The Powers of Matthew Star (1982–1983)

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The adventures of high-school student Matthew Star, who is actually a superpowered alien prince from another world.

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 Matthew Star (22 episodes, 1982-1983)
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 Walt Shephard (21 episodes, 1982-1983)
Amy Steel ...
 Pam Elliott (14 episodes, 1982-1983)
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Matthew Star was a prince on the planet Quadris, who was forced to flee to Earth when his planet's government was overthrown by despots. On Earth, he took the form of an ordinary high-school student (albeit one with superpowers), and was accompanied by his guardian Walt, who became the school's science teacher. The American government knew of Matthew and Walt's origin, and used them to act as agents on occasion. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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17 September 1982 (USA)  »

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Der Junge vom anderen Stern  »

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Tom Cruise screen tested, alongside Heather Locklear, for the role of Matthew Star. He failed. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Operation Double 007 (1993) See more »

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The Powers of Matthew Star
1 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

{Its hard to remember specifics about this show, but all i know is two things. I loved this show when i was younger, and NO ONE ELSE remembers it! Every sci fi geek I ask looks at me like i have two heads when i mention the name Matthew Star.}

I'm so with you chad. I'm so happy to be reading these comments and know that I am no longer alone. I was beginning to think I dreamt the damn show! LOL. I do hope someone will release it on DVD sooner or later. I'm sure they will. Just earlier in the year I was thinking the same for the Bionic Woman starring Lindsey Wagner and "viola" what did I just buy last month? The entire 3 seasons on DVD. So there is hope my powered friends. Be Patient! It will come! LOL


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