An eclectic group is formed by the government to deal with the new alien threat, and the series follows their missions and adventures (and, often, failures) in fighting the aliens. The Blackwood Project, named after its central member, consists of the following:
First aired: Oct/07/1988
35 years ago Earth experienced a war of the worlds, humanity's savior
being common diseases to which it had long since gained immunity. However, a
Pandora's Box is opened when the invaders are accidentally revived via
radiation exposure, canceling the presence of their microscopic attackers.
First aired: Oct/10/1988
It's been six weeks without any further activity from the aliens since
the destruction of their warships. The powers-that-be believe that the
Blackwood Project has done its job and prepare to shut it down.
First aired: Oct/17/1988
The aliens begin gathering additional troops by freeing more of their
brethren from their secreted locations.
First aired: Oct/24/1988
In order to carry out successful covert missions, the aliens need to integrate themselves into human society. And an abandoned town named Beeton becomes the perfect location of operations to prepare host bodies.
First aired: Oct/31/1988
The residents of Grover's Mill are celebrating the 50th anniversary of
the infamous Orson Welles radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds.
Everyone except four veterans of the 1938 militia, who claim to know the
truth about what happened that October night.
First aired: Nov/07/1988
The Blackwood Project makes a visit to a military base to unlock material related to the 1953 invasion. Their search is interrupted by aliens who are there for the same reason, but only after one specific thing: a list containing the location of every North American alien dumpsite.
First aired: Nov/14/1988
Aliens are sent to steal a deadly toxin called Y Fever from a college campus. But an accident with the substance turns one of them into an uncontrollable and increasingly unstable danger as he continues to wield the remaining vials of the chemical agent while engaging in his host's role-playing game.
First aired: Nov/21/1988
The Advocacy take the risk of venturing into the outside world to fuel a
powerful enough distillery to cure one of their fellow ailing comrades, and
thus resume their collective leadership.
First aired: Dec/26/1988
Businessman Marcus Madison Mason has gained great attention for having developed a grain that could help feed the world and end global famine. Due to its tolerance to radiation, Suzanne hopes to obtain the secret to help the world as an aid against the aliens. However, Mason's product has also garnered the aliens' attention who hope to use it as means of worldwide poisoning.
First aired: Jan/02/1989
The tension of a disarmament pact between the United States and Soviet Union is a perfect time for the aliens to detonate a bomb in hopes that it will be their first of many successes of inciting human conflict, and thus quickening its inevitable self-destruction.
First aired: Jan/09/1989
The Blackwood Project have met a wonderful new potential partner for the team, a linguist who has been able to successfully decipher the aliens' transmissions. However, when things begin to fail to add up, it's quite obvious that something is wrong.
First aired: Jan/16/1989
The aliens employ a brilliant scientist to develop a vaccine against Earth's bacteria by method of brainwashing him through music into thinking that they are great beings of peace and mercy. Soon Harrison is unintentionally drawn into the same delusions, dividing himself from the other members who try to bring him back to his senses.
First aired: Jan/23/1989
A Native American headdress dug up at the Westeskiwin Indian Reservation holds great meaning to many. To Ironhose, it is a sacred object; to archaeologist Mark Newport, it is worth money; but to the aliens, it holds a crystal that belongs to and can locate a long forgotten warship.
First aired: Jan/30/1989
The aliens have become quite desperate to learn the secret of the human
immune system and undertake to figure it out for themselves. This includes
targeting and experimenting on various unsuspecting people.
First aired: Feb/06/1989
Harrison is invited to meet a hermit artist simply named Quinn. However,
he soon finds out that the man is not only an alien, but is immune to
Earth's bacteria due to the same body he possessed in 1953.
First aired: Feb/13/1989
The aliens have constructed a way to paralyse humanity's means of
communication, but to enable it to full scale they need a proper generator,
sending three operatives to retrieve it by possessing the bodies of unvalued
First aired: Feb/20/1989
Aliens abandon a compromised biological attack, one of whom panics and
takes over another body to escape, not knowing its new host is a pregnant
First aired: Mar/06/1989
To better understand the reach of the aliens, the Blackwood Project holds
a top secret meeting with extraterrestrial authorities from other parts of
First aired: Apr/17/1989
Ironhorse must now fight both a psychological and emotional war after he accidentally kills an innocent civilian. However, he is not the only one with inner wounds. The victim's husband knows who murdered his wife and is determined to exact revenge.
