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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 Paul Forrester / ... 22 episodes, 1986-1987
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 Scott Hayden 22 episodes, 1986-1987
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Patrick Culliton ...
 FSA Agent Wiley / ... 10 episodes, 1986-1987
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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 <jim_brawn@amuc.mtroyal.ab.ca>

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19 September 1986 (USA)  »

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Der Mann vom anderen Stern  »

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Jeff Bridges was not offered to return in the role for the television series. See more »

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The trouble is the math does not work. NASA launched the Voyager probes in 1977. This was found by the Starman in the first movie and was his "invitation" to visit Earth. The show takes place in 1986 and Scott is now 14 year old. Which means Starman visited Earth 14 years earlier, which would be 1972 -- five years before the Voyagers were launched. See more »

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Follows Starman (1984) See more »

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Great Show, Still Missed
15 August 2006 | by 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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