List of Earth: Final Conflict episodes

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This is a list of episodes of the television series Earth: Final Conflict:

Season 1 (1997–1998)[edit]

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Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production code
1 1 "Decision" Allan Eastman Gene Roddenberry October 6, 1997 (1997-10-06) 101
An alien race called the Taelons has taken control of Earth and the humans have risen to resist them. Policeman William Boone (Kevin Kilner), dealing with a personal tragedy, is offered jobs on both sides.
2 2 "Truth" Allan Eastman Richard C. Okie & Raymond Hartung October 13, 1997 (1997-10-13) 102

Boone investigates his wife's death while feigning unswerving loyalty to the Taelons.

Note: First episode to introduce Augur and Sandoval's wife.

Note: Malin Åkerman's first role.

Note: Episode nominated for "Best Sound in a Dramatic Program or Series" at the 13th Gemini Awards.
3 3 "Miracle" David Warry-Smith D.C. Fontana October 20, 1997 (1997-10-20) 103
The Taelons help a girl who has lost both of her hands (Emily Hampshire), but the experiment goes wrong and Boone must protect her from both the Taelons and the Resistance.
4 4 "Avatar" Jeff Woolnough Malcolm MacRury October 27, 1997 (1997-10-27) 104

A serial killer with a Taelon implant escapes from prison. He takes on the nature of a Taelon mythical figure.

Note: First mention of the Shaquarva, in a different context than subsequent mentions.
5 5 "Old Flame" Ken Girotti Paul Gertz November 3, 1997 (1997-11-03) 105
Boone meets a lover from his past who awakens old feelings. Lili and Augur bring forth evidence that leads Boone to realize that the Taelons have implanted his memories of Alyse as part of the CVI he received in a subterfuge to test his loyalty.
6 6 "Float like a Butterfly" Jeff Woolnough Paul Gertz November 10, 1997 (1997-11-10) 106

A disturbance in an Amish community prompts Boone and Lili to investigate. After many Amish deaths that are all very dissimilar, they discover that an alien probe of immense power has been experimenting with tolerances of the local life forms. They contact the Resistance to retrieve the probe so that the first piece of Taelon technology can be studied.

Note: First appearance of the Probe.
7 7 "Resurrection" Milan Cheylov Paul Gertz November 17, 1997 (1997-11-17) 107

Jonathan Doors, who faked his death to start the Resistance movement, comes out of hiding with a broadcast that interrupts the "World Bowl" of American style football. Zo'or is selected by the Taelon Synod (council) to replace Da'an as the American companion, but Da'an is reinstated when Doors leaks information about Taelon genetic manipulation.

Note: First appearance of Zo'or and of the Resistance headquarters.
8 8 "Horizon Zero" David Warry-Smith Richard C. Okie November 24, 1997 (1997-11-24) 108

The Taelons successfully persuade governments around the world to stop space exploration; specifically a mission to Mars. Unexpectedly, the people of the world are not happy with the scrubbed mission. Three of the space pilots who were to fly to Mars, steal a Taelon shuttle; Lili’s shuttle. Jonathan Doors facilitates promoting a side mission to utilizing the shuttle to go to Mars and gets pictures of nearby space on the dark side of the Moon revealing the Taelon Mother Ship as well as a base on the moon.

Note: First appearance of the Taelon Home/Mother ship.
9 9 "Scorpions Dream" Ken Girotti Harry Doc Kloor December 29, 1997 (1997-12-29) 109
A researcher (Jonathan Potts) steals a Skrill, the symbiotic weapon that the Taelons provide to Companion Protectors, after the Taelons decide to abandon the program. It takes control of its host and tries to free its children.
10 10 "Live Free or Die" David Warry-Smith Malcolm MacRury January 5, 1998 (1998-01-05) 110
Da'an is kidnapped by participants in failed Taelon experiments. The Synod is not willing to release the kidnappers' comrades from the experiments and Da'an wills himself to die to escape the captors.
11 11 "The Scarecrow Returns" David Warry-Smith Paul Gertz January 12, 1998 (1998-01-12) 111
Resistance members continue to study the probe recovered from the Amish village. It absorbs one of the research team members and tries to escape the lab. The team has to find a way to communicate with the probe before it is too late. Eventually, the Probe is recovered by Da'an, who appears to know about the device, while even Sandoval is in the dark.
12 12 "Sandoval's Run" Milan Cheylov Paul Aitken January 19, 1998 (1998-01-19) 112
Sandoval's Taelon brain implant breaks down. He escapes before he can be re-implanted, and finds his wife that he had committed. He leaves her to the Resistance to care for and returns to be re-implanted.
13 13 "The Secret of Strandhill" Gordon Langevin George Carson February 2, 1998 (1998-02-02) 113

The discovery in Ireland of an ancient Taelon artifact begins the search for the research of Ma'el, a Taelon scientist who journeyed to Earth thousands of years ago.

Note: First appearance of Ma'el and Siobhan Beckett (Kari Matchett), protector to the European companion.

