Spoilers Resident Alien (2020 SyFy)

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  1. Commander Troi

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    Darn good question! That would put 3 alien species on earth at this time. Looks like there are more plots to be revealed.

    Plus, we still don't know what caused/s the extinction event Harry lived/s through. Perhaps a proxy war and earth is collateral damage?
     
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  2. JD

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    I forgot about the other alien on Earth. Could the Alpha Draconians and Greys be working together?
     
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    I thought the implication was the Greys can also disguise themselves, and that the guy who has infiltrated Linda Hamilton's military op was a grey himself? After all, a few weeks ago we saw him communicating telepathically with Dr. Ethan, just as Grey Takei did with Harry in this recent episode.
     
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  4. Commander Troi

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    Oh! You're probably right.

    So... any speculation on what the Greys are doing on earth? And how it ties into the nasty future Harry was in?
     
  5. The Wormhole

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    I have a feeling something went wrong with the Greys' plan and Nasty Future happened as an accident. Somehow, I doubt anyone would go to the trouble of infiltrating and embedding themselves within human society just to intentionally obliterate the planet the way it was in the Nasty Future.
     
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  6. Commander Troi

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    That's certainly possible. I'm interested to see what happens in tonight's episode!
     
  7. Skipper

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    Are we supposed to be interested in the resort thing? To pick a side? Because until now every time they talk about it I feel the urge to fast forward.
     
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    The resort could be interesting if it's going to be a secret alien base or some sort of structure that needs to be built for an invasion. Otherwise the mayor's storylines really don't have anything to do with Harry, even though his kid has everything to do with Harry.
     
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  9. tomalak301

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    I really hope in season 3 they trim the fat quite a bit and not have so many storylines happening at the same time. Season 2 has felt like 3 different seasons with everything going on and I'm feeling like I'm losing the plot. What worked about season 1 was that everything was working through Harry. In Season 2 there's Harry and then everyone else in town has Thier own storyline. I'm still confused about why Harry killed the original doctor, or the Greys, or why Darcy doesn't know Harry is an Alien yet. I also miss Darcy and Asta doing things together. I'm watching becuase it is still a fun show but I feel like I need a synopsis review on everything that has happened so far.
     
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  10. Kraig

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    Or we see General Wright undercover, participating in the ground-breaking shovel ceremony when they start construction.

    The way I see it so far is:
    Harry as the alien arrives on Earth and his ship breaks down.
    His mission is to destroy the human race.
    He needs to hide out on Earth as a human in order to carry out his mission, and find a way to contact his species.
    The first human he comes in contact with is vacationing Dr. Harry Vanderspiegle.
    He assumes the form of Dr. Harry and kills him, because there can't be two of them at the same time, and since his mission is to wipe out humanity, he just started, one down, 7,999,999,999 to go.
    The longer he stays in human form, he is starting to develop human feelings and friends, and likes pie, from pizza to dessert.
    Now he wants to stop humanity's destruction.

    There are a lot of various sub-plots to shake things up, just when you think you know what is going on.
     
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  11. tomalak301

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    I guess when I said original Doctor I meant Sam Hodges. I've lost that plot when that corporation got involved, and when it was revealed that Harry was Goliath and he traveled through time, I'm just having a hard time reconciling that with everything else. This show might be better on a binge, but right now there are so many different storylines it's getting a little hard to follow.
     
  12. Kraig

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    Early in season two we find out the real Harry was in debt for about $500k and was going to sell the cabin to pay the debt off. Then the real Harry came in and paid off the $500k debt and didn't sell the cabin. So my guess is he killed Sam Hodges for the company men in New York City to pay off his debts. I don't think we have found out why the company men in NYC wanted Sam Hodges dead yet.
     
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  13. ToddKent

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    I think the human Harry was working on he NYC contingent's behalf to kill Sam Hodges who was going to blow the whistle on the poisoning of the water. The next part is where I'm a little fuzzy. Human Harry was then trying to blackmail(?) the NYC folks which made them put out a hit on Harry who had, by that point, been replaced by alien Harry.

    Does that sound right?
     
  14. Kraig

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    Harry and Asta showed up in NYC looking for the alien that sent a signal that Harry picked up when he was trying to contact his 'people.' Harry and Asta find a bunch of murals with alien script that lead them to the office of the NYC contingent. Harry is seen by the man who paid Harry to kill Sam Hodges. The NYC contingent wanted Harry to stay in Patience, Colorado and go to Patience, Colorado to kill Harry because Harry wasn't following the NYC contingent's instructions.
     
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  15. JD

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    I was finally able to watch the last episode this morning.
    It was nice to get to learn the general's backstory, it'll be interesting to see what they do now that the baby has revealed himself.
    It was fun seeing Terry O'Quinn again, although I am disappointed, they appear to have killed him.
    I'm glad D'Arcy went to Asta for help.
     
  16. Dark Gilligan

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    Real Harry was a shady character and indebted to the Big Bad Corporation that was polluting the town's water supply. When Dr. Hodges started to piece the truth together through his sick patients, the BBC had Real Harry kill him. This revelation also softened the blow of Alien Harry's actions since Real Harry wasn't a good guy to begin with.
     
  17. Redfern

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    The previews for the next episode on the 21st "spoil" it by showing O'Quinn's character tied to a chair as Harry and Asta wonder what to do about him.
     
  18. tomalak301

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    Oh ok. They really haven't shown "real" Harry that much so the whole he not being a good guy was lost on me. Thanks for clearing that up.
     
  19. JD

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    OK, cool. I watched it on Syfy.com, so I didn't see the preview.
     
  20. tomalak301

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    This was probably my favorite episode of the second half of the season. It felt like a finale, with storylines finally wrapping up and the show becoming a little more "direct" in the story. The scenes with Harry and the Baby were so wholesome and cute, and I laughed at Harry meeting the Ancient Aliens guy. I also even liked the Ben story this week mainly because it looks like that is coming to an end. The scene at the hospital where Ben opens up was a wonderful scene.

    Not sure what the finale will hold, but in a season where it felt like the show was going all over the place, I appreciated them trying to bring a lot more focus to the series than before.
     
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