pretty sure it was Outer Limits, because I don't think I ever watched Scifactor. (not sure I'd heard of it before, in fact.) I'm also reasonably sure that the scientist was played by the dad from Family Ties.
Originally Posted by pi is exactly 3
"Now everyone was giving her that kind of look UFOlogists get when they suddenly say, 'Hey, if you shade your eyes you can see it is just a flock of geese after all.'"
"You can't erase icing."
"I can't believe it doesn't work! I found it on the internet, man!"