Television shows geared towards
children; commercials; motion pictures; educational shows and print media have
introduced the reptilian image to the public over the last few years at an
accelerating pace. From the renewed interest in dinosaurs to the reptilian alien
characters on Star Trek, serpentine effigies have become prominent within all
divisions of the U.S. media. Furthermore, because the United States dominates
the world entertainment industry, this image has spread out like wild fire and
has reached almost all corners of the Earth that have satellite or cable network
television reception, movie theatres or children's books.
From all indications, the global communication web is presenting the reptilian
image from both a scientific and imaginary viewpoint. (The imaginary viewpoint,
of course, exemplifying the modern UFO-alien perspective as well.)
Public television programs such the Discovery Channel, the Learning Channel,
Nova, etc., provide a scientific point of view of the serpent or reptile,
demonstrating its skills as extremely effective predator and providing insight
into it's natural habitat...the unseen underground environment and the thick
vegetation of the Earth's surface. Science fiction and youth targeted media, on
the other hand, capitalize off of the mythological and the modern alien
perspective, consequently promoting the reptilian image as one endowed with
cognitive intelligence, having the ability to communicate with humans
(telepathically and vocally), achieving a high state of technology, existing in
a hidden space station-like underworld and as both friendly and aggressive in
their emotional capacity.
Encompassing both of these aspects, the current media also advances an ideology
that promotes a vision in which viewers and readers are to expect the reptilian
image to emerge from the far reaches of mytho-historical underworlds into modern
reality. Moreover, this swelling wave of reptilian imagery within the global
media is often associated with story messages that appear to be telling the
human populace that the reptilian-human connection may become increasingly more
prominent in the future. Human-kind appears to be being prepared for a reality
One can simply watch television, go to the cinema or read children's literature
in order to "read between the lines" and recognize the enshrouded messages
within the context of the scripts plot line. The following is a brief list of
such films and literary works for your review:
Adult Targeted Media:
Within the adult targeted media, several films and television shows depict
reptilian creatures, intelligent or not, as being both malevolent and benevolent
in their attitudes towards the human species.
"STARGATE " the motion picture, linked ancient Egyptian mysteries, pyramids,
slavery, time-space travel and the return of, and conflict with, a reptilian
God/alien to a planet where it once ruled. (The true
image of the alien can be seen as his skin is peeled away in the last scene.)
" STARGATE: SG-1 " the ShowTime series,
continues this reptilian theme by presenting the malevolent aliens
wearing armor shells of cobras with striking pose and being "serpent-like" in
their cold blooded aggression towards the human Stargate travelers. The masters
of these human "hosts" are the serpents living within them.
" V " the made for television movie and series. Humans become threatened by a
deceitful race of reptilians who arrive disguised as harbingers peace, befriend
human authorities and end up fighting groups of non-believing militia in the
name of law and order. (NOTE: It is curious to note that two unaired episodes
contained scenes which incorporated two concepts regarding the reptilian alien
phenomena that have only recently come to light within the UFO research
community. a) A second division of the reptilian alien race exists which are
benevolent in their actions, are allies of the human "non-believers" and sworn
enemies of the "visitor" aggressive reptilians, and b) the reptilian aliens were
shown slipping back and forth from an alternate dimension. These two concepts,
although never presented to the public, later surfaced as key factors regarding
the modern reptilian alien perspective.)
" ENEMY MINE " Starring Dennis Quaid and
Louis Gosset Jr. The motion picture, depicts a reptilian and earth human as
enemies, drawn together by mutual survival. A strong emphasis is placed on the
human characters determination to examine the reptilian "aliens" ancestry,
culture and his own ability to transcend fear and hatred of the unknown.
Although different in physiology, the human and reptilian characters discover
that their religious beliefs are linked by commonalties. The film also touches
upon the androgynous physical characteristics of the humanoid-reptilians when
the "Drac" gives birth to a child. The promotional poster for the films says it
best... "Enemies because they were taught to be....Allies because they had to
be, Brothers because they dared to be" This film is must see!
" DREAMSCAPE " (1984) Starring Dennis Quaid,
Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Eddie Albert, Kate Capshaw and George Wendt.
