Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Free
Faster access than browser!
And Ads-free!

V (1983 miniseries)

V (or V: The Original Miniseries) is a two-part science fiction television miniseries, written and directed by Kenneth Johnson. [1]

90 relations: American Broadcasting Company, Andrew Prine, Ann C. Crispin, Anti-fascism, Arthur C. Clarke, Bertolt Brecht, Blair Tefkin, Blu-ray, Bonnie Bartlett, Camila Ashland, Cannon fodder, Carnivore, Childhood's End, Chuck Bowman, Collaborationism, Damon Knight, David Packer, Diane Cary, Dominique Dunne, DVD, Entertainment Weekly, Evan C. Kim, Extraterrestrial life, Faye Grant, Fear and Misery of the Third Reich, Fifth Column (V franchise), Frank Ashmore, George Morfogen, Handedness, Hansford Rowe, Harvest, High-definition video, Hitler Youth, Investigative journalism, It Can't Happen Here, Jane Badler, Jason Bernard, Jenny Sullivan, Jews, Joe Harnell, Kenneth Johnson (producer), Kensington Books, Leonardo Cimino, List of reptilian humanoids, Marc Singer, Martial law, Michael Durrell, Michael Wright (actor), Mind control, Mother ship, ..., National Guard of the United States, Nazism, NBC, Neva Patterson, Open matte, Peter Nelson (actor), Propaganda, Quisling, Resistance movement, Resonance, Richard Herd, Richard Lawson (actor), Robert Englund, Scapegoat, Schutzstaffel, Science fiction, Science fiction on television, Scott Peters (writer), Short story, Sinclair Lewis, Slavery, Stack Pierce, Star Wars, Swastika, Syfy, Taken (miniseries), The 4400, The Holocaust, The Twilight Zone (1959 TV series), To Serve Man, Tommy Petersen, Tor Books, United Nations, V (1984 TV series), V (2009 TV series), V (franchise), V (The Final Battle), V (The Second Generation), Visitors (V franchise), Warner Home Video. Expand index (40 more) »

American Broadcasting Company

The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) (stylized in its logo as abc since 1962) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is owned by the Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and American Broadcasting Company · See more »

Andrew Prine

Andrew Lewis Prine (born February 14, 1936) is an American film, stage, and television actor.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Andrew Prine · See more »

Ann C. Crispin

Ann Carol Crispin (April 5, 1950 – September 6, 2013) was an American science fiction writer, the author of twenty-three published novels.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Ann C. Crispin · See more »

Anti-fascism

Anti-fascism is opposition to fascist ideologies, groups and individuals.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Anti-fascism · See more »

Arthur C. Clarke

Sri Lankabhimanya Sir Arthur Charles Clarke, CBE, FRAS The award of Knight Bachelor carries the title of "Sir" and no post-nominal letters (see) meaning that the previous post-nominals, "CBE" are also still used.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Arthur C. Clarke · See more »

Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht (born Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht; 10 February 1898 – 14 August 1956) was a German poet, playwright, and theatre director of the 20th century.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Bertolt Brecht · See more »

Blair Tefkin

Blair Tefkin (born December 9, 1959) is an American actress and singer-songwriter.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Blair Tefkin · See more »

Blu-ray

Blu-ray or Blu-ray Disc (BD, BRD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Blu-ray · See more »

Bonnie Bartlett

Bonnie Bartlett (born June 20, 1929) is an American television and film actress.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Bonnie Bartlett · See more »

Camila Ashland

Camila Ashland (born March 24, 1918) is an actress, best known for her role as Minnie Du Val in the cult series Dark Shadows.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Camila Ashland · See more »

Cannon fodder

Cannon fodder is an informal, derogatory term for combatants who are regarded or treated as expendable in the face of enemy fire.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Cannon fodder · See more »

Carnivore

A carnivore meaning 'meat eater' (Latin, caro meaning 'meat' or 'flesh' and vorare meaning 'to devour') is an organism that derives its energy and nutrient requirements from a diet consisting mainly or exclusively of animal tissue, whether through predation or scavenging.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Carnivore · See more »

Childhood's End

Childhood's End is a 1953 science fiction novel by the British author Arthur C. Clarke.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Childhood's End · See more »

Chuck Bowman

Chuck Bowman (born Charles W Bowman, 2 June 1937, in Coffeyville, Kansas) is an American actor, director, producer and writer of film and television.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Chuck Bowman · See more »

Collaborationism

Collaborationism is cooperation with the enemy against one's country in wartime.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Collaborationism · See more »

