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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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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Martin Kove ...  Jesse 13 episodes, 1989
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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(13 episodes) | (13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Like the western genre, Jesse helps people in trouble and at the end of each episode, he moves on to another location. See more »

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[repeated line]
Control: Negative outcome. Not good.
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Hot Dog Man! Hot Dog Man!
19 May 2003 | by khoekstraSee all my reviews

Remember the episode when Jesse was working as a Hot Dog Vendor at a wrestling arena and he ends up kicking some butt to the tune of a screaming crowd yelling "Hot Dog Man! Hot Dog Man?"

Priceless sci-fi entertainment for its day...

I loved this show when I was a kid... A shame it only lasted twelve episodes, since that's not realy long enough to be re-run...even on the Sci-Fi channel.

Time to check Ebay, methinks...

Four Stars (****)


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