First aired: Apr/24/1989
With their mating limited to a nine-year interval, the aliens put a good deal of risk into ensuring that their offspring survive. Meanwhile, Suzanne's ex-husband tries to get close to her again for the sake of a scoop, but his interference has been set in motion by someone who has a history with the Blackwood Project and the aliens.
First aired: May/01/1989
The aliens newest plot involves an attempt to perfect a drug that will
transform the user into a violent killer. However, their tests go through
many subjects, leaving a string of bodies in the streets of Chicago.
First aired: May/08/1989
The Blackwood Project is given the special privilege to investigate an alien pod that looks nothing like what they've seen before. But they soon find themselves following the orders of a branch of a shadow government. This enigmatically named Project 9 is also involved on alien related work, but do not have the same positive goals.
First aired: May/15/1989
A new player arrives on Earth, a synth from the planet Qar'To that is
seeking to destroy the Advocacy and has killed several underlings with ease.
First aired: Oct/02/1989
The time is that of "almost tomorrow." The planet is in dire
straits and the government is falling apart. With no alien activity for
months, the Blackwood Project is lost to explain the situation.
First aired: Oct/09/1989
What remains of what was once the Blackwood Project search out a new
home, as the Morthren likewise look for a new base of operations.
First aired: Oct/16/1989
A heat wave strikes the city, but one church's sudden supply attracts people of the faith. Little do they know, however, that they are pawns of the Morthren in an attempt to sway human faith to that of the Eternal.
First aired: Oct/23/1989
With their lives in danger due to random acts of violence on the street, agitated by the rock and roll band the Scavengers, the Morthren decide to take advantage of the situation. With the frontman cloned, the impressionable audience will now have their violent urges directed by the Morthren's will.
First aired: Oct/30/1989
The Morthren use a hospital to experiment on humans in order to increase their numbers
First aired: Nov/06/1989
Harrison falls for Seft of Emun, a slave to the Morthren race, brought out of stasis to restore their power.
First aired: Nov/13/1989
A defiant young Morthren boy named Ceeto runs away from the rule of his kind and makes friends with Debi.
First aired: Nov/20/1989
Seeing the destructive effect the city life is having on Debi, Suzanne decides to take her daughter to her family farm. Little do they know, however, that the Morthren have taken the farm over to deal with their own food shortage.
First aired: Jan/15/1990
The Morthren begin to take over a rehabilitation centre and treat patients with a new drug composed in part of human brain tissue.
First aired: Jan/22/1990
An attempt by the Morthren to hack into a computer system backfires, scarring a technician. Now flawed in the eyes of the Eternal, he faces execution, but escapes and questions the ways of his people.
First aired: Jan/29/1990
Under the Eternal's instructions, Malzor takes advantage of a rare opportunity to go back in time to 1953 in the aftermath of the failed invasion in order to prevent their brethren from succumbing to Earth's bacteria.
First aired: Feb/05/1990
The Morthren use the first-born child on Earth, who has grown rapidly since birth, to infiltrate an experimental school and steal useful genetic information.
First aired: Feb/12/1990
An illness strikes the Morthren and only a stolen med cell can cure them. The Morthren use a clone to seize it, unaware that a war is brewing on the market.
First aired: Feb/19/1990
Nosey reporter Marc Traynor is caught in the middle when he has photographic evidence of both the Morthren, as well as the identities of Harrison and Kincaid.
First aired: Apr/09/1990
Suzanne gets Kincaid and Harrison to help plot a surprise birthday party for Debi.
First aired: Apr/16/1990
The Mothren clone a popular motivational speaker to use for their own sinister purposes.
First aired: Apr/23/1990
Debi is snared into playing a deadly game that the Morthren have infiltrated.
First aired: Apr/30/1990
A year after the death of Kincaid's brother, the Morthren resurrect Max as a killer cyborg.
First aired: May/07/1990
With their situation becoming dire, the Morthren frame Harrison, Suzanne, and Kincaid for a bank robbery. The team's only hope lies in the department's one virtuous cop.
First aired: May/14/1990
After consulting a sacred obelisk, Malzor orders the Morthren to use a deadly spore to wipe out all Earth-born life on the planet. However, the obelisk holds a secret that could end the war of the worlds once and for all.
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