Note: Episode won the award for "Best Original Music Score for a Dramatic Series" at the 13th Gemini Awards.
14 14 "Pandora's Box" Tibor Takács Malcolm MacRury February 9, 1998 (1998-02-09) 114
Rho'ha (Kari Matchett), a Taelon scientist, volunteers for an experiment where he is injected with human DNA, which makes him aggressive and homicidal. It is revealed that he was injected with DNA from Da'an's former kidnapper (Maurice Dean Wint), causing a psychic link between the two.
15 15 "If You Could Read My Mind" Milan Cheylov Paul Gertz & Julie G. Beers February 16, 1998 (1998-02-16) 115
A human invades the Taelon Commonality, the psychic link that bonds all Taelons. The race tries to destroy the intruder (Shauna MacDonald), at all costs. Boone learns more about Ma'el's actions on Earth.
16 16 "Wrath of Achilles" Stephen Williams Damian Kindler February 23, 1998 (1998-02-23) 116
Doors, Augur and Lili infect the Taelon embassy of North America with a virus which grows out of control, causing mass casualties. Da'an saves Lili's life when their ship crashes due to the virus. Sandoval and Boone attempt to restore order but it takes a visit from the Taelon Mothership to destroy the virus.
17 17 "The Devil You Know" Stephen Williams Raymond Hartung April 13, 1998 (1998-04-13) 117
The Taelons demonstrate a powerful new weapon that destroys technology. It is stolen and Johnathan Doors attempts to buy it from the thief. However, it turns out that the whole event is staged to bring Doors out of hiding. Lili finds out that the thief is her recently deceased father (Doug Lennox) who was transferred into a new body by the Taelons.
18 18 "Law & Order" Joe Scanlan David Kirschner & Paul Gertz April 20, 1998 (1998-04-20) 118

Footage comes to light of Rho'ha killing a man. He is tried in a human court, with Jonathan Doors' son as the prosecutor. Zo'or is appointed to the jury to represent Taelons, and convinces the jury to convict the Taelon.

Note: First appearance of Joshua Doors (William deVry).
19 19 "Through the Looking Glass" Bruce Pittman Malcolm MacRury April 27, 1998 (1998-04-27) 119
The real motivation behind Zo'or's portal program comes to light when Boone learns that humans are being taken to a secret Taelon laboratory, where certain humans are fitted with implants, and his own sister given a baby. The resistance attempts to send one of their own to the lab to expose the project, but they fail.
20 20 "Infection" Milan Cheylov Story by: Eugene W. Roddenberry, Paul Gertz & Julie G. Beers
Teleplay by: Paul Gertz & Julie G. Beers
July 27, 1998 (1998-07-27) 120
A deadly virus from the captured Probe is stolen from a Taelon laboratory and is used by white supremacists to kill humans. The virus, which is deadly to both humans and Taelons, spreads quickly through both the Taelon mothership and Earth. Boone uses his implant to synthesize an antibody to the virus and saves both races. The Taelon Synod is tightlipped about the role of the Probe in the entire incident.
EpisodeNumber = 21 EpisodeNumber2 = 21 Title = Destruction DirectedBy = Ross Clyde WrittenBy = Story by : Paul Gertz
Teleplay by : [[Mary Crawford (screenwriter)}}|Mary Crawford]] & Alan Templeton
22 22 "The Joining" Neill Fearnley Story by : Paul Gertz & Jonas McCord
Teleplay by : Jonas McCord
May 11, 1998 (1998-05-11) 122

Divers discover an ancient Taelon ancestor in a shipwreck. Inside the container is the last of a race that predates even the Taelons. However, he makes exact copies of all the people he encounters and wreaks havoc until Boone confronts him in the church where the resistance hideout is. In the firefight, Boone is critically wounded and the prisoner mates with Beckett, the Irish companion protector. Zo'or takes the opportunity to apparently vaporise Boone while he is in a medical tank. The synod chooses to remain on Earth, even with the danger from violent aliens such as the Kimera Ha'gel.

Note: Final appearance of Kevin Kilner as a series regular.

Season 2 (1998–1999)[edit]

The season was nominated for "Best Photography" (for Michael McMurray ) and "Best Sound Editing" (for Tom Bjelic, John Smith and Rich Harkness) in a Dramatic Program or Series at the 14th Gemini Awards

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23 1 "First of its Kind" Allan Kroeker Paul Gertz & Jonas Moisé October 5, 1998 (1998-10-05) 201

Agent Beckett gives birth to an alien-human hybrid that rapidly matures to adulthood. The child assumes the identity of Liam Kincaid (Robert Leeshock), an old comrade of Boone's. Liam is swiftly recruited by Da'an to be his new Protector, replacing William Boone. Da'an waives the usual CVI and Skrill implant requirements, but is unaware that Liam possesses a far more potent defense: the Shaquarva. The Taelon Synod leader Quo'on is killed by the replicant from the probe. It is learned the probe came from the Jaridians, with whom the Taelons are at war.

