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Episode Synopsis



The original air date was October 6 1999

In the town of Roswell Liz Parker is shot. As she is dying Max Evans mysteriously saves Liz's life. Liz is confused by what has happened to her and discovers Max has left a glowing hand print on her. When Liz questions Max she learns an unimaginable secret about between Max, his sister Isabel, and their best friend Michael, they are aliens believed to be from the 1947 crash.

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Morning After

The original air date was October 13 1999

Liz and Max begin to become close because he risked his life to save hers. Liz begins to waver in her relationship with Kyle, the Sheriff Valenti's son. Michael begins to become obsessed when he discovers that another alien may have existed in Roswell in 1959, and with a recurring disturbing vision, and he goes to dangerous lengths to find out what it might mean. Meanwhile, Sheriff Valenti is frustrated when the FBI interferes in his investigation in to the possibility of aliens, and into Max ant the others.

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The original air date was October 20 1999

Though she now knows the aliens' secret, Maria is still terrified by Isabel's strange powers. However, when witnessing an arduous interrogation by Sheriff Valenti, Maria begins to develop an understanding of Isabel and and the others' fears. In an attempt to discover more about him self and the others Max takes a job at the UFO Center. A new nosy guidance counselor shows a strange interest in his and other students career goals and opinions on them self's.



Leaving Normal

The original air date was October 27 1999

Liz can't wait for her grandmother to visit, because they have always shared a special bond. While visiting, her grandmother becomes ill and slips into a coma. Liz devastated about loosing her grandmother, she asks Max to use his powers to save her. Max explains he can't save her grandmother only help her say good buy. Max has an encounter with a group of Kyle's friends, causing Michael to use his powers to see revenge.

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The original air date was November 3 1999

Liz panics when she realizes that someone has taken her diary, because it contains alot of information about Max and the others. Liz feels wants to tell Max but tells Maria, creating more problems. This leads to hurt feelings and false accusations developing between the teens. Michael's recurring vision becomes more clear. He begins to believe that the mysterious dome he sees may help find the fourth alien.



285 South

The original air date was November 10 1999

As Michael's visions continue, he becomes convinced that he may have found the location of the mysterious dome he sees. Determined to find the building, he steals Maria's car with Maria, who would not let him just take it, as an unwilling passenger. Maria, uses a cell phone to tip off Liz and the others about Michael's intentions. Soon after, Liz, Max and Isabel take off in hot pursuit causing a confrontation with them and Kyle in a hotel room. At the same time, a class research project stirs things up when Liz is paired with Isabel, Maria with Michael, and Max with Kyle. Liz begins to understand Isabel's coldness towards her, and assures her that she is not going to take away her brother and asks the same of Isabel. The group finds the dome only to be inturupted be unwanted pursuer barely escaping with some papers and a strange necklace.

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River Dog

The original air date was November 17 1999

Max and Isabel's home is broken into, and the papers they found at the geodesic dome are stolen. All that is left is a mysterious necklace designed with a symbol they all recognize. In an atempt to find out what the symbol means, Liz and Max head to the Mescalero Indian Reservation where an elderly man named River Dog gives them information on the alien that disappeared in 1959. Meanwhile, Maria and Michael continue their somewhat awkward flirtation, and the sheriff begins to make a connection between a missing author and an unidentified body with an alien handprint.

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Blood Brothers

The original air date was November 24 1999

Liz's friendship with Alex is becomeing rocky because he knows she and Maria are keeping a secret from him. Things become even more difficult when Liz and Max are involved in a car accident, and Max is taken to the hospital unconscious. When Isabel and Michael arrive at the hospital, they realize that they must switch Max's blood sample with another. Because a male sample is needed, they aer forced to ask Alex. Liz switches the sample for them, and then asks Alex to go home. Back at school, Michael and Maria must face their embarrassment after a passionate kiss, and Miss Topolsky, the new guidence counsler, becomes suspicious about Max's blood sample.

