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Out of This World 

The series revolves around Evie Ethel Garland, who is the daughter of Troy and Donna Garland. However, Troy is an alien from the planet Antereus. As a benefit of her half-alien parentage, ... See full summary »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Donna Pescow ...  Donna Garland 96 episodes, 1987-1991
Maureen Flannigan ...  Evie Ethel Garland 96 episodes, 1987-1991
Burt Reynolds ...  Troy Garland 95 episodes, 1987-1991
Doug McClure ...  Kyle X. Applegate 87 episodes, 1987-1991
Christina Nigra ...  Lindsay Selkirk 71 episodes, 1987-1991
Joe Alaskey ...  Beano Froelich 68 episodes, 1987-1991
Buzz Belmondo Buzz Belmondo ...  Buzz 67 episodes, 1987-1991
Steve Burton ...  Chris Fuller / ... 66 episodes, 1987-1991
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Storyline

The series revolves around Evie Ethel Garland, who is the daughter of Troy and Donna Garland. However, Troy is an alien from the planet Antereus. As a benefit of her half-alien parentage, Evie develops three powers as the series progresses. She can pause and un-pause time, "gleep" objects into existence, and can transport herself from one place to another. Troy is living on Antereus and is never seen, but Evie talks to him via a crystal cube. Evie is thirteen at the beginning of the series and lives with her mother in Marlowe, California. Visitors to the Garland home include Donna's brother Beano Froelich; the mayor Kyle Applegate, a former actor; Lindsey Selkirk, Evie's best friend; Chris Fuller, Evie's boyfriend; and Buzz, who tends to take things literally. Episodes usually revolve around Evie getting herself out of a situation that she has caused. Written by John T. Ernest

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

6 September 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mein Vater ist ein Außerirdischer See more »

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Runtime:

(96 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The opening credits of this series feature the star-fighters from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979) as the alien ships. Also the shots that show the aliens on their home-world in the opening series shows them wearing the ceremonial robes of the Time Lords from Doctor Who (1963). See more »

Quotes

Donna Garland: Oh, Charles, I loved you in "The Ghost & Mrs. Muir"!
Charles Nelson Reilly: So did I!
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Stunning blonde cutie, stopping time with alien powers
14 August 2006 | by ncvickers1See all my reviews

I remember first watching this American show, back in my early years of high school. I really used to fancy Maureen Flanagan, who played Evie. The plot centered around Evie who inherited alien powers on her 13th birthday and from then on could stop time by joining her two fingers together. One of the regular guests bobbing in to the Garland household was "mayor Applegate" played by the late Doug McClure. Not normally being a fan of American sit-coms, i was surprised at how much i enjoyed this show, and how all the major characters, Donna Garland (Evie's mother) uncle Beano, Steve and Buzz made an integral part of the show and i always felt sad for Evie ( i was only 11 or 12 at the time) because she never quite got to meet her alien dad!!! A classic show that should be repeated!!!


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