Both Sides Now
Episode 16 of 19 within Season One. Item 16 of 19 overall.
Production number 116.
Melissa Rosenberg - Writer
James A. Contner - Director
119 votes

September 25,1965--As Steele works on Sayers to willingly accept returning to the Hive, Loengard seeks anyone he believes can lead him to his wife. So, when Bach Juliet to Berkeley where the Hive is infiltrating the growing antiwar movement, John insists that he go along, to, unaware that hes being used to locate Kim.

Although John spots her, he is unable to stop Kim from Joining Steele on a trip to visit her son. And as John and Juliet question antiwar activist Jerry Rubin about here whereabouts, back in Washington Bach sees that the Vietnam War can be used to increase funding for Majestic.

original airdate--March 08,1997  rating--4.0 million


music:"John's Escape","Roswell, New Mexico", by Michael Hoenig


Trivia: The show's creators had originally hoped to create five seasons, as indicated by the show's "Bible" or major planning document. According to Zabel and Friedman's original plan, 

first season (given the overall title "Official Denial") would cover the period from 1961 to 1969

second season ("Progenitor") 1970 to 1976  

third season ("Cloak of Fear") 1977 to 1986  

fourth season ("New World Order") would cover 1987 to 1999

fifth and final season ("Stroke of Midnight") would break from the decade-spanning format to encompass the apocalyptic final conflict against the invaders, taking place from 2000 to 2001.


 "My name is Jon Lowengard. I am recording this because we may not live through the night. They're here. They're hostile. And powerful people don't want you to know. History as we know it, is a lie!"

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