Damon Knight

Damon Francis Knight (September 19, 1922 – April 15, 2002) was an American science fiction author, editor, critic and fan.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Damon Knight · See more »

David Packer

David Packer (born August 25, 1962) is an American actor.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and David Packer · See more »

Diane Cary

Diane Cary is an American actress who has guest starred in many TV shows.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Diane Cary · See more »

Dominique Dunne

Dominique Ellen Dunne (November 23, 1959 – November 4, 1982) was an American actress.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Dominique Dunne · See more »

DVD

DVD ("digital versatile disc" or "digital video disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips, Sony, Toshiba, and Panasonic in 1995.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and DVD · See more »

Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Time Inc., that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Entertainment Weekly · See more »

Evan C. Kim

Evan C. Kim is an American actor.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Evan C. Kim · See more »

Extraterrestrial life

Extraterrestrial lifeWhere "extraterrestrial" is derived from the Latin extra ("beyond", "not of") and terrestris ("of Earth", "belonging to Earth").

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Extraterrestrial life · See more »

Faye Grant

Faye Grant (July 16, 1957) is an American film, television and stage actress.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Faye Grant · See more »

Fear and Misery of the Third Reich

Fear and Misery of the Third Reich (Furcht und Elend des Dritten Reiches), also known as The Private Life of the Master Race, is one of Bertolt Brecht's most famous plays and the first of his openly anti-Nazi works.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Fear and Misery of the Third Reich · See more »

Fifth Column (V franchise)

The Fifth Column is a subgroup of alien Visitors in the 1980s science fiction franchise ''V''.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Fifth Column (V franchise) · See more »

Frank Ashmore

Frank Ashmore (born June 17, 1945, El Paso, Texas) is an American actor.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Frank Ashmore · See more »

George Morfogen

George Morfogen (born March 30, 1933) is an American actor.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and George Morfogen · See more »

Handedness

Handedness is a better (faster or more precise) performance or individual preference for use of a hand.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Handedness · See more »

Hansford Rowe

Hansford Rowe (born May 12, 1924) is an American character actor.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Hansford Rowe · See more »

Harvest

Harvest is the process of gathering ripe crops from the fields.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Harvest · See more »

High-definition video

High-definition video is video of higher resolution and quality than standard-definition.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and High-definition video · See more »

Hitler Youth

The Hitler Youth (German:, often abbreviated as HJ in German) was the youth organization of the Nazi Party in Germany.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Hitler Youth · See more »

Investigative journalism

Investigative journalism is a form of journalism in which reporters deeply investigate a single topic of interest, such as serious crimes, political corruption, or corporate wrongdoing.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Investigative journalism · See more »

It Can't Happen Here

It Can't Happen Here is a semi-satirical 1935 political novel by American author Sinclair Lewis.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and It Can't Happen Here · See more »

Jane Badler

Jane Badler (born December 31, 1953, in Brooklyn, New York) is an American actress and singer.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Jane Badler · See more »

Jason Bernard

Jason Bernard (May 17, 1938 – October 16, 1996) was an American film and television actor.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Jason Bernard · See more »

Jenny Sullivan

Jenny Sullivan (born December 14, 1946) is an American actress who has starred in films and on television.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Jenny Sullivan · See more »

Jews

The Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation), also known as the Jewish people, are an ethnoreligious and ethno-cultural group descended from the Israelites of the Ancient Near East and originating from the historical kingdoms of Israel and Judah.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Jews · See more »

Joe Harnell

Joseph Harnell (August 2, 1924 - July 14, 2005) was an American composer and arranger.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Joe Harnell · See more »

Kenneth Johnson (producer)

Kenneth Culver Johnson (born October 26, 1942) is an American screenwriter, producer and director.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Kenneth Johnson (producer) · See more »

Kensington Books

Kensington Publishing Corp. is an American book publisher specializing in mass market paperback, trade paperback and hardcover books, founded in 1974 by Walter Zacharius and Roberta Bender Grossman.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Kensington Books · See more »

Leonardo Cimino

Leonardo Cimino (November 4, 1917 – March 3, 2012) was an American film, television and stage actor who in 1937 appeared in the original stage production of Marc Blitzstein's The Cradle Will Rock.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Leonardo Cimino · See more »

List of reptilian humanoids

Reptilian humanoids comprise a common motif in mythology, folklore, science fiction, fantasy, conspiracy theories, ufology, and cryptozoology.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and List of reptilian humanoids · See more »

