Review of Ancient Aliens S17E06 "The Top Ten Alien Encounters"

​As Ancient Aliens grows older and lazier and struggles to produce new episodes during the coronavirus pandemic, despite the show traditionally featuring little more than talking head interviews intercut with off-the-rack b-roll, we’ve been getting more and more episodes made up of rerun segments from earlier seasons. So far, half of season 17’s episodes have been “top 10” lists of segments from past episodes. Tonight’s theme is “Top 10 Alien Encounters.” Since there is nothing new in the episode and Ancient Aliens is putting no effort into their show, I have no interest in wasting my time reviewing segments I’ve discussed in my reviews over the past decade. Therefore, for the sake of completion, I will list the “encounters” the show covered and direct you to my archives for previous discussion of them. ​10. The Hudson Valley UFO Sightings. The discussion of the 1980s sighting streak is taken from a season 14 episode. 9. The Abduction of Betty & Barney Hill. This is familiar enough that we needn’t discuss it again. The segment is from a recent episode, but they discuss it too often for me to sift through all of them to find exactly which one. Maybe it was this…

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Review of Ancient Aliens S17E06 “The Top Ten Alien Encounters”

Updated: October 1, 2021 — 10:26 pm