A crash-landed alien named Harry who takes on the identity of a small-town Colorado doctor and slowly begins to wrestle with the moral dilemma of his secret mission on Earth.

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Chris Sheridan
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2021   Unknown  
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Series cast summary:
Alan Tudyk ...  Harry Vanderspeigle 11 episodes, 2021
Sara Tomko ...  Asta Twelvetrees 11 episodes, 2021
Corey Reynolds ...  Sheriff Mike Thompson 11 episodes, 2021
Alice Wetterlund ...  D'Arcy Bloom 11 episodes, 2021
Levi Fiehler ...  Mayor Ben Hawthorne 11 episodes, 2021
Judah Prehn ...  Max Hawthorne 10 episodes, 2021
Meredith Garretson ...  Kate Hawthorne 10 episodes, 2021
Elizabeth Bowen ...  Deputy Liv Baker 10 episodes, 2021
Keith Arbuthnot ...  Alien Harry Double / ... 9 episodes, 2021
Mandell Maughan ...  Lisa Casper 8 episodes, 2021
Alex Barima ...  David Logan 8 episodes, 2021
Kaylayla Raine ...  Jay 8 episodes, 2021
Diana Bang ...  Nurse Ellen 7 episodes, 2021
Gary Farmer ...  Dan Twelvetrees 6 episodes, 2021
Jenna Lamia ...  Judy Cooper 5 episodes, 2021
Gracelyn Awad Rinke ...  Sahar 5 episodes, 2021
Ben Cotton ...  Jimmy 5 episodes, 2021
Deborah Finkel ...  Abigail Hodges 5 episodes, 2021
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An alien, who has crashed landed on earth on a mission to destroy humanity, assumes the identity of Dr. Harry Vanderspeigel, so he can remain undetected by the residents of Patience, CO while he searches the snow-covered Colorado Mountains for pieces of his ship. He learns "to be human" by watching Law and Order and mimicking the late, great Jerry Orbach. One day the sheriff of Patience, Mike "Big Black" Thompson and his deputy, Liv Baker, show up at his isolated cabin. There has been a murder in town and they need a doctor. The murder victim is the town doctor. Soon, he finds himself as the new town doctor and in constant contact with the people of the town. Something, until now, he has vehemently avoided. Now, as he is spending more time with humans, he is learning more about them and what makes them human. Which gives him pause, but is still determined to complete his mission to destroy the people of earth. He also discovers there is one person in town who can see him in his true ... Written by dragongyrrl

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The sci-fi murder mystery doctor dramedy Earth needs now.


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Corey Reynolds (Sheriff Mike Thompson) has remarked that he tried to create an African American character unlike any that's ever been seen on television, a cross between John Wayne and Richard Pryor. See more »

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Bilgewater
Written by David Lamb
Performed by Brown Bird
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28 January 2021 | by theytookallthegoodnamesSee all my reviews

I've been anxiously awaiting the pilot episode and it lived up to my expectations. It was funny and witty and fun. Alan Tudyk is fantastic, of course. Looking forward to the rest!


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27 January 2021 (USA) See more »

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