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The following accommodates spoilers for Resident Alien Season 2, Episode 11, “The Weight,” which debuted Wednesday, Aug. 24 on SyFy.
Resident Alien‘s Harry has struggled along with his inherent want to destroy Earth versus his affinity for humankind. No matter how a lot his pure tendencies kick in, he actually has warmed to Patience, Colorado and needs to see it thrive. However, issues have gotten difficult since Harry discovered one other rival species is secretly infiltrating the planet with plans to take it over.
The key to stopping the invasion is the newborn alien Harry received from his buddy Goliath… however sadly, the child’s gone rogue, assuming the human type of lacking boy Bobby Smallwood. In Season 2, Episode 11, “The Weight,” Harry started rising determined to search out the newborn. But a betrayal out of nowhere put his plans — and the potential destiny of the human race — in danger.
Max and Sahar, the present’s younger protagonists, have been the heartbeat of Resident Alien Season 1. They feuded with Harry as a result of Max was capable of see via his shape-shifting disguise. The second season initially saved them extra on the sidelines as a way to flesh out Harry additional. But that modified when Sahar discovered the newborn alien and began attempting to cultivate him, in hopes of protecting him from destroying the world.
In “The Weight,” Harry discovered Max within the diner, having realized Max may use his sight to find the kid. In trade for a drum set, Max agreed to assist Harry find the kid and led him via the woods to Sahar. She was dissatisfied as a result of she by no means anticipated Max to betray her — particularly to not Harry. An argument broke out, with the alien wanting to stick with Sahar quite than grow to be a instrument in Harry’s plan.
It did not assist that Harry was aggressive, having grown pissed off over his fraying relationship with Asta and his current points with mortality. After Harry, chatting with the new child of their native language, threatened to ship him to Ice Wind Desert with no meals for 2 weeks (the alien equal of grounding), it was no shock that the child ran away once more.
But because the child raced off with inhuman pace, it was smashed into by D’Arcy in her Jeep. Luckily, the alien escaped earlier than she received have a look at it — main her to assume it was a wild animal. However, that leaves open the likelihood that the newborn alien is now injured and nonetheless on the run on the worst doable time.
The murderous General McAllister’s on the town, and whereas she’s gone rogue, the navy remains to be snooping round. Sheriff Mike’s additionally scouring the woods with a group as a part of a homicide thriller in Patience, which appears to be linked to a cover-up involving poisoned waterways. As if that is not sufficient, the invading aliens are onto Harry attempting to scupper their plan.
The child may quickly be caught and experimented on or worse but, killed, which might break Harry’s makes an attempt to save lots of Asta and the world. Harry wants all the assistance he can get to search out the newborn. To that finish, he can solely hope Max and Sahar work out their issues — as a result of the apocalypse is coming, and it is a lot larger than their petty variations.
New episodes of Resident Alien air Wednesdays at 10:00 p.m. on SyFy.