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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 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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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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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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Oh My God.....
14 February 2002 | by absurdity101See all my reviews

Aliens in the Family is really the Meccah of the absurd. The show makes no sense, it doesn't pretend that it makes sense, and it proudly wears it's complete and utter disregard for quality. I guess the show has a "plot" of some sort, but that really doesn't matter. There is absolutely no reason to watch this show, unless your looking for the cheesiest, campiest, most poorly written, most poorly acted, most blatantly horrible show ever made. Watching this show is much like commiting suicide. You know it's probably not the best thing to do, but that doesn't mean you've never contemplated it. Normal writing can't describe this, so I've written a Haiku. "A Frightening Dream, This Show was on the T.V.


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