In this sequel to the highly acclaimed 1953 movie, it is revealed that the alien invaders weren't killed by the bacteria: they went into a state of suspended animation. An incident at a nuclear plant exposes them to radiation, which they can survive but which kills the bacteria, restoring them to life. Now they plan a new invasion of Earth, using their ability to merge with human bodies and take control of them. However, they have to continue exposing themselves to radiation to destroy new bacteria as it enters their bodies.
- imDb Rating: 6.6 (1,026 Votes)
- Metascore: N/A
Humanity must resume its war against the Martians when they revive after decades of hibernation following their defeat in the 1950s.
- Rated: TV-PG
- Released: 07 Oct 1988
- Runtime: 45 min
- Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
- Director: N/A
- Writer: Greg Strangis
- Actors: Jared Martin, Lynda Mason Green, Philip Akin, Richard Chaves
- Language: English
- Country: USA, Canada
- Awards: 1 nomination.
- Total Seasons: 2
Episode 2x20; May 14, 1990
2x20: The Obelisk
2x19: The True Believer
2x17: Totally Real
2x16: Video Messiah
2x15: Candle in the Night
2x14: Path of Lies
2x13: The Deadliest Disease
2x12: The Pied Piper
Jared Martin as Dr. Harrison Blackwood
Lynda Mason Green as Dr. Suzanne McCullough
Philip Akin as Norton Drake
Richard Chaves as Lt. Col. Paul Ironhorse
Adrian Paul as John Kincaid
Recent Newsvia NewsAPI
View More Related News
|Episode No.||No. Overall||Title||Airdate||Runtime||Summary|
|2||2||The Walls of Jericho||1988-10-10||60|
|3||3||Thy Kingdom Come||1988-10-17||60|
|4||4||A Multitude of Idols||1988-10-24||60|
|5||5||Eye for an Eye||1988-10-31||60|
|6||6||The Second Seal||1988-11-07||60|
|7||7||Goliath Is My Name||1988-11-14||60|
|8||8||To Heal the Leper||1988-11-21||60|
|9||9||The Good Samaritan||1988-12-26||60|
|11||11||Among the Philistines||1989-01-09||60|
|12||12||Choirs of Angels||1989-01-16||60|
|13||13||Dust to Dust||1989-01-23||60|
|14||14||He Feedeth Among the Lilies||1989-01-30||60|
|15||15||The Prodigal Son||1989-02-06||60|
|16||16||The Meek Shall Inherit||1989-02-13||60|
|17||17||Unto Us a Child is Born||1989-02-20||60|
|18||18||The Last Supper||1989-03-06||60|
|19||19||Vengeance Is Mine||1989-04-16||60|
|20||20||My Soul to Keep||1989-04-24||60|
|21||21||So Shall Ye Reap||1989-05-01||60|
|22||22||The Raising of Lazarus||1989-05-08||60|
|23||23||The Angel of Death||1989-05-15||60|
|Episode No.||No. Overall||Title||Airdate||Runtime||Summary|
|1||24||The Second Wave||1989-10-02||60|
|2||25||No Direction Home||1989-10-09||60|
|6||29||Seft of Emun||1989-11-06||60|
|7||30||Loving the Alien||1989-11-13||60|
|11||34||Time to Reap||1990-01-29||60|
|12||35||The Pied Piper||1990-02-05||60|
|13||36||The Deadliest Disease||1990-02-12||60|
|14||37||Path of Lies||1990-02-19||60|
|15||38||Candle in the Night||1990-04-09||60|
|19||42||The True Believer||1990-05-07||60|
|Jared Martin||as Dr. Harrison Blackwood|
|Lynda Mason Green||as Dr. Suzanne McCullough|
|Philip Akin||as Norton Drake|
|Richard Chaves||as Lt. Col. Paul Ironhorse|
|Adrian Paul||as John Kincaid|
|Executive Producer||Sam Strangis|
|Creative Consultant||Herbert Wright|
|Executive Producer||Greg Strangis|
What's Coming and Going From HBO in October 2019
With Halloween on the approach, HBO is adding a number of scary titles to its streaming service this month including this year’s Happy Death Day 2U and 2016’s The Conjuring 2. Read more...
