Close Encounters

A Wave of Sightings Hits the Hudson Valley

Close Encounters TV Schedule

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Thursday October 30

6:00 AM

30 min.

Crop Circles and Boomerang

TV-PG CC

CROP CIRCLES: SEPTEMBER 30, 1974 – Farmer, Edwin Fuhr is harvesting when he spots a stainless steel metal object in his field. BOOMERANG, JULY 12, 1984 – Fire Chief Dave Athens observes six or seven bright lights above a Connneticut parking lot.
 

6:30 AM

30 min.

Men in Black and Room With a View

TV-PG CC

MEN IN BLACK: APRIL 24, 1964 A policeman on patrol in New Mexico suddenly hears a loud roar and sees a bluish, orange flame rising into the air. ROOM WITH A VIEW: MAY 21, 1994 A postal worker in Germany notices a bright light out her apartment window.
 

7:00 AM

30 min.

Saucerful of Secrets and Catching Some Rays

TV-PG CC

SAUCERFUL OF SECRETS: JANUARY 19, 1966 - Banana farmer George Pedley is driving near a lagoon when he hears a loud hissing. CATCHING SOME RAYS: APRIL 4, 1966 Ron Sullivan is travelling in Victoria when he observes an unusual light in a field.
 

7:30 AM

30 min.

Waterproof and French Connection

TV-PG CC

WATER PROOF: SEPTEMBER 30, 1980 An Australian rancher is wakened by the sound of frightened animals in the early morning hours. FRENCH CONNECTION: OCTOBER 21, 1982 - A biologist is working in his garden when he spots a small, saucer-shaped craft.
 

8:00 AM

30 min.

Nuclear Reaction and Ghost Rocket

TV-PG CC

NUCLEAR REACTION: OCTOBER 27-28, 1975: A silent, orange football-shaped object is spotted near the nuclear weapons storage site at an Air Force Base.GHOST ROCKET: JULY 19, 1946 - A farmer is working his fields in Sweden sees a massive rocket-shaped object
 

8:30 AM

30 min.

Holy Ship and Belgian Balls

TV-PG CC

HOLY SHIP: AUGUST 11, 1972 - A number of Christian youth in Taize, France see what they think is a falling star. BELGIAN BALLS: NOVEMBER 29, 1989 Belgian police officers are on patrol when they see an empty field lit up by intensely bright lights.
 

9:00 AM

30 min.

Triangles in the Forest and High Tide

TV-PG CC

TRIANGLES IN THE FOREST: DECEMBER 25-27, 1980: Strange lights are reported by security near a U.S. Air Force base on England’s east coast. HIGH TIDE: OCTOBER 4, 1967: 18-year-old Norm is driving back from a dance when he sees an object fall from the sky.
 

9:30 AM

30 min.

Bell of Fire and Not Quite a Comet

TV-PG CC

It’s early evening in rural Pennsylvania when several dozen witnesses report seeing a fiery object falling through the sky and landing in nearby woods. In Arizona thousands are watching the sky for the Hale-Bopp Comet but many see something else.
 

10:00 AM

30 min.

School’s Out and Christmas Lights

TV-PG CC

SCHOOL’S OUT: APRIL 6, 1966 – It’s 11am at a school in Australia when a classroom of students playing outside see a saucer-shaped object in a field. CHRISTMAS LIGHTS: NOVEMBER 25, 2009 -- On a short drive home from his work hen he notices strange lights.
 

10:30 AM

30 min.

Blind Date and Flying House

TV-PG CC

16-year-old Ron Johnson is feeding the family sheep when he suddenly sees a mushroom- shaped object appearing in the field. Three police officers from a number of small towns in southern Illinois track an unknown object flying in the sky.
 

11:00 AM

30 min.

Big Woods, Bright Lights and Missile Malfunction

TV-PG CC

BIG WOODS, BRIGHT LIGHTS: DECEMBER 11, 1996: Two cousins are driving along the Klondike Highway when they encounter a massive mothership. MISSILE MALFUNCTION: MARCH 24, 1967: Commander Salas receives an emergency call about an unidentified object overhead
 

11:30 AM

30 min.

Second Coming and Space Rock

TV-PG CC

Betty Cash, Vickie and Colby Landrum are driving home on a country road when they encounter a diamond-shaped craft shooting fire out of its base. Stephen Michalak is a geologist searching for quartz when a disc- shaped metalic object lands yards away.
 

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