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1 - Stranger in a Strange Land

Original title : Stranger in a Strange Land
First Aired : 01.03.1989 (USA)
Director : Robert Mandel
Writing credits : Jim Thomas, John Thomas
Cast : Laura Malone (Woman Thief), Jeanne Bates (Clerk), Brian Brophy (Van Dyke), Don Draper (Jewelry Store Manager), David Dunard (Detective Smits), Terrence Evans (Guard), Ann Gillespie (Beautiful Woman), Stephen Lee (Fast Food Junkie), Brendon McKane (Sheriff Sarandon), Dean R. Miller (Chicken Boy Man), Howard Mungo (Cop #1), Minerva Perez (News Commentator), Juney Smith (News Person), Roscie Orman (Captain Ralston), James Lashly (Deputy #1)

The Story : Arriving on Earth in human form, Jesse gets his first impressions of proper behavior from watching TV, with the result that he becomes the subject of a wild police chase. Control, his robotic parole officer, suggests that they flee to the large city of Los Angeles.

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2 - Something to Bank On

Original title : Something to Bank On
First Aired : 08.03.1989 (USA)
Director : Roger Duchowny
Writing credits : Richard Chapman, E. Jack Kaplin
Cast : William Lanteau (Reinhardt), Marcia Brandwynne (Anchorwoman), Anthony DeFonte (Vendor), Héctor Mercado (Pickett), Kent Stoddard (Bellman), Barry Dennen (Hotel Clerk), Catherine Paolone (Mrs. Rosetti), Timothy Blake (Ms. Yardley), Brad Kepnick (Young Man), Perry Anzilotti (Exerciser), Ed Levey (Salesman), Raymond O'Connor (Phil Marker), Gerry Gibson (Lt. Dan Lawry), Terry Kiser (Felix), Jamie Rose (Dr. Laura Rowlands)

The Story : Discovering that he has to have money to pay for food and lodging, Jesse has Control get him cash from ATMs, only to find that this makes him wanted by the police. Then he gets in even more trouble when he tries to return the money.

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3 - Losing Control

Original title : Losing Control
First Aired : 15.03.1989 (USA)
Director : James A. Contner
Writing credits : Daniel Freudenberger
Cast : Trith Doolan (Railroad Leader), Ryan McWhorter (Boy), Franz Turner (Patrolman), Marc Silver (Archie), Jeremy Roberts (Man), Rick Garcia (Alvarez), Tim Eyster (Jonathan Newcomb), Ken Jenkins (Sergeant Burdick), Christian Clemenson (Herb Leavitt), Anne Wyndham (Ruth Newcomb), Adam Arkin (Harry Newcomb), Robin Riker (Sullivan), Chuck Sloan (Car Salesman)

The Story : On a visit to Disneyland, a power-depleted Control gets lost and is taken home by a young boy. Jesse enlists the aid of a female journalist to track it down.

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4 - The Way Home

Original title : The Way Home
First Aired : 22.03.1989 (USA)
Director : Timothy Bond
Writing credits : Michael Piller
Cast : Catherine Paolone (Mrs. Rosetti), Timothy Blake (Mr. Yardley), Barry Doe (Cook), David Katz (Kid #2), Anthony Mangano (Punk #1), Julio Medina (Gardner), Danny Oberbeck (Kid #1), Stephen Quadros (Larry), Shane Tyler (Freak), Joe Nesnow (Jogger), Barry Dennen (Hotel Clerk), Kent Stoddard (Bellman), Karen Landry (Mrs. Sue Parker), Darcy Marta (Erin Parker), James Handy (Mr. Parker)

The Story : Jesse decides to help a runaway teenage girl who has joined a gang of burglars after her wild behavior got her thrown out by her parents.

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5 - All That You Can Be

Original title : All That You Can Be
First Aired : 29.03.1989 (USA)
Director : Roger Duchowny
Writing credits : Bruce Cervi, Nicholas Corea
Cast : Jon Stafford (Hudson), Tony Colitti (Franco), V.C. Dupree (Wright), John Disanto (Master Sgt. Hurley), B'Nard Lewis (Jewelryman), Linda Lutz (Woman), Patricia Wilson (Nun), James Brown III (Tommy), Eric Chambers (Strider #2), Brent Dehart (M.P. #1), Jake Jacobs (Driver), Shana Washington (Vanessa Tillman), Judyann Elder (Mrs. Tillman), Larry B. Scott (Corp. Curtis Tillman), Marshall Bell (Master Sgt. Stryker)

The Story : Looking for a job for an ex-warrior like himself, Jesse joins the Army and ends up helping a recruit who is being pressured by his old buddies in a street gang.

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6 - Battle of the Sexes

Original title : Battle of the Sexes
First Aired : 05.04.1989 (USA)
Director : Michael Lange
Writing credits : Bruce Cervi
Cast : V.C. Dupree (Wright), Tom Silardi (Vic Caretti), Rhonda Aldrich (Salesperson), Darren E. Burroughs (Young Man), David Glover (Cop), Julie Hayek (Lana), Rod Fitzgerald (Man), Jonathon Hugger (Janitor), Paunita Nichols (Bartender), Stephen Liska (Tom Caretti), Mark Thomas Miller (Mike Russo), Paul Comi (Frank Russo), Al Ruscio (Carlo Caretti), Sandahl Bergman (Danielle Spencer), Lycia Naff (Connie Russo)

The Story : Jesse tries to help the owner's daughter at a restaurant where he is working, but annother alien from his home planet has arrived on Earth with orders to kill him.

