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Aliens in the Family

Aliens in the family Don't fancy yours much

WEIRD DRAMA about a teenage girl who goes to stay with her dad and stepfamily for the summer and meets a real (but conveniently humanoid) alien bloke who communicates with his folks back home via an old radio. Hideous-looking extra-terrestrials battled for attention with endless references to Curosity Killed The Cat and Sinitta.

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2 Comments

  1. Rass

    December 25, 2009 at 4:48 pm

    I found myself wandering through the uppler level of Exeter Bus & Coach Station, while they were preparing to shoot the scenes (The aforementioned estranged daughter in cowboy hat caught my eye as I noticed the camera crew).

    When I saw it on TV, I started location spotting, alien guy materialised in the middle of Paris Street roundabout (traffic circle as they call them here in Canada) hardly the most inconspicous of arrival sites & potentially fatal to escape from with or without knowlege of The Green Cross Code (He must have stood there for hours).

  2. Richard Davies

    October 20, 2012 at 12:46 pm

    This seemed a quirky mix of Sapphire & Steel “lite” surreality & more conventional teen angst drama.

    I remember the actor playing Bond being interviewed (on Blue Peter IIRC) & mentioned the many hours he had to spend polystyrene glued to his face.

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