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      Season 3 – Roswell

      2001 Drama Sci-Fi Fantasy List
      Reviews 78% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score Bizarre things start happening in the little New Mexico town where UFOs were spotted in 1947. Cut to 1999, when a cute high-school student saves the life of a teenage waitress. Surrounded by cliques of clever, angst-filled classmates, the two form a bond that threatens the survival of a secret universe involving superhuman powers, a yen for hot sauce and an alien gene pool. Read More Read Less

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Oct 9, 2001 Busted Max and Liz are arrested and jailed for holding up a convenience store; Isabel has a secret affair with a handsome attorney; Michael tries to straighten out his life. Details Episode 2 Aired Oct 16, 2001 Michael, the Guys and the Great Snapple Caper Michael asserts responsibility for his earth-bound life by taking a second job; Max and Liz confront a threat to their relationship. Details Episode 3 Aired Oct 23, 2001 Significant Others Isabel finally faces her feelings for Jesse with the help of Alex's ghost; Maria sees a new side to Michael's personality in a bowling alley. Details Episode 4 Aired Oct 30, 2001 Secrets & Lies When Max auditions for a role as an alien on the TV series "Enterprise," he encounters a shape-shifting movie mogul. Details Episode 5 Aired Nov 6, 2001 Control Max pressures Hollywood mogul Kal Langley to locate his spaceship, and together they undertake a journey to learn the fate of Tess and Max's son. Details Episode 6 Aired Nov 13, 2001 To Have and to Hold Isabel is plagued by doubts about her alien heritage on the eve of her wedding; Max reluctantly agrees to be Jesse's best man. Details Episode 7 Aired Nov 20, 2001 Interruptus The honeymooners are stalked by Isabel's former alien lover, Kivar, who plots to take her back to their home planet; Max and Michael arrive on the scene to stop Kivar. Details Episode 8 Aired Nov 27, 2001 Behind the Music Maria recalls a long buried dream of becoming a singer-songwriter when her first love visits Roswell; Isabel is drawn into Max's efforts to block their father's investigation. Details Episode 9 Aired Dec 18, 2001 Samuel Rising An autistic child speaks to Max and shows him a drawing of a flying saucer, forcing him to consider the fate of his lost child. Details Episode 10 Aired Jan 1, 2002 A Tale of Two Parties Max and Maria search for Roswell's infamous New Year's rave; Kyle rethinks his feelings for Isabel. Details Episode 11 Aired Jan 29, 2002 I Married an Alien Using "Bewitched" as inspiration, Isabel fantasizes about what her domestic life with Jesse would be like if he knew she was an alien. Details Episode 12 Aired Feb 5, 2002 Ch-Ch-Changes Liz is forced to decide whether it's still safe for her to stay in Roswell when she begins experiencing alien changes to her body; Maria's dream of a record contract comes true. Details Episode 13 Aired Feb 12, 2002 Panacea Risking his own life force, Max must use his alien powers to save his friends; Liz leaves Roswell hoping to start a new life. Details Episode 14 Aired Feb 26, 2002 Chant Down Babylon An aged industrialist absorbs Max's soul to rejuvenate his body, then tries to kill Liz; Jesse comes closer to discovering Isabel's secret. Details Episode 15 Aired Apr 23, 2002 Who Died and Made You King? Michael's rise as king of the earthbound aliens leads to dangerous repercussions; Jesse begins therapy. Details Episode 16 Aired Apr 30, 2002 Crash Michael witnesses what he believes to be a deadly mid-air collision between an Air Force fighter jet and an alien ship. Details Episode 17 Aired May 7, 2002 Four Aliens and a Baby The crash of an alien ship signals the return of Tess, who brings Max's child and dubious motives. Details Episode 18 Aired May 14, 2002 Graduation Dark premonitions overshadow Max's marriage proposal to Liz; the aliens and their friends make life-altering decisions and embark on new paths. Details Next
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      Previous Rob Owen Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Roswell" developed into an enjoyable alien soap opera last season. You'd tune in and never quite know what you'd get... [This premiere] isn't one of the show's finest hours, but it's a serviceable start to the season. May 4, 2019 Full Review Terry Kelleher People Magazine There were signs that viewers weren't intended to take all this too seriously, but I started to suspect that Roswell had simply ceased believing in itself. Apr 18, 2018 Full Review Next
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      Previous jon c It's the 3rd and final season of the original WB teen soap opera sci-fi series The last 18 episodes have the creators try to wrap up the storylines for aliens Max, Isabel, Michael and for humans Liz, Maria, Kyle and Sheriff Valenti Last season another alien named Tess joined the ranks hoping to rekindle the bond she and Max originally shared on their homeworld, Alex was killed after discovering new information on them how to get home and was mind warped by Tess, Tess got pregnant but her child couldn't survive on earth's atmosphere so she had to leave and Max stayed behind feeling the betrayal, Isabel wanted her own freedom so she applied to a college hoping to leave Roswell, Michael and Maria cemented their relationship officially, Liz had a hard time imagining a life without Max romantically Here we pick up a few months after; Isabel has a job, newcomer Adam Rodriguez joins the cast as Jesse, Liz and Max get arrested taking a diamond and holding up a convenience store but another alien ship is discovered too during their running from the law Liz is kept now on a very tight leash from Max, Isabel and Jesse are romantically linked, Michael has a job working as a security guard Joe Pantoliano guest stars as a big time movie producer and Max figures he can get some intel if he goes undercover Isabel gets engaged but strange dreams are occurring Another shock is that Max's father and Liz's father are investigating all the strange occurrences which could be bad as it might put them in danger Maria is re-discovering her passion for music but it might mean leaving Roswell and Michael behind Liz is also going through a strange transformation after being healed from Max, she figures the only way is to go off to boarding school But another shady group of people want to use Max for his healing abilities but it costs too much Almost everyone is finding out about Max, Michael and Isabel so drastic measures might have to be taken The series finale leads to the government attempting to wipe everyone out feeling they're a threat to national security; maybe there's a chance our heroes can make it out unscathed, graduate, and be free The secret of the aliens has been hidden up to a point so now it's a matter of whether or not everyone leaves or stays This was definitely was the best season of the whole show as the stakes continued to rise to their highest, the relationships grew heavier, and more mysteries of the aliens began to unravel Max, Isabel, and Michael have had a long hard road keeping together and at the same time losing a lot in the process keeping their true origins hidden Liz, Maria, Kyle, and Valenti have been a great small group of individuals balancing the craziness of their normal lives with the extraterrestrial elements Everything from powers to spacecrafts to government officials to letting loved ones in to losing people around them has all lead to this This original version of ‘Roswell' proved to be a interesting take mixing teenage drama with paranormal phenomena with some decent enough actors A bittersweet goodbye has a lot of changes take place, it's been a long, strange but beautiful trip ‘Thank you for visiting Roswell' indeed If you don't enjoy the current CW ‘Roswell: New Mexico' then this will always be a good enough take on the material to go back to Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Director
      William Sadler, Lawrence Trilling, Patrick R. Norris, Allan Kroeker, Paul Shapiro, Bruce Seth Green, Jonathan Frakes, Bill Norton
      Executive Producer
      Jason Katims, Jonathan Frakes, Kevin Kelly Brown, Lisa J. Olin
      Screenwriter
      Ronald D. Moore, Russel Friend, Gretchen J. Berg, David Simkins, Jason Katims, Laura J. Burns, Garrett Lerner, Aaron Harberts
      Network
      The WB
      Rating
      TV-PG
      Genre
      Drama, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      Oct 9, 2001
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