The Invaders

The BEST episodes of The Invaders

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

The Invaders, alien beings from a dying planet. Their destination: the Earth Their purpose: to make it their world. David Vincent has seen them, for him it began one lost night on a lonely country road, looking for a short cut that he never found. It began with a closed deserted diner, and a man too long without sleep to continue his journey. It began with the landing of a craft from another galaxy. Now, David Vincent knows that the Invaders are here, that they have taken human form. Somehow he must convince a disbelieving world that the nightmare has already begun.

Last Updated: 4/29/2022Network: ABC (US)
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Beachhead
star
8.19
95 votes

#1 - Beachhead

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/10/1967

Architect David Vincent searches for someone who will believe he sighted the landing of a spaceship.

Directors: Joseph Sargent
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The Saucer
star
7.85
20 votes

#2 - The Saucer

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/12/1967

Vincent battles, then destroys an alien guard and captures one of their spacecraft.

Directors: Jesse Hibbs
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Moonshot
star
7.82
17 votes

#3 - Moonshot

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 4/18/1967

Vincent helps a security official investigate the deaths of two lunar astronauts in a strange red fog.

Directors: Paul Wendkos
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Dark Outpost
star
7.81
16 votes

#4 - Dark Outpost

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/24/1967

While investigating the Invaders susceptibility to minor human ailments, Vincent unknowingly is taken aboard an alien spacecraft.

Directors: George McCowan
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Condition: Red
star
7.63
16 votes

#5 - Condition: Red

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/5/1967

Vincent attempts to thwart the alien infiltration of a Air Defense Command Unit.

Directors: Don Medford
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The Enemy
star
7.62
13 votes

#6 - The Enemy

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/3/1967

Despite Vincent's warnings, a nurse tries to help an injured alien survivor of a saucer crash.

Directors: Robert Butler
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The Experiment
star
7.58
64 votes

#7 - The Experiment

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/17/1967

David Vincent seeks the help of an astrophysicist's son to prove that the earth has been invaded. But David doesn't know that the young man is in the aliens' power.

Directors: Joseph Sargent
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The Trial
star
7.53
15 votes

#8 - The Trial

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/10/1967

A man seek's Vincent's aid after he is arrested and put on trial for murder after the incineration death of an alien.

Directors: Robert Butler
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The Spores
star
7.53
15 votes

#9 - The Spores

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/17/1967

Vincent is horrified to learn the invaders are using strange seed spores that after cultivated will develop into full-grown aliens.

Directors: William Hale
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The Betrayed
star
7.50
16 votes

#10 - The Betrayed

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/28/1967

Vincent discovers a mysterious computer tape that could offer proof of the alien invasion.

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Summit Meeting: Part I
star
7.45
11 votes

#11 - Summit Meeting: Part I

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/31/1967

In Part I of this two-part episode, Vincent uncovers a diabolical alien plot to destroy all of the world's leaders.

Directors: Don Medford
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Summit Meeting: Part II
star
7.45
11 votes

#12 - Summit Meeting: Part II

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/7/1967

In the conclusion of a two-part episode, Vincent must defuse an experimental rocket that if ignited will destroy all heads of state gathered at a world summit meeting.

Directors: Don Medford
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The Ransom
star
7.45
11 votes

#13 - The Ransom

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 12/12/1967

David Vincent and Bob Torin capture an alien leader, whom they hope to show to the authorities as proof; however, the leader's alien comrades foil David's efforts.

Directors: Lewis Allen
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The Organization
star
7.42
12 votes

#14 - The Organization

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 1/30/1968

David Vincent joins forces with the mob when the aliens inadvertently take their illegal shipment of drugs.

Directors: William Hale
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The Watchers
star
7.40
15 votes

#15 - The Watchers

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/19/1967

Aliens have taken over a hotel in a plot to replace an electronics expert who is helping the US military update defenses.

Directors: Jesse Hibbs
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Panic
star
7.36
14 votes

#16 - Panic

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 4/11/1967

The invaders and Vincent race to capture a wounded alien whose touch brings on freezing death.

Directors: Robert Butler
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Wall of Crystal
star
7.33
12 votes

#17 - Wall of Crystal

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 5/2/1967

David's brother, who also thinks he is crazy, is kidnapped by the aliens who intend to destroy the oxygen in our planet's air.

Directors: Joseph Sargent
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The Possessed
star
7.29
14 votes

#18 - The Possessed

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 1/2/1968

An old college buddy sends David Vincent an urgent message, without any further details other than that it is important. When David arrives, Ted has been brain washed so that he can no longer remember why in the world he'd wanted to see his friend. It soon becomes obvious that the aliens are using mind control of some sort.

Directors: William Hale
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Labyrinth
star
7.27
15 votes

#19 - Labyrinth

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/21/1967

When David Vincent brings an injured alien into the doctor for treatment, the patient's x-rays reveal odd results. While David works to alert the authorities, the aliens conspire to destroy both evidence and witnesses.

Directors: Murray Golden
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The Condemned
star
7.25
12 votes

#20 - The Condemned

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 5/9/1967

The invaders frame Vincent for the death of an owner of an electronics plant who had made discoveries about the aliens.

Directors: Richard Benedict
Task Force
star
7.25
12 votes

#21 - Task Force

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 12/26/1967

David Vincent is called in to aid a huge magazine publishing company that has been experiencing disruptive behavior in its company heads, and David believes that the aliens are behind the troubles.

Directors: Gerald Mayer
The Innocent
star
7.24
25 votes

#22 - The Innocent

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/14/1967

An alien (Michael Rennie) captures Vincent and convinces him he'll be taken to a paradise as proof of the invaders' peaceful intentions.

Directors: Sutton Roley
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The Ivy Curtain
star
7.21
19 votes

#23 - The Ivy Curtain

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/21/1967

Vincent discovers that a school is being used by the aliens as an indoctrination center.

Directors: Joseph Sargent
Doomsday Minus One
star
7.18
22 votes

#24 - Doomsday Minus One

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/28/1967

Vincent is called upon to help avert possible alien infiltration at a government nuclear test site.

Directors: Paul Wendkos
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The Prophet
star
7.18
11 votes

#25 - The Prophet

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/14/1967

David exposes an alien disguised as a prophet who capitalizes on his ability to glow red as a tool to deceive people into thinking that his ""gift"" is from God.

Directors: Robert Douglas
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