Note: Robert Leeshock and Anita La Selva added as series regulars.
24 2 "Atavus" Neill Fearnley Brian Nelson October 12, 1998 (1998-10-12) 202
Augur accidentally separates Da'an from the Taelon Commonality and he de-evolves into an Atavus. Liam and Lili race to find him before bodies start piling up.
25 3 "A Stitch in Time" James Head Story by : Michael Berlin
Teleplay by : Brian Nelson
October 19, 1998 (1998-10-19) 203
At an exhibit of Taelon items from Strandhill, Liam jumps through a Taelon portal which takes him two days into the future, where he finds everyone in the Resistance headquarters murdered. On returning to the present, he races to stop the massacre and begins to suspect that he is the assassin. Zo'or, attempting to destroy Liam, beams dangerous brain wave emissions to him from the Taelon mothership. Doors, highly suspicious of Liam, becomes agitated and demands that Liam be shot.
26 4 "Dimensions" Brett Dowler Story by : Paul Gertz, Jonas Moisé & Alan Swayze
Teleplay by : Alan Swayze
October 26, 1998 (1998-10-26) 204

Liam and Augur are stranded in a parallel universe when an accident damages their shuttle while in inter-dimensional space. In this world, the Taelons reign supreme through their enforcer Kayla (the parallel Lili), and are opposed by a resistance led by Jason (the parallel Sandoval).

Note: First appearance of Maiya (Montse Viader).
27 5 "Moonscape" Ross Clyde Story by: Gerald Sanford & John Marc De Matteis
Teleplay by: John Marc De Matteis
November 2, 1998 (1998-11-02) 205
Augur is arrested for treason in Russia and condemned to death by hanging. However, he is blackmailed into participating in a Taelon experiment as advanced warriors and is implanted with a CVI. Maiya, having crossed over into this reality, confuses Sandoval for her lover Jason, the parallel Sandoval. Sandoval's interest is piqued, but Lili gets her to safety and gives her the identity of Isabel Martinez, Maiya's counterpart in this reality. Maiya reveals that Kayla (the parallel Lili) is her sister, causing Lili to wonder about her relationship to the real Isabel Martinez. Meanwhile Liam helps Augur break his CVI and bring him back from the rage. Lazarus (Shawn Doyle), the overseer of the program, was brought back to normal by Da'an.
28 6 "The Sleepers" James Head John Marc DeMatteis November 9, 1998 (1998-11-09) 206
A Jaridian probe crashes into earth and disrupts the Commonality, leading the Taelons to round up suspected Resistance members to be harvested for their life force energy to feed the draining Commonality. As Augur, Maiya and the others lie near death, their souls are in a dream world. Liam, in a comatose state, finds them and tries to bring them back, but they are happy in their dreams and refuse to return. Lili and Sandoval, meanwhile, locate the probe in Australia.
29 7 "Fissures" Ross Clyde Story by : Stephen Roloff
Teleplay by : Paul Gertz
November 16, 1998 (1998-11-16) 207
Working on the New York to Bangkok interdimensional link, a technician is killed by energy-eating creatures. Liam and Augur suspect the creatures may be from another dimension, and will drain every energy source on earth. The mothership becomes infested with the creatures, leading the Taelons to put themselves into a near-death state to protect themselves.
30 8 "Redemption" Allan Kroeker Paul Gertz & Jonas Moisé November 23, 1998 (1998-11-23) 208

Beckett's CVI begins to break down, causing her to slip and fall while climbing in a cave. Unconscious, she hallucinates a trial for her crimes against humanity and for collaborating with the Taelons. Liam and Augur try to find Beckett before Sandoval finds and kills her. Although they are successful, Liam is too late to save her, but is finally able to reveal his true identity as his mother dies in his arms.

Note: Kari Matchett's final appearance on the show.
31 9 "Between Heaven and Hell" Neill Fearnley Julie Beers January 11, 1999 (1999-01-11) 209

Dr. Belman and her scientist daughter Joyce (Polly Shannon) inject an injured chimpanzee with a serum containing Taelon DNA, allowing him to regenerate his injured organs. Unlike her mother, Joyce is eager to try the serum on a human subject and does so on herself.

Note: This episode was initially broadcast after the following episode, Isabel, yet clearly precedes its events, initiating the "Jonathan Doors running for President" storyline.
32 10 "Isabel" Ross Clyde Paul Gertz December 28, 1998 (1998-12-28) 210

When Maiya begins to suffer from dimensional phasing, Augur claims that Maiya and her counterpart, Martinez, must merge or they may both die. Doors announces his candidacy for President of the United States in order toto challenge the Taelons. Lili confirms that Martinez and her have the same father. Sandoval questions Maiya on the mothership, while Doors and Zo'or discuss joining forces.

