‘Falling Skies’ Episode Guide (Aug. 24): Tom and the Remaining 2nd Mass Pilot an Airship

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‘Falling Skies’ Episode Guide (Aug. 24): Tom and the Remaining 2nd Mass Pilot an Airship

“Drawing Straws” (08/24/14) – Tom and the remnants of the 2nd Mass learn to pilot a Beamer as part of their plan to destroy the Espheni Power Core, and the group draws straws to see who will embark on the dangerous mission. The threat of death hanging over everyone triggers long-simmering confrontations between many of our main characters, ultimately bringing the 2nd Mass closer together.

Treva Etienne guest stars in this episode as Dingaan Botha.

This episode was directed by Adam Kane and written by Josh Pate.

TNT’s epic drama “Falling Skies” – from Amblin Television and executive producer Steven Spielberg – tells the extraordinary story about life and survival in the wake of a catastrophic alien invasion. Noah Wyle stars as Tom Mason, a college professor who became an unlikely resistance leader.

Moon Bloodgood is Dr. Ann Glass, a pediatrician who became the survivors’ primary physician and eventually fell in love with Tom. Will Patton is Colonel Weaver, the gruff and emotionally scarred commander leading the battle against the invaders. Also starring in “Falling Skies” are Drew Roy, Connor Jessup, Maxim Knight, Seychelle Gabriel, Colin Cunningham, Mpho Koaho, Sarah Carter and Doug Jones.

Since premiering as basic cable’s #1 new series of 2011, “Falling Skies” has ranked as one of the Top 20 original series on basic cable with total viewers and key adult demos. In addition to Spielberg, “Falling Skies” is executive-produced by Amblin Television heads Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank, along with David Eick and Greg Beeman.

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