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Heat Wave

The original air date was December 1 1999

The weather isn't the only thing heating up around Roswell. Michael and Maria steam things up when their relationship becomes more serious, and Isabel and Alex share a special dance during a concert. Max and Liz also give in to the heat and share a passionate first kiss which Kyle interupts. Later, Alex and Liz are arrested when the police arive at the party and they are left holding bottles of alohol. Because Alex is not talking to her Liz is forced to tell Alex the truth about Max and the others. Even thought he does not believe it he believes Liz does and they leave jail together as friends again.

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The Balance

The original air date was December 15 1999

Michael is angry when he learns that Max never told him about his trip to the Mescalero Indian Reservation with Liz. Curious himself, Michael takes his own trip to the reservation to check things out and meet the elderly wise man, River Dog. After joining in River Dog's sacred ritual, Michael finds himself in a frightening hallucinatory state. Scared for their friend, Liz, Maria, Isabel and Alex decide they must get past their differences and work together to save Michael's life.

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The Toy House

The original air date was January 19 2000

A grease fire breaks out in Max's kitchen and he uses his powers in order to save his mother causing her to become suspicious. Max's mother confronts him about his special abilities by showing an old family fillm. Things become even more complicated when Sheriff Valenti stops by to ask questions about the fire. Still heartbroken from her breakup with Max, Liz begins to feel sympathy for Kyle and all that he has been through. It appears that the two may finally be able to be just friends. Meanwhile, Michael chooses a strange way to thank Maria for saving his life.


Into the Woods

The original air date was January 26 2000

Rumors of a UFO sighting outside of town spread throughRoswell. The plans for the annual Roswell High Fathers' Camping Trip place it near the same area as the sightings. Liz gives in to her father's excitement, though she really does not want to participate in the trip. However, the weekend ends up to be more exciting than she had expected when she in Maria become involved in the aliens' journey to investigate the sighting. River Dog appears once again to help Michael investigate the clues from the latest sighting. Meanwhile, Sheriff Valenti must decide between work and family when he becomes suspicious of Max and the others while on the camping trip with his son.


The Convention

The original air date was February 2 2000

When Max's boss organizes the "Tenth Annual UFO Convention" in Roswell, Max ends up spending all of his time playing host to the convention's special guest, Jonathan Frakes, Executive Producer of "Star Trek: The Next Generation". At the same time, he must avoid meeting a suspicious couple that witnessed his powers when he saved Liz's life. Sheriff Valenti has his own problems when Everett Hubbell, the man who ruined his father's life, comes back to Roswell seeking revenge.


Blind Date

The original air date was February 9 2000

Maria enters Liz in a blind date contest as a way to help get her mind off MAx. While Liz is out on the date with the contest winner, Kyle gives Max a small drink which causes him to become instntly crunk. In this state Kyle and Max begin bonding over their love for Liz. Later, Liz and Max share a special moment, as he uses his powers and saks "who wants to be normal", but the moment is forgotten as soon as Max kisses Liz in front of every one. Meanwhile, Alex's band is chosen to open for a popular rock band that is coming to Roswell. Desperate for a lead singer, they turn to Maria to fill the spot. Michael talks Isabel into helping him follow a map and send a signal to the fourth alien.


Independence Day

The original air date was February 16 2000

After Michael's home situation reaches a crisis point, the mysterious fourth shape shifting alien is revealed. A violent confrontation takes place between Michael and his foster father, Michael using his powers, and Max and Isabel try to include him in their family. However Michael begins to feel even more isolated because he doesn't fit into the Evans lifestyles. Michael asks Philip Evans for help to take his life in a new direction. Michael gets the law to alow him to live on his own.


