At the same time as Evie is about to ask her Dad if she can see him, her mother is getting engaged to the mayors brother. Shes worried that her father won't get a chance to be with her mother again.
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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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 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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Mein Vater ist ein Außerirdischer  »

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The opening credits of this series feature the star-fighters from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979) as the alien ships. Also the shots that show the aliens on their home-world in the opening series shows them wearing the ceremonial robes of the Time Lords from Doctor Who (1963). See more »

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Donna Garland: Oh, Charles, I loved you in "The Ghost & Mrs. Muir"!
Charles Nelson Reilly: So did I!
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Another one of my all time favorite eighties sitcoms
12 November 2004 | by See all my reviews

I watched this show from the time it aired in syndication. Maureen Flannigan delivered a terrific performance as the popular Evie Garland. I was so hooked to this show that I began to act just like her, and I don't mean girlie like, I mean I began putting my two index fingers to- gether trying to stop time like her. I began to do it in school so much that I got in trouble by teacher and parents and I was forbidden from watching the show for a week. Eventually, I learned my lesson and I was allowed to watch it again and even though I had been punished once for doing it I would still do it in private when I was alone. I would even play the characters on the show with friends.


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