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Writers:
Mike Gray (developer)
Mike Gray
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Contact:
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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
19 September 1986 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
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 »
Awards:
2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
They don't make TV like this anymore See more (14 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 14)

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)
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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)

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
Richard Epper .... stunts (1 episode, 1986)

Rick Avery .... stunts (unknown episodes)
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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Runtime:
60 min (22 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Movie Connections:
Spin off from Starman (1984)See more »

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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
They don't make TV like this anymore, 25 November 2005
Author: (Zaxzar@yahoo.com) from USA

This was a great show. The series was a sequel to the theatrical film of the same name, although with entirely new actors. The episodes focused on Paul Forrester "Starman" and his 14 year old son Scott Hayden, in their quest to find Scott's mother Jenny Hayden. Constantly on their tail was federal agent George Fox, seeking to capture them. Most episodes showed how Starman learned not only about living on Earth, but about being a father to Scott. There were some genuine touching moments as they both loved and lost, and always had to move on to another location. Although a sci-fi series, the episodes all had human interest stories.

Today's sci-fi shows are all about special effects and gore. No sci-fi show comes close to being what Starman was. It's a shame that this series isn't on DVD. Since it only ran one season and the studio that owns the rights seems to have an aversion to 80's shows, it most likely never will. If the sci-fi channel ever shows the reruns again, and you've never seen this show, tape them and watch them with your family. There is no gore and almost no violence. This a family viewing series.

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