5 Strikingly Familiar Aliens
Differentiated from ‘this week’s big guest star’ and ‘my goodness, that’s Max Headroom/Oh great, Andy Dick,’ by a definite sense of ‘I know who that is, but who is that?’ A certain amount of disguise blended with the actor coming through is required for this effect - Mick Fleetwood in a silent role as a fish-man doesn’t quite qualify, and neither does Vanessa Williams with a coin on her head.
1. Iggy Pop as Yelgrun
2. Jason Alexander as Kurros
3. Heidi Swedberg as Rekelen - Susan Ross on the left.
4. Kurtwood Smith* as Thrax
5. Gabrielle Union as N’Garen
*Annorax, on the other hand, is ever-so clearly Red Forman.