On the way to cover an assignment for his paper, The Los Angeles Sun, reporter Tim O'Hara stumbles upon a Martian whose one-man ship has crashed on Earth. Tim takes the dazed Martian back to his rooming house to help him recuperate, while thinking of the fantastic story he will be able to present to his boss, Mr. Burns, about his find. The Martian, however, looks human, speaks English, and refuses to admit to anyone but Tim what he is.
Last Episode03x32 Pay the Man the $24 Aired: May. 01, 1966
Tim tampers with history when he goes back in time - and talks the Indians out of selling Manhattan.
My Favorite Martian: Season 2, Episode #12 - Night Life of Uncle Martin
While Uncle Martin is asleep, his alter ego appears a lookalike swinger named Pierre.
My Favorite Martian: Season 2, Episode #4 - Nothing But the Truth
Martin must return the space ship to the garage. But Mrs. Brown would be sure to notice.
Series Fun Facts
- Scripts written for the planned fourth season were later used for My Favorite Martians.
- Ray Walston admitted that he regretted taking the role of Uncle Martin. Walston felt that the role typecasted him and prevented him from getting substantial roles for many years. He took the…
[show]Ray Walston admitted that he regretted taking the role of Uncle Martin. Walston felt that the role typecasted him and prevented him from getting substantial roles for many years. He took the role because the salary afforded him and his family a comfortable lifestyle. He did enjoy working with Bill Bixby and two remained lifelong friends.
- Goof (factual errors): The first seven episodes of the first season showed a copyright date of MCMXLIII (1943) instead of MCMLXIII (1963). This was corrected in episode eight.