Perhaps it is just a tool for the show to add some steamy sexual tension between two attractive women, but it is a bit confusing as to how it fits. . Hynek and Quinn handily figure out the mystery to the Flatwoods Monster. However, besides that bit of titillating oddness, the show is pretty tight, and the characters are engaging. What they find in the forest terrifies them. The fireball crashed in a rural area of West Virginia, near the town of Flatwoods.
This Project Blue Book review contains spoilers. However, to insert more drama and intrigue, the episode also builds on several side stories. The final area of intrigue is the U. We will have to wait to find out. Advertisement When Hynek and Captain Quinn arrive to investigate, they find a town on edge. This adds a new dimension to the investigation. This man in black leaves Hynek clues.
Indeed, in 1952 a group of people claimed to have seen a monster in the forest near. We all know the movie Men in Black, but the idea of these mysterious characters in black fedoras and back hats. When it comes to the burns on the faces of the children, supposedly some had reported nausea, but nothing more severe. Through the mist in the forest Lemon spotted two lights that appeared to be eyes in a tree. The say they confirmed this with an astronomy club out of Ohio. The townsfolk are not keen on city slickers interfering in their affairs, and they are further agitated by the idea that Sarah may have made this whole thing up.
Another area of intrigue is the mysterious man in the black hat. Then, out of the flames, comes a large tree-looking alien with big eyes. It has me on-board and excited for more. In December 1980, Vickie Landrum, her grandson Colby Landrum, and their friend Betty Cash were driving home after eating out in Dayton, Texas. Project Blue Book season 1 episode 2 covers another interesting case from the files of the actual Project Blue Book U. What is that thing, and who is the man in black? Leading the group was Gene Lemon, a 17-year-old National Guard member.
In this episode he has a crazy woman deliver a picture to Hynek of a rock formation, perhaps an obelisk, with that symbol and others etched into it. They claim the vehicle then began to heat up. The metal was too hot to touch, and even the dashboard started to melt enough to where a handprint was left where it had been touched. Frustrated that Hynek is not satisfied with their conclusions, Quinn tells him to let it go and asks the question many viewers also likely have on their minds. This drama series creates a fictionalized version of a United States Air Force project that explored the possibility that alien craft might be visiting Earth in the 1960s. Although this is their official answer, a few loose ends seem to nag Hynek. The Project Blue Book Files Now for how this episode jives with reality.
We are left to wonder as no explanation is given. The group headed out to find where the object crashed and along the way picked up several more local adventurers, including one with a dog. The object had flames coming out of the bottom. She is in a happy marriage, and there is no sign she is gay. Allen Hynek, the project looked for an explanation for sightings of unidentified flying objects.
Cash, who had spent the most time out of the car, spent weeks in the hospital and lost patches of skin and clumps of hair. In the first episode, he left Hynek a drawing of a strange triangular symbol. Vickie ended up getting back into the car to comfort her grandson who was terrified. However, Roswell was not well known in the Project Blue Book years. It is obvious she is being flirtatious, and Mimi does not seem to mind. Meanwhile, back in the Hynek household, the seduction of Mimi continues. I still do not know why Susie the Russian is choosing to seduce Mimi, but I am hopeful we will get an explanation.
Somehow Hynek and Quinn need to debunk the sighting while avoiding the town thinking Sarah lied and do something drastic. Sarah, her two kids, and their dog raced to the site to see what happened. Another important point of fact is that Roswell is mentioned several times in this episode, even by one of the locals in Flatwoods. While driving on a deserted stretch of street in a dense forest, they claim to have come upon a large diamond-shaped object hovering over the road at tree level. It started when two boys saw a pulsing red light crossing the sky. This case occurred well after Project Blue Book was closed, and was not investigated by any government agency.
Skeptics did put forth the idea that it had to have been just an owl on a tree. This man represents the Men in Black mythology. The adults got out to take a better look. Another piece of unexplained evidence is that the area of the crash is highly radioactive. When he focused the light on the eyes, he fell back in terror. The government denied having any helicopters in the area or a large diamond-shaped craft.
So again, Project Blue Book adds a lot of dramatic fiction around a nugget of reality. The the object then flew off and was pursued by helicopters. It began with nausea and burning eyes but turned into soars and hair loss. Sketches were made based on witness accounts, and rather than appearing tree-like, as the illustrations in the show, the drawings depict more of a robot looking creature. However, there does not appear to be any reason Mimi would respond to the flirtations. The Air Force concluded the fireball was just a meteor.