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  • Show: Invasion

  • When: Wednesdays 10pm

  • Status: New Series

  • Where: ABC

  • First Aired: September 2005

  • Country: United States

Regular Cast
Alexis Dziena: Kira
Evan Peters: Jesse
Ariel Gade: Rose
Eddie Cibrian: Russell
Tyler Labine: Dave
William Fichtner: Sheriff Underlay
Kari Matchett: Mariel
Lisa Sheridan: Larkin

About The Show
For centuries man has searched the skies for signs of intelligent life… but to no avail.
What if the explanation lay in the fact that aliens were already here... already among us? And what if all of the natural disasters we have been experiencing of late were smokescreens designed to mask something far more ominous?
When yet another devastating hurricane threatens Florida, temporarily cutting off a small town at the edge of the Everglades, U.S. Park Ranger Russell Varon takes heroic measures to keep both the town's citizens and his family safe. In the middle of the violent storm, his young daughter is the only one to see small lights floating towards the water, seemingly unaffected by the vicious winds. At the time he thinks nothing of her claim, but begins to suspect that something may indeed be amiss when his missing ex-wife is found naked, with no memory of what happened during the storm.
As the tiny town struggles to recover while his nemesis, the Sheriff, quarantines the entire area, Varon begins to investigate the strange goings on, unwittingly beginning a fight for the survival of the human race.
Veteran Writer/Producer Shaun Cassidy, and celebrated Director Thomas Schlamme (The West Wing) bring you the suspenseful tale of a blended family that finds itself at the center of a conspiracy designed to mask an alien takeover that is happening one neighbor at a time.

Season One (2005 - 2006)

  1. Pilot
  2. Lights Out
  3. Watershed
  4. Alpha Male
  5. Unnatural Selection

  6. The Hunt

  7. Fish Story

  8. The Cradle

  9. The Dredge

  10. Origin of Species

  11. Us or Them

  12. Power

  13. Redemption

  14. All God's Creatures

  15. The Nest

  16. The Fittest

  17. The Key


Season One

  1. Sept 21, 2005: Pilot
    Russell starts to investigate the strange happenings in Homestead after the hurricane hits and unknowingly begins a fight for the survival of his family, his community, and what might ultimately be the whole human race
  2. Sept 28, 2005: Lights Out
    After discovering an Air Force officer named Paxton in a wet suit and barely alive at the ranger station, Russell begins to question what befell the man when he notices his wounds are identical to Dave's. But Russell soon finds out that he's not the only one interested in Paxton when Sheriff Underlay and Larkin both begin to question the man's mysterious circumstances. Meanwhile Mariel finds something unexplainable protruding from Paxton's wounds, Russell's curiosity about the strange skeleton grows, and Underlay continues to push for a town quarantine.
  3. Oct 05, 2005: Watershed
    Jesse is knocked unconscious by a mysterious, unknown force, and it's up to Russell to save his son. Meanwhile, Russell becomes concerned about Mariel's strange behavior, Larkin suspects that Sheriff Underlay is aware of a possible military cover up, and Dave searches for the meaning of the inscription found on a wedding band, on "Invasion,"
  4. Oct 12, 2005: Alpha Male
    Sheriff Underlay just might get the quarantine he's been looking for when Russell discovers that escaped laboratory animals may be responsible for a deadly flu virus that's beginning to spread throughout Homestead. Meanwhile, Jesse becomes jealous when Kira flirts with a boy at a party, and Larkin is physically attacked by a woman who questions the reporter's identity
  5. 19 Oct 05   Unnatural Selection
    Russell questions the mysterious circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a fellow worker at Underlay's hands. Meanwhile, Larkin becomes suspicious of an old flame's motives after he invites her to visit his military base, Mariel begins to worry that she hasn't been a good mother to her children since the hurricane -- and she also wonders what Father Scanlon's intentions are when he invites her to attend his church survivor's group.

