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Falling Skies: Homecoming

Hal stumbles upon the bodies of several formerly harnessed kids, only to find his ex-girlfriend Karen alive among the rubble. Hal wants to give her the benefit of the doubt, but the 2nd Mass is understandably wary. Meanwhile, Weaver becomes increasingly ill, seemingly the victim of an alien made pathogen.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x6
Airdate: Sunday July 15th, 2012

Director: Greg Beeman
Writer: Bryan Oh

Alternate Airdates:

AU (FOX8) Jul 19, 2012
ZA (FOX) Jul 29, 2013

  • Currently 7.5/10
7.5/10 (13 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Jessy SchramJessy Schram
As Karen Nadler
Brandon Jay McLarenBrandon Jay McLaren
As Jamil Dexter
Ryan RobbinsRyan Robbins
As Tector

Co-Guest Stars
Brad KellyBrad Kelly
As Lyle
Main Cast
Noah Wyle
As Tom Mason
Moon Bloodgood
As Anne Glass
Drew Roy
As Hal Mason
Connor Jessup
As Ben Mason
Maxim Knight
As Matthew 'Matt' Mason
Colin Cunningham
As John Pope
Sarah Carter
As Margaret "Maggie"
Mpho Koaho
As Anthony
Will Patton
As Captain Dan Weaver
Seychelle Gabriel
As Lourdes Delgado


The episode begins with Tom and Anne waking up in their room at the hospital; they have been camping at the hospital for around two weeks. He tells Anne that he misses few things like the smell of coffee brewing, kids fighting and Rebecca breaking them up. He then apologizes for bringing up his wife. She understands. Ton arrives late for Weaver’s briefing. Weaver thinks that the team has become too complacent and that the drills too seem to be sloppy and tardy. Just then Weaver’s arm begins to twitch and he falls to the ground. Everyone rushes towards him. Tom sees that Weaver’s veins are turning black. Weaver wonders as to what have the aliens done to him. They rush him to Anne. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorRobert Rodat
Executive ProducerSteven Spielberg  |  Greg Beeman  |  Remi Aubuchon  |  Robert Rodat  |  Justin Falvey  |  Darryl Frank
Co-Executive ProducerBradley Thompson  |  David Weddle
Supervising ProducerBryan Oh
ProducerNoah Wyle  |  Grace Gilroy
Co-ProducerScott Schofield
Consulting ProducerMark Verheiden
Production DesignerRob Gray
EditorDonn Aron
CastingHeike Brandstatter  |  Coreen Mayrs
Unit Production ManagerYvonne Melville
First Assistant DirectorGreg Zenon
Second Assistant DirectorMichele E Dutka
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 EditorSandy Grubb
Post Production SupervisorChristina Perez-Esquivel
Supervising Sound EditorChristopher Harvengt
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
Science AdvisorKevin Grazier
Warning: Falling Skies season 2 episode 6 guide may contain spoilers
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