Fifty-seven years after surviving an alien loose aboard her ship, first officer Ripley finds herself returning to the planet where she first encountered the creature. [more inside]
Resident Alien: Homesick Season 1, Ep 2
In his first week at the clinic, Harry struggles to diagnose a strange condition: human emotion. [more inside]
Only legendary Japanese garage rock band Guitar Wolf can stand between a race of aliens from destroying earth with an army of zombies. [more inside]
First contact happens in the year 2007. Cora Sabino, a college dropout and daughter of a famous whistleblower, unwillingly ends up in the center of it all, acting as an interpreter for the aliens.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: POD PEOPLE Rewatch Season 3, Ep 3
Re-rewatch! Four different subplots kind of meander into orbit with each other in this dubbed French/Spanish movie. Movie A: poachers in the woods encounter and break the eggs of an unworldly creature. Movie B: singers on a trip in the woods have a deadly run-in with that creature. Movie C: a lonely young boy befriends another creature of the same species. Movie D: the boy's father noisily conflicts with the lead singer from Movie B. It's another episode from a time in the show's history when almost every episode became a classic. But as for the movie itself... (O.K. sign) It stinks! It's as disjointed as it was because originally it was supposed to just be a horror movie, but then when ET came out a hasty story adjustment was made to try to get some of those cute alien movie dollars. Previously and also previously
Into the Dark: Crawlers Season 2, Ep 6
A St Patrick's Day pub crawl is already harrowing, but it becomes even more so when aliens strike. [more inside]
Mystery Science Theater 3000: LASERBLAST Rewatch Season 7, Ep 6
Rewatch! A teen with a sad life finds a laser gun in the desert, which turns out to be a particularly bad influence on him. Fortunately the claymation lizard patrol is on the case. This was the last episode in the Comedy Central run of Mystery Science Theater 3000. Previously.
A spaceship arrives in Arizona, 1873, to take over the Earth, starting with the Wild West region. A posse of cowboys and natives are all that stand in their way.
During the reign of the Vikings, Kainan, a man from a far-off world, crash lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator known as the Moorwen. Though both man and monster are seeking revenge for violence committed against them, Kainan leads the alliance to kill the Moorwen by fusing his advanced technology with the Viking's Iron Age weaponry.
An alien ship rests over Water Island. For five years the people of the US Virgin Islands have lived with the Ynaa, a race of superadvanced aliens on a research mission they will not fully disclose. They are benevolent in many ways but meet any act of aggression with disproportional wrath. This has led to a strained relationship between the Ynaa and the local Virgin Islanders and a peace that cannot last. A year after the death of a young boy at the hands of an Ynaa, three families find... [more inside]
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: From the Ashes Season 6, Ep 11
Out of answers and running out of time, the agents must face the ghosts of their past to move forward. [IMDb synopsis] Sort-of the penultimate episode - it looks like next week will be two episodes back-to-back to finish out the season (possibly the result of a preemption for sports earlier in the season). [more inside]
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Leap Season 6, Ep 10
Memories are gained, lost and called into question as The Beast marches inexorably toward her objective. [more inside]
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Collision Course (Part II) Season 6, Ep 9
Sarge strikes a blow against Shrike gentrification. [Writing above-the-fold summaries without spoilers is hard! -ed] [more inside]
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Collision Course (Part I) Season 6, Ep 8
Sarge finally lets the team in on what he knows abut the impending Shrike invasion. He plans to go defeat them at thier assembly point but declines to detail his intended methods. Mack assigns Daisy, May and Deke to join the mission along with Snowflake. Pax and Jaco remain on board the Zephyr, which is clandestinely following Sarge's truck. [more inside]
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Toldja Season 6, Ep 7
Fitz and Simmons try to head off of planet Kitson. Will it be Sarge in charge at the Lighthouse? [more inside]
The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Code Yellow Season 6, Ep 4
Deke is back and finds himself in the crosshairs of Sarge and his team. Yo-yo and Keller face an unexpected relationship challenge. [more inside]