Note: This episode was initially broadcast before the preceding episode, Between Heaven and Hell, yet clearly follows its events, which initiated the "Jonathan Doors running for President" storyline.
33 11 "Gauntlet" W.F. Gereghty Alan Levy January 18, 1999 (1999-01-18) 211
Lili is taken hostage as a Jaridian (Andrew Jackson) escapes from the Taelons in a shuttle. Liam pursues and both shuttles are drawn into an alien vessel. Liam explains that the vessel is a repository for the Kimera's accumulated knowledge. In order to leave, they must go to the vessel's core. Da'an confronts Zo'or about the Jaridian's escape, and challenges his authority. The Jaridian reveals his race and the Taelons were one until the Taelons separated. Now the Taelons want to force a union with the Jaridians by using humans as soldiers against them.
34 12 "One Man's Castle" W.F. Gereghty Marj M. Park January 25, 1999 (1999-01-25) 212
With Da'an's help, a handicapped scientist genius, Sparrow, heads a program where disabled persons can transfer their consciousness into a healthy body by creating a bio-surrogate with Jaridian replicant programming, and then live normal lives. A reporter (Martin Roach) sneaks into the lab and his camera flash activates a bio-surrogate (Mark Humphrey). Sandoval arrives to find the reporter and a guard dead, and the bio-surrogate gone having no consciousness of its own. Lili finds that Zo'or has tampered with Da'an's research and have programmed the bio-surrogates into killing machines. Liam learns that Sparrow has transferred his consciousness into a second bio-surrogate.
35 13 "Second Chances" Milan Cheylov Paul Gertz February 1, 1999 (1999-02-01) 213
A new Taelon project to rejuvenate the elderly draws the suspicion of the Resistance.
36 14 "Payback" Vincenzo Natali Story by : Guy Mullaly
Teleplay by : Lisa Klink
February 8, 1999 (1999-02-08) 214
At the opening of a new Taelon portal station, a strange flash of energy radiates from Dr. Jeffrey Whitfield, Director of Portal Research, and he collapses and is found dead. Sa'al, the Taelon engineer in charge of the new portal, addresses the press about the safety of the portal. Doors argues with him and Sa'al explodes in a flash of light. Liam and Sandoval view video of both public events, they zero in on Arnold Creighton, a professor and outspoken critic of the Taelons. Augur finds that Creighton has invented a mini-teleportation device, which can kill from the inside out.
37 15 "Friendly Fire" Vincenzo Natali Richard Maxwell February 15, 1999 (1999-02-15) 215
While Chandler studies a stolen Taelon shuttle, two men burst in, and incinerate the lab while the shuttle escapes. Liam and Lili go to the site and find evidence that the attack was an inside job, pointing to a Resistance traitor. During a gun battle at a warehouse, Lili finds Chandler, who asks her to join him and take arms against the Taelons. Lili promises nothing, and lets him escape. Liam and Lili discover that Chandler is planning an attack on the Taelon embassy in Washington.
38 16 "Volunteers" Ross Clyde Story by : Paul Gertz & Lisa Klink
Teleplay by : Lisa Klink
February 22, 1999 (1999-02-22) 216
A "volunteer" squad of specially trained Taelon implanted teenagers attacks an abandoned warehouse where a Resistance cell meets. Lili, Liam and Augur are surprised when Julia (Janet Kidder) shows up with an unconscious Amanda (Liisa Repo-Martell). Dr. Park (Janet-Laine Green) removes Amanda's implant and tells them that her implant is killing her. Resistance sends Julia undercover to join the Taelon Volunteer Program. Julia warns Liam and Lili about a massive assault, who mobilize the Resistance for a counter attack. Liam learns that recruits are being sent through portals after an unknown enemy in another galaxy.
EpisodeNumber = 39 EpisodeNumber2 = 17 Title = Bliss DirectedBy = Terry Ingram WrittenBy = Story by : Sean Jara
Teleplay by : Gabrielle Stanton & [[Harry Werksman}}|Harry Werksman, Jr.]]
40 18 "Highjacked" James Head Story by : Carleton Eastlake & Gabrielle Stanton & Harry Werksman, Jr.
Teleplay by : Gabrielle Stanton & Harry Werksman, Jr.
April 19, 1999 (1999-04-19) 218
The Taelons hire a spin doctor who brings on a reporter onto the mothership. Unfortunately, the mothership is at this time hijacked by a replicant who wants to get the ship into Jaridian space.
41 19 "Defector" Ross Clyde Story by : Paul Gertz & Carleton Eastlake
Teleplay by : Paul Gertz
April 26, 1999 (1999-04-26) 219
Two unidentified Taelon piloted shuttles appear, unscheduled, in Earth airspace, dogfighting. Liam wonders why Da'an took off to an unknown location. Sandoval is sent to locate the surviving Taelon, noted to be uncooperative. Zo'or disrupts Da'an's Karpag on the Moon base home world recreation. Liam finds Ba'li, who claims to have come to help humans retake Earth. Augur severs Ba'li's commonality link. Ba'li fingers Da'an as the architect of Taelon strategy across the galaxy to defeat the Jaridians, then devolves into an Atavus and moves to kill Da'an.
42 20 "Heroes & Heartbreak" Jimmy Kaufman Richard Maxwell May 3, 1999 (1999-05-03) 220
After Augur's friend implodes, due to an inter-dimensional space shard inside him, Augur meets a beautiful woman, Beverly Wu (Françoise Yip ), who hires him to engineer a weapon of mass destruction, called Forge, in Antarctica. Zo'or tells Da'an that the latest battle with the Jaridians has ended badly and they are retreating. Zo'or wants to activate the Forge to strike at the Jaridians while they regroup. Da'an is against using Earth as a base for attacking, but Zo'or overrules. Doors says Augur is in trouble if he's working with Beverly. Liam tries to get information on Forge from Da'an, who refuses to answer. Augur, falling in love, thinks the project may turn earth into a black hole. The worm hole between Earth and the Jaridian Empire stays open too long in between firings.
43 21 "Message in a Bottle" James Head Gabrielle Stanton & Harry Werksman, Jr. May 10, 1999 (1999-05-10) 221
A second Jaridian probe lands on Earth. The Resistance and the Taelons struggle to be the first to recover it and unlock its secrets.
44 22 "Crossfire" Ross Clyde Story by : Jonas Moisé
Teleplay by : Lisa Klink
May 17, 1999 (1999-05-17) 222

The Resistance is warned of the planned assassination of Jonathan Doors during the US Presidential debate.

