After a heap of speculation about the fate of TNT's teetering Falling Skies, starring Noah Wyle, and Sarah Carter, season two of the show reasserted itself on Sunday night, picking up plot-wise about three months after Wyle's Tom Mason boarded the alien spacecraft on the finale of season one.

The two-part season premiere, which included back-to-back episodes entitled "Worlds Apart" and "Shall We Gather at the River," showed that Tom did return to the 2nd Mass after his foray into alien skies, only to meet another, all-too-earthly fate that has him struggling throughout the episodes.

After seeing Tom through the woods, it's revealed that he has some kind of living implant in his eye, which he removes and traps in a glass jar. Turns out that glass doesn't spell the same kind of impediment to this creature as it does to us, and it chews through the glass to escape back to its alien brethren.

Meanwhile, Ben Mason (Connor Jessup) is back and kicking skitters' ass, though his tension with bro Hal (Drew Roy) is also mounting something awful, undoubtedly leading to some kind of showdown later on in the season. Be prepared for season two of Falling Skies to offer a heap of action, a 2nd Mass on the run, and a new alien, Red Eye.

Watch the first three minutes of the Falling Skies episode here:

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