Close Encounters TV Schedule
all times et/pt
Thursday October 30
Crop Circles and Boomerang
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.
Men in Black and Room With a View
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.
Saucerful of Secrets and Catching Some Rays
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.
Waterproof and French Connection
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.
Nuclear Reaction and Ghost Rocket
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
Holy Ship and Belgian Balls
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.
Triangles in the Forest and High Tide
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.
Bell of Fire and Not Quite a Comet
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.
School’s Out and Christmas Lights
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.
Blind Date and Flying House
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.
Big Woods, Bright Lights and Missile Malfunction
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
Second Coming and Space Rock
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.