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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  
2 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Predator 2 (1990) was released a year after the show's premiere. The film was written by Jim and John Thomas and is about a extra terrestrial warrior in Los Angeles whom hunts cops and gangsters for spot. See more »

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[repeated line]
Control: Negative outcome. Not good.
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That's one of my favourite sci fi tv-shows
16 August 1999 | by Knight Of The CrossSee all my reviews

Somewhere on another planet, there was a war. One of the soldiers was suspect in treason. And the goverment of that planet decided to send him on Planet Earth to expiate his guilt. Now I don't remember exactly how many series were in this movie I watched this one seven years ago. But I remember almost all of them.

I watched with a big pleasure Jesse's adventures on Earth. I think that children will like this movie.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 1989 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(13 episodes) | (13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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