Originally Posted by Damien435
Nah, Star Trek made an episode like this where Earth turned out to be one of the most advanced and we apparently nuked another planet for no reason at all.
When did they nuke another planet?? I remember an episode of DS9 where Quark, his retarded brother and his son crashland in 1947 Roswell with mildly amusing consequences.
I think the alien thing was actually an Air Force guy going on a high-altitude balloon trip, dying and his face and eyes swelling up because of the low pressure. This probably spawned the big-eyed alien myth.