Alien Nation

  • 1989
  • 1 Season
  • sci-fi

A sci-fi cop series about an alien detective and his family trying to adapt to life in L.A. following the crash of their spaceship in the Mojave Desert. The Franciscos are among 250,000 stranded Newcomers from the planet Tencton, and the series explores racial themes as it charts their assimilation.

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James Caan and Mandy Patinkin in the original <I>Alien Nation</i>

Tim Minear and SyFy Explore a New Alien Nation

Sci Fi Channel, which on July 6 will relaunch as SyFy, is developing a new take on the 1988 movie Alien Nation. Tim Minear (Angel, Firefly) will pen the series. Previously adapted in 1989 as a short-lived Fox series (succeeded by five TV-movies), Ali… Read more

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