Marc Singer

Marc Singer (born January 29, 1948) is a Canadian-born American actor best known for his roles in the Beastmaster film series, as Mike Donovan in the original 1980s TV series V, and his role in Dallas as Matt Cantrell.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Marc Singer · See more »

Martial law

Martial law is the imposition of the highest-ranking military officer as the military governor or as the head of the government, thus removing all power from the previous executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Martial law · See more »

Michael Durrell

Michael Durrell (born October 6, 1943, in Brooklyn, New York) is an American actor.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Michael Durrell · See more »

Michael Wright (actor)

Michael Wright (born April 30, 1956) is an American film and television actor, who is best known for his role as Eddie Cain, Jr., in the 1991 Robert Townsend film The Five Heartbeats.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Michael Wright (actor) · See more »

Mind control

Mind control (also known as brainwashing, reeducation, brainsweeping, coercive persuasion, thought control, or thought reform) is a theoretical indoctrination process which results in "an impairment of autonomy, an inability to think independently, and a disruption of beliefs and affiliations.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Mind control · See more »

Mother ship

A mother ship, mothership or mother-ship is a large vehicle that leads, serves, or carries other smaller vehicles.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Mother ship · See more »

National Guard of the United States

The National Guard of the United States, part of the reserve components of the United States Armed Forces, is a reserve military force, composed of National Guard military members or units of each state and the territories of Guam, of the Virgin Islands, and of Puerto Rico, as well as of the District of Columbia, for a total of 54 separate organizations.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and National Guard of the United States · See more »

Nazism

National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practice associated with the 20th-century German Nazi Party and Nazi state as well as other far-right groups.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Nazism · See more »

NBC

The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American commercial broadcast television and radio network that is the flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and NBC · See more »

Neva Patterson

Neva Louise Patterson (February 10, 1920 – December 14, 2010) was an American actress.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Neva Patterson · See more »

Open matte

Open matte is a filming technique that involves matting out the top and bottom of the film frame in the movie projector (known as a soft matte) for the widescreen theatrical release and then scanning the film without a matte (at Academy ratio) for a full screen home video release.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Open matte · See more »

Peter Nelson (actor)

Peter Nelson (born September 10, 1959) (sometimes credited as Calvin Persson) is an American actor.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Peter Nelson (actor) · See more »

Propaganda

Propaganda is a form of communication aimed towards influencing the attitude of a population toward some cause or position.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Propaganda · See more »

Quisling

A quisling is a person who collaborates with an enemy occupying force.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Quisling · See more »

Resistance movement

A resistance movement is an organized effort by some portion of the civil population of a country to resist the legally established government or an occupying power and to disrupt civil order and stability.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Resistance movement · See more »

Resonance

In physics, resonance is a phenomenon that occurs when a given system is driven by another vibrating system or external force to oscillate with greater amplitude at a specific preferential frequency.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Resonance · See more »

Richard Herd

Richard Herd, Jr. (born September 26, 1932) is an American actor in television and film.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Richard Herd · See more »

Richard Lawson (actor)

Richard Lawson (born March 7, 1947) is an American actor who has starred in movies and on television.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Richard Lawson (actor) · See more »

Robert Englund

Robert Barton Englund (born June 6, 1947) is an American actor, voice-actor, singer, and director, best known for playing the character of infamous serial killer Freddy Krueger, in the Nightmare on Elm Street film series.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Robert Englund · See more »

Scapegoat

A scapegoat is a person or animal which takes on the sins of others, or is unfairly blamed for problems.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Scapegoat · See more »

Schutzstaffel

The Schutzstaffel (abbreviated as SS), "protection squadron" or "defence corps"; also with stylized "Armanen" ''sig'' runes) was a major paramilitary organization under Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP). It began with a small, permanent guard unit known as the "Saal-Schutz" (Hall-Protection) made up of NSDAP volunteers to provide security for Nazi Party meetings in Munich. Later, in 1925, Heinrich Himmler joined the unit, which had by then been reformed and renamed the "Schutz-Staffel". Under Himmler's leadership (1929–45), it grew from a small paramilitary formation to one of the largest and most powerful organizations in the Third Reich. Built upon the Nazi ideology, the SS under Himmler's command was responsible for many crimes against humanity during World War II (1939–45). The SS, along with the Nazi Party, was declared a criminal organization by the International Military Tribunal, and banned in Germany after 1945.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Schutzstaffel · See more »

