The series revolves around Evie Ethel Garland, who is the daughter of Troy and Donna Garland. However, Troy is an alien from the planet Antereus. As a benefit of her half-alien parentage, ... See full summary »
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 Donna Garland (96 episodes, 1987-1991)
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 Evie Ethel Garland (96 episodes, 1987-1991)
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 Troy Garland / ... (95 episodes, 1987-1991)
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 Kyle X. Applegate (87 episodes, 1987-1991)
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 Lindsay Selkirk (71 episodes, 1987-1991)
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 Beano Froelich (68 episodes, 1987-1991)
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 Buzz (67 episodes, 1987-1991)
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 Chris Fuller / ... (66 episodes, 1987-1991)

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The series revolves around Evie Ethel Garland, who is the daughter of Troy and Donna Garland. However, Troy is an alien from the planet Antereus. As a benefit of her half-alien parentage, Evie develops three powers as the series progresses. She can pause and un-pause time, "gleep" objects into existence, and can transport herself from one place to another. Troy is living on Antereus and is never seen, but Evie talks to him via a crystal cube. Evie is thirteen at the beginning of the series and lives with her mother in Marlowe, California. Visitors to the Garland home include Donna's brother Beano Froelich; the mayor Kyle Applegate, a former actor; Lindsey Selkirk, Evie's best friend; Chris Fuller, Evie's boyfriend; and Buzz, who tends to take things literally. Episodes usually revolve around Evie getting herself out of a situation that she has caused. Written by John T. Ernest

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6 September 1987 (USA)  »

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Mein Vater ist ein Außerirdischer  »

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Steve Burton, who played Chris Fuller, went on to star in the science fiction miniseries Taken (2002), which revolved around a young girl whose great-grandfather was an alien. The girl has some powers similar to Evie's, such as the ability to stop time. See more »

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Donna Garland: Dreams come from one of two things. Either fears or... something else.
Evie Ethel Garland: Sex.
Donna Garland: Yes. I'm assuming yours are about fears, or we'll both be having nightmares.
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Spoofed in Robot Chicken: Executed by the State (2012) See more »

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60 episodes
30 June 2004 | by (uk) – See all my reviews

Hi, I have just finished watching 60 episodes of Out of this World and find it just as funny now as i did then! My children loved it even more than Sabrina the Teenage Witch. The special effects were great for the 80`s and still good now. If anyone has the remaining copies, please email me as id love to collect them!

Many thanks,

Lisa


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