The actual Southern California locations where Steven Spielberg's sci-fi series was filmed.
Episode 6 (of Season 2): “You Say You Want an Evolution”
0:25:41: We see a sports car driving along a twisting mountain road at night:
This was shot on Angels Point Road, winding its way through Elysian Park,
Here is a matching Google StreetView of that winding road.
Inside are Molly and detective JD Richter. He tells her that "This is the highest
While there, he changes the dressing on her side wound, which has become infected:
This is the Angels Point overlook.
Or to be more accurate, it's the spot on Angels Point Road which runs right
(They seem to have added the streetlights, since there are none there in real life.)
This hilltop overlook is about two miles north of the downtown L.A. skyline.
Its GPS coordinates are approximately: 34.081362, -118.245201
Despite what JD tells us, this not "the highest point within 50 miles".
It's elevation of 680 feet, pales compared to the Griffith Park Observatory's
Here is a Google Earth view of the spot and the twisting road.
Here is a Google StreetView of the location.
0:54:55 into this double-episode (or about 11:30 into the 7th episode): We see Molly & JD Richter
Her alien son tries to convince Molly that they have changed their ways, evolved,
Molly tells them about the alien-killing virus that is about to be released, and as they
These alien camp scenes were shot at 302 E. Carlisle Road, in Thousand Oaks, CA.
But that alone is somewhat deceptive. This home lies on a huge, 90+ acre lot
As such, the actual spot on the property where they filmed can be hard
At first, I had assumed that those odd, silver, pyramid-shaped buildings
But as I looked at aerial photos of the property, I was somewhat shocked to
Here is a Google Earth aerial view of those structures.
The GPS coordinates are: 34.113634, -118.871141
When Molly's SUV first drives into the camp, across a small footbridge
And that spot is over half a mile southeast of Carlisle Road,
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