Archer: ARCHER 1999: Bort the Garj Season 10, Ep 1
Archer and the crew of the Seamus wake up to the smell of shepherd's pie and see a business opportunity in their new guest. [more inside]
Roswell, New Mexico: I Saw the Sign Season 1, Ep 7
After uncovering a devastating secret about Rosa's death, Liz takes matters into her own hands to protect herself and those around her. However, her plans are sidelined after a day with Mimi, Maria and Alex leads to a new revelation about Rosa. Elsewhere, Max takes aim at Wyatt, while Cameron decides whether she's going to help Sergeant Manes. [more inside]
Roswell, New Mexico: Smells Like Teen Spirit Season 1, Ep 6
In a series of flashbacks to 2008, secrets are uncovered about Rosa's final day, Isobel's mysterious blackouts and Alex and Michael's relationship in high school. [more inside]
Roswell, New Mexico: Don't Speak Season 1, Ep 5
Max and Michael begin to worry about Isobel after a series of mysterious blackouts cause her to spiral. Liz turns to Grant Green for help when she learns that he may have witnessed something strange on the night Rosa died. Meanwhile, Kyle and Alex uncover a secret that Kyle's father had been keeping from everyone. [more inside]
Roswell, New Mexico: Where Have All The Cowboys Gone Season 1, Ep 4
Max is conflicted when a town-wide power outage leaves hospital patients in need of help. Meanwhile, Liz turns to Kyle after learning details about the night Rosa died. [more inside]
Roswell, New Mexico: Tearin' Up My Heart Season 1, Ep 3
After uncovering some unsettling information about Max, Liz runs a series of tests to see what his powers may be capable of. Michael and Isobel take matters into their own hands after learning that Liz may be getting too close to Max. Liz enlists Maria's help as she goes on a scavenger hunt across Roswell to uncover more about Rosa's final days. [more inside]
Roswell, New Mexico: So Much for the Afterglow Season 1, Ep 2
On the anniversary of Rosa's death, Liz and Kyle make a shocking discovery; Michael and Isobel fear Liz will expose their secret. [more inside]
Roswell, New Mexico: Pilot Season 1, Ep 1
When Liz reluctantly returns to Roswell, she discovers her teenage crush, Max, is an alien who has kept his unearthly abilities hidden his entire life. [more inside]
Bob's Burgers: UFO No You Didn't Season 9, Ep 9
Tina and her new science partner create a device that allows them to communicate with aliens, but their excitement turns to fear when they receive a dangerous warning message. Meanwhile, Bob attempts to sell mini coat racks he bought. [more inside]
An alien lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows and grows. [more inside]
Archer helps defend a village from party crashers intent on ruining oysterfest. [more inside]
A hard SF style, can't-stop-listening story of an alien life-form, government secrets, and forbidden romance, that asks questions about militarism, capitalism, and human nature.
After an accidental encounter with otherworldly vessels, an ordinary man follows a series of psychic clues to the first scheduled meeting between representatives of Earth and visitors from the cosmos. [more inside]
Mystery Science Theater 3000: THE SPACE CHILDREN Season 9, Ep 6
Kids serve the telepathic bidding of a Blob from Space to sabotage military weapons. The twist: the Blob is a good guy! With short Century 21 Calling: At the Seattle World's Fair, everyone is excited about PHONES. You'll be able to record frequently-called numbers onto little plastic cards! An uncommonly ridiculous movie and short combo. Warning: contains Uncle Fester in shorts! This is another episode that's not on DVD, and probably never will be. Vimeo (1h32m) Premiered June 13, 1998. 20 episodes left. [more inside]
People of Earth: Season 2 discussion Season 2, Ep 0
After the revelations at the end of season 1, Ozzie tries to get the group together. Meanwhile, the FBI comes to Beacon due to Walsh's financial crimes. [more inside]
Dark Matter: The Dwarf Star Conspiracy Season 3, Ep 11
Two and her crew head to the planet owned by Dwarf Star Technologies. Was this a setup by Victor?
Back at the Ozark Mountains UFO Conference, Ross and Carrie learn that owls can often be aliens in disguise! Delighted, they go looking for owls everywhere. Then, David Marler steps up to the microphone to tell us all about the Battle of Los Angeles, a 1942 event in which air raid wardens fired on an object in the sky that might have been a flying saucer... or might have been a lost weather balloon. But PROBABLY a flying saucer. Clap your hands, folks, it's more UFO time!
Mystery Science Theater 3000: LASERBLAST Season 7, Ep 6
"Billy was a kid who got pushed around... Then he found the power" When a picked-on kid suddenly realizes he's not hopeless but finds "the power," what happens?
