first of five TV movies: Dark Horizon (we are splitting each 2 hr movie into two podcasts, this is part 1)
Directed by Kenneth Johnson
Written by Diane Frolov & Andrew Schneider
Original air date October 25th 1994
Plot Summary: George and Matt continue to investigate the virus killing newcomers, which takes a very personal turn for them. A scout from the newcomers' home world is sent to Earth to determine the condition of their slaves. He decides not only will they take their slaves back, but he begins planning to enslave the human population as well. While the Francisco's face medical and spiritual challenges. Matt makes a decision regarding his personal life and chooses between Lorraine and Cathy.