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7 - Death Do Us Part

Original title : Death Do Us Part
First Aired : 12.04.1989 (USA)
Director : Charles Corell
Writing credits : Michael Piller, Ed Zuckerman
Cast : Vance Colvig (Bruno), Scott Jaeck (Lt. Taylor), Kelly Andrus (Date #2), John Batis (Chauffeur), Jerome Front (Waiter), Bill Dunham (Truck Driver), Michael Scroggins (Bachelor #1), James Casey (Bachelor #2), Scott Lincoln (Bobby), Tim Dunigan (Michael), Jack Riley (?), Susannah Woodside (Date #1), Jeff MacGregor (Himself), Lisa Hilboldt (Jane), Kelly Miller (Date #3)

The Story : When asked to fill in as bachelor #3 on The Dating Game, Jesse gets a date with a woman who turns out to be the latest target of a man whose accomplice burglarizes his dates' apartments.

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8 - The Hot Dog Man

Original title : The Hot Dog Man
First Aired : 26.04.1989 (USA)
Director : James A. Contner
Writing credits : Rob Ulin
Cast : Emily Dole (Mt. Fiji), Ursula Hayden (Babe, farmer's daughter), Peach Janae (Vicky Victory), Becky Mullen (Sally, farmer's daughter), Richard Epcar (Jake), Fran Montano (Promoter), Bert Rosario (Fan #1), Christine Cattell (Receptionist), Vince Colvig (Fan #2), Raymond Davis (Ted), Dick Durock (Coach), Malcolm Groome (Morrow), Michael Canavan (Burns), Paige Lyn Price (Concession Girl), Conchata Ferrell (Annie)

The Story : A wrestling promoter, desperate to keep her arena out of the hands of a real-estate developer, promotes Jesse from hot-dog-vendor to wrestling star.

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9 - Jesse's Fifteen Minutes

Original title : Jesse's Fifteen Minutes
First Aired : 03.05.1989 (USA)
Director : Bill Corcoran
Writing credits : Michael Eric Stein
Cast : Brad Lockerman (Zack), Sandy Simpson (Fred Waterman), Gregory Procaccino (Agent), Stan Ivar (Remy), Julia Sweeney (Gladys), Tom Alexander (Male Model), Bill Stevenson (Kiosk Operator), Martha Hackett (Makeup Woman), Dylan Coleridge (Second Punk), George Kyle (Bouncer), Claudio Martin (First Punk), Greg Rusin (Magazine Vendor), George Siegal (Reporter #1), Rebecca Staab (Donna), Gregory Wagrowski (Perry)

The Story : Having saved a model from a mugging, Jesse gets a job as a male fashion model, incurring the murderous wrath of the guy he replaced.

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10 - Rodeo

Original title : Rodeo
First Aired : 10.05.1989 (USA)
Director : Michael Lange
Writing credits : David Percelay, Van Gordon Sauter
Cast : Josh MacDonald (Kid), Jim James (Serviceman), Robert Devlin (Fan #2), David Starwalt (Cop), Shelly Lipkin (Director), Charles Dierkop (Fan #1), Art Bradford (Rodeo Announcer), Michael Cutt (Joe Pierce), Michael Alldredge (Buck McGrew), Greg Kean (Shelby), Christian Jacobs (Mark Brady), Grainger Hines (Travis Brady), R. Leo Schreiber (Customer)

The Story : Jesse gets a job at a rodeo after meeting a former champion doing a commercial at a used car lot.

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11 - Not In Our Stars

Original title : Not In Our Stars
First Aired : 31.05.1989 (USA)
Director : Al Waxman
Writing credits : Rob Swigart
Cast : Danny Mann (Bus Passenger), Terry Hoyos (Cashier), Mitch Ford (Jerry), Bill Dearth (Military VIP), Elizabeth Cox (Co-Ed), Lisa Mende (Bookstore Clerk), Cathy McAuley (Nurse), Richard Roat (Chancellor Payton), Paul Tuerpe (Coldstream), Lezlie Deane (Carrie Robbins), Sam McMurray (Dr. Cyrus Jordan), Mark Swussman (Freshman)

The Story : When Jesse realizes in a dream that his vice commander was the one who actually committed the crime of which he was convicted, he contacts a professor who has been trying to send messages to other worlds.

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12 - The All American

Original title : The All American
First Aired : 14.06.1989 (USA)
Director : Roger Duchowny
Writing credits : Michael Piller
Cast : Laura James (Mrs. Tucci), Tyrone Jackson (Chris), Kathy Christopherson (Rebecca), Alice Borden (Teacher #1), Michael Stoyanov (Jojo), Daniel Jordan (Matt), Vinny Argiro (Vendor), Kristine Blackburn (Ginger), Charles Bouvier (Mr. Boothby), Patricia Tallman (Frances), Dave Shelley (Mr. Roberts), Caryn Richman (Janet Gleason), Doug Johnson (Bill Mitchner), Raymond Lynch (Detective)

The Story : Spotting a high school student with physical abilities similar to his own, Jesse discovers the boy is an exiled member of his homeworld's ruling Council, who has been on Earth for the last 17 years.

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13 - Wally's Gang

Original title : Wally's Gang
First Aired : 21.06.1989 (USA)
Director : Ric Rondell
Writing credits : E. Jack Kaplin, Richard Chapman
Cast : Jeffrey Lampert (Executive), Clayton Landey (Galloway), Eric Server (Harry), Patricia Sill (Karen), Greg Mortensen (Kevin), Katherine Cannon (Mrs. Hogan), Rick Lieberman (Mr. Hogan), Leon Russom (Merrick), Brad Kepnick (Bill Weber), Brandon Bluhm (Timmy Hogan), Gordon Jump (Wally Banks), Charles Picerni (Reed)

The Story : When the host of a soon-to-be-cancelled children's TV show tries to kill himself, Jesse saves his life and gets a job on the show, then tries to help one of the viewers who wrote that his father is in deadly danger.

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