V: The Series
is a one-hour weekly television series that aired in the United States on NBC
in 1984-85. It was a continuation of the science fiction franchise
about an alien invasion of Earth by a carnivorous race of reptilians known as "The Visitors
" which was originally conceived by American writer, producer and director Kenneth Johnson
. Johnson, however, was not involved in the production of the weekly series.
Following directly on from the events of the mini-series The Final Battle
, the alien Diana
escapes from her captured mothership in a shuttle, but is pursued by resistance member Mike Donovan
. After a short fight, Donovan captures her.
One year after the day the Red Dust was deployed, now the international holiday called "Liberation Day", the former members of the Resistance
and their Fifth Column
allies have gone their separate ways and are each looking forward to prosperous careers and bright futures. As Diana is about to be put on trial for the atrocities she committed during the First Invasion, the company responsible for mass production of the Red Dust, Science Frontiers, has her abducted and taken to a secret cabin in the woods outside L.A., where the company's CEO, Nathan Bates, offers Diana better accommodations in exchange for providing him with access to alien technology.
Donovan and Martin, meanwhile, pursue Nathan's agents in a stolen helicopter. After reaching the cabin, Donovan is knocked unconscious by Martin, who... Read More