Starman (1986–1987)

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An alien returns to Earth years after an earlier visit to reunite with his Earth son and together, they search for the alien's human wife.


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Complete series cast summary:
 Paul Forrester / ... (22 episodes, 1986-1987)
 Scott Hayden (22 episodes, 1986-1987)
 George Fox (22 episodes, 1986-1987)
Patrick Culliton ...
 FSA Agent Wylie (11 episodes, 1986-1987)


In this series, the alien returns to find and assist the child he fathered fourteen years before on his visit to Earth. When he arrives, he takes on the identity of Paul Forrester, a prize-winning free-lance photographer with a rather wild reputation killed in a helicopter accident. He finds the child (Scott Hayden) and his mother (Jenny) have been separated. Paul convinces Scott to help him to locate Jenny, his friend from his first visit to Earth. Unfortunately, their search is plagued by George Fox, a paranoid government agent who feels Paul and Scott are dangerous and wants to capture, examine, and probably kill them. Written by Jim Brawn <>

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Release Date:

19 September 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der Mann vom anderen Stern  »

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(22 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Great Show, Still Missed
15 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Starman has a huge following! Several websites have dedicated themselves to Starman, and they are full of info about the series, fans who love the show, plus continuing efforts to keep the memory alive. Starman was full of promise, too bad it ran for a very short time. Positive messages, family content and interesting plot lines made the show good even today, when t.v. and movies are full of cynical story lines. If you suspend your disbelief, sit back and open your mind, Starman was a good watch for sure!!! BTW, some negative comments about the show should be tempered by the fact that the Movie, Starman, had some different elements, actors and writers. The t.v. series was fun, I wouldn't pass up a rerun! Not a waste of time what so ever!

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