Season: 1
Year: 1989


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Stranger in a Strange Land

1 March 1989
Jesse, an alien banished from another planet is sentenced to exile on Earth. He arrives on the planet buck naked and discovers television. To escape pursuing police, he steals a truck and later rescues a woman from falling off a cliff. With the police still in hot pursuit the woman helps Jesse escape to Los Angeles.

Martin Kove ... Jesse

Marita Geraghty ... Karen

Roscoe Orman ... Captain Ralston
Danny Mann ... Control (voice)
Robert Schenkkan ... DeSalvo

Mike Hagerty ... Deputy #2 (as Michael G. Hagerty)

James Lashly ... Deputy #1
Laura Malone ... Woman Thief

Jeanne Bates ... Clerk
Brian Brophy ... Van Dyke
Don Draper ... Jewelry Store Manager
David Dunard ... Detective Smits
Terrence Evans ... Guard

Ann Gillespie ... Beautiful Woman

Stephen Lee ... Fast Food Junkie
Brendan McKane ... Sheriff Sarandon (as Brendon McKane)
Dean R. Miller ... Chicken Boy Man
Howard Mungo ... Cop #1

Minerva Scelza ... News Commentator (as Minerva Perez)

Juney Smith ... Newsperson
Shane Ralston ... Street Punk (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 2: Something to Bank On

8 March 1989
Jesse learns about money when he takes food from a grocery store without paying.

Martin Kove ... Jesse

Jamie Rose ... Dr. Laura Rowlands

Terry Kiser ... Felix
Rod Arrants ... Kohler
Gerry Gibson ... Lt. Dan Lawry

Raymond O'Connor ... Phil Marker
William Lanteau ... Reinhardt
Marcia Brandwynne ... Anchorwoman
Anthony De Fonte ... Vendor
Héctor Mercado ... Pickett (as Hector Mercado)
Kent Stoddard ... Bellman

Barry Dennen ... Hotel Clerk
Catherine Paolone ... Mrs. Rosetti
Timothy Blake ... Ms. Yardley
Danny Mann ... Control (voice)
Brad Koepenick ... Young Man (as Brad Kepnick)

Perry Anzilotti ... Exerciser
Ed Levey ... Salesman
Karen Todd ... Model

Season 1, Episode 3: Losing Control

15 March 1989
Jesse and Control visit Disneyland to learn how humans relax, but when Control gets lost in the crowd, Jesse's the one who needs a vacation

Martin Kove ... Jesse

Robin Riker ... Sullivan (as Robin Riker-Hasley)

Adam Arkin ... Harry Newcomb
Anne Wyndham ... Ruth Newcomb

Christian Clemenson ... Herb Leavitt

Ken Jenkins ... Sergeant Burdick

Trevor Eyster ... Jonathan Newcomb (as Tim Eyster)
Michael Faustino ... Mark
Rick Garcia ... Alvarez
Jeremy Roberts ... Man

Marc Silver ... Archie

Frantz Turner ... Patrolman
Danny Mann ... Control (voice)
Ryan McWhorter ... Boy
Malachi Pearson ... Son

Trish Doolan ... Railroad Loader
Chuck Sloan ... Car Salesman

Season 1, Episode 4: The Way Home

22 March 1989
Jesse helps a juvenile delinquent reunite with her family.

Martin Kove ... Jesse
Darcy Marta ... Erin Parker

Karen Landry ... Sue Parker

James Handy ... Mr. Parker

William Sadler ... Officer Rollman (as Bill Sadler)

Roger Aaron Brown ... Officer Stoff

Marcus Chong ... Tim
Charles Gruber ... Taxi Driver
Kent Stoddard ... Bellman

Barry Dennen ... Hotel Clerk
Catherine Paolone ... Mrs. Rosetti
Timothy Blake ... Ms. Yardley
Danny Mann ... Control (voice)
Barry Doe ... Cook
David Katz ... Kid #2

Anthony Mangano ... Punk #1 (as Tony Magnano)
Julio Medina ... Gardener
Danny Oberbeck ... Kid #1

Stephen Quadros ... Larry
Shane Ralston ... Freak (as Shane Tyler Ralston)
Joe Nesnow ... Jogger
Keith Tellez ... Punk #2

