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Release Date:
19 September 1986 (USA) See more »
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. Full summary »
2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Didn't deserve to be canceled See more (14 total) »


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Robert Hays ... Paul Forrester / ... (22 episodes, 1986-1987)

Christopher Daniel Barnes ... Scott Hayden (22 episodes, 1986-1987)

Michael Cavanaugh ... George Fox (22 episodes, 1986-1987)
Patrick Culliton ... FSA Agent Wylie (11 episodes, 1986-1987)

Series Directed by
Claudio Guzmán (3 episodes, 1986-1987)
Bill Duke (2 episodes, 1986-1987)
Charles S. Dubin (2 episodes, 1986)
Nick Marck (2 episodes, 1987)

Robert Chenault (unknown episodes)
Bob Dahlin (unknown episodes)
Mike Gray (unknown episodes)
Robert Hays (unknown episodes)
Nancy Malone (unknown episodes)
Bob Sweeney (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Michael Marks (3 episodes, 1986-1987)
Syrie Astrahan James (2 episodes, 1987)

Mike Gray (unknown episodes)
John Mason (unknown episodes)
Randall Wallace (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Wayne Hanks .... associate producer (3 episodes, 1987)

Jeanne Byrd .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Joel Chernoff .... co-producer / consulting producer (unknown episodes)
Michael Douglas .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Mike Gray .... producer (unknown episodes)
James S. Henerson .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
James G. Hirsch .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
John Mason .... producer (unknown episodes)
Leon Tokatyan .... supervising producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Dana Kaproff (19 episodes, 1986-1987)
Series Cinematography by
Eric D. Andersen (unknown episodes)
Series Film Editing by
Jack Harnish (1 episode, 1986)
Art Stafford (1 episode, 1986)
Series Casting by
Dick Dinman (2 episodes, 1986)

Sally Lear (unknown episodes)
Series Art Direction by
Robert Purcell (22 episodes, 1986-1987)

Ross Bellah (unknown episodes)
Series Set Decoration by
Audrey A. Blasdel (unknown episodes)
Deborah Siegel (unknown episodes)
Series Costume Design by
Grady Hunt (unknown episodes)
Series Makeup Department
Linda Leiter Sharp .... hair stylist (1 episode, 1986)

Don Marando .... makeup supervisor (unknown episodes)
James R. Scribner .... makeup supervisor (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
James A. Dennett .... unit production manager (unknown episodes)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
James Lansbury .... second assistant director (22 episodes, 1986-1987)
James Griffin .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 1986)
Nick Marck .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 1986)

Joseph Adamson .... second second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Joel Chernoff .... second unit director (unknown episodes)
John Slosser .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
John Sexton .... property master (unknown episodes)
Hank Stonecipher .... supervising construction coordinator (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
G. Michael Graham .... sound editor (3 episodes, 1986)

Mark Friedgen .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Tom Overton .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Series Special Effects by
Steve Purcell .... special effects (unknown episodes)
Series Stunts
Rick Avery .... stunts (4 episodes, 1986-1987)

Kenny Bates .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Hank Baumert .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
Dean Raphael Ferrandini .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Andy Gill .... utility stunts (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Donald L. Hartley .... dolly grip (22 episodes, 1986-1987)
Barry Wexler .... key grip (22 episodes, 1986-1987)
John C. Moulds .... first assistant camera (11 episodes, 1986)
Kevin McGill .... assistant camera (8 episodes, 1987)

Glenn Corbett .... best boy (unknown episodes)
Dale E. House .... pilot: camera helicopter (unknown episodes)
Jud Kehl .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Michael Douglas Middleton .... still photographer: props (unknown episodes)
Scott Spencer .... chief lighting technician (unknown episodes)
Series Casting Department
Tim Flack .... executive in charge of casting (unknown episodes)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
David McGough .... costume supervisor (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Wayne Hanks .... production assistant (17 episodes, 1986-1987)

Geoffrey Fischer .... executive script consultant (unknown episodes)
Michael Hamilton .... title designer: main titles (unknown episodes)
Lars Hedman .... aviation coordinator (unknown episodes)
Tom Lazarus .... executive story editor (unknown episodes)
Maria Lease .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
John D. Sarviss .... helicopter pilot (unknown episodes)

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Additional Details

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60 min (22 episodes)
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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Movie Connections:
Follows Starman (1984)See more »


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10 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Didn't deserve to be canceled, 18 October 2007
Author: Iwannano from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

I was 14 years old when "Starman" the TV series premiered and I loved the show from the get-go. It was helpful that CB Barnes was a bit of a babe but it was the quality of writing on the show that kept me watching every week. In fact, I was so disappointed when they kept switching the time-slot that I was not surprised when they canceled it. In fact, I was incredibly upset because they kept really pathetic shows on the air and gave "Starman" the shaft.

Funny enough, there were enough people that felt the same as me that there were "Blue Lights" clubs all over North America that wrote angry letters and petitions to have "Starman" continue. After months of fighting, it was clear that ABC had no intention of giving it the opportunity it deserved. If anyone knows how I could buy the two seasons that "Starman" was on the air, please let me know. I would love to add this series to my DVD collection and finally give it the credit it deserves.

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