  6. 26 Oct 05   The Hunt
    After finding an old Cuban refugee on the water who has lost his family to “the lights,” Russell decides to go fishing to catch one of the mysterious, orange luminescent beings. Meanwhile, a transformed Derek begins to lose interest in Kira and directs his sights on stepmother Mariel – incurring the wrath of Sheriff Underlay.

  7. 9 Nov 05   Fish Story
    After barely surviving a car crash that has left her injured and the fate of her unborn baby in question, Larkin is picked up by a man whose suspicious actions cause her to question his motives. Meanwhile, Mariel desperately tries to reconnect emotionally with son Jesse.

  8. 16 Nov 05   The Cradle
    After a baby is abandoned at Russell’s ranger station, the mother – Christina -- is located by Underlay but vehemently denies that the child is hers. But her mother-in-law swears that the baby is her grandchild and that Christina has been acting strange ever since the hurricane hit. Meanwhile, Mariel -- who begins questioning why she has been losing touch with her kids -- makes a shocking discovery in the water, and Dave learns the identity of the owner of the wedding band.

  9. 23 Nov 05   The Dredge
    After Russell becomes a prime suspect in a double murder, Larkin learns that her husband has a past criminal record – which leads her to question his integrity and investigate the circumstances surrounding it. Meanwhile, Dave contacts Mariel in an attempt to find out what happened to her the night of the hurricane, and Mariel pleads with Tom to dredge the bay to discover the true identity of the body she claims to have seen.

  10. 30 Nov 05   Origin of Species
    After reading his blog about the strange happenings in Homestead, Dave is abducted by a couple who have a vested interest in learning what he knows about the circumstances surrounding the hurricane’s aftermath. Meanwhile, Underlay and Sirk learn the identity of the dead woman found in the bay, and Sirk gets his first look at one of the orange, luminescent beings.

  11. 11 Jan 06   Us or Them
    Russell finally confronts Mariel about the changes she’s undergone since the hurricane, Underlay invites a confused Deputy Sirk into his home to recuperate, and Jesse meets a beautiful but strange girl while on vacation with Larkin and Rose.

  12. 18 Jan 06 Power
    Russell pays a visit to Mariel and discovers that Underlay has taken the children on an unscheduled vacation -- without asking for her permission. Meanwhile, Russell notices someone hiding in the shadows outside of Mariel's house, and Larkin becomes suspicious of her husband's intentions with his ex-wife.

  13. 25 Jan 06 Redemption
    Underlay subconsciously drifts between the past and the present after he is shot by an unknown intruder, re-living the 1996 plane crash that led to his "rebirth." Meanwhile, knowing that his wife and unborn child's life will be on the line, Russell must stop Larkin from reporting the truth about the hybrids.

  14. 8 Feb 06 All God's Creatures
    Russell, Larkin and Dave are in shock after discovering the identity of a mysterious creature who has been lurking around the Varon home. Meanwhile, Underlay is on a mission to find out who shot him, and Kira begins to question what really happened to her father and Mariel during their respective encounters in the water.

  15. 15 Feb 06 The Nest
    Curiosity and frustration get the best of Kira as she searches for the truth about her father, Mariel and what is happening to the people of Homestead. But she soon finds her life in danger when she falls in with the wrong crowd during her search. Meanwhile, Russell helps Mariel test her blood for abnormalities and discovers a shocking anomaly.

  16. 8 Mar 06 The Fittest
    Russell and Underlay must team together to catch hybrids Derek and a pregnant Christina -- who are armed, on the run and extremely volatile. But along the way they stumble upon a group of suspicious migrant workers who have been banished from the rest of their group. Meanwhile, Mariel tells Jesse and Rose the truth about what happened to her during the hurricane, Kira lies unconscious in the hospital after her encounter with the luminescent orange being, and Larkin uses a military source to get more answers about Paxton and why he was in the water the night of the hurricane.

  17. 15 Mar 07 The Key