Note: Final appearance of Janet Kidder in the series and Lisa Howard as a series regular.

Season 3 (1999–2000)[edit]

This is the first season to be presented in the 1.78:1 "widescreen" aspect ratio on DVD. Starting with the third episode, the DVD makers forgot to remove the television broadcast's "Dolby Surround where available" tag at the beginning of episodes.

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Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production code
45 1 "Crackdown" Allan Kroeker Paul Gertz & Cory Tynan October 4, 1999 (1999-10-04) 301

U.S. President Thompson (Barry Flatman) declares a state of emergency and imposes martial law until the Resistance can be crushed.

Note: Jayne Heitmeyer added as a series regular.
46 2 "The Vanished" Allan Kroeker Cory Tynan October 11, 1999 (1999-10-11) 302
Lili Marquette's fate lies in Ronald Sandoval's hands as political allegiances shift around the president's declared state of emergency.
47 3 "Emancipation" Ross Clyde Howard Chaykin October 18, 1999 (1999-10-18) 303
Liam Kincaid and Renee Palmer team up to rescue the Skrill Queen, who has been kidnapped by an extremist resistance cell called Black Wednesday.
48 4 "Déjà Vu" Brenton Spencer Ethlie Ann Vare October 25, 1999 (1999-10-25) 304
Liam Kincaid discovers Taelon technology being sold on the black market is the cause of inexplicable deaths.
49 5 "The Once and Future World" James Head George Geiger November 1, 1999 (1999-11-01) 305
Ancient Taelon artifacts smuggled into the United States lead the discovery of Ma'el's final relic: his ship.
50 6 "Thicker than Blood" James Head George Geiger November 8, 1999 (1999-11-08) 306
In a shocking turn of events, Liam Kincaid is betrayed by Augur while Ronald Sandoval fights for his life against a deadly blood disorder.
51 7 "A Little Bit of Heaven" Brenton Spencer Howard Chaykin November 15, 1999 (1999-11-15) 307
Liam Kincaid is framed for murder when he investigates the activities of a set of Taelon/Human hybrid twins (Reagan Pasternak and Max Piersig) created years ago by Da'an.
52 8 "Pad'ar" Ross Clyde Story by : Paul Gertz & Howard Chaykin
Teleplay by : Howard Chaykin
November 22, 1999 (1999-11-22) 308
Liam Kincaid and Renee Palmer discover Zo'or and Ronald Sandoval's plan to create perfect soldiers out of bio-surrogates to fight the Jaridians.
53 9 "In Memory" Terry Ingram Cory Tynan November 29, 1999 (1999-11-29) 309
Lili Marquette awakens from a coma to find that the Jaridians have liberated Earth and the Taelons are gone. Something is off about Liam and Augur, however, and Lili begins to suspect that something is very, very wrong.
54 10 "The Cloister" Ross Clyde Ethlie Ann Vare December 6, 1999 (1999-12-06) 310
Liam Kincaid and Renee Palmer investigate a series of mysterious deaths involving the Cloister, a sect of nun-like women led by Sister Margarette (Marina Sirtis), who have the ability to spiritually bond with the Taelons. When it turns out the killer must be Da'an or Zo'or, Liam must race against time to determine the truth. Once the real killer is unmasked, Da'an makes a shocking revelation.
55 11 "Interview" Brenton Spencer Story by : Paul Gertz & Cory Tynan
Teleplay by : Cory Tynan
January 17, 2000 (2000-01-17) 311
A live television interview with Zo'or goes awry when a news reporter (Ellen Dubin) airs secret Taelon tapes and embarks on a deadly mission that Liam Kincaid must thwart.
56 12 "Keep Your Enemies Closer" Terry Ingram George Geiger January 24, 2000 (2000-01-24) 312
Zo'or's political rival, T'than (Michelle Nolden) attempts to assassinate him by causing Liam's shuttle to crash in a remote part of the United States. Zo'or's injuries force Liam to make a difficult decision regarding his enemy's life, while also contending with the locals, a group of human who swore off technology before the Taelons arrived and therefore have no idea what Zo'or is. Meanwhile, T'than, well aware that Zo'or is Da'an's child, tries to convince Da'an to become the new Synod Leader.
57 13 "Subterfuge" Andrew Potter Ethlie Ann Vare January 31, 2000 (2000-01-31) 313
Zo'or and Ronald Sandoval implement an elaborate plan to assassinate his rival T'than (Michelle Nolden), the Taelon War Minister.
58 14 "Scorched Earth" J. Miles Dale Howard Chaykin February 7, 2000 (2000-02-07) 314
Liam Kincaid and Renee Palmer learn that the Taelons secretly inhabited the Earth during the S-I War and used a weapon of mass destruction to further their cause.
59 15 "Sanctuary" Michael Robison Howard Chaykin February 14, 2000 (2000-02-14) 315
Liam Kincaid races against the clock to find Zo'or, who disappears after contracting an ancient Taelon virus that has the potential to cause a devastating plague.
60 16 "Through Your Eyes" Brenton Spencer Story by : Cory Tynan & Marcus Miller
Teleplay by : Marcus Miller
February 21, 2000 (2000-02-21) 316
Zo'or transfers into a human body (Steve Bacic) to manipulate humans into banning energy weapons that pose a threat to the Taelons.
61 17 "Time Bomb" Ross Clyde George Geiger February 28, 2000 (2000-02-28) 317
Liam Kincaid and Renee Palmer become trapped aboard Ma'el's ship when it comes alive and heads on a collision course for the mothership.
62 18 "The Fields" John Stead Cory Tynan April 17, 2000 (2000-04-17) 318
Liam Kincaid and Renee Palmer go undercover in the Church of the Companions and learn that humanity is being used to produce sustenance for the Taelons.
63 19 "Apparition" Michael Robison George Geiger April 24, 2000 (2000-04-24) 319
When the deceased Taelon Ku'don returns to haunt Zo'or, it is revealed that Zo'or is stealing profits from the Taelon co-ventures.
64 20 "One Taelon Avenue" John Stead John Whelpley May 1, 2000 (2000-05-01) 320
Jonathan Doors' fate hangs in the balance when his son Joshua succumbs to a mind-controlling device.
65 21 "Abduction" Andrew Potter Story by : Paul Gertz, Cory Tynan & Howard Chaykin
Teleplay by : Howard Chaykin
May 8, 2000 (2000-05-08) 321
Liam Kincaid retrieves an ancient Taelon relic and discovers that humanity is the genetic link between the Taelons and Jaridians.
66 22 "Arrival" Brenton Spencer Story by : George Geiger, Cory Tynan & John Whelpley
Teleplay by : John Whelpley
May 15, 2000 (2000-05-15) 322
Liam Kincaid and Renee Palmer find themselves in a life-and-death situation when they try to rescue the pregnant Lili Marquette, who has returned to Earth determined to give birth to her Human/Jaridian hybrid baby.

