Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 19, 1986
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
ABC TV Network
Genre

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Starman

A TV series sequel to the theatrical released film Starman which starred Jeff Bridges and Karen Allen. In the series, the alien returns to find and assist the child he fathered 14 years before on his visit to Earth. When he arrives, he takes on the identity of Paul Forrester, a prize-winning free-lance photographer with a rather wild reputation killed in a helicopter accident.

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Last Episode

01x22 The Test Aired: May. 02, 1987

Paul answers an ad for a ""pearl diver"", which he learns upon arriving at the diner is a dishwasher. Scott goes to school. While working at …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 1 season and 22 episodes air between 1986 and 1987.

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Series Fun Facts

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  • In the original movie Scott Hayden (Jeff Bridges) had seven silver spheres, which were the tools of his civilization. Every time he used one it disappeared. In the series, Paul Forrester (
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    In the original movie Scott Hayden (Jeff Bridges) had seven silver spheres, which were the tools of his civilization. Every time he used one it disappeared. In the series, Paul Forrester (Robert Hays) has only one silver sphere, but this one doesn't disappear after one use.
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  • In the original movie the alien uses one hair from Scott Hayden in order to reply his body. In the series, he uses blood from Paul Forrester.
  • The series is a direct continuation of the 1984 film and takes place 14 years later.
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