Hard Time on Planet Earth (1989– )

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Jesse, an alien is sent to Earth and finds himself in Los Angeles. His only companion is a floating, orb-shaped parole officer named Control. Doomed to stay on Earth until he can show ... See full summary »

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Jesse, an alien is sent to Earth and finds himself in Los Angeles. His only companion is a floating, orb-shaped parole officer named Control. Doomed to stay on Earth until he can show compassion, Control helps him u lead as normal a life as possible, but not knowing Earthly ways he often finds himself in trouble. Written by Tony Meier <discokid@aol.com>

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Control: Negative outcome. Not good.
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20 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

i truly can't remember how old i was when this came out. I'm guessing 12. yup....now that i do the math. i was 12. i remember being the biggest fan of this show and then it just not being on anymore. i'm sure that after all the technology that has happened since.....that this show sucks, but back then i was an avid fan.

like the dude before me. this should be shown on sci-fi or released as a DVD. it only made it thru one season didn't it? besides that...they never ended or concluded the season it originally started. why can't people at least give the rest of us humans the comfort of an ending?

once again, if it ever came down to a cooler show i wouldn't have picked this one back then. and there was another with a midget in a wheelchair that was smart....anyone know that one? the wiz? wiz? something of the sort. spooniedrunk@yahoo.com


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