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Hard Time on Planet Earth 

Jesse, an alien exiled to Earth, finds himself in Los Angeles. His only companion is a floating, orb-shaped robotic parole officer named Control. Doomed to stay on Earth until Jesse can ... See full summary »

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Jim Thomas, John Thomas
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1989  
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Complete series cast summary:
Martin Kove ...  Jesse 13 episodes, 1989
Danny Mann Danny Mann ...  Control / ... 13 episodes, 1989
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Jesse, an alien exiled to Earth, finds himself in Los Angeles. His only companion is a floating, orb-shaped robotic parole officer named Control. Doomed to stay on Earth until Jesse can show compassion, Control helps him lead as normal a life as possible, but not knowing Earthly ways Jesse often finds himself in trouble. Written by Tony Meier <discokid@aol.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jesse aus dem All See more »

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Runtime:

(13 episodes) | (13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Predator 2 (1990) was released a year after the show's premiere. The film was written by Jim and John Thomas and is about a extra terrestrial warrior in Los Angeles whom hunts cops and gangsters for spot. See more »

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[repeated line]
Control: Negative outcome. Not good.
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Loved it back then...
19 July 2002 | by seod1999See all my reviews

I would probably find the show corny if I were to watch it now, kind of like watching the Dukes of Hazard now. You loved it then, and thought it was the greatest, until you grow up and realize that it was cheap and filled with corny lines. Either way, I would love to see this show again. I remember seeing Jesse as his true self in the opening of each show. Looked like a hell-spawn from what I remember. Very cool though. It was a fun show for when I was 14. I wish someone would pick it up and show it, like the Sci-Fi channel. THat would be great.


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