Who loves ya, baby?
Forget statistics and probabilities. What does your gut say? Is there intelligent life beyond this planet?
"In July 1982, during the film's first theatrical run, Spielberg and Mathison wrote a treatment for a sequel to be titled E.T. II: Nocturnal Fears. It would have shown Elliott and his friends getting kidnapped by evil aliens, and attempting to contact E.T. for help."