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V (1983 miniseries)

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

86 relations: American Broadcasting Company, Andrew Prine, Ann C. Crispin, Anti-fascism, Blair Tefkin, Bonnie Bartlett, Brainwashing, Camila Ashland, Cannon fodder, Carnivore, Chuck Bowman, Collaborationism, David Packer, Diane Cary, Dominique Dunne, DVD, Entertainment Weekly, Evan C. Kim, Extraterrestrial life, Faye Grant, Fifth Column (V franchise), Frank Ashmore, George Morfogen, Guinea pig, Handedness, Hansford Rowe, Harvest, Headquarters of the United Nations, 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, Michael Durrell, Michael Wright (actor), Middle Tennessee State University, Mother ship, National Guard of the United States, Nazism, NBC, Neva Patterson, Novelization, ..., Open matte, Penelope Windust, Peter Nelson (actor), Propaganda, Quisling, Rafael Campos, Resistance movement, Resonance, Richard Herd, Richard Lawson (actor), Robert Englund, Scapegoat, Schutzstaffel, Science fiction, Science fiction on television, Scott Peters (writer), Sinclair Lewis, Sirius, Slavery, Stack Pierce, Star Wars, Swastika, Taken (miniseries), The 4400, Tommy Petersen, Tor Books, V (1984 TV series), V (2009 TV series), V (franchise), V The Final Battle, V The Second Generation, Viral marketing, Visitors (fictional race), Viveka Davis, Warner Bros. Television, Warner Home Video. Expand index (36 more) »

American Broadcasting Company

The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.

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Andrew Prine

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

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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.

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

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Blair Tefkin

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

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Bonnie Bartlett

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

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Brainwashing (also known as mind control, menticide, coercive persuasion, thought control, thought reform, and re-education) is the concept that the human mind can be altered or controlled by certain psychological techniques.

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Camila Ashland

Camila Ashland (March 24, 1911 – September 12, 2008) was an American actress, best known for her role as Minnie Du Val in the cult series Dark Shadows.

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Cannon fodder

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

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A carnivore, meaning "meat eater" (Latin, caro, genitive carnis, 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.

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Chuck Bowman

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

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

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David Packer

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

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Diane Cary

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

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Dominique Dunne

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

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DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.

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Entertainment Weekly

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

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Evan C. Kim

Evan C. Kim is an American actor.

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Extraterrestrial life

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

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Faye Grant

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

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Fifth Column (V franchise)

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

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Frank Ashmore

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

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George Morfogen

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

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Guinea pig

The guinea pig or domestic guinea pig (Cavia porcellus), also known as cavy or domestic cavy, is a species of rodent belonging to the family Caviidae and the genus Cavia.

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In human biology, handedness is a better, faster, or more precise performance or individual preference for use of a hand, known as the dominant hand; the less capable or less preferred hand is called the non-dominant hand.

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Hansford Rowe

Hansford Rowe (May 12, 1924 – September 5, 2017) was an American film, stage and television actor.

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Harvesting is the process of gathering a ripe crop from the fields.

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Headquarters of the United Nations

The United Nations is headquartered in New York City, in a complex designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer and built by the architectural firm Harrison & Abramovitz.

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Hitler Youth

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

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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.

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It Can't Happen Here

It Can't Happen Here is a semi-satirical 1935 political novel by American author Sinclair Lewis, and a 1936 play adapted from the novel by Lewis and John C. Moffitt.

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Jane Badler

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

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Jason Bernard

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

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Jenny Sullivan

Jenny Sullivan (born December 14, 1946) is an American film and television actress.

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Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation) or Jewish people are an ethnoreligious group and a nation, originating from the Israelites Israelite origins and kingdom: "The first act in the long drama of Jewish history is the age of the Israelites""The people of the Kingdom of Israel and the ethnic and religious group known as the Jewish people that descended from them have been subjected to a number of forced migrations in their history" and Hebrews of the Ancient Near East.

