Led by the towering, borderline-demented Dick Solomon (John Lithgow), a crew of aliens land on Earth, adopt human form, and proceed to fit in seamlessly with us human type people. Well... not so much.
Good quality sci-fi sitcoms are thin on the ground, but we're delighted to say that 3rd Rock from the Sun still has every ounce of manic energy and quirky wit that it had when it was first broadcast. Indeed, not only did John Lithgow get nominated for the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Emmy every year that 3rd Rock aired (winning three out of the six), but he has also claimed two Oscar nominations in his time. Not bad.