With Halloween on the approach, HBO is adding a number of scary titles to its streaming service this month including this years Happy Death Day 2U and 2016s The Conjuring 2. And scary movies arent the only thing coming to the service. Other movies coming to … [+3021 chars]
The best games for PC
So how do you categorize a beast like gaming on the PC? With decades of titles to pluck from (and the first port of call for most indie titles, too), there's so much to choose from. Gaming on your PC adds the benefits of (nearly always flawless) backward comp…
Beat Saber Beat Saber is a euphoric gaming sensation that makes the most of virtual reality. You'll swing your unofficial lightsabers at incoming boxes, slicing and slamming them to the beat of the soundtrack. Similar to iconic rhythm-rail-shooter, Rez, whic… [+8122 chars]
The Perils of Distracted Fighting
Opinion: Without proper guidelines, smartphones on the battlefield may kill more soldiers than they save.
We lost almost the entire patrol, said the lieutenant. It was horrific. We walked right into an enemy ambush, he continued. They easily picked my men off, one by one, because they were looking at their screens. Thankfully, the young lieutenant was not descr… [+3913 chars]
The 'Stranger Things' Season 4 Teaser Is Here
And, according to the tag line, we're not in Hawkins anymore.
Happy Monday and welcome to another installment of The Monitor, WIRED's culture news roundup. What did you miss over the weekend? Well, for one thing, you're getting another Spidey movie. For another, Ellen DeGeneres is getting into the streaming wars. And th… [+2354 chars]
Eight Chinese tech firms placed on U.S. Entity List for their role in human rights violations against Muslim minority groups
Eight Chinese tech firms, including SenseTime and Megvii, have been added to the U.S. government Entity List for their role in enabling human rights violations against Muslim minority groups in China, including the Uighurs. The firms were among 28 total organ…
Eight Chinese tech firms, including SenseTime and Megvii, have been added to the U.S. government Entity List for their role in enabling human rights violations against Muslim minority groups in China, including the Uighurs. The firms were among 28 total organ… [+3193 chars]
In Latin America, the business of trolling threatens Twitter’s disruptive power
In 2012, the emblematic podcast This American Life did a special on politics in Afghanistan. They noted that in order to be a politician in Afghanistan, one needs to command a personal armed militia. That’s how politics is practiced in a fragmented country wi…
More posts by this contributor In 2012, the emblematic podcast This American Life did a special on politics in Afghanistan. They noted that in order to be a politician in Afghanistan, one needs to command a personal armed militia. Thats how politics is pract… [+30212 chars]
Donald Trump Swoops in to Save Us All From the Tyranny of Cleaner Cars That Use Less Gas
Donald Trump, fresh off moving to eviscerate lightbulb efficiency standards he thinks will make him look too orange and declaring war on the world’s largest intact temperate rainforest, is reportedly set to revoke California’s ability to regulate vehicle emis…
Donald Trump, fresh off moving to eviscerate lightbulb efficiency standards he thinks will make him look too orange and declaring war on the worlds largest intact temperate rainforest, is reportedly set to revoke Californias ability to regulate vehicle emissi… [+3567 chars]
Study: Nuclear War Between India and Pakistan Would Trigger Global Starvation
In addition to killing as many as 125 million people, a nuclear exchange between India and Pakistan would unleash mass starvation around the world due to the ensuing climate impacts, according to a disturbing new study. Read more...
In addition to killing as many as 125 million people, a nuclear exchange between India and Pakistan would unleash mass starvation around the world due to the ensuing climate impacts, according to a disturbing new study. As if we need to be reminded of the ho… [+6576 chars]
Would Finding Life on Mars Really Change Anything?
In a recent interview with the Telegraph, NASA chief scientist Jim Green said it’s possible we’ll soon find evidence of life on Mars but that “we’re not prepared for the results.” Green said the discovery would be as world-shaking as the revelation that the s…
In a recent interview with the Telegraph, NASA chief scientist Jim Green said its possible well soon find evidence of life on Mars but that were not prepared for the results. Green said the discovery would be as world-shaking as the revelation that the solar … [+9654 chars]
‘Locked and Loaded,’ but for What?
President Trump considers retaliation after the attack on Saudi oil facilities. But he has few options and fewer allies.
