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Falling Skies: Love and Other Acts of Courage

The group is stunned when the formerly harnessed Rick returns. Despite his previous betrayal, Rick claims to mean the 2nd Mass no harm. Meanwhile, a captured alien tells tales of a skitter rebellion against the invaders, but Tom and Weaver it hard to accept as true. Also, Hal and Maggie grow ever closer.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x5
Airdate: Sunday July 08th, 2012

Director: John Dahl
Writer: Joe Weisberg

Alternate Airdates:

ZA (FOX) Jul 22, 2013

Guest Stars
Ryan RobbinsRyan Robbins
As Tector
Luciana CarroLuciana Carro
As Crazy Lee

Co-Guest Stars
Daniyah YsraylDaniyah Ysrayl
As Rick
Brad KellyBrad Kelly
As Lyle
Billy WickmanBilly Wickman
As Boon
Main Cast
Noah WyleNoah Wyle
As Tom Mason
Moon BloodgoodMoon Bloodgood
As Anne Glass
Drew RoyDrew Roy
As Hal Mason
Connor JessupConnor Jessup
As Ben Mason
Maxim KnightMaxim Knight
As Matthew 'Matt' Mason
Sarah CarterSarah Carter
As Margaret "Maggie"
Will PattonWill Patton
As Captain Dan Weaver
Seychelle GabrielSeychelle Gabriel
As Lourdes Delgado


The episode begins with a group of skitters howling into the sky with raised arms. Just then Ben rushes on to a rooftop, kneels on the floor and raises his arms and howls like the skitters! Maggie is sitting and enjoying the skyline view. Hal arrives. Maggie is surprised that he knew where to find her. She then learns that Hal has been keeping a watch on her. He tells her that Weaver wants them to scout pharmacies and hospitals. Just then, at a distance, they see a huge explosion take place. At the base, the explosion gives rise to a chaos. Weaver tries to control the situation. He orders Tom to be in charge of the Berserkers and go and check out what happened. He tells him to take Hal along as well. Tom asks Hal about Ben; but Hal thought that Ben was with Tom. The team leaves. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorRobert Rodat
Executive ProducerSteven Spielberg  |  Darryl Frank  |  Justin Falvey  |  Robert Rodat  |  Greg Beeman  |  Remi Aubuchon
Co-Executive ProducerDavid Weddle  |  Bradley Thompson
Supervising ProducerBryan Oh
ProducerGrace Gilroy  |  Noah Wyle
Co-ProducerScott Schofield
Consulting ProducerMark Verheiden
Production DesignerRob Gray
EditorJon Koslowsky
CastingCoreen Mayrs  |  Heike Brandstatter
Unit Production ManagerYvonne Melville
First Assistant DirectorIan Samoil
Second Assistant DirectorCory Faulkner
MusicNoah Sorota
Music EditorDerek Syverud
Costume DesignerAngelina Kekich
Key GripSteve Sherlock
Camera OperatorStephen Maier  |  Michael M. Soos
Set DecoratorJames Willcock
Location ManagerBill Burns (1)
Transportation CoordinatorJake Callihoo
Property MasterJ. Graham Coutts
Production Sound MixerRick Bal
Script SupervisorMaggie Craig
Production CoordinatorGenevieve Bridges
Assistant EditorSue Kesler
Post Production SupervisorChristina Perez-Esquivel
Supervising Sound EditorRobert Webber (3)
Re-Recording MixerTom Dahl  |  Mark D. Fleming
GafferMark Berlet
Director of PhotographyNathaniel Goodman
Stunt CoordinatorDean Choe
Art DirectorJames Steuart
Key Makeup ArtistNatalie Cosco
Production AccountantJulie Rieder
Visual Effects EditorJim Thomson
Key HairstylistCaroline Dehner
Music ConsultantPeter Snell
Original CastingDebra Zane
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