The Invaders (miniseries)

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The Invaders
GenreScience fiction, Thriller, Supernatural drama
Directed byPaul Shapiro
StarringScott Bakula
Elizabeth Peña
DeLane Matthews
Richard Thomas
Terence Knox
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes2
Running time87 minutes per episode / 175 minutes, total.
Production company(s)Fox Television Network
Original networkFOX
Original releaseNovember 12 –
November 14, 1995

The Invaders (or The New Invaders) is a two-part television miniseries remake based on the 1967-68 original series The Invaders. Directed by Paul Shapiro, the miniseries was first aired in 1995.

The Invaders miniseries (1995) | In 1995, the premise was used as the basis for a four-hour television miniseries titled The Invaders on Fox. Scott Bakula starred as Nolan Wood, who discovers the alien conspiracy, and Roy Thinnes very briefly appeared as David Vincent, now an old man handing the burden over to Wood. The miniseries has been released in some countries on home video, edited into a single movie. The first part aired on November 12, 1995; part 2 aired on November 14, 1995 (both in two-hour time slots).

The miniseries was in essence an extended pilot for a remake series, thus Thinnes isn't playing the same David Vincent.


In the original broadcast version, the aliens were never shown. They do appear in subsequent airing on SYFY and on the DVD.


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