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The Second Soul (Season 1, Episode 4)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

When an alien race makes first contact with the Earth, they request only one thing: Earth's dead. It seems the alien beings exist in a gaseous state that will come to an end if they are not given host bodies to occupy. The bodies of the ...See moreWhen an alien race makes first contact with the Earth, they request only one thing: Earth's dead. It seems the alien beings exist in a gaseous state that will come to an end if they are not given host bodies to occupy. The bodies of the dead will serve that function. One year later, Dr. Michael Alders is in charge of the program to provide the aliens with bodies. He considers them them to be parasites but carries on as best he can. When his best friends, Karen and James Heatherton die and are included in the program, his discomfort grows. When he learns however that the aliens have transported potentially toxic gases to Earth, he assumes the worse. Written by garykmcd See less
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Updated Apr 14, 1995

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Apr 14, 1995 (United States)

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16 cast members
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D.W. Moffett
James Heatherton James Heatherton   See fewer
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Rae Dawn Chong
Karen Heatherton Karen Heatherton   See fewer
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Richard Grove
Kadimas Kadimas   See fewer
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Mykelti Williamson
Dr. Michael Alders Dr. Michael Alders   See fewer
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Garry Davey
Randall Kelly Randall Kelly   See fewer
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Kent Gallie
Jeffrey Littman Jeffrey Littman   See fewer
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Julian Christopher
David Aftergood David Aftergood   See fewer
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Debbie Podowski
Tali MacGregor Tali MacGregor   See fewer
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Fulvio Cecere
Det. Richard Jacobs Det. Richard Jacobs   See fewer
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Barry W. Levy
Vila (as Barry Levy) Vila (as Barry Levy)   See fewer
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Alex Diakun
Minister Minister   See fewer
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Victoria Maxwell
First Protester (as Victoria S. Maxwell) First Protester (as Victoria S. Maxwell)   See fewer
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Dax Belanger
Second Protester (as Michael-Dax Belanger) Second Protester (as Michael-Dax Belanger)   See fewer
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Kevin Conway
The Control Voice (voice) (uncredited) The Control Voice (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.1 / 10 | 344 votes