Out in the Cold
Episode #: 12
Airdate: November 28, 1993
Written by: Mark Zaslove, Steve Sustarsic
Directed by:
Based On: Mighty Max Liquidates the Ice Alien

Out in the Cold is the twelfth episode of the Mighty Max Animated Series. The episode was written by ---- and originally aired November 28, 1993.


Space aliens take over a science station in the Arctic and assume the identities of its researchers. The aliens can only survive in freezing cold temperatures and plan to make the earth their new home by altering the entire planet's climate by creating a new ice age. It is up to Max, Norman, and Virgil to stop them, but matters are complicated when they learn that the aliens can disguise themselves as ordinary humans.


  • This episode is based on Mighty Max Liquidates the Ice Alien.
  • There are several references to the 1982 horror film The Thing, also based on a shapeshifting alien landing in the Arctic.