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My Favorite Martian

My Favorite Martian

A one-man space craft crash lands in Los Angeles which contains an extraterrestrial anthropologist from Mars. Tim O'Hara is a young newspaper reporter who is on his way home from Andrews Air Force base where he was to do a story on the X-15 rocket. Having witnessed the crash, Tim takes in Martin (as he calls him) and passes him off as his uncle Martin while he repairs his spacecraft. Martin can read and manipulate minds plus levitate items, so Tim does his best to keep him under cover. He also will build advanced machines on the premises such as time machines. Their landlady is Mrs. Lorelei Brown, who is a bit scatter-brained and she has a jealous boyfriend who is also a police officer who takes an instant dislike towards Martin, and would love nothing more than to catch him doing something wrong.
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Episode Info

Final: 3x32 -- Pay the Man the $24 (May/01/1966)

Available Episodes

Uncle Martin's Wisdo..
Jun 28, 1964
Season 1 episode 37

A Nose for News
Jun 21, 1964
Season 1 episode 36

Shake Well and Don't..
Jun 14, 1964
Season 1 episode 35

The Disastro-nauts
Jun 07, 1964
Season 1 episode 34

Oh, My Aching Antenn..
May 31, 1964
Season 1 episode 33

Who's Got the Power?
May 24, 1964
Season 1 episode 32

Miss Jekyll and Hyde
May 17, 1964
Season 1 episode 31

Ray WalstonRay Walston
As Martin O'Hara
Bill BixbyBill Bixby
As Tim O'Hara


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Rating: 1 likes, 0 dislikes

Great family values and morality tale. Uncle Martin was the friendly and wise alien you wanted to have and nephew Tim had just the right amount of comedic innocence. A solid comedy without being outstanding. Stands up well today as its DVD release attests. Read more

Review posted on Sunday, May 25th 2008 at 9:26 am

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1x10: Raffles No. 2 recap: In this outing, to avoid getting a parking ticket Uncle Martin manipulates the meter's register, to the dismay of the officer writing out the ticket. His nephew Tim O'Hara, then insists the Martian obtain a driver's license. At the license bureau, however, Uncle Martin faces a dilemma: applicants are fingerprinted, and Martians do not have fingerprints. Martin solves his problem by surreptitiously getting the fingerprints of a stranger on the application. A few days later Tim finds himself shadowed by two men, and through the Martian's ability to read minds learns they are detectives. Seems the fingerprints on Uncle Marlin's application belong to a much-wanted jewel thief, and Tim is suspected of being his accomplice... read more.
Recurring Guests

Pamela Britton as Mrs. Brown (3 eps)
Noam Pitlik as Thorp (2 eps)
Stafford Repp as Police Sergeant (2 eps)
Jamie Farr as Benny (2 eps)
Herbert Rudley as J.M. Buckley (2 eps)
Ann Marshall as Angela Brown (2 eps)

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Warning: My Favorite Martian guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Sci-Fi | Comedy
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: CBS ( USA)
Airs: Sundays at 07:30 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: September 29, 1963
Ended: September 04, 1966
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