3rd Rock from the Sun (1996–2001)

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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 36 wins & 66 nominations. See more awards »

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 Dr. Dick Solomon (139 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Sally Solomon (139 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Harry Solomon (139 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Tommy Solomon (139 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Dr. Mary Albright (137 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Nina Campbell / ... (134 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Mrs. Mamie Dubcek / ... (119 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Officer Don / ... (100 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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9 January 1996 (USA)  »

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(124 episodes) | (7 episodes)

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The three main male characters' names are Tom, Dick and Harry. "Tom, Dick and Harry" is a phrase used as a synonym for "everyone" or when referring to "a set of nobodies; a persons of no note" (from "Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable"). "Tom, Dick or Harry" is no specific person but could be any random person. See more »

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Harry Solomon: Incoming message from the Big Giant Head. The Big Giant Head is unable to take your call at this time. You must wait until your call is answered in the order it was recieved.
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Hilarious
12 November 2004 | by (Long Island) – See all my reviews

I came upon this show late at night recently because I couldn't sleep. I forgot how funny "3rd Rock" was! I was laughing hysterical at numerous points of the episode! I love the premise, the characters, the antics, their views on humans! Dick is soooo damn funny!!!! Yelling and screaming for Mary. Classic. Fabulous. French Stewart is a little irritating but Dick and Sally and all the others make up for it. I love that knome too, who sits on the franklin stove. Reminds me of that Travelocity Roaming Knome (SO GOOD!) Those commercials are worth watching. Back to the point. Try to catch this show. Over here it's on late Friday and Saturday's, if not more (Eastern USA).


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