Season 4 (2000–2001)[edit]

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Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production code
67 1 "The Forge of Creation" Michael Robison George Geiger October 2, 2000 (2000-10-02) 401
Lili Marquette gives birth to a half-Jaridian child, with the help of Da'an's Taelon core energy, that may be the last hope for the Taelon and Jaridian races. Augur, hunted by the Volunteers, goes into hiding, but convinces Juliet Street, an old friend of his, to help Liam and Renee while he is on the run. Sandoval tries to destroy evidence of the Jaridian existence.
68 2 "First Breath" John Stead John Whelpley October 9, 2000 (2000-10-09) 402
Liam and Renee investigate Zo'or and his link to a biomedical facility's clandestine cloning operation.
69 3 "Sins of the Father" Will Dixon Robin Burger October 16, 2000 (2000-10-16) 403
Liam and Renee investigate rumors of humans being forced to harvest kryss on the Freedom space station, Da'an turns out to be addicted to kryss. Liam teaches Da'an the dangers substance abuse can cause.
70 4 "Limbo" Brenton Spencer John Whelpley October 23, 2000 (2000-10-23) 404
War Minister T'Than is murdered on board the mothership itself, leading Liam to discover the Taelon's darkest secret. Meanwhile, the late Jonathan Doors returns in cyber-form to administer a deadly attack upon them.
71 5 "Motherlode" Brenton Spencer George Geiger October 30, 2000 (2000-10-30) 405
While Liam and Renee investigate the suspicions of false imprisonment and infringement of civil rights, an ammoralist associate of Augur's plans to steal Zo'or's gold on board the mothership.
72 6 "Take No Prisoners" John Stead Marcus Miller November 6, 2000 (2000-11-06) 406
The Atlantic National Alliance manages to negotiate amnesty for all Resistance members, Liam tries to convince Resistance member Halley Simmons to take up the offer. Sandoval uses parasites to make Volunteers do suicide missions against the Resistance.
73 7 "The Second Wave" Andrew Potter Stephen Roloff November 13, 2000 (2000-11-13) 407
The Taelons decide to leave earth following what appears to be an imminent Jaridian invasion.
74 8 "Essence" Roderick J. Pridy Story by : Fiona Avery & Joel Metzger
Teleplay by : Fiona Avery
November 20, 2000 (2000-11-20) 408
Renee discovers that her younger brother is a victim to Zo'or's plot to harness human emotions.
75 9 "Phantom Companion" Brenton Spencer John Whelpley November 27, 2000 (2000-11-27) 409
While on board the Taelon mothership, Renee is taken hostage by a mysterious being that haunts the most secret part of the ship: the nursery where Taelon children are kept in stasis until there is enough core energy to restore them.
76 10 "Dream Stalker" Andrew Potter Robin Burger December 4, 2000 (2000-12-04) 410
Liam and Renee investigate a serial killer who murders people in their dreams.
77 11 "Lost Generation" Roderick J. Pridy Jennifer Barrow January 15, 2001 (2001-01-15) 411
Liam and Renee discover that a baby is born with a CVI implant.
78 12 "The Summit" Bruce Pittman George Geiger January 22, 2001 (2001-01-22) 412
Liam is implanted with a neural surveillance device to track Da'an, who leaves earth on a mysterious final journey. Liam eventually joins Da'an on his quest: to attempt to merge with a Jaridian and restore both races to what they should have been.
79 13 "Dark Matter" David Winning Brad Falchuk January 29, 2001 (2001-01-29) 413
The mothership is severely damaged when a piece of dark matter collides with it. Liam is told he must remove it with his long-dormant shaquarava by the last person he ever expected to see again: Ha'gel, his father.
80 14 "Keys to the Kingdom" Andrew Potter Robin Burger February 5, 2001 (2001-02-05) 414
Zo'or threatens to attack the earth after an artifact containing the secret to synthesise Taelon core energy is stolen from the mothership.
81 15 "Street Chase" Will Dixon John Whelpley February 12, 2001 (2001-02-12) 415
Street learns a lesson in trust while on the run from Sandoval. Zo'or has discovered Street's darkest secret: she has the ability to think in multiple dimensions, and thus might hold the key to the Taelon's survival.
82 16 "Trapped by Time" Martin Wood George Geiger February 19, 2001 (2001-02-19) 416
The fate of the earth and the Taelons may be revealed when three astronauts from the future are discovered in stasis hidden in a government base.
83 17 "Atonement" Brenton Spencer John Whelpley February 26, 2001 (2001-02-26) 417