That Mr. Trump would condition his response on the druthers of the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, the same potentate who got his kingdom and the United States into the enormously destructive civil war in Yemen and had a dissident journalist murdered… [+1763 chars]
Love Is a Battlefield
Loren Voss and Art Moore, both with military backgrounds and an interest in long conversations about war, married in Gettysburg, Pa.
After the ceremony, guests boarded buses for a tour of the enormous battlefield, which is now decorated with monuments, statues and plaques, almost like an art installation. The bus passed Civil War-era fences that had sharp wooden spears as long as surfboard… [+1464 chars]
Iran Tanker Hit by Mison Fire Off Saudi Coast
The ship suffered heavy damage after it was hit by missiles, state news media reported. The episode took place amid high tensions in the region.
Technical experts were investigating the cause of the explosion, according to the state news media, adding that they believed the ship had been targeted in a terrorist attack. The reports of a missile attack will almost certainly ratchet up tensions in the r… [+819 chars]
Trump Says ‘It’s Crazy’ to Spend $13 Million Per Inmate at Guantánamo
The president said he would look for alternatives to the costly prison in Cuba that holds 40 terrorism suspects, but stopped short of saying he might close it.
The cost of $13 million per prisoner certainly makes the detention facility at Guantánamo, which was set up by President George W. Bushs administration in the months after 9/11 and became a public relations liability, the worlds most expensive prison. By com… [+1402 chars]
There’s Other News. Here You Go.
The news from Washington has felt like an avalanche. Here’s what else happened this week.
The State Department announced that the American refugee program would be cut by almost half. The country will accept 18,000 refugees during the next 12 months, down from the current limit of 30,000. (For comparisons sake, President Obama said 110,000 refugee… [+1270 chars]
Biles, Kosgei and Gauff - how the female trio are lighting up sport
BBC Sport looks at how Simone Biles, Brigid Kosgei and Coco Gauff made the headlines in a record-breaking weekend.
You can't have failed to notice a weekend of sporting brilliance - from a stunning sub two-hour marathon to hosts Japan lighting up the Rugby World Cup. But there were three phenomenal sportswomen right at the heart of the action as well. With a combined ag… [+2821 chars]
BBC drops first trailer for new adaptation of H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds
The three-part miniseries will be set in Edwardian England.
7 with 7 posters participating Martians invade Earth in The War of the Worlds, a new BBC adaptation of the H.G. Wells novel. The BBC dropped the first trailer for its upcoming adaptation of the classic H.G. Wells science fiction novel The War of the Worlds.… [+4982 chars]
How do you leave a warning that lasts as long as nuclear waste?
Burying radioactive waste is seen as the safe way—how do we tell future generations?
Enlarge/ Ominous looking skies you've got there... 0 with 0 posters participating In January 1997, the crew of a fishing vessel in the Baltic Sea found something unusual in their nets: a greasy yellowish-brown lump of clay-like material. They pulled it out,… [+5595 chars]
Missiles and drones that hit Saudi oil fields: Made in Iran, but fired by whom?
Evidence shows Iran supplied cruise missiles, "loitering munitions" used previously.
Enlarge/ Smoke billows from Saudi Aramco's oil processing plants in Abqaiq and Khurais, Saudi Arabia, after attacks on September 14attacks that used drones and possibly cruise missiles built in Iran. 5 with 5 posters participating, including story author Th… [+5077 chars]
Facebook's Zuckerberg isn't giving up on Oculus or virtual reality - CNET
Exclusive: The head of the world's largest social network says Facebook’s chance at shaping the future starts with VR.
Angela Lang/CNET When you hear about virtual reality, whether or not you've ever used it, you probably think of video games that transport you to a far-off space ship, or to an underwater cavern, or some mythical dungeon. Ready Player One, or Black Mirror. S… [+13810 chars]
5 eerie things that actually happened on Halloween
A number of eerie happenings have actually occurred on the last night of October. Coincidence? Maybe. Famed magician Harry Houdini died on Halloween in 1926. The radio broadcast "War of the Worlds" caused mass hysteria on Halloween Eve in 1938. Visit Insider'…
Following one of the famous magician's final performances in 1926, Harry Houdini suffered an injury that led to his death. Houdini was teaching students in Montreal a series of tricks, and mentioned that his stomach muscles were so strong they could withst… [+581 chars]