A group of aliens have 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. The show derived much humour from the contrast between the outward appearance adopted by the aliens and his or her actual, internal nature.
Last Episode06x20 The Thing That Wouldn't Die (2) Aired: May. 22, 2001
As a result of the manner in which Dick settled his dispute with Liam, the group is ordered home. Of course, there are always loose ends to tie …
Series Fun Facts
- John Lithgow, Kristen Johnston and French Stewart are the only cast members to appear in all 139 episodes of the series.
- A lot of the sets are used more than once, hence the similar designs in some places. (eg. The classroom used for Harry's night school is in fact Mary's classroom.)
- During its five-year run on primetime, the show underwent more than 15 time-slot changes.