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 …
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Series Fun Facts
- John Lithgow, Kristen Johnston and French Stewart are the only cast members to appear in all 139 episodes of the series.
- 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…
[show]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.
- In scene breaks there often is an image of earth spinning, as seen from space. Just before the final credits it appears again--only now it's spinning backwards.