Gamergate! Why he takes his new laser gun and, goes out on an explodey rampage, whoo! AN THEN THE CLAYMATION ALIENS ATTACKED..... We have arrived at the end of another age, the short Fifth Age of the show, that brief period Post-Frank yet Pre-SciFi. In a host segment, we have the joke... you know, that one. The one where they try to get beyond something. Also, Mike becomes Captain Janeway. Then, finally, the SOL reaches the end of the universe.... YouTube (1h32m) - Annotated - Promo (with Penn Jilette voiceover & promo for TV Wheel!) - Movie trailer [more inside]
A group of elite scientists prepare for the last conversation humans might ever have. Plus, we meet a corporate attorney who mediates family Thanksgivings. [more inside]
People of Earth: Season 1 (full show) Season 1, Ep 0
Ozzie Graham (Wyatt Cenac) is a reporter who has worked for The Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Glint Enterprises, but when he goes up to the small town of Beacon, New York to report on StarCrossed, a support group for people who believe they've been abducted by aliens and... meet in a Catholic church for some reason, he finds more than an interesting story. He decides to move to Beacon and spend more time with the “experiencers” (do NOT call them “abductees”). [Airs/ streams on TBS, the final two episodes will air Monday, Dec. 19, 2016] [more inside]
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive.
Welcome to the High Strangeness Bookclub! For our first book, we're discussing John Keel's classic The Mothman Prophecies. [more inside]
Mystery Science Theater 3000: ATTACK OF THE THE EYE CREATURES Season 4, Ep 18
Badly-designed aliens invade a small town, and the adults won't believe the smoocher teens who seen 'em! It's up to them to save the world with the timely application of their car headlights. This movie is below-average in quality even by MST standards. The title, by the way, is not a typo, or at least it's not my typo. YouTube (1h32m) Premiered December 5, 1992. This movie is largely a shot-by-shot remake of Invasion of the Saucer Men! [more inside]
Get your chlorophyll on as we enter a vine-choked version of the Gaming Hut to riff an alien species that feeds via photosynthesis. / Ken gets you started on your collection of books about maps in a bibliographic Cartography Hut. / It’s been a while since Ask Ken and Robin had a lightning round, so let’s have a lightning round. / Then the Eliptony Hut blows up real good with a look at the Martian nuclear armageddon theory.
Childhood's End: Mini-Series Books Included Season 1, Ep 0
Written by Arthur C. Clarke and hailed as a revolutionary work of science fiction since its publishing in 1953, Childhood’s End follows the peaceful alien invasion of Earth by the mysterious “Overlords.” But the true implications of the Overlords’ arrival are far from clear.
Students suspect that their teachers are aliens after bizarre occurrences. [more inside]
Mystery Science Theater 3000: TEENAGERS FROM OUTER SPACE Season 4, Ep 4
"Teenage Hoodlums from Another World on a Horrendous Ray-Gun Rampage!" "Before...A Beautiful Girl. One Moment Later...A Skeleton!" Despite the ad lines, the titular teenagers number only two, and one of them is the milquetoast "Derek." Their mission: to prepare Earth for the coming of their lifestock, which naturally take the form of gigantic lobsters. It's a good episode! This is the movie that gives us the infamous "TORCHAA!!" catchphrase, beloved of MSTies everywhere. It's also Mary Jo Pehl's first episode writing! YouTube (1h33m) Premiered June 27, 1992. [more inside]
On October 30th, let's check out this 1998 high school alien invasion flick! It's got a strong cast, cool effects, and all the body snatching you can handle! [more inside]
Falling Skies: Reborn Season 5, Ep 10
The final standoff begins in the series finale. Here, the Masons, the 2nd Mass and their newfound allies face unforeseen obstacles in the core of an iconic American location, as they try to persevere with hopes of reclaiming Earth and humanity. [more inside]
Farscape: That Old Black Magic Rewatch Season 1, Ep 8
On a commerce planet, Crichton finds himself lured into an alternate reality controlled by Maldis, a being who feeds off negative energy. He is pitted against Crais in a fight to the death, leaving Zhaan to tap into her old darkness to try and help him. [via]
Farscape: Thank God It's Friday, Again Rewatch Season 1, Ep 6
D'Argo, after threatening the crew with Luxan hyper-rage, is later found docile and happy on a planet and decides to stay. Crichton discovers that the planet's food contains a drug, with the help of a small band of rebels immune to its effects, and must determine a way to convince the others of the truth and the true nature of the drug. [via]
Farscape: Throne for a Loss Rewatch Season 1, Ep 4
Rygel's plot to appear regal backfires when he, along with a much needed part of Moya's propulsion system, are snatched by Tavlecs who possess drug-dispensing power gauntlets. [via]
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