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3rd Rock from the Sun 

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A group of aliens are sent to Earth, disguised as a human family, to experience and report life on the 3rd planet from the sun.
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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 34 wins & 73 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
...  Dr. Dick Solomon 139 episodes, 1996-2001
...  Sally Solomon 139 episodes, 1996-2001
...  Harry Solomon 139 episodes, 1996-2001
...  Tommy Solomon 139 episodes, 1996-2001
...  Dr. Mary Albright 139 episodes, 1996-2001
...  Nina 135 episodes, 1996-2001
...  Mrs. Dubcek 120 episodes, 1996-2001
...  Officer Don 101 episodes, 1996-2001
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A group of aliens has come to Earth to learn about its population, customs, etc. To avoid detection, they have taken on human form which gives them human emotions, physical needs etc. WITHOUT the understanding of what they mean or the inhibitions normally present in humans. Their leader takes the position of a college professor, their military expert as his sister, their intelligence expert, supposedly oldest of group takes form of his teenage son. The uninhibited reactions turn everyday events into unusual situations. Written by Jim Brawn <jim_brawn@amuc.mtroyal.ab.ca>

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Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi

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9 January 1996 (USA)  »

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(124 episodes) | (7 episodes)

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First they came from 14 light-years away. Later on they came from a different galaxy (at least thousands of light-years away). See more »

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Evil Dick: Do I make myself clear, Tommy?
Harry Solomon: Oh no, I'm Harry.
Evil Dick: No, from now on you will be referred to as Tommy.
Tommy Solomon: Hey, what about me?
Evil Dick: You will be Tommy too.
Tommy Solomon: Wait, so Tommy as in the number 2 or as what...?
Evil Dick: You will all be known as Tommy!
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Best Sitcom Ever!!!
8 August 2010 | by See all my reviews

For me it all started back in 1997 when I became a fan of 3rd Rock From The Sun when the show aired -dubbed in Spanish- in a Peruvian TV channel broadcast in all Latin-America. Unfortunately the series was not a success and they only showed a bunch of episodes from the first season but it was more than enough to captivate me. I mean, who could possibly resist the funny Dr. Dick Solomon or the hilarious Harry Solomon -by the way, the dubbing of the series was just great and both characters were as funny in Spanish as they are in English...

Thanks to the internet -and the fact that I learned English well enough to understand it without subtitles, because there are no subtitles available for this sitcom on the whole internet- I was able to get the whole 6 seasons and I just finished watching the 6th season finale, including the alternate ending -which I preferred- and some behind the scenes shooting.

I wish the showed had gone on for so many more seasons. There was so much to explore, but anyway, I just have words of gratitude to all the people who made this amazing show possible. I owe them many hours of entertainment and hundreds of good laughs.


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