My Favorite Martian (1963–1966)

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A sarcastic Martian comes to live with a hapless young Terran on Earth.

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 Uncle Martin (107 episodes, 1963-1966)
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 Tim O'Hara (107 episodes, 1963-1966)
Pamela Britton ...
 Mrs. Lorelei Brown (62 episodes, 1963-1966)
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Exodus, an alien from the planet Mars, comes to earth and lives with Timothy O'Hara under the guise of his uncle Martin O'Hara. He spends most of his time trying to solve some problems caused by his presence in Earth. Written by Guilherme Gama <phx0222@phx.bdt.org.br>

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29 September 1963 (USA)  »

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Mi marciano favorito  »

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(1963-1965)| (1965-1966)

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The character 'Uncle Martin' was ranked #3 in TV Guide's list of the "25 Greatest Sci-Fi Legends" (1 August 2004 issue). See more »

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During much of the first season (1963-64), the copyright date was given as MCMXLIII (1943). It should have read MCMLXIII. See more »

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Uncle Martin: After all as a very wise man once told me, the chicken is not infrequently the true dove of peace.
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1963 - A Space Modesty
29 July 2006 | by (Dundalk, Canada) – See all my reviews

This was as rather cute little 1960s morality play about a friendly Martian who crashes his flying saucer on earth and is discovered by Tim O'Hara, a newspaper reporter. Tim takes him in as his "Uncle" Martin and promises he will harbor him until he can repair his craft and go back to Mars.

Uncle Martin gets his way by his extraordinary telepathic and telekinetic powers. He also is a philosopher, scientist and mind control expert. He never does anything wrong intentionally, but always seems to betray himself by his misunderstanding of the ways of our world. Still, he and Tim are a formidable team and each show always had me chuckling.

The recent movie version isn't even worth commenting on. It was thoroughly putrid and was just a way for the studios to relieve you of your hard-earned dough. Watch ANY remakes of 1960s TV shows at your own peril. You read it here first!


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