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

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WORST SITCOM EVER
2 October 2003 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

At 35, this is the worst sitcom I can remember seeing in my entire life. Considering some of the stinkers to hit TV, that's a heck of a distinction.

The mixed puppet/human cast (some sort of bad Alf rip-off) didn't work. The characters were awful and the jokes were pitifully hackneyed. If they showed this on a TV in a prison, the convicts could sue for cruel and unusual punishment. It was that BAD.

Anyone who fondly remembers this was probably 4 years old when they saw it, because anyone over that age (or over that *mental* age) would be hard pressed to stomach one episode of this.


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