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  1. RabidAlien

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    ...that old TV series from back in the early 80's (made a movie out of it at one point, I think), called "V"? Where aliens discover earth, but turn out to not be quite as friendly as they seem? Yeah. They're bringing the series back. I guess BSG was so popular that they're gonna try this one again....which I am looking forward to! Just hope they don't screw it up!

    "V" (2009) - Episode list
     
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    How could I forget it, my Dad had an obsession with that show that just about rivaled his infatuation with Star Trek...

    Wonder how good the re-make is gonna be....
     
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    Pilot airs on the SyFy (new, modern renaming of SciFi channel) on Nov 3rd, according to IMDB. I'll try to watch it, but the previews look amazing.
     
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    Wow, this brings back memories. I thought they did a pretty good job with the original series. It will be tough to beat, but I'm looking forward to it.
     
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    Aleins were hidden as humans aka "The Hidden", right? I remember watching the first few episodes back then.
     
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    Remember that series....
     
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    Can't remember what they called themselves, but they were really lizards underneath the skin.
     
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    Yeah, looks like a good show. I hope they don't do it like BSG. I watched the first couple episodes of the new show and the Cylones looked great and the battles were great. After that, you never saw them again and it was just actors. I never watched it again.
     
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    Oh, they keep popping up. But yeah, there's too many clones and not enough Cylons.
     
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    The only thing I really had against BSG (and I know this might sound stupid) was they made Starbuck into a female. Something just wasn't right about that.
     
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    I remember there was some toxic gas used by the humans that was poisonous to the aliens? Made them peel their skin off to reveal their scales? Is that right?
     
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    ...did the aliens eat hampsters in the original "V" series? Honestly that is all I remember. Oh and that they were lizards under the skin and the guy who played "Beastmaster" was one of the actors.
     
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    Agreed. And wasn't Boomer the chinese girl but was a black guy in the original?

    Dumb!
     
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    I'm not sure, I was about 5 or 6 when that series was on TV. Still, I've seen em both (haven't seen final season of new one), and they both frakkin' rock!
     
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    I keep hearing how good the new BSG is, I guess I need to check it out.

    Boomer was the black guy in the original series.
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    Marc Singer was the Guy...yeah I watched V, got the Mini series here somewhere on DVD...
     
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    I always remember the two hot alien chicks...
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    Ooooo, I had forgotten about them!
     
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    mmmmmmmmm.....bruuuuunette......
     
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    It's amazing how the 80's hairstyles were popular on the alien home planet too. :D
     
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