Sean detects signals from deep space, which leads to The Arrival (1996). Charlie Sheen (aka Carlos Estevez) stars as a radio telescope operator who uncovers an alien conspiracy while trying to uncover the source of a series of intergalactic signals he's detected, one of which seems to be originating on Earth, in South America. Ron Silver also stars in this first feature film from writer/director David Twohy, who later created Pitch Black and A Perfect Getaway. Listen as we spend an hour wondering how Charlie Sheen became a movie star, relive the 90's fascination with alien abduction stories, and trace the lineage of Jonesy the Movie Star Scorpion, all on this week's exciting episode!
Labels: 1996, alien abduction, aliens, charlie sheen, david twohy, podcast, saturday night freak show, the arrival, x-files