Armand Mastroianni's small-screen sci-fi flick, based on Robin Cook's novel, may not have a budget of Spielbergian proportions, but it's a genuine creep out that gives a knowing nod to the genre classic INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS (1956).
Day one of an interplanetary take-over commences in Phoenix, Arizona. Beau
Stark (Luke Perry) innocently picks up a meteor fragment that scrapes his skin and infects him with an alien virus. Victim who recover from the space bug's flu-like symptoms fall under the control of an extra-terrestrial parasite. Soon after, Beau’s girlfriend, school teacher Cassy Winslow (Rebecca Gayheart), notices his increasingly distant demeanor ...