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If someone were to take our accepted social norms to the furthest possible extreme, how would everyone else react? 3rd Rock from the Sun sought to answer this question by

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Debuting January 9, 1996, on NBC, Third Rock from the Sun was one of the most successful example of the "fantasy sitcom" genre, ultimately lasting six seasons and 139 episodes. The weekly, half-hour series began as a team of scientists from a faraway planet arrived on earth on an intelligence-gathering mission. To avoid detection, the aliens took on human form--or to be more precise, they took on the forms of what they assumed to be "typical" earthlings--and assumed new names. John Lithgow starred as "High Commander" Dick Solomon, the somewhat pompous leader of the group, who managed to land a job as a professor at Pendleton College. Dick's "daughter", actually his second in command, was Lt. Sally Solomon (Kristen Johnson, a tough-as-nails military commando who was none too thrilled at being forced to assume female form (and an embarrassingly young and beautiful female at that). Next on the roster was the crew's crack intelligence officer Tommy Solomon (Joseph Gordon-Leviitt), who, even though he'd assumed the form of Dick's adolescent son, was actually the oldest and smartest member of the team--and never wasted an opportunity to imperiously remind his colleagues of that fact. Bringing up the rear in every sense was dimwitted, impulsive Harry Solomon (French Stewart), who'd come along for the ride to earth "because they had an extra seat." The team's mission was supposed to last only a few weeks, but in the course of developing the human emotions that came with their new ...
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