A psychic (Dennis Quaid) avoids using his powers to live a normal life. An old
colleague conducting "Dreamlinking" research (projecting one's consciousness
into another persons dream) gets Quaid to participate. Another psychic
participant begins to murder people through their dreams. Quaid fights the
murdering psychic in the Presidents dream. As they battle, the murderer assumes
the shape of a humanoid-reptilian, attacking Quaid with extreme ferocity.
" THEODORE REX " starring Whoopie Goldberg and a seven
foot tall, upright walking, talking dinosaur
working side by side to overcome an evil nemesis. At the end of the film there
is a scene in which an audience is told "Soft-skin, scale, tell us that they are
only words that keep us apart. Our survival rests in all species treating each
other with compassion, kindness and respect." Following this, the dinoid
character tells his Whoopie Goldberg "I think this is the beginning of a
beautiful friendship" and the words "SEE YA" are seen fading slowly to black.
" DRAGONHEART " starring Dennis Quaid and the voice of Sean Connery as the
dragon, echoes this same sentiment. The film ends with the hero gazing towards
the stars where the dragon is reunited with his kind.
(We congratulate Dennis Quaid for having
participated in three of the films listed in this page. Enemy Mine, Dreamscape
" BABYLON 5 " the television sci-fi series,
emphasizes the unity between the warrior humans and the humanoid-reptilian "NARNS"
in an effort to fight mutual enemies. They are a warrior species..
Other adult targeted sci-fi series that depict reptiliform characters
interacting with humans include: Star Trek-Deep Space
Nine, Star Trek-Next Generation, Space Precinct, Seaquest DSV, Outer Limits etc.
" Jurassic Park " and " Lost World ". Producer -
screenwriter Steven Speilberg resurrects dinosaurs from the dead and
presents the human race with an "impossible" threat....living dinosaurs!
Somewhere on a remote and secret island, scientists capture and regenerate
saurian DNA and create a tropical wilderness filled with various out of control
and hungry dinosaurs. The film with the arrival of another dinosaur bent on
killing (and eating) the two saurian creatures that were terrorizing the human
heroes. In his sequel, "Lost World", Spielberg echoes the Dinotopian "World
Beneath" theme in which a lost ecological niche is discovered in which dinosaurs
reign in their "terrible Lizard" ways and invade the unsuspecting population of
a major metropolis. In the end of the film, the saurian young are used as bait
to lure the dinosaurs back to the ship and to their eventual destruction. (NOTE:
Just as the lost "V" series depict, both film portray the humans as being
threatened by one form of reptilian life and saved by another.)
Youth Targeted Media:
Even though our generation may endure the initial shock of encountering
reptilian "aliens", it appears as though youth targeted media is preparing our
children for a future of intelligent reptilian-human coexistence. The next
generation of our children appear to becoming indoctrinated or programmed to be
familiar with bipedal reptilians via educational entertainment, cartoons and
illustrated literature. Such television shows and works of literature include:
" MARIO BROTHERS ". Film begins "What if the dinosaurs weren't all destroyed?
What if the impact of that meteorite created a parallel dimension where the
dinosaurs continued to thrive and evolve into intelligent, vicious, aggressive
beings, just like us? And hey, what if they found a way back?" The films heroes venture into an underground passageway
where they "fall" into that other realm, battle the evolved humanoid dinosaurs
and prevent the imminent saurian invasion of our dimension.
" BARNEY ", the purple saurian host of a highly successful and aggressively
marketed series of educational shows for children. He is the trusting and
friendly reptilian giver of knowledge to the innocent. This could be perceived
as an attempt to counter the association of "evil" with the image of the
reptilian angel/being Satan-Enki in the garden of Eden.
" MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ", the highly successful television-film series relates
amphibian/reptilian fighters of crime and injustice
to the Sumerian/Anunaki enforcers of draconian (dragon) law.
" DINOSAURS " (1991-1994) Children's television show depicting a lovable
prehistoric working class family of dinosaurs faced with ordinary social issues.