Mary Morrissey ... Runaway (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 5: All That You Can Be

29 March 1989
Jesse joins the United States Army and helps a soldier from falling under the influence of his old gang.

Martin Kove ... Jesse

Larry B. Scott ... Corporal Curtis Tillman
Jayne Modean ... Lieutenant Arlene Michaels

Réal Andrews ... Deacon Powell (as Real Andrews)

Marshall Bell ... Master Sergeant Stryker

Tim Ryan ... Captain Vance Butler
Jon Stafford ... Hudson

Tony Colitti ... Franco
Vincent Craig Dupree ... Wright (as V.C. Dupree)
John DiSanti ... Master Sergeant Hurley (as John Di Santi)

Judyann Elder ... Mrs. Tillman
Chico Brooks ... Toots
B'nard Lewis ... Jewelryman

Linda Lutz ... Woman
Shana Washington ... Vanessa Tillman
Patricia Wilson ... Nun
Danny Mann ... Control (voice)
James Brown III ... Tommy

Eric Chambers ... Strider #2
Brent DeHart ... M.P. #1
Jake Jacobs ... Driver

Julie Moran ... Reporter

Season 1, Episode 6: Battle of the Sexes

5 April 1989
An assassin from Jesse's world is sent to kill the exiled alien.

Martin Kove ... Jesse

Sandahl Bergman ... Danielle Spencer
Paul Comi ... Frank Russo
Mark Thomas Miller ... Mike Russo

Lycia Naff ... Connie Russo

Al Ruscio ... Carlo Caretti

Stephen Liska ... Tom Caretti
Tom Silardi ... Vic Caretti
Rhonda Aldrich ... Salesperson

Darren E. Burrows ... Young Man
David Clover ... Cop
Julie Hayek ... Lana
Danny Mann ... Control (voice)
Rob Roy Fitzgerald ... Man (as Rob Fitzgerald)
Paunita Nichols ... Bartender
Jim Raymond ... Businessman

Season 1, Episode 7: Death Do Us Part

12 April 1989
Jesse becomes a candidate on "The Dating Game" and helps a bachelorette avoid a bad decision.

Martin Kove ... Jesse
Lise Hilboldt ... Jane
Tim Dunigan ... Michael

Scott Jaeck ... Lieutenant Taylor
Jeff MacGregor ... Himself

Jack Riley

Scott Lincoln ... Bobby
Elaine Wilkes
Danny Mann ... Control (voice)
Suzannah Woodside ... Date #1
Kelly Andrus ... Date #2

Kelly Miracco ... Date #3 (as Kelly Miller)
Hank Stone ... Bruno (as Hank Woessner)
John Batis ... Chauffeur
Jerome Front ... Waiter
Bill Dunnam ... Truck Driver
Michael Scoggins ... Bachelor #1
James Casey ... Bachelor #2

Season 1, Episode 8: The Hot Dog Man

26 April 1989
Jesse becomes a professional wrestler and helps fight an crooked real estate developer.

Martin Kove ... Jesse

Conchata Ferrell ... Annie

Jacob Vargas ... Billy
Pamela Cuming Carhart ... Sandra (as Pamela Cuming)

Tommy 'Tiny' Lister ... John Henry (as 'Tiny' Lister Jr.)
Tau Logo ... Tao
Pistol Pete Marquez ... Mongo (as 'Pistol' Pete Marquez)

Magic Schwarz ... Bullwhip

Ronnie Schell ... Announcer
Malcolm Groome ... Morrow

Michael Canavan ... Burns
Emily Dole ... Mountain Fiji
Ursula Hayden ... Babe, the Farmer's Daughter
Peach Janae ... Vicky Victory
Becky Mullen ... Sally, the Farmer's Daughter

Richard Epcar ... Jake
Fran Montano ... Promoter

Bert Rosario ... Fan
Danny Mann ... Control (voice)

Wren T. Brown ... Visiting Broker (as Wren Brown)

Christine Cattell ... Receptionist
Vance Colvig Jr. ... Fan #2 (as Vance Colvig)
Raymond Davis ... Ted

Dick Durock ... Loach
Armando Guerrero ... Referee (as Mando Guerrero)
Paige Price ... Concession Girl
Billy Varga ... Referee #1 (as Count Billy Varga)
Nancy Daly ... Dementia (uncredited)
Jody Haselbarth ... Tulsa (uncredited)
Helena LaCount ... Daisy (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 9: Jesse's Fifteen Minutes

