Didn’t have a chance to see the premiere, but sure do remember the original series, it was creepy TV for a kid to watch. Last I checked David Icke wasn’t running ABC, but then again, that’s the rub, we can’t tell who the lizard people are, only he can…
Jason Linkins writes on Huffington Post:
Tonight, on the teevee, ABC will relaunch the V franchise, because it sure beats having a new idea! The series’s first incarnation — which debuted on NBC as a mini-series back in 1983, spinning into a regular series that ran until 1985 — told the story of alien visitors, who arrived on our planet talking a good game about goodwill and peace, but were actually hamster-devouring creatures bent on stealing the Earth’s water, eating people, and reminding people of Nazis. By a stroke of luck, the Visitors came to Earth in uniforms with precisely the sort of epaulets and hairstyles that they needed to earn our early-1980s trust.
Imagine this. At a time of political turmoil, a charismatic, telegenic new leader arrives virtually out of nowhere. He offers a message of hope and reconciliation based on compromise and promises to marshal technology for a better future that will include universal health care.
Read more on the Huffington Post