War of the Worlds

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  • Second Season Was Better

    7.7
    I remember watching "War Of The Worlds" back in the late 80's early 90's in syndication and late at night on television; sometimes airing at 2 or 3 AM on Sunday mornings.

    The first season was campy, goofy, had a lot of bad acting and ridiculous plot lines. Instead of moving on into new territory, it derived too much from the 1953 film.

    The Second Season with it's darker, cyber-punkish, paranoid, socially chaotic, Blade Runner-esque atmosphere was much better and was the forerunner of The X-Files with aliens bleeding glowing green blood and melting, etc. I wouldn't be surprised if Chris Carter watched the second season while creating The X-Files.

    ADDENDUM: Someone put all of Season 2 on YouTube so now all War of the Worlds fans can watch it You can find it here;

    http://video.google.com/videosearch?q=WOTW+season+2
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