V: The Original Miniseries (1983)

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (48)

  • Caleb: First we had to fight you honkies for jobs, then the Mexicans, now it's these guys and they're not even from this planet!

  • Mike (about the Visitor Mothership): Just your average interstellar welcome wagon.

  • Denny: (talking about John) Would I like to get into his ship! Julie: I'd like to get into his DNA.

  • Denny: Talk about an offer we can't refuse, huh? Juliet: I wonder what would happen if we did.

  • Sean: (after seeing the first Visitor, John, on television) Aw Mom, he's no E.T. He doesn't even look like Mr. Spock!

  • Elias: (arguing with Ben) You got any idea how much fresh fruit is going for these days? And beef? I make more money selling hamburger than I did reefer.

  • Elias: (packing eggs to sell) Six bucks for a dozen clucks!

  • Mike: (while trying not to get shot at by a helicopter) Hang in there Tony. It's no worse than Cambodia. Tony: Hey, at least if you got creamed there, I could pass as one of them.

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Notes (1)

  • The lead characters of Julie and Mike are named after writer/director Kenneth Johnson's children. Robert Maxwell's daughter Katie is named after Kenneth Johnson's youngest daughter.

Trivia (3)

  • The video game that Brian and Robin are playing together is "Space Invaders" for the Atari video game system.

  • The song that the marching band is playing during the ceremony to welcome the visitors is the theme to "Star Wars".

  • When Mike escapes from the Visitor Mothership his chest wound from being shot by a Visitor is clearly visible, but later that same night at the Resistance hideout his shirt is open and the wound is gone.