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Falling Skies: Death March

The 2nd Mass continues the long, arduous journey to Charleston. Group morale is at an all time low after recent devastating losses, lending an air of somberness to the proceedings. Also, Weaver learns more about what Tector did prior to the invasion, and Maggie reveals her secret past to Hal.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x8
Airdate: Sunday August 05th, 2012

Director: Seith Mann
Writer: Heather Regnier

Alternate Airdates:

AU (FOX8) Aug 02, 2012
ZA (FOX) Aug 12, 2013
CA (Super Channel 2) Dec 02, 2013

  • Currently 7.4/10
7.4/10 (11 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Ryan Robbins
As Tector
Dale Dye
As Col. Jim Porter

Co-Guest Stars
Main Cast
Noah Wyle
As Tom Mason
Moon Bloodgood
As Anne Glass
Drew Roy
As Hal 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 second mass on its way to Charleston. In the vehicle, Tom is thinking about the last moments he spent with Ben before leaving. On the bus, Matt wonders how long they will take to reach. Tom tells him it will take them, 12 hours if they don’t take any detours. But Anthony tells Tom that they are low on fuel and so they should scrounge up somewhere; but Tom says a no. Matt hands over his will to his father. He thinks that he might die as everyone was saying that they might not reach Charleston. Tom reassures his son. Tector is driving for Weaver. Hal is driving with Poe and Maggie. Pope tells them that they need to make a stop as the all the beer he had is taking a toll on him. ..

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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
ProducerGrace Gilroy  |  Noah Wyle
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 (2)
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 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
Warning: Falling Skies season 2 episode 8 guide may contain spoilers
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