The Sinclair family members are Earl, the 44 years old Megalosaurus, blue collar
father who works at the tree pushing Wesayso Development Corp.; Fran, Earl's
common sense Allosaurus wife; Robbie, the 15 year old non-authoritarian
adolescent; Charlene, Robbie's two and a half ton "I wanna be a material girl"
sister; and Baby, the boisterous terrible two year old dinobaby. Together in
their cave-home, they live, love and learn what life is all about. Children are
taught that little, if any, differences may exist between human and reptilians
CARTOONS such as DINOSAUCERS, MUTANT LEAGUE, G.I JOE
and the DINO POWER HOUR, Johnny Quest, etc.
include minor and main characters that are bipedal, intelligent reptilian beings. These characters
are portrayed as both antagonists and protagonists. Echoing the
positive-negative nature of all life forms.
DINOTOPIA and DINOTOPIA:THE WORLD BENEATH, the beautifully illustrated
children's books by James Gurney. The story of how a boy and his father
accidentally discover a world in which live
intelligent, reptilian-saurian animal-beings and humans. Both species
are interdependent for survival and have a communicative and amiable social
structure. The sequel, Dinotopia: The World Beneath, places an emphasis on the
earth's cavernous underworld where this fantastic realm exists. These two
children's books appear to be filled with messages to our young to prepare them
in accepting the reptilian physical form. (Note:When one realizes that humans
beings in the black project world and reptilian "alien" beings may be living and
working side by side in underground bases while attempting to create their own
version of a Utopian society, "fantasies" such as Dinotopia become extremely
coincidental when compared to what may be actually happening beneath our feet.)
" WE'RE BACK " a Steven Speilberg produced video animation production about
bipedal, speaking dinosaurs that befriend two children and teaching them how to
be respectable and honest. Scenes include: An gecko-like ET taking a T-Rex into
his spaceship, endowing the primitive Rex with
intelligence, traveling forward in time and depositing him on present day Earth.
The most significant message can be seen in the films closing scene. After
children watching a parade say that they wish the intelligent saurian characters
(disguised as dinosaurs balloons in a parade) were real, a grandmother tells the
upright walking, talking dinosaurs "Have your dreams of this beautiful world and
tomorrow you'll begin to fulfill the wishes of many children. We will make
believe you're statues. Adults will wait outside as you reveal the miracle of
yourselves to the youth. It will be very good. It will be very good indeed."
Playtime for children or Prophecy for all...?
" LAND OF THE LOST " A Children's series about a family
who travels back in time to a saurian dominated land where the
villains are an aggressive reptilian-humanoid race. One of the most interesting
children's shows that have reptilian-humanoid characters. The family's mission
is to adapt to their new (ancient) world and to survive the periodic attacks by
the reptilian villains called the "Sleestak" and various dinosaurs. In one
particular episode, a reptilian humanoid alien, named "Zarn", arrives on the
scene to study humans that radiate "emotional heat"...much
like experiencers reports stating that the reptilian aliens appear to enjoy
their emotionally heightened state and may even find it nourishing.
SKIN CARE COMMERCIALS. Although commercials attempt to lure consumers into
buying their products by presenting pictures of sexy people, fun times and
heartmoving scenes, there are the occasional exceptions. One particular skin
care commercial contradicts the normal fear based relationship between humans
and reptiles by depicting the warm enticement of a sensual woman with, what most
people believe to be, the threatening form of a cold blooded, alligator or
reptilian. Another commercial, within a series of these same reptilian-human
themed skin care spots, shows the woman in bed with and caressing the alligators
Television shows and films with messages such as these are much too numerous to
try to list in their entirety in this work. (we will be continually adding to
this list, so keep tuned!) When you look for yourself, however, you will realize
that intelligent reptilian humanoids and bipedal saurian creatures are depicted
The inundation of the reptilian image in the media has created an atmosphere of
familiarity with serpentine life forms. It has engaged curiosity, heightened
anxiety and touched a primordial sense of reverence in many people.
If there are actual reptilian aliens with whom we, the public, are about to come
into contact with, then this shift in focus could be perceived as a purposeful
attempt to lessen the physical, emotional and psychological recoil brought upon
by exposure to reptilian "alien" life. Much the same way that some individuals
believe that the emphasis on the science fiction format during prime time
television is preparing humanity for the "big step". In a world where beings
appear to be constantly trapped by their fear of change an the unknown, this
gradually guided shift in perception would be vital for a population to adapt to
a new reality. Whether this new reality will be limited to an introduction of a
benevolent reptilian species or one that we may be being prepared to battle
against (or maybe both?) is not known.