3rd Rock from the Sun

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3rd Rock from the Sun
3rd Rock from the Sun-Logo.jpg
Premiere January 9, 1996
Finale May 22, 2001
Creator Bonnie Turner
Terry Turner
Network NBC
Style 30-minute sci-fi sitcom
Company The Carsey-Werner Company
Seasons 6
Episodes 139
Origin USA

3rd Rock from the Sun is a sci-fi sitcom that aired on NBC. The Solomons are a family of aliens sent on a mission to Earth. There they have a difficult time understanding the culture of humans as well as dealing with the new emotions that had yet to experience.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
John Lithgow Dick Solomon 1 2 3 4 5 6
Kristen Johnston Sally Solomon 1 2 3 4 5 6
French Stewart Harry Solomon 1 2 3 4 5 6
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Tommy Solomon 1 2 3 4 5 6
Jane Curtin Dr. Mary Albright 1 2 3 4 5 6
Simbi Khali Nina Campbell 1 2 3 4 5 6
Wayne Knight Don Orville 1 2 3 4 5 6
Elmarie Wendell Mrs. Dubcek 1 2 3 4 5 6
Season numbers in red indicate a recurring or guest role in that season.
Supporting/Recurring Cast
David DeLuise Bug Pollone 1 2 3 4 5 6
Ileen Getz Judith Draper 1 2 3 4 5 6
Chris Hogan Aubrey Pitman 1 2 3 4 5 6
Ian Lithgow Leon 1 2 3 4 5 6
Danielle Nicolet Caryn 1 2 3 4 5 6
Shay Astar August 1 2 3 4
Jan Hooks Vicki Dubcek 2 3 4 5 6
Ron West Vincent Strudwick 2 4 5 6
Chad Einbinder Rico 3 4 5 6
Larisa Oleynik Alissa Strudwick 4 5 6

Seasons

Season Premiere Finale #
NBC
Season One January 9, 1996 May 21, 1996 20
Season Two September 22, 1996 May 18, 1997 26
Season Three September 24, 1997 May 20, 1998 27
Season Four September 23, 1998 May 25, 1999 24
Season Five September 21, 1999 May 23, 2000 22
Season Six October 24, 2000 May 22, 2001 20

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Season Sets
Season 1 July 26, 2005 4

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Season 2 October 25, 2005 4

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Season 3 February 21, 2006 4

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Season 4 May 2, 2006 4

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Season 5 August 15, 2006 4

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Season 6 November 14, 2006 4

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Episode Collections
The Best Episodes in the Universe, Really April 4, 2006 1


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