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Alien Nation

Contact (Season 1, Episode 7)
TV Episode | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

The murder of an astronomer leads Sikes and Francisco to the discovery of an extra-terrestrial probe passing through the solar system. But is it friend or foe? Sikes' relations with his Newcomer neighbor, Cathy, develops. George and Susan ...See moreThe murder of an astronomer leads Sikes and Francisco to the discovery of an extra-terrestrial probe passing through the solar system. But is it friend or foe? Sikes' relations with his Newcomer neighbor, Cathy, develops. George and Susan discuss having another baby. Written by Taigan See less
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Writers
Kenneth Johnson (developed for television by) | Joe Menosky | Rockne S. O'Bannon (based on characters created by)
Producers
Tom Chehak | Art Seidel (as Arthur Seidel)
Cinematographer
Editor
Alan C. Marks (as Alan Marks)
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Nov 6, 1989

Release date
Nov 6, 1989 (United States)

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23 cast members
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Gary Graham
Detective Matthew Sikes Detective Matthew Sikes   See fewer
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Eric Pierpoint
Detective George Francisco Detective George Francisco   See fewer
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Michele Scarabelli
Susan Francisco Susan Francisco   See fewer
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Lauren Woodland
Emily Francisco Emily Francisco   See fewer
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Sean Six
Buck Francisco Buck Francisco   See fewer
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Terri Treas
Cathy Frankel Cathy Frankel   See fewer
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Molly Morgan
Jill Molaskey (credit only) Jill Molaskey (credit only)   See fewer
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Jeffrey Marcus
Albert Einstein (as Jeff Marcus) Albert Einstein (as Jeff Marcus)   See fewer
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Ron Fassler
Capt. Byron Grazer (credit only) Capt. Byron Grazer (credit only)   See fewer
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Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs
Sgt. Dobbs (credit only) Sgt. Dobbs (credit only)   See fewer
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Annabelle Gurwitch
Dr. Marissa Meyers Dr. Marissa Meyers   See fewer
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Joel Polis
Carl Peterson Carl Peterson   See fewer
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Curt Lowens
Concierge Concierge   See fewer
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John Apicella
Jerry Bielack Jerry Bielack   See fewer
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Donald Hotton
Prof. Charles Tower Prof. Charles Tower   See fewer
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Alexis Arquette
John Barrymore John Barrymore   See fewer
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Vince Trankina
Dr. Morales (as Vincent Leahr) Dr. Morales (as Vincent Leahr)   See fewer
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Bob Harks
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Howerton
V.O. Opening Narration (voice) (uncredited) V.O. Opening Narration (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.3 / 10 | 51 votes