Edit
My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988) Poster

Trivia

Shelley Long was originally cast as Celeste.
7 of 7 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink
Kim Basinger turned down the chance to play Sarah Tobias in The Accused (1988), in order to play Celeste.
4 of 4 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink
Juliette Lewis' film debut.
6 of 7 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink
Jessie's (Allyson Hannigan) dance date is a young Seth Green. The two would go on later to play Willow and Oz on Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
3 of 3 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink
The Bag impersonates Carl Sagan in one scene. (The impersonation is done by Harry Shearer). Sagan was one of America's foremost astronomers and cosmologists. He also wrote the novel Contact, which was adapted into the film of the same name.
2 of 2 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink
Original writer Jerico saw the story as a dark allegory about child abuse. That was how it was pitched to Paramount in 1981. They never wound up producing the film, but they do own the TV/digital rights to the story.
2 of 3 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink
Some location shooting took place in Thousand Oaks, California. The beach that Celeste sets down in at the start is the same beach from Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990).
2 of 3 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink
The 25 January 1988 draft of the script credits Jerico as writer, with revisions by Frank Galati, Richard Benner, Susan Rice, Herschel Weingrod and Timothy Harris, Paul Rudnick, and Debra Frank and Carl Sautter, and a further rewrite by Jonathan Reynolds. Only four of the ten writers received screen credit.
1 of 1 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink
Of the three alien council members, the one on the left of Tony Jay never speaks.
1 of 3 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

See also

Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Connections | Soundtracks

Contribute to This Page