V: The Series Episode Guide
"The Hero"
Original Airdate:  January 11, 1985
Plot Summary  ~  Detailed Review  ~  Freedom Network  ~  Bloopers and Nitpicks
Memorable Moments  ~  Cast and Production
Plot Summary - With Nathan Bates in a coma, Mr. Chiang, Charles and Diana plot to overthrow the
Resistance by kidnapping and threatening to execute Resistance sympathizers unless Mike, Juliet, and Ham surrender.  Diana also attempts to place a spy within the Resistance itself.  First of two parts.
Detailed Review -  

Freedom Network Medal of Valour - The Freedom Network Medal of Valour is awarded this week to Benny Scallini, an insurance salesman from Atlanta, Georgia who derailed a train carrying 600 human prisoners to a Visitor labour camp.  Half of the prisoners were able to escape.

Bloopers and Nitpicks -

Memorable Moments -  
Diana:  Jane Badler
Lydia: June Chadwick
Elizabeth Maxwell: Jennifer Cooke
Willie: Robert Englund
Juliet Parrish:  Faye Grant
Ham Tyler:  Michael Ironside
Mike Donovan: Marc Singer
Nathan Bates: Lane Smith
Robin Maxwell:  Blair Tefkin
Elias Taylor:  Michael Wright
Kyle Bates:  Jeff Yagher
Guest Stars
Mr. Chiang:  Aki Aleong
John: Bruce Davison
Mrs. Caniff:  Judyann Elder
George Caniff:  Robert Hooks
Chris Faber:  Mickey Jones
Charles:  Duncan Regehr
Lt. James: Judson Scott
Howard K. Smith: Howard K. Smith
Additional Guest Stars:
Ernest Harden, Jr. , Beau Starr, Chris Capen, Nancy Lenehan, Jeff Kober, Christopher Patterson
Executive Producer:  Daniel H. Blatt
Executive Producer:  Robert Singer
Supervising Producer: Garner Simmons
Producer:  Skip Ward
Creator:  Kenneth Johnson
Writer:  Carleton Eastlake 
Director: Kevin Hooks

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