My Favorite Martian (1963–1966)
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My Nephew the Artist 

Martin wants to help Tim with the household expenses, and without a money earning activity, decides to sell art he's currently painting to relive boredom. Martin can paint in the style of ... See full summary »

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... Uncle Martin
... Tim O'Hara
... Mr. Bentley
... Mr. Green
... Mr. Harry Burns
Hazel Shermet ... Bargaining Woman
... Mrs. Bentley
... Miss Kane
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Martin wants to help Tim with the household expenses, and without a money earning activity, decides to sell art he's currently painting to relive boredom. Martin can paint in the style of any famous artist. Mr. Green of the Green Gallery notices Martin's first piece is just like a Van Gogh, and eagerly takes and sells it. As such, Mr. Green commissions Martin to paint some more and they sell as quickly as Martin gets them to the gallery. Mr. Green wants to have a showing of Martin's work. When Tim mentions that this might not be a good idea as it may raise questions about Martin himself, Martin offers Tim up as the true artist of the paintings. At the show, Mr. Bentley, the art expert brought in the evaluate the show, is skeptical that Tim painted all the paintings, since they are all in different styles. Mr. Green suggests that Tim provide a real life demonstration of his painting process. Martin assures Tim that with his help, he can indeed paint. However, when Tim's demonstration ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi

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23 February 1964 (USA)  »

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The music played immediately after the opening (animated) credits makes an amusingly subtle comment on the subject matter of this episode, which deals with painting and art exhibitions. The music is the opening bars of the orchestral version of Modest Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition." See more »

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