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Joe Harnell

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

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Kenneth Johnson (producer)

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

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Kensington Books

Kensington Publishing Corp. is a New York-based publishing house founded in 1974 by Walter Zacharius (1923–2011)Grimes, William.

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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.

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List of reptilian humanoids

Reptilian humanoids appear in folklore, science fiction, fantasy, and conspiracy theories.

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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.

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Michael Durrell

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

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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 Kane Jr., in the 1991 Robert Townsend film The Five Heartbeats.

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Middle Tennessee State University

Middle Tennessee State University, commonly abbreviated as MTSU or MT, is a comprehensive coeducational public university in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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Mother ship

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

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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, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia, for a total of 54 separate organizations.

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National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practices associated with the Nazi Party – officially the National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP) – in Nazi Germany, and of other far-right groups with similar aims.

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

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Neva Patterson

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

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A novelization (or novelisation) is a derivative novel that adapts the story of a work created for another medium, such as a film, TV series, comic book or video game.

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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.

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Penelope Windust

Penelope Windust (born July 13, 1945) is an American television, film, and stage actress.

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Peter Nelson (actor)

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

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Propaganda is information that is not objective and is used primarily to influence an audience and further an agenda, often by presenting facts selectively to encourage a particular synthesis or perception, or using loaded language to produce an emotional rather than a rational response to the information that is presented.

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Quisling is a term originating in Norway, which is used in Scandinavian languages and in English for a person who collaborates with an enemy occupying force – or more generally as a synonym for traitor.

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Rafael Campos

Rafael Campos (13 May 1936 - 19 July 1985) was an actor from the Dominican Republic whose credits include Blackboard Jungle (1955), Dino (1957), The Light in the Forest (1958), Slumber Party '57 (1976), The Astro-Zombies (1968), Centennial (1978) and ''V'' (1983). He was also, for a brief period of time, married to the blues singer and pianist, Dinah Washington.

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Resistance movement

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

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In physics, resonance is a phenomenon in which a vibrating system or external force drives another system to oscillate with greater amplitude at specific frequencies.

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Richard Herd

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

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Richard Lawson (actor)

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

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Robert Englund

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

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In the Bible, a scapegoat is an animal which is ritually burdened with the sins of others then driven away.

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The Schutzstaffel (SS; also stylized as with Armanen runes;; literally "Protection Squadron") was a major paramilitary organization under Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP) in Nazi Germany, and later throughout German-occupied Europe during World War II.

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Science fiction

Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.

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Science fiction on television

Science fiction first appeared in television programming in the late 1930s, during what is called the Golden Age of Science Fiction.

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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.

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Sinclair Lewis

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

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Sirius (a romanization of Greek Σείριος, Seirios,."glowing" or "scorching") is a star system and the brightest star in the Earth's night sky.

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Slavery is any system in which principles of property law are applied to people, allowing individuals to own, buy and sell other individuals, as a de jure form of property.

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Stack Pierce

Robert Stack Pierce (June 15, 1933 - March 1, 2016) was an actor who was previously a boxer and professional baseball player.

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Star Wars

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

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The swastika (as a character 卐 or 卍) is a geometrical figure and an ancient religious icon from the cultures of Eurasia, where it has been and remains a symbol of divinity and spirituality in Indian religions, Chinese religions, Mongolian and Siberian shamanisms.

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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.

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The 4400

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

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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.

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Tor Books

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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V The Final Battle

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

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V The Second Generation

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

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Viral marketing

Viral marketing or viral advertising is a business strategy that uses existing social networks to promote a product.

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Visitors (fictional race)

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

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Viveka Davis

Viveka Davis (born August 19, 1969 in California, United States) is an American actress who has starred in television series and films.

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Warner Bros. Television

Warner Bros.

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Warner Home Video

Warner Home Video is the home video distribution arm of Warner Bros. Founded in 1978 as WCI Home Video (standing for Warner Communications, Inc.), the company primarily releases titles from the film and television library of Warner Bros.

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