Aliens in the Family (1996– )

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X%3hjkoskl!?ndlaf&dnbxzxppppp$(34s8%g!gmargwhorf5 (called Cookie for short) is a recombinant DNA scientist on a far planet. Divorced from her husband and looking for suitable material she ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
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 Doug Brody (8 episodes, 1996)
Margaret Trigg ...
 Cookie Brody (8 episodes, 1996)
Paige Tiffany ...
 Heather Brody (8 episodes, 1996)
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 Adam Brody (8 episodes, 1996)
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 Sally Hagen (8 episodes, 1996)
Alice Dinnean ...
 Snizzy (8 episodes, 1996)
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 Bobut (8 episodes, 1996)
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 Spit (7 episodes, 1996)
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 Performer (5 episodes, 1996)
Jack Gilpin ...
 Mr. Bellamy (3 episodes, 1996)
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 Tiffany Kindall (3 episodes, 1996)
Carmen Osbahr
(3 episodes, 1996)
Christopher Newman
(2 episodes, 1996)
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X%3hjkoskl!?ndlaf&dnbxzxppppp$(34s8%g!gmargwhorf5 (called Cookie for short) is a recombinant DNA scientist on a far planet. Divorced from her husband and looking for suitable material she abducts a suburban single father from earth. Love blossoms, they marry, and she with her three children join Doug with his two on Earth, an interstellar Brody/Brady bunch. Written by Bruce Cameron <dumarest@midcoast.com>

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Half the family eats toast. The other half eats toasters. See more »

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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: To Catch a Yeti (2014) See more »

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Written and Performed by Todd Rundgren
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A long-lost Muppet gem

Well, I'm 37 and I absolutely adored this show. I still remember Bobut's Lambie-Pie & Stinky Stevie, and "I require Choc-O-Yum chocolate pudding", his vestments being too heavy, Tweeznax, Doug's mug and the plot of all the episodes I saw on Saturday mornings, even though I only saw them once.

The humor was similar to Family Guy, with Bobut being a baby (alien) with adult intelligence and wanting to his kill his nanny Sally. I thought it was much wittier than Alf. I don't understand how a show like Alf could succeed and this smarter show could fail.

I would LOVE to have this on DVD or to purchase for download on Amazon.


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