3 May 1989
Jesse is hired as a male model and his instant success earns him plenty of new-found friends and foes.

Martin Kove ... Jesse

Rebecca Staab ... Donna
Gregory Wagrowski ... Perry
Brad Lockerman ... Zack
Sandy Simpson ... Fred Waterman
Stan Ivar ... Remy
Greg Procaccino ... Agent (as Gregory Procaccino)

Billy Stevenson ... Kiosk Operator (as Bill Stevenson)

Julia Sweeney ... Gladys
Danny Mann ... Control (voice)
Tom Alexander ... Male Model
Dylan Arrants ... Punk #2
Terri Berland ... Woman #1
Tania Coleridge ... Marlene

Martha Hackett ... Makeup / Wardrobe
George Kyle ... Bouncer
Alex Lende ... Man #1
Claudio Martin ... Punk #1

Greg Rusin ... Vendor
George Siegal ... Reporter #1

Season 1, Episode 10: Rodeo Show

10 May 1989
Jesse befriends a former rodeo star and convinces him that his days of greatness aren't over yet.

Martin Kove ... Jesse

Grainger Hines ... Travis Brady
Michael Alldredge ... Buck McGrew

Christian Jacobs ... Mark Brady
Greg Kean ... Shelby

Michael Cutt ... Joe Pierce (as Michael J. Cutt)
Art Bradford ... Rodeo Announcer
Charles Dierkop ... Fan #1
Shelly Lipkin ... Director
David Starwalt ... Cop
Danny Mann ... Control (voice)
Robert Balderson ... Husband
Charles Bazaldua ... Cook
Robert Devlin ... Fan #2
James Carrera ... Serviceman (as Jim Jaimes)
Joshua McDonald ... Kid (as Josh McDonald)
R. Leo Schreiber ... Customer

Season 1, Episode 11: Not in Our Stars

31 May 1989
An Earth scientist intentionally interferes with Jesse's attempts to communicate with his home planet.

Martin Kove ... Jesse

Sam McMurray ... Dr. Cyrus Jordan
Lezlie Deane ... Carrie Robbins
Paul Tuerpe ... Coldstream

Richard Roat ... Chancellor Payton

Cathy McAuley ... Nurse
Lisa Mende ... Bookstore Clerk
Danny Mann ... Control / Bus Passenger (voice)
Elizabeth Cox ... Coed

Bill Dearth ... Military VIP
Mitch Ford ... Jerry

Terri Hoyos ... Cashier

Mark Sussman ... Freshman

Season 1, Episode 12: The All American

14 June 1989
Bill recognizes a fellow alien and tries to prevent him from becoming a politician on Earth.

Martin Kove ... Jesse
Doug Johnson ... Bill Mitchner
Dave Shelley ... Mr. Roberts
Charles Bouvier ... Mr. Boothby

Caryn Richman ... Janet Gleason
Vinny Argiro ... Vendor
Kristine Blackburn ... Ginger

Daniel Jordano ... Matt (as Daniel Jordan)

Michael Stoyanov ... Jojo
Danny Mann ... Control (voice)
Alice Borden ... Teacher #1

Kathy Christopherson ... Rebecca
Tyrone Jackson ... Chris
Laura James ... Mrs. Tucci
Raymond Lynch ... Detective

Patricia Tallman ... Frances

Season 1, Episode 13: Wally's Gang

21 June 1989
Jesse joins the cast of a local kiddie television show and learns that the father of one of his fellow actors is in serious trouble.

Martin Kove ... Jesse

Gordon Jump ... Wally Banks
Brandon Bluhm ... Timmy Hogan
Brad Koepenick ... Bill Webber (as Brad Kepnick)

Leon Russom ... Merrick
Rick Lieberman ... Mr. Hogan

Katherine Cannon ... Mrs. Hogan
Gregory Mortensen ... Kevin (as Greg Mortensen)

Patricia Sill ... Karen
Eric Server ... Harry

Clayton Landey ... Galloway
Danny Mann ... Control (voice)
Jeffrey Lampert ... Executive
Chuck Picerni Jr. ... Reed

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