I'm a huge fan of SciFi and a huge fan of Alan Tudyk going back to the Firefly days so when I saw that he was in a new show last year I was pretty excited! Resident Alien is the perfect mix of quirky and relatable and I can't wait for Season 2.
This was definitely a break out hit last year, and I think a lot of that had to do with some hilarious marketing. Harry the alien (Tudyk) learns his English from watching old Law and Order reruns. In the trailer below you can see Harry working these facts into everyday conversation BUT it became such a thing that even the NBC Official Law and Order promotional sites were pushing it - helping this quirky little show gain the audience it so rightly deserves. If you haven't checked it out yet you can binge Season 1 (be sure to watch out for my favorite scenes - Drunk Harry Dancing - and Harry with a Hangover) - and then join us in watching Season 2! You KNOW we are going to be talking about it Sunday!
Jenn - Jennifer Rhodes met Melanie back when True Blood was popular and they have been friends ever since. She loves TV (especially things that make you smile), Doctor Who, Finding new shows, and regularly provides awesome fandom items for Muser Giveaways. Jennifer is now a proud member of the VIPers - the Melanie's Muses Spotlight Feature Team!
I’m all about different and when I saw a trailer for Resident Alien I was hooked, though still skeptical because well you never know. I didn’t stay skeptical for long though, and will Alan Tudyk playing said alien (Harry), well I was hooked.
Harry crashes into earth and takes over the identity of a local doctor in a small town after the one they had ended up being murdered, yup murdered, so a lot of season one does deal with that. But that’s not the only thing that draws you in, it’s how Harry is learning how to be human along the way and if that causes some laugh out loud moments for us, that’s even better.
Now Harry has a reason he’s on earth, but I will skip that reason because if you haven’t seen this series yet, then I don’t want to spoil it for you. It’s a part of the plot, so moving on. He does make friends with the humans, especially in the form of Asta. Their dynamic is amazing, and I’m just talking as friends because come on Harry’s an alien. He also finds trouble in the form of Max, now this is because he sees Harry for himself, and not the disguise that everyone else sees, so being a kid he’s freaked out, and there’s times where Harry does try and kill him. (Obviously he doesn't succeed). Do these two work out there differences, does Harry do what he came to earth to do, and does Asta find out the truth about the towns new doctor and her friend, maybe but I won’t tell you, so if you haven’t seen this awesome series, all I can say is it’s on Peacock or the SYFY app, so go watch. You definitely won’t regret this one.
AND SEASON 2 STARTS TONIGHT!
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