Visual effects pioneer Douglas Trumbull (notable for his work on 2001: A Space Odyssey, Blade Runner and Close Encounters of the Third Kind), made his directorial debut with this eco-themed sci-fi classic
This is definitely one of the all time great TV series. Although, I will admit, you can't just buy 1 season, you need to get all 5. Once you start watching it, you will want to continue until the very last episode. Alias does a great job of drawing you in to the story line.