Resident Alien

2019
4.5
132 reviews
TV-MA
Rating
Eligible
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Season 1 episodes (10)

1 Pilot
1/27/21
An alien hiding in a small Colorado town meets the locals when they ask him to help solve a murder.
2 Homesick
2/3/21
In his first week at the clinic, Harry struggles to diagnose a strange feeling: human emotion.
3 Secrets
2/10/21
Harry races to keep his secret safe as Asta is forced to face her own past.
4 Birds of a Feather
2/17/21
Harry travels to the Ute Reservation to help Asta's grandmother and learns what it means to belong.
5 Love Language
2/24/21
A surprise visitor introduces Harry to a stressful human institution: marriage.
6 Sexy Beast
3/3/21
Harry copes with jealousy when the mayor hires an annoyingly perfect new town doctor.
7 The Green Glow
3/10/21
Fearing he's facing failure, Harry enlists an unlikely ally to help find his ship.
8 End of the World As We Know It
3/17/21
Harry must rely on Asta and D'arcy for survival.
9 Welcome Aliens
3/24/21
Harry and Asta attend an alien convention.
10 Heroes of Patience
3/31/21
On the verge of completing his mission, Harry faces his own humanity.

About this show

An alien on a mission to Earth crash lands and finds himself in the remote mountain town of Patience, Colorado. After assuming human form and taking the identity of a doctor, Harry Vanderspeigle, the alien works in Patience's clinic, struggling to blend in with the humans and understand their baffling traditions and emotions, all while trying to complete his mission. But to do that, Harry will have to outwit the one child in town who can see through his disguise and outrun the secret government agents hunting for him.
4.5
132 reviews
Kwan Lowe
February 3, 2022
Very enjoyable show but don't buy it on Google. Buy it on Amazon Prime which delivers each episode on a timeline basis and also works correctly. I don't partciularly like Amazon but at least it works. Though I have hundreds of shows and movies, there are just too many issues with streaming on Google Play. Alan Tudyk is one of my favorite actors. Lots know him from Firefly but it was in "Tucker and Dale vs. Evil" that I really started to appreciate his timing. Since then I've watched his other movies and enjoyed them. If you're old enough to remember "My Favorite Martian" you would get a kick out of this. Well, the premise is roughty similar but it's quite different in tone.
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neal muhly
February 8, 2021
One star for enjoyable show and lousy streaming policy. Episodes 1 and 2 available on Amazon, same price without the theft and zero customer support of Play store. Time to contact consumer protection agencies and remember this institutionalized thievery by Google when voting in the next election. SyFy should be ashamed to do business with such criminals. Also available on Xfinity, (my ISP) cheaper in SD.
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John Jackson
February 26, 2021
Great play on the politically "hot" catch phrase. The first episode has me hooked not let see if they can set that hook. Alan seems to be using the same quirky personality he had for Firefly. Now I see Google Play does not let me see the new episodes immeadiately after the first play on SYFY. So this is the last video I buy on Google. Stupid of them.
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