More like the strangely downbeat COMMUNION than CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND, this alien-visitors drama features a plot reversal that transforms it into a kind of E.T. GOES BACK TO THE FUTURE.
Paul Corliss (Parker Stevenson) is stigmatized because he claims to have been the victim of alien abduction, and his wife Annie (Erin Gray) is becoming less and less supportive. Meanwhile, the US Air Force intercepts a sightseeing alien ship. Loose cannon Lieutenant Colonel Dan Lerner (Dirk
Benedict) boards the downed vehicle and goes spaceman hunting; saner scientific heads rescue one frightened, fragile creature. Paul goes from being told that he's delusional to ...