An unexpected skitter attack leaves the 2nd Mass without food, triggering a desperate mission to find supplies. Meanwhile, Maggie makes false promises to protect the 2nd Mass, and it's discovered the Espheni have created hybrid being that's part Espheni, part skitter, part hornet and part human.
Beginning 6 months after a devastating alien invasion has reduced humanity to tatters FALLING SKIES follows former history professor Tom Mason and Captain (later Colonel) Dan Weaver as they lead a band of survivors called The 2nd Mass across Massachusetts and parts of the Eastern United States as they face daily struggles and battles with the alien invaders and human foes alike.
Waging a continuous war of insurrection and maintaining a vigilant search for a permanent safe haven The 2nd Mass experience victory and loss, joy and sadness, hope and desperation but the bonds of family and friendship they share as well as their compassion and dedication may be just what they need to gain ultimate victory against an alien civilization with vastly superior technology, staggering numbers and deplorable methods.
Exec produced by Steven Spielberg FALLING SKIES returns to TNT in the SUMMER of 2015 for the 5th and final season.