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Aliens in the Family 

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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Cast

Series cast summary:
John Bedford Lloyd ...  Doug Brody 8 episodes, 1996
Margaret Trigg Margaret Trigg ...  Cookie Brody 8 episodes, 1996
Paige Tiffany Paige Tiffany ...  Heather Brody 8 episodes, 1996
Chris Marquette ...  Adam Brody 8 episodes, 1996
Julie Dretzin ...  Sally Hagen 8 episodes, 1996
Joey Mazzarino Joey Mazzarino ...  Spit 8 episodes, 1996
Alice Dinnean ...  Snizzy 8 episodes, 1996
David Rudman ...  Bobut 8 episodes, 1996
Peter Linz ...  Performer 5 episodes, 1996
Jack Gilpin ...  Mr. Bellamy 3 episodes, 1996
Kristanna Loken ...  Tiffany Kindall 3 episodes, 1996
Ken Kamlet ...  Jimmy / ... 3 episodes, 1996
Carmen Osbahr Carmen Osbahr 3 episodes, 1996
Christopher Newman Christopher Newman 2 episodes, 1996
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Storyline

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 »

Genres:

Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Official Sites:

Henson Studios' Page

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 March 1996 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(8 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Connections

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

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Theme song
Written and Performed by Todd Rundgren
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A great, yet short lived sitcom
18 June 2001 | by murraysportsSee all my reviews

I loved this show. I laughed from the moment it stated till the end. It's the best stupid comedy ever made for television.

As for it's being a "rip-off" of 3rd Rock. I don't think so. It's far better than 3rd Rock has ever been.

I just wish I could get it on video somewhere.


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