Question: In the early '80s, there was a television mini-series called V, which was about aliens invading earth. Has it ever been shown again? Is there a VHS of the mini-series? — Ben G.

Televisionary: Not only is the original mini-series V: The Original TV Miniseries available on VHS, Ben, but it's also available on DVD. Check your favorite video store or online retailer, where you may also find V: The Final Battle. To read more about the series, see my March 14, 2000 column.