Sexual Healing

The original air date was March 1 2000

After avoiding each other for weeks, Max and Liz finally give in to their attraction. During an intense kiss, Liz sees visions of stars that she believes may help Max solve the mystery of his past. With every kiss, their emotions grow stronger, and Liz begins to see further and further into the aliens' pasts. Michael and Isabel, realizing that Liz may be a link to their past, pressure Max to use Liz and her visions. However, Max is apprehensive, as he cares about Liz and does not want to hurt her. Deciding that they must try and figure out what the visions mean, Liz and Max drive out to the country where they find a mysterious glowing rock buried in the ground. After spending a night together, the two must head back to Roswell to face their parents and their peers.



the Original air date was April 10, 2000

Realizing that the aliens are in great danger, Agent Topolsky returns to Roswell with a warning. However, Max and Liz fear that she may still be an enemy, and refuse to trust her. Desperate and afraid, Topolsky is forced to turn to Sheriff Valenti for help in protecting the kids. At the same time, Topolsky approaches Michael with the warning, and she tells him that if he trusts her, she will turn over important information. Michael agrees, but Topolsky is kidknapped before she can meet with him. Back at school, Isabel finds that she has a lot in common with the beautiful new girl, Tess. However, Michael and Max are somewhat apprehensive about Isabel's new friend because they fear she may discover their secret.


Tess, Lies and Videotape

The Original air date was April 17, 2000

The suspicions about Tess continue when Max begins having vivid daydreams about her. He feels and unexplained attraction to Tess and though he tries desperately to fight it, ends up kissing her in front of Liz. After a phone call to Topolsky's psychiatric hospital, Sheriff Valenti realizes that things aren't as they seem and the kids may be in danger. Hoping to win the trust of the aliens, Sheriff Valenti returns the missing orb and reveals the shocking news that Topolsky was killed in a fire. Meanwhile, Michael discovers a hidden camera in his apartment and asks Liz to plant it in Tess' home. Liz puts herself in danger when Tess' father finds her digging through a box of photos that he has of Max. Everyone is shocked when the camera reveals that there is another alien among them.



The Original air date was April 24, 2000

The teens become convinced that Tess is actually the shape-shifter, Nasedo, and worry that she may be a serious threat to their safety. Deciding that they should not be alone, Max, Isabel and Michael stick very close together. At the same time, Isabel and Michael are embarrassed about the dreams they are having about one another, and go to extreme lengths to avoid the development of any romantic feelings between the two of them. Isabel finally gives in to Alex's feelings for her and Michael asks Maria for a stronger commitment. However, despite all of their efforts, the dreams continue. Fed up with Tess and her strange ways, Max follows her out to the desert to confront her. Everyone is surprised when Tess reveals the secret of her identity and the birthplace of all of the aliens.



Max to the Max

The Original air date was May 1, 2000

After looking through Tess's book, the aliens realize that their destiny may already be decided for them. It appears that Isabel, Tess, Michael and Max may have been engineered and not born as they had believed. Hoping for more answers, Max goes to Tess for an explanation. Tess reveals that Nasedo is her father, and tries to convince Max that she, he, Michael and Isabel are destined to be together. Meanwhile, Nasedo shape-shifts into Max and kidnaps Liz in an attempt to trick agent Pierce into revealing himself. Scared for Liz's life, Maria and Alex enlist the help of Sheriff Valenti to find her. After following Nasedo to a carnival, Max is captured by the FBI and the mysterious Agent Pierce is revealed.


The White Room

Original air date was May 8, 2000

After being captured by Agent Pierce, Max is held prisoner in an empty white room. Interrogation and torture follow as Pierce tries to make him reveal his true identity. In order to save Max, Isabel uses her dreamwalking powers to find out where he is being held. She, Michael and Tess set out to rescue him, while Liz is left behind at home. Scared for Max's life, Liz, Maria and Alex decide that it is time to reveal the truth to Sheriff Valenti and ask for help.



Original air date was May 15, 2000

Sheriff Valenti is stunned when he witnesses Michael use his powers in an effort to save Max from Agent Pierce. Valenti realizes that Max is not the only alien in Roswell, and recognizes Michael, Isabel and Tess's true identities. After capturing Agent Pierce and eventually killing him, the aliens locate Nasedo and bring him back to life. Nasedo vows to take Pierce's place in an effort to protect the aliens. The aliens finally decide to use the orb communicators, and eventually come in contact with Max and Isabel's real mother. However, the communication with their mother turns out to be more than they had expected when Max's destiny is revealed and it does not include Liz.