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V (franchise)

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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. [1]

43 relations: Alien invasion, American Broadcasting Company, Amstrad CPC, Ann C. Crispin, Comic book, Commodore 64, DC Comics, DVD, Editing, Fan mail, George Wyatt Proctor, Go Nagai, Howard Weinstein, Human guise, It Can't Happen Here, Japan, Kenneth Johnson (producer), List of reptilian humanoids, Manga, Miniseries, NBC, New English Library, Ocean Software, Plot (narrative), Reboot (fiction), Remake, Resistance (V franchise), S. P. Somtow, Science fiction, Sinclair Lewis, Star Wars, The Holocaust, United States, V (1983 miniseries), V (1984 TV series), V (2009 TV series), V (video game), V The Final Battle, V The Second Generation, Video game, Visitors (fictional race), Warner Bros. Television, ZX Spectrum.

Alien invasion

The alien invasion or space invasion is a usual part of science fiction stories and film, in which extraterrestrials invade the Earth either to exterminate and supplant human life, enslave it under an intense state, harvest people for food, steal the planet's resources, or destroy the planet altogether.

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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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Amstrad CPC

The Amstrad CPC (short for Colour Personal Computer) is a series of 8-bit home computers produced by Amstrad between 1984 and 1990.

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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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Comic book

A comic book or comicbook, also called comic magazine or simply comic, is a publication that consists of comic art in the form of sequential juxtaposed panels that represent individual scenes.

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Commodore 64

The Commodore 64, also known as the C64 or the CBM 64, is an 8-bit home computer introduced in January 1982 by Commodore International (first shown at the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas, January 7–10, 1982).

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DC Comics

DC Comics, Inc. is an American comic book publisher.

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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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Editing is the process of selecting and preparing written, visual, audible, and film media used to convey information.

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Fan mail

Fan mail is mail sent to a public figure, especially a celebrity, by their admirers or "fans".

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George Wyatt Proctor

George Wyatt Proctor (Dec. 8, 1946 - Aug. 3, 2008) was an author, journalist, and lecturer at the University of Texas at Arlington.

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Go Nagai

, better known by the pen name, is a Japanese manga artist and a prolific author of science fiction, fantasy, horror and erotica.

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Howard Weinstein

Howard M. Weinstein (born 1953) is an American bridge player from Chicago, Illinois.

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Human guise

A human guise (also human disguise and sometimes human form) is a concept in fantasy, folklore, mythology, religion, literary tradition, iconography, and science fiction whereby non-human beings such as aliens, angels, demons, gods, monsters, robots, Satan, or shapeshifters are disguised to seem human.

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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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Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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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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List of reptilian humanoids

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

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are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.

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A miniseries (or mini-series, also known as a serial in the UK) is a television program that tells a story in a predetermined, limited number of episodes.

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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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New English Library

The New English Library was a United Kingdom book publishing company, which became an imprint of Hodder Headline.

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Ocean Software

Ocean Software Ltd (also known in the United States as Ocean of America, Inc.), commonly referred to as Ocean, was a British software development company, that became one of the biggest European video game developers and publishers of the 1980s and 1990s.

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Plot (narrative)

Plot refers to the sequence of events inside a story which affect other events through the principle of cause and effect.

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Reboot (fiction)

In serial fiction, to reboot means to discard all continuity in an established fictional universe, work, or series in order to recreate its characters, timeline and backstory from the beginning.

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A remake is a film or television series that is based on an earlier film or TV series and tells the same, or a very similar, story.

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Resistance (V franchise)

Resistance is a fictional worldwide movement consisting of a large number of groups dedicated to fighting the Visitors in the ''V'' science fiction franchise.

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S. P. Somtow


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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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Sinclair Lewis

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

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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 Holocaust

The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide during World War II in which Nazi Germany, aided by its collaborators, systematically murdered approximately 6 million European Jews, around two-thirds of the Jewish population of Europe, between 1941 and 1945.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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V (1983 miniseries)

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

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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 (video game)

V is a video game based on the popular 1984-5 TV series of the same name.

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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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Video game

A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.

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Visitors (fictional race)

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

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Warner Bros. Television

Warner Bros.

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ZX Spectrum

The ZX Spectrum is an 8-bit personal home computer released in the United Kingdom in 1982 by Sinclair Research.

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

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