Science fiction

Science fiction is a genre of fiction dealing with imaginative content such as futuristic settings, futuristic science and technology, space travel, time travel, faster than light travel, parallel universes and extraterrestrial life.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Science fiction · See more »

Science fiction on television

Science fiction first appeared on a television program during the Golden Age of Science Fiction.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Science fiction on television · See more »

Scott Peters (writer)

Scott Peters is a Canadian television producer, television director and screenwriter, most probably known for his involvement in writing, co-creating and producing for the science fiction television series The 4400.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Scott Peters (writer) · See more »

Short story

A short story is a brief work of literature, usually written in narrative prose.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Short story · See more »

Sinclair Lewis

Harry Sinclair Lewis (February 7, 1885 – January 10, 1951) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Sinclair Lewis · See more »

Slavery

Slavery is a legal or economic system in which principles of property law can apply to humans so that people can be treated as property, and can be owned, bought and sold accordingly, and cannot withdraw unilaterally from the arrangement.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Slavery · See more »

Stack Pierce

Stack Pierce (July 23, 1933) is an actor who was previously a boxer and professional baseball player.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Stack Pierce · See more »

Star Wars

Star Wars is an American epic space opera franchise centered on a film series created by George Lucas.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Star Wars · See more »

Swastika

The Swastika (also known as the gammadion cross, cross cramponnée, or manji) (as a character: 卐 or 卍) is a symbol that generally takes the form of an equilateral cross, with its four legs bent at 90 degrees.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Swastika · See more »

Syfy

Syfy (formerly Sci-Fi Channel) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Syfy · See more »

Taken (miniseries)

Taken, also known as Steven Spielberg Presents Taken, is a science fiction miniseries which first aired on the Sci-Fi Channel in 2002 and won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Taken (miniseries) · See more »

The 4400

The 4400 (pronounced "the forty-four hundred") is a science fiction TV series produced by CBS Paramount Network Television in association with BSkyB, Renegade 83, and American Zoetrope for USA Network.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and The 4400 · See more »

The Holocaust

The Holocaust (from the Greek ὁλόκαυστος holókaustos: hólos, "whole" and kaustós, "burnt"), also known as the Shoah (Hebrew: השואה, HaShoah, "the catastrophe"), was a genocide in which approximately six million Jews were killed by Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime and its collaborators.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and The Holocaust · See more »

The Twilight Zone (1959 TV series)

The Twilight Zone (simply Twilight Zone in its fourth and fifth seasons) is an American science-fiction anthology television series created by Rod Serling, which ran for five seasons on CBS from 1959 to 1964.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and The Twilight Zone (1959 TV series) · See more »

To Serve Man

"To Serve Man" is a science fiction short story written by Damon Knight.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and To Serve Man · See more »

Tommy Petersen

Tommy Petersen is an actor who is best known for his role as the young Zack Mayo in the 1982 hit romantic drama An Officer and a Gentleman.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Tommy Petersen · See more »

Tor Books

Tor Books is the primary imprint of Tom Doherty Associates LLC publishing company, based in New York City, US.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Tor Books · See more »

United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and United Nations · See more »

V (1984 TV series)

V (also known as V: The Series) is a 60-minute (47 to 49 minutes without commercials) weekly television series that aired in the United States on NBC in 1984-85.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and V (1984 TV series) · See more »

V (2009 TV series)

V is an American science fiction television series that ran for two seasons on ABC, from November 3, 2009 to March 15, 2011.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and V (2009 TV series) · See more »

V (franchise)

V is a science fiction franchise created by American writer, producer and director Kenneth Johnson about a genocidal invading alien race known as the "Visitors" – reptilian humanoids disguised as human beings – trying to take over Earth, and the human reaction to this, including the Resistance group attempting to stop them, while others collaborate with the aliens for power and personal wealth.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and V (franchise) · See more »

V (The Final Battle)

V: The Final Battle (abbreviated as V:TFB) is a 1984 American TV miniseries.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and V (The Final Battle) · See more »

V (The Second Generation)

V: The Second Generation is a novel written by American television writer/producer Kenneth Johnson.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and V (The Second Generation) · See more »

Visitors (V franchise)

The Visitors are a fictional invading alien race from the ''V'' science fiction franchise.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Visitors (V franchise) · See more »

Warner Home Video

Warner Home Video is the home video distribution division of Warner Bros., itself part of Time Warner.

New!!: V (1983 miniseries) and Warner Home Video · See more »

Redirects here:

V (The Original Miniseries).

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V_(1983_miniseries)

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »