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Resident Alien
Resident Alien TV.jpeg
Genre
Created byChris Sheridan
Based on
Starring
Opening theme"Bilgewater" by Brown Bird[1]
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10
Production
Executive producers
Production locationsDelta, British Columbia, Canada
Running time43–46 minutes
Production companies
Release
Original networkSyfy
Original releaseJanuary 27, 2021 (2021-01-27) –
present (present)
External links
Website
The alien language as seen in the series. This phrase in episode 1 translates to "four months ago".

Resident Alien is an American science fiction mystery comedy-drama television series created by Chris Sheridan, based on the comic book of the same title by Peter Hogan and Steve Parkhouse, that premiered on January 27, 2021, on Syfy. The series stars Alan Tudyk in the title role. In March 2021, the series was renewed for a second season, which is set to premiere on January 26, 2022.[2][3]

Premise[edit]

After crash-landing on Earth, an alien sent to wipe out humanity kills and takes on the identity of a vacationing pathology physician. He is asked to do an autopsy on the town's doctor, who has died in unknown circumstances. He wrestles with the moral dilemma of his secret mission, while also dealing with a nine-year-old boy who can see his true appearance.[4]

Cast and characters[edit]

Main[edit]

  • Alan Tudyk as the titular alien with an unpronounceable birth name who has crash-landed on Earth, killed Dr. Harry Vanderspeigle, and assumed his identity. He has been sent to Earth to destroy the human race, believing that this would benefit the planet, but he spends the series struggling with the moral ambiguity of his mission. He is fascinated by humans and has learned how to speak English, as well as how to masquerade as a medical examiner, from watching reruns of Law & Order. Although he attempts to blend in with people, he consistently stands out because of his misunderstandings of social cues. As the series progresses, he learns more about human behavior, and involuntarily develops human emotions and connections while in disguise. Tudyk also plays the real Vanderspiegle. Stuntman Keith Arbuthnot plays the alien in his true form.
  • Sara Tomko as Asta Twelvetrees, the assistant to the town doctor and a member of the Ute Native American tribe. In high school, she found herself trapped in an abusive relationship with Jimmy and gave her daughter Jay up for adoption. She is the first adult to learn Harry’s secret.
  • Corey Reynolds as Mike Thompson, the town's sheriff, who asks people to call him Big Black. He masks his insecurities by trying to control every situation. His father mentioned that his career in Washington, D.C., ended as a result of the death of a U.S. Senator.
  • Alice Wetterlund as D'Arcy Bloom, the owner of the town bar, local mountaineering expert, avalanche safety inspector, and Asta's best friend. After a skiing accident at the Olympics, she returned to her hometown, and now spends her days tending bar and making questionable life choices. She is attracted to Harry.
  • Levi Fiehler as Ben Hawthorne, the town's young mayor. He is charming but childlike, and his wife, Kate, is dominant in their relationship. He dated D'Arcy in junior high and high school. He is a hobbyist candlemaker, but his work goes unappreciated.
  • Judah Prehn as Max Hawthorne, the mayor’s son and the only resident of Patience who can see Harry's true form. He can also see the "green glow" emitted by alien technology. Harry repeatedly threatens to kill him and tries to get him to move away, but he eventually warms to the boy, believing that he can help him in his mission.

Recurring[edit]

  • Elizabeth Bowen as Liv Baker, the deputy to Sheriff Mike, and only other police officer in town. She is underappreciated and ignored by the sheriff, and ends up doing police work behind his back.
  • Ben Cotton as Jimmy, Asta's abusive ex-husband.
  • Meredith Garretson as Kate Hawthorne, the mayor's wife, who works as a schoolteacher and is the mother of Max Hawthorne, who sees Harry's true form. Garretson is credited as a guest star despite appearing in all the episodes of the first season.
  • Gracelyn Awad Rinke as Sahar, Max Hawthorne's friend and classmate. An adventurous young girl and a devout Muslim, Sahar is initially the only other person in town who believes Max's claim that Harry is an alien.
  • Kaylayla Raine as Jay, a surly teenage girl who works part-time for the doctor. She discovers that coworker Asta is her biological mother.
  • Deborah Finkel as Abigail Hodges, the wife of Dr. Sam Hodges.
  • Jenna Lamia as Judy Cooper, who works at the bowling alley. She is sexually adventurous and often trades barbs with D'Arcy.
  • Gary Farmer as Dan Twelvetrees, Asta's adoptive father, who owns the town's diner.
  • Diana Bang as Nurse Ellen, who is disrespectful to most everyone she encounters, none more so than Asta, whose name she knowingly mispronounces.
  • Mandell Maughan as Lisa Casper, a sociopathic woman who works for General McCallister. She has no problem killing anyone she encounters and looks forward to her next kill.
  • Alex Barima as Lieutenant David Logan, who works for General McCallister. After piecing together clues about Harry's crash landing, General McCallister recruits him to find the alien before her superiors do. He is unfortunately partnered with Lisa Casper and is tormented by her.
  • Alvin Sanders as Lewis Thompson, the sheriff's ailing father.
  • Elvy Yost as Isabelle, the real Harry's estranged wife and a British artist who won her husband over at a New York City art exhibition.
  • Linda Hamilton as General McCallister, a high-ranking U.S. military officer. During her childhood, McCallister saw a spacecraft firsthand, and she has spent her life seeking more proof that aliens exist.
  • Michael Cassidy as Ethan Stone, a charismatic doctor who replaces Harry as the new town doctor.

Guest stars[edit]

  • Nathan Fillion as the voice of an octopus in a restaurant tank with which Harry has a telepathic conversation. Their conversation suggests that Harry's species and octopuses are closely related, something Harry himself later states to Asta.[a]
  • Terry O'Quinn as Peter Bach, an "alien experiencer" who hosts a popular podcast about UFOs. He and his wife came into contact with extraterrestrials 30 years ago, when their unborn son was abducted. He can see Harry's real form as well.
  • Giorgio A. Tsoukalos as himself. In season 1, episode 9, Harry hides in his room at a UFO convention, and they have a meaningful conversation about ancient aliens.

Episodes[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
110January 27, 2021 (2021-01-27)March 31, 2021 (2021-03-31)
2TBATBAJanuary 26, 2022 (2022-01-26)[5]March 16, 2022 (2022-03-16)[5]
TBAMid-2022 (Mid-2022)[5]2022 (2022)[5]

Season 1 (2021)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(millions)
11"Pilot"David DobkinTeleplay by : Chris SheridanJanuary 27, 2021 (2021-01-27)1.08[6]
An alien spacecraft is struck by lightning and crash-lands near the rural town of Patience, Colorado. Its pilot, whose real name is unpronounceable by humans, was on a mission to wipe out human life on Earth. Stranded, he must blend in by assuming human form and the identity of Dr. Harry Vanderspeigle, whom he killed upon encountering. For months, Harry has been searching the mountains for his device that will wipe out humanity and fishing the lake for Dr. Vanderspeigle's corpse. Harry is asked by Sherriff Mike and Deputy Liv to examine the body of Sam Hodges, the town doctor, and his behavior is off-putting but accepted. He even takes on the doctor's job with help from the head nurse Asta Twelvetrees, but he learns his true identity can be seen by Max, Mayor Ben Hawthorne's young son. After drinking heavily in order to fit in, Harry attempts unsuccessfully to kill Max. The next day, Harry rescues Asta from her abusive ex-husband Jimmy while they are moving her things out of his house, and Asta confides in Harry that she gave up her and Jimmy's child for adoption when she was 16. Originally attributing Sam's death to suicide, Harry reexamines the body at the funeral and concludes he was poisoned. Harry confides in Asta that one of the mourners must be the killer. Beginning his first shift as the new town doctor, Harry discovers his first patient is Max.
22"Homesick"Robert Duncan McNeillChris SheridanFebruary 3, 2021 (2021-02-03)1.22[7]
Max runs screaming out of the clinic after Harry tries to behead him with a bone saw. With encouragement from Liv, Max distributes hand-drawn posters of Harry's alien form, and Harry ponders ways to kill him. D'Arcy Bloom, the town bartender, goes on a date with Harry and describes the accident that ended her skiing career. Inspired, Harry cuts the brakes on Max's bicycle, but the resulting accident only causes a wound requiring stitches on Max's arm. Harry and Max verbally spar during the procedure. With help from her father Dan, Asta comes to terms with Sam's death. Feeling homesick, Harry starts gathering supplies to repair his ship, including mining tellurium, which has levitation properties. Meanwhile, a man falls from a snowy cliff while taking a selfie but is suspended by an unseen force mid-fall; he is later discovered by Lisa Casper and David Logan, still suspended and frozen to death above what appears to be a piece of Harry's crashed ship.
33"Secrets"Robert Duncan McNeillNjeri BrownFebruary 10, 2021 (2021-02-10)[b]0.88[9]
When a fisherman finds the real Harry's foot in the lake, Harry submits a baby's foreskin as a skin sample to avoid a DNA match. While the authorities scour the lake for the rest of the corpse, Harry hides it in his freezer after it washes up on the shore. Meanwhile, Ben's wife Kate struggles to figure out what to do about Max's extraterrestrial claims, which no one believes except for his classmate Sahar. Asta and D'Arcy attend what turns out to be a high school party, where Asta discovers one of Sam's prescription pads was stolen and used to sell drugs to students. She finds part-time clinic employee Jay semiconscious at the party and drops her off home, and a flashback reveals Jay was the baby she gave away. D'Arcy flirts at Harry, who is oblivious. Lisa and David chat with a cowboy who witnessed Harry in his alien form months ago, and Lisa murders him after learning that he is planning on publishing a book about it.
44"Birds of a Feather"Jay ChandrasekharTazbah ChavezFebruary 17, 2021 (2021-02-17)1.02[10]
Ben and Kate invite Harry to dinner to convince Max that he is normal. Unfortunately, Harry invites D'Arcy, who gets drunk and discusses her childhood romance with Ben. As they dine, Sahar steals Harry's house keys and has copies made. Liv vents her professional frustrations to D'Arcy, who encourages her to stand up to Mike. Harry meets Asta's family and blurts out that Jay is the daughter she gave up for adoption. Despite Asta's anguish, this news brings her and Dan closer together. Max and Sahar break into Harry's cabin but are knocked unconscious by alien technology, and Harry discovers them. As he is carrying them out of the cabin, the real Harry's wife Isabelle suddenly appears.
55"Love Language"Jay ChandrasekharSarah BeckettFebruary 24, 2021 (2021-02-24)1.24[11]
A flashback reveals how the real Harry met his wife Isabelle at an art exhibition. After Harry sneaks Max and Sahar back into their homes, he signs papers to divorce Isabelle, who is hurt and baffled by his behavior. D'Arcy and Isabelle share their romantic woes, not realizing they are talking about the same man. When Ben and Kate learn Max broke into Harry's cabin, Harry encourages them to send Max to an out-of-state institution. However, Sahar convinces Harry and Max to agree to a truce. Jay discovers Asta is her mother and quits the clinic. Harry gradually warms to Isabelle. Mike receives toxicology results that prove Sam was poisoned.
66"Sexy Beast"Jennifer PhangEmily Eslami & Jeffrey NievesMarch 3, 2021 (2021-03-03)1.20[12]
Harry becomes jealous upon meeting Ethan Stone, the handsome and virtuous new town doctor, until he dislocates Ethan's shoulder while arm-wrestling. Harry repeatedly drugs Isabelle unconscious so he can search for his device. He tells Mike about the stolen prescription pad, and Liv remains on the ball with the investigation while Mike makes a fool of himself grilling a teenage suspect. During a girls' bowling night, Asta accuses Jimmy of stealing the prescription pads. A flashback reveals the story of General Eleanor Wright, who saw a UFO when she was a child. Fifty years later, after Harry's spaceship blipped on military surveillance, Wright recruited Lisa and David for a covert investigation which eventually leads them to Harry's invisible spaceship. The spaceship is taken to a military bunker, and they wait for him to return. Just as Harry realizes his ship is missing, a vehicle bears down on him.
77"The Green Glow"Jennifer PhangElias BenavidezMarch 10, 2021 (2021-03-10)1.07[13]
The driver is revealed to be Isabelle, who has discovered that Harry has been drugging her. Realizing they are being watched, Harry loudly says he needed space from her and throws off Lisa and David. Furious, Isabelle returns to New York. This, the loss of his job, and the loss of his spaceship drives Harry into depression. In a drug- and alcohol-induced blackout, Harry dreams the real Harry's corpse attacks him for killing him and taunts him for failing in his mission. To cheer up Harry, Asta and D'Arcy get him high, and he ends up telepathically conversing with an octopus cousin in a tank at a Japanese restaurant. Jimmy leads Mike and Liv to the stolen prescription pads and the high school janitor who was selling them, but when Mike fails to acknowledge Liv's role in singlehandedly apprehending the culprit, she tells him off and quits. Harry tells Ben and Kate that he misdiagnosed Max, and they decide not to send him away. In return, Max uses his ability to see the green glow emitted by Harry's device to locate it on a glacier. When Harry reaches it, his ship activates, and David pinpoints Harry's location. Fearing for Harry's safety, Asta and D'Arcy arrive on the glacier, and the ground gives way beneath their feet.
88"End of the World As We Know It"Shannon KohliChristian TaylorMarch 17, 2021 (2021-03-17)1.27[14]
D'Arcy is knocked unconscious as Asta and Harry find themselves deep in a crevasse of the glacier. Harry's leg is wounded, making him unable to conceal his identity, but Asta nobly steps up to tend to his medical needs and search for his lost device (which Harry says is a radio). Meanwhile, Ben on Mike's advice tries to be more assertive on his anniversary, but Kate is less than impressed. Lisa and David enter town to find the alien and discover one of Max's posters. D'Arcy recovers and pulls Harry and Asta out of the crevasse, but Asta abandons her at the hospital and drives Harry to Dan's diner. Harry's wound is infected, and he resigns himself to death until Asta reveals she found his device, and he resolves to complete his mission as Dan amputates his leg.
99"Welcome Aliens"Shannon KohliNastaran DibaiMarch 24, 2021 (2021-03-24)1.16[15]
As Harry's leg regenerates, he discovers that his device is broken. In need of a metal used to make trackers that the gray aliens implant in human abductees, he and Asta visit an alien experiencer convention. After several experiencers share their harrowing stories, Asta goes onstage and shares her positive experience, though another attendee later warns her that her alien might be a "Christopher Columbus". After Harry nearly removes a BB pellet from a phony experiencer, he acquires a tracker from alien hunter Peter Bach, who is also able to see through Harry's genetic cloak and whose unborn son was abducted by gray aliens 30 years prior. Meanwhile, David and Lisa pose as a couple and have dinner with the Hawthornes to get closer to Max. Using Liv's murder board, Mike arrests Abigail Hodges, Sam's widow, who had been having an affair and (as a beautician) had access to botulinum toxins used for botox injections. He swallows his pride and, during karaoke, invites Liv back onto the force. Troubled by Asta's behavior and absence, D'Arcy breaks into Harry's cabin and discovers the corpse of the real Dr. Vanderspeigle.
1010"Heroes of Patience"Robert Duncan McNeillChris SheridanMarch 31, 2021 (2021-03-31)1.14[16]
In a flashback, the real Harry poisons Sam's insulin hours before being killed by Harry himself. D’Arcy tells Mike and Liv about the real Harry’s corpse, but Harry has already hidden it in the cabin’s loft. Liv then finds one of the real Harry’s boots on the lake shore, leading to Harry becoming a person of interest. With his device operational again, Harry hesitates to activate it, visiting a pizzeria and placing a bulk order. He imagines another conversation with the corpse, who taunts him about forming emotional connections and scolds him for taking them from him. Harry tests his device on the corpse, disintegrating it, but burns his finger; he may have become human enough for the device to kill him. When Liv visits the clinic to compare the severed foot with the recovered boot, Asta deduces that Harry killed the real Dr. Vanderspiegle. She confronts Harry and tells him they are no longer friends. Heartbroken, Harry activates his device. Lisa and David hold Max and Sahar hostage, only to be beaten and chased away by Ben and Kate. The agents then capture Ethan, having been told by Max that the alien was the 'town doctor', and Lisa leaves with General McCallister, abandoning David. D'Arcy comforts Jay after she confides in her that Asta is her mother, and they confront Jimmy, warning him to stay away from Asta before releasing the brakes on his parked truck. Harry finds his ship and plans to drop the device from space, but he sees Asta and Max held captive by government troops and fights to save them. Asta convinces Harry to spare humanity, and he leaves to dispose of his device in space. En route to his home planet, he finds Max has stowed away.

Season 2[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date [17]U.S. viewers
(millions)
111"Old Friends"[18]TBATBAJanuary 26, 2022 (2022-01-26)TBD
122"The Wire"[19]TBATBAFebruary 2, 2022 (2022-02-02)TBD
133"Girls' Night"[20]TBATBAFebruary 9, 2022 (2022-02-09)TBD
144"Radio Harry"[21]TBATBAFebruary 16, 2022 (2022-02-16)TBD
155"Family Day"[22]TBATBAFebruary 23, 2022 (2022-02-23)TBD

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On May 31, 2018, Syfy announced that the TV adaptation of Resident Alien was given a pilot order with Chris Sheridan as the show creator and Universal Cable Productions, Dark Horse Entertainment, and Amblin Television developing the pilot.[4] On February 28, 2019, Syfy gave a series order with production starting in Vancouver, and David Dobkin directing and serving as an executive producer for the pilot.[23] Robert Duncan McNeill executive produced and was producing director for the remaining episodes.[2] On March 17, 2021, Syfy renewed the series for a second season,[2] which is set to premiere on January 26, 2022.[3]

Casting[edit]

On September 20, 2018, Alan Tudyk was cast as the main character "Dr. Harry Vanderspeigle" in the pilot, along with Sara Tomko, Corey Reynolds, Alice Wetterlund, and Levi Fiehler.[24] On January 31, 2020, Linda Hamilton, Mandell Maughan, and Alex Barima were cast in the recurring roles in the series.[25] On February 12, 2020, Elizabeth Bowen was cast in the recurring role of Deputy Sheriff Liv Baker in the series.[26]

Filming[edit]

Principal photography for the first season began on September 10, 2020, and concluded on October 14, 2020, in Delta, British Columbia, Canada.[27] Filming for the second season began on August 3, 2021, and is scheduled to conclude on March 25, 2022.[28]

Release[edit]

On February 13, 2020, Syfy announced that the series would premiere in summer 2020.[29] However, on October 9, 2020, the premiere was moved to January 2021,[30] specifically January 27 in the United States.[31] Internationally, the series premiered in Canada on CTV Sci-Fi Channel on January 27, 2021,[32] and in the United Kingdom on Sky One the following day.[33]

Reception[edit]

Critical response[edit]

For the first season, review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes reported a "certified fresh" approval rating of 94% based on 31 critic reviews, with an average rating of 7.79/10. The website's critics consensus reads, "Resident Alien takes a minute to settle into its skin, but once it does it finds fresh humor in a familiar framework and proves a perfect showcase for Alan Tudyk's singular comedic skills."[34] Metacritic gave the first season a weighted average score of 70 out of 100 based on 15 critic reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[35]

Ratings[edit]

Viewership and ratings per episode of Resident Alien
No. Title Air date Rating
(18–49)
Viewers
(millions)
DVR
(18–49)
DVR viewers
(millions)
Total
(18–49)
Total viewers
(millions)
1 "Pilot" January 27, 2021 0.2 1.08[6] N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 "Homesick" February 3, 2021 0.2 1.22[7] 0.3 1.55 0.5 2.77[36][c]
3 "Secrets" February 10, 2021 0.2 0.88[9] N/A 1.23 N/A 2.10[37]
4 "Birds of a Feather" February 17, 2021 0.2 1.02[10] 0.4 1.91 0.6 2.92[38]
5 "Love Language" February 24, 2021 0.2 1.24[11] 0.4 1.87 0.6 3.11[39]
6 "Sexy Beast" March 3, 2021 0.2 1.20[12] 0.4 2.11 0.6 3.31[40]
7 "The Green Glow" March 10, 2021 0.2 1.07[13] 0.3 1.90 0.5 2.97[41]
8 "End of the World As We Know It" March 17, 2021 0.2 1.27[14] N/A N/A N/A N/A
9 "Welcome Aliens" March 24, 2021 0.2 1.16[15] N/A N/A N/A N/A
10 "Heroes of Patience" March 31, 2021 0.1 1.14[16] N/A N/A N/A N/A

Accolades[edit]

Award Date of ceremony Category Recipient(s) Result Ref(s)
Hollywood Critics Association TV Awards August 22, 2021 Best Cable Series, Comedy Resident Alien Won [42][43]
Best Actor in a Broadcast Network or Cable Series, Comedy Alan Tudyk Nominated
Best Supporting Actor in a Broadcast Network or Cable Series, Comedy Corey Reynolds Nominated
Best Supporting Actress in a Broadcast Network or Cable Series, Comedy Alice Wetterlund Nominated
Dragon Awards September 5, 2021 Best Science Fiction or Fantasy TV Series Resident Alien Nominated [44]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Fillion co-starred with Tudyk in the 2003 series Firefly and its concluding film Serenity. Fillion and Tudyk also worked together in Tudyk's web series Con Man.
  2. ^ The episode was released on February 3, 2021, on syfy.com.[8]
  3. ^ Live +7 ratings were not available, so Live +3 ratings have been used instead.

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