Resident Alien: Season 1

Resident Alien: Season 1

Resident Alien: Season 1

Emmy-nominee Alan Tudyk (Firefly) plays an undercover alien named Harry in this sci-fi comedy series from Family Guy co-producer Chris Sheridan. Posing as a doctor in a small Colorado town, Harry's secret mission comes at odds with how he feels about the Earthlings he helps.

2021USASyFy
ComedyScience Fiction

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 1.1
28 January 2021

Pilot

An alien hiding in a small Colorado town meets the locals when they ask him to help solve a murder.

EPISODE 1.2
4 February 2021

Homesick

In his first week at the clinic, Harry struggles to diagnose a strange feeling: human emotion.

EPISODE 1.3
11 February 2021

Secrets

Harry races to keep his secret safe as Asta is forced to face her own past.

EPISODE 1.4
18 February 2021

Birds of a Feather

Harry travels to the Ute Reservation to help Asta's grandmother, and along the way, learns what it means to belong to a community.

EPISODE 1.5
25 February 2021

Love Language

A surprise visitor gives Harry an introduction to marriage, a stressful human institution he needs to familiarize himself with.

EPISODE 1.6
4 March 2021

Sexy Beast

Harry copes with jealousy when the mayor hires an annoyingly perfect new town doctor.

EPISODE 1.7
11 March 2021

The Green Glow

Fearing he's facing failure, Harry enlists an unlikely ally to help find his ship.

EPISODE 1.8
18 March 2021

End of the World As We Know It

Harry must rely on Asta and D'arcy for survival.

EPISODE 1.9
25 March 2021

Welcome Aliens

Harry and Asta attend an alien convention.

EPISODE 1.10
1 April 2021

Heroes of Patience

On the verge of completing his mission, Harry faces his own humanity.

Resident Alien: Season 1 / Reviews

A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Resident Alien quickly pivots into a lukewarm primetime soap, like Everwood without the heartwarming twists on stock character types.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

Finds hilarity and pathos in the tale of an alien's assimilation.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

After seven episodes I'd grown tired of wading through the half-dozen plotlines I didn't care about for the one or two that I did.

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CNN

CNN

Turning a concept as old as My Favorite Martian into something fresh and funny isn't easy, but Resident Alien somehow manages that...

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Among all the secret weapons inhabiting Resident Alien, the principal one is Mr. Tudyk...

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Despite the frustrating structure, Resident Alien is an easy hangout series thanks in large part to its cast.

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NPR

NPR

Tudyk's such a consummate vocal pro that the series manages to use his voiceover to make the jokes land harder, instead of sucking all life from them.

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