In exchange for immunity, Sandoval agrees to testify against the Taelons. Liam and Renee are charged with safely transporting him from D.C. to Montreal via train.
84 18 "Blood Ties" Martin Wood Brad Falchuk April 16, 2001 (2001-04-16) 418
Liam and Renee suspect Zo'or of orchestrating a series of murders.
85 19 "Hearts and Minds" Andrew Potter Story by : Brad Falchuk & Robin Burger
Teleplay by : Robin Burger
April 23, 2001 (2001-04-23) 419
Renee is torn between love and duty when her boyfriend is captured by the Taelons. In the process, she learns that there is much more to the Taelon Commonality than she thought... or more to the human heart.
86 20 "Epiphany" Will Dixon Story by : Mike Goldberg
Teleplay by : Robin Burger
April 30, 2001 (2001-04-30) 420
The Taelons decide to enter death stasis and hope for the best. A desperate Zo'or demands that Da'an share the thousand years' worth of core energy the latter acquired from his ill-fated merger so that the pair can guide humanity for another 500 years. Da'an, knowing his child does not have humanity's interest at heart, refuses. Meanwhile, Liam learns that he only has days to live.
87 21 "Dark Horizons" Andrew Potter Story by : Stephen Roloff
Teleplay by : George Geiger
May 6, 2001 (2001-05-06) 421
After a Jaridian energy beam turns several Taelon companion protectors into assassins, Zo'or demands that they be turned over to him in 24 hours – or he will open fire on Earth. Da'an, meanwhile, dispatches Liam to take the assailants alive; and Sandoval becomes a pawn of the Jaridians who are intent on destroying Earth.
88 22 "Point of No Return" Michael Robison John Whelpley & Robin Burger May 14, 2001 (2001-05-14) 422
The Taelons' fate – and possibly Liam's – is decided after Liam and Renee find Ma'el's regeneration chamber. The discovery of the secret location causes the surviving Taelons and Jaridians to seek the mechanism, which promises to restore their draining energy. Street, meanwhile, solves Ma'el's final which will allow the Taelons and the Jaridians to at last merge again and save both races.

Season 5 (2001–2002)[edit]

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Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production code
89 1 "Unearthed" Andrew Potter John Whelpley October 1, 2001 (2001-10-01) 501

Renee and Street assemble mercenaries to find Liam. Unfortunately, they discover that the Atavus, the savage forerunners of the Taelons and Jaridians, have appeared, and they are intent on restoring their food source: humanity. Ra'Jel, the first – and now last – Taelon has also returned, and informs Renee that Final Conflict is upon humanity: it was Liam's task to lead humanity into it, and Renee's to bring them out. Meanwhile, the Atlantic National Alliance is eager to salvage technology from the mothership, but they must contend with its sole, vengeful occupant: Ronald Sandoval.

Notes: first appearance of Howlyn, Juda (series regulars), and Ra'Jel (recurring).
90 2 "Pariahs" Will Dixon George Geiger October 8, 2001 (2001-10-08) 502
Sandoval strikes a deal with the Atavus while Renee tries to convince Hubble Urick about the existence of the aliens.
91 3 "The Seduction" Andrew Potter Stephen Roloff October 15, 2001 (2001-10-15) 503
Renee fights to destroy the Atavus as they begin a joining process that will create Human-Atavan hybrids.
92 4 "Subterra" Will Dixon Mark Amato October 22, 2001 (2001-10-22) 504
Renee, with a former reporter, tries to inform the media about the Atavus.
93 5 "Boone's Awakening" David Winning Paul Gertz October 29, 2001 (2001-10-29) 505
William Boone, the Taelon Protector who secretly led the human Resistance movement three years ago, is awoken from a state of suspended animation aboard the Mothership by Sandoval. He awakens to find that the Taelons and Jaridians have merged to become a new alien species posing an even greater threat to humanity and joins Renée's crusade against the Atavus.
94 6 "Termination" David Winning David Ransil November 5, 2001 (2001-11-05) 506
Renée breaks out a serial killer from prison, hoping she will be able to provide the information necessary to kill the deadly Atavus aliens, but the plan backfires.
95 7 "Guilty Conscience" David Winning Gene O'Neill & Noreen Tobin November 12, 2001 (2001-11-12) 507
Renee attempts to sabotage Sandoval and Howlyn's plans for producing Atavus regeneration chambers.
96 8 "Boone's Assassin" David Winning Paul Gertz November 19, 2001 (2001-11-19) 508

