Doug Brody (John Bedford Lloyd), is kidnapped by an alien mom named Cookie (Margaret Trigg). They marry and hilariously try to blend their blended family into everyday life. The aliens were puppets designed by Jim Henson's Creature Shop.
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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)
Joey Mazzarino ...
 Spit (8 episodes, 1996)
Alice Dinnean ...
 Snizzy (8 episodes, 1996)
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 Bobut (8 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)
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 Jimmy / ... (3 episodes, 1996)
Carmen Osbahr
(3 episodes, 1996)
Christopher Newman
(2 episodes, 1996)
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A sci-fi/fantasy sitcom that aired on ABC as part of its much-publicized TGIF lineup. A single dad marries an Alien wife and they try to blend their family in with the neighborhood. Written by Bruce Cameron <dumarest@midcoast.com>

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Meet Bobut. He rules the family. Not to mention the universe. See more »

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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(8 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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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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AitF - the truth revealed
14 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I used to work for the Jim Henson Company, who produced this show for ABC.

Eight episodes were made in total but ABC only broadcast 2 in prime time, then when they put it on Saturday mornings I think it only lasted a week or two...

It wasn't a bad show, it was kind of a case of Henson management trying to do something original but they communication was so poor in the company that what came out was probably not as good as intended. We sold this show along with the new Muppet Show (MUPPETS TONIGHT) with a lot of fanfare, and my job was to pick up the pieces from all the networks who bought AITF at top dollar and scheduled it in prime time, only to hear that it was canceled right away and there will be no more episodes... shame it's not on DVD as it would probably do well as a cult show.


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