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Falling Skies: A More Perfect Union

Following the military coup against Arthur Manchester, a representative of the rebel skitters approaches Charleston with a plan to take down the enemy. The 2nd Mass is receptive to the idea, but Charleston's military leaders disagree. In the end, Tom, Hal, Anne, Weaver, and Ben head out to get the job done.


Episode Info


Episode number: 2x10
Airdate: Sunday August 19th, 2012


Alternate Airdates:

AU (FOX8) Aug 16, 2012
ZA (FOX) Aug 26, 2013

  • Currently 7.8/10
7.8/10 (12 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Jessy SchramJessy Schram
As Karen Nadler
Recurring
Dale DyeDale Dye
As Col. Jim Porter
Recurring
Matt FrewerMatt Frewer
As General Bressler
Recurring
Ryan RobbinsRyan Robbins
As Tector (Gunnery Sgt. Aloysius Murphy)
Recurring
Luciana CarroLuciana Carro
As Crazy Lee
Recurring
Laci J. MaileyLaci J. Mailey
As Jeanne Weaver
Recurring
Ty OlssonTy Olsson
As Sgt. Clemons
Recurring
Terry OTerry O'Quinn
As Arthur Manchester
Recurring

Co-Guest Stars
Brad KellyBrad Kelly
As Lyle
Recurring
Cainan WiebeCainan Wiebe
As Marshall
Recurring
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
Colin CunninghamColin Cunningham
As John Pope
Sarah CarterSarah Carter
As Margaret "Maggie"
Mpho KoahoMpho Koaho
As Anthony
Seychelle GabrielSeychelle Gabriel
As Lourdes Delgado
Will PattonWill Patton
As Captain Dan Weaver

Recap

The episode begins and Gen. Bressler lets Tom and the 2nd Mass go. He explains he's been waiting for Manchester to come to his senses and let them go on the offensive, but since he's not, he's declaring martial law. Tom won't go along with it, so Bressler orders them locked back up. But before they can go back in their cells, there's a signal for an outer perimeter breech. They then charge upstairs to find skitters in the common area, led by Red Eye. Bressler's ready to shoot when Ben pops out from among the rebels. Bressler still won't give the order to stand down so members of the 2nd Mass stand in front of the skitters, in a sign of solidarity. ..

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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 (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
Science AdvisorKevin Grazier
 
Warning: Falling Skies season 2 episode 10 guide may contain spoilers
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