Renee finds William Boone in the Himalayas and shows him the crystal found in "Entombed". She tells him that it can locate other Atavus hives on Earth. Boone rejoins Renee so that they may destroy the hives to prevent the Atavus on the Taelon mothership from reviving them. Sandoval revives Zo'or and turns him into a hybrid Taelon/Atavus using an Atavus corpse found under Antarctica. Zo'or's mission is to kill William Boone. Meanwhile Sandoval attempts to recover the crystal from Boone and Renee.

Note: this episode is set after the events of "Entombed".
97 9 "Entombed" Brenton Spencer Harold Apter November 26, 2001 (2001-11-26) 509

Renee and Street discover a pair of Atavus stasis chambers underneath Stonehenge. They take one to a research station in Antarctica where the Atavus inside, whose name is Gren, revives. After killing the station's scientist, the Atavus escapes with Street through the station's ID portal just before Sandoval arrives. When he realises that the Atavus has gone and he cannot capture Renee, Sandoval destroys the station. Renee escapes and returns to the lair. She finds Street in the Flat Planet Cafe but Gren takes Street hostage and they travel back to Stonehenge to find the mapping crystal seen in "Boone's Assassin". Street recovers the crystal and Renee decapitates Gren before returning to the lair.

Note: The events in this episode occur prior to "Boone's Assassin".
98 10 "Legacy" David Winning Stephen Roloff January 14, 2002 (2002-01-14) 510
Renee travels back through time in pursuit of a deadly female Atavus, who used an Atavus ID portal to escape her race's original doom and has been a menace throughout history.
99 11 "Death Suite" Andrew Potter Meredith Muncy January 21, 2002 (2002-01-21) 511
Renee and Street check into a spa for some rest and relaxation, but find themselves in a life and death struggle with the Atavus.
100 12 "Atavus High" Brenton Spencer Brad Falchuk January 28, 2002 (2002-01-28) 512
After he sets up an Atavus fan Web site, a disaffected teenager is used by the Atavus to recruit the world's youth into its army of hybrids.
101 13 "Deep Sleep" Brenton Spencer Mark Amato February 4, 2002 (2002-02-04) 513
A hybrid-infested hospital uses comatose patients as a food source for the Atavus.
102 14 "Art of War" Brenton Spencer Paul Gertz & John Whelpley February 11, 2002 (2002-02-11) 514
Juda's death spells hope for Renee in her battle against the Atavus.
103 15 "Grave Danger" James Rait David Ransil February 18, 2002 (2002-02-18) 515
Renee and a rogue archaeologist search the pyramids for a tomb that may contain an ancient Atavus.
104 16 "Deportation" Kelly Makin Mark Amato February 25, 2002 (2002-02-25) 516
Renee has a change of heart and sympathy for her unwilling enemy when she becomes aware of the inhumane treatment the Atavus hybrids must endure in government run internment camps.
105 17 "Honor and Duty" Martin Wood Paul Gertz & John Whelpley April 8, 2002 (2002-04-08) 517
Renee and boyfriend Liuetenant Michaels "do-the-right-thing" as they risk their own personal integrity in an attempt to secure plans to the one military weapon that can kill the Atavus.
106 18 "Bad Genes" Bruce Pittman John Whelpley April 15, 2002 (2002-04-15) 518
Renee's personal image of mankind's greatest enemy is forever changed when she becomes emotionally involved with a young Atavus child, Yulyn, whom reveals he has a very human-like soul. Renee must now protect Yulyn, also a royal, from Howlyn's evil clutches.
107 19 "Subversion" Martin Wood David Ransil April 22, 2002 (2002-04-22) 519
Renee is put on trial for opening an Atavus stasis chamber.
108 20 "Street Wise" Will Dixon Paul Margolis April 29, 2002 (2002-04-29) 520
When Street is made into an Atavus hybrid, Renee rushes to locate an antidote.
109 21 "The Journey" David Winning Story by : John Whelpley & Kathy Rudzik
Teleplay by : John Whelpley
May 6, 2002 (2002-05-06) 521
Renee teams up with Captain Michaels to investigate a pharmaceutical plant manufacturing an Atavus Hybrid vaccine. But something is a little strange about the lead scientist Dr. Spangler. Ra'jel leads Renee on an enlightening trip down memory lane.
110 22 "Final Conflict" Andrew Potter Story by : Paul Gertz & John Whelpley
Teleplay by : Paul Gertz
May 13, 2002 (2002-05-13) 522
Howlyn closes in on the ship that brought the Atavus to Earth; the ship that just so happens to have the location of the Atavus home world and Howlyn's elite shock troops in stasis. Liam Kincaid returns at last to help Renee and her allies in their ultimate battle.