A sci-fi series that full of exciting events following a series of aliens reaches the Earth by their UFOs which have landed in many places across the world. They claim that they come here to provide humanity with medical miracles and technological breakthroughs. But their real intentions appear and the humans must cooperate to defeat them.
Although the new V incorporates themes drawn from today's headlines, it rockets to success for much the same reason as the original -- solid pound for pound entertainment value, from the performances to the pacing to the special effects.
Against all the odds stacked against remakes, the new V begins with an entertaining, well-made pilot that tweaks aspects of the original story but generally retains many of the show's familiar elements.