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The Event: Arrival

As Martinez struggles to regain the Presidency, Sterling, Simon, Vicky, and Sean track down Sophia and Carlos at Dulles International and try to stop the release of the virus. Meanwhile, Peel organizes government forces to stop the sleepers at two other locations, Leila receives startling news, and earthquakes herald the true nature of the sleepers' arrival.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x22
Airdate: Monday May 23rd, 2011

Director: James Wong (1)
Writer: Evan Katz

Alternate Airdates:

CA (CityTV) May 23, 2011
UK (Channel 4) May 30, 2011
NL (RTL 5) Aug 18, 2011


Guest Stars
Roger BartRoger Bart
As Chief of Staff Richard Peel
José ZúñigaJosé Zúñiga
As Carlos Geller
Dondre T. WhitfieldDondre T. Whitfield
As Agent Mike Garret
Sam BallSam Ball
As Aaron (as Sam Ball)
Chet GrissomChet Grissom
As Kroll
Roma MaffiaRoma Maffia
As Doctor
Barbara TarbuckBarbara Tarbuck
As Speaker of the House

Co-Guest Stars
Sean CarriganSean Carrigan
As Devon
Kevin CotteleerKevin Cotteleer
As Rogers
Alex LuriaAlex Luria
As Delgado (Eddie Delgado)
Janora McDuffieJanora McDuffie
As TSA Agent
Josh NovakJosh Novak
As NSA Agent / Signals Analyst
Sayeed ShahidiSayeed Shahidi
As David Martinez
Ashli DowlingAshli Dowling
As Staffer #2
Chase KimChase Kim
As Commando
Steven LunaSteven Luna
As Hazmat Tech
Jeffrey MarkleJeffrey Markle
As Security Guard
Suzanne MarquesSuzanne Marques
As Local TV Reporter
Jossie ThackerJossie Thacker
As Staffer
Michael Charles VaccaroMichael Charles Vaccaro
As Hazmat Tech #2
Josh WingateJosh Wingate
As Commando #2
Main Cast
Jason RitterJason Ritter
As Sean Walker
Sarah RoemerSarah Roemer
As Leila Buchanan
Laura InnesLaura Innes
As Sophia Maguire
Ian Anthony DaleIan Anthony Dale
As Simon Lee
Taylor Cole (2)Taylor Cole (2)
As Vicky Roberts
Lisa VidalLisa Vidal
As Christina Martinez
Bill SmitrovichBill Smitrovich
As Vice-President Raymond Jarvis
Zeljko IvanekZeljko Ivanek
As Blake Sterling
Blair UnderwoodBlair Underwood
As President Elias Martinez


At the sleeper safehouse, Sean talks to Leila, who is within the quarantine tent, and informs her that Sterling has called in a medical team to help her. Leila warns that it’s too late but her boyfriend refuses to accept it. She tells him to make sure that Samantha is okay and passes out as the medical team arrives. The head doctor assures Sean that they’ll do everything they can for Leila. Sean then checks with Sterling, Simon, and Vicky, who have found Sophia’s distribution plan for the virus on Dr. Lu’s laptop. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorNick Wauters
Executive ProducerSteve Stark  |  Evan Katz  |  Jeffrey Reiner
Co-Executive ProducerNick Wauters  |  Dan Dworkin  |  Jay Beattie  |  David H. Goodman  |  David Schulner  |  James Wong (1)
ProducerStephen Sassen
Co-ProducerCathy M. Frank
Production DesignerStuart Blatt
EditorTodd Desrosiers
CastingNatalie Hart  |  Jason La Padura  |  Kendra Patterson
Unit Production ManagerBruce Carter (2)
First Assistant DirectorCleta Elaine Ellington
Second Assistant DirectorDouglas Carter
MusicScott Starrett
Music EditorGordon Fordyce
Music SupervisorOliver Hild
Costume DesignerJill M. Ohanneson
Key GripMarc Christie
Set DecoratorSandy Struth
Location ManagerWes Hagan  |  Chris Campbell (2)
Transportation CoordinatorGary Preece
Property MasterRoss Anderson
Construction CoordinatorTed Wilson (2)
Production Sound MixerScott D. Stolz
Script SupervisorHilary Momberger
Production CoordinatorKim Barnhart Posly
Script CoordinatorDeirdre Mangan
Assistant EditorCharissa Sanjarernsuithikul
Post Production SupervisorBettina Zachariah Treviranus  |  Tyson Hilgenberg
Re-Recording MixerElmo Ponsdomenech  |  Robert Edmondson
GafferJohn Farr
Director of PhotographyFeliks Parnell
Story EditorLeyani Diaz
Stunt CoordinatorTim Gilbert
Art DirectorLeonard Harman
Assistant Production CoordinatorJo Brake
Visual Effects SupervisorVictor Scalise
Main Title DesignLeigh French (2)  |  Jesse Rodriguez (3)
Production AccountantMargaret Scarpello
"A" Camera OperatorGuy Skinner
Department Head HairRaissa Patton
Sound SupervisorDaniel Colman
Special Effects SupervisorGary D'Amico
Department Head Make-upKathy C. King
Assistant To The ProducerAdam DaSilva  |  Rebecca Forwood  |  Nathan Taylor
Technical AdvisorJames D. Dever
"B" Camera OperatorVictor Macias
Final ColoristGeorge Cvjetnicanin
"C" Camera OperatorPaul Horn
Visual Effects AssistantClarinda Wong
Data Imaging TechnicianCarter DeHaven IV
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