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3rd Rock from the Sun

Film

3rd Rock from the Sun is an American sitcom that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC. The show is about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth, which they consider to be a very insignificant planet. The extraterrestrials pose as a human family to observe the behavior of human beings.

  • also known as Трећи камен од сунца, Treći kamen od sunca, 笑星撞地球, 外星家庭, 外星人報到
  • begun on and completed on (13 years ago)
  • 139 episodes of 30 or 22 minutes each, in 6 seasons
  • country: United States of America
  • created by Terry Turner & Bonnie Turner
  • regular cast:
  • genres: Science Fiction, Sitcom, Comedy
  • some of the awards:
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series nomination for John Lithgow
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy (role: Dick Solomon) nomination for John Lithgow
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television nomination for Kristen Johnston
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Pilot) nomination for James Burrows
      • Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Comedy Series (For episode See Dick Continue To Run) nomination for Robert Berlinger
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, received by John Lithgow
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy, received by John Lithgow
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series nomination for John Lithgow
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series nomination for Kristen Johnston
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy (role: Dick Solomon) nomination for John Lithgow
      • Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series nomination for Mark Brazill, Marcy Carsey, Patrick Kienlen, Caryn Mandabach, David Sacks, Bob Kushell, Terry Turner, Tom Werner, Christine Zander, Bill Martin, Mike Schiff & Bonnie Turner
      • Satellite Award for Best Actor - Television Series Musical or Comedy nomination for John Lithgow
      • Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy nomination for Jane Curtin
      • Satellite Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy nomination for NBC
      • American Society of Cinematographers Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Regular Series nomination for Marc Reshovsky
      • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series (Role: Dr.Dick Solomon) nomination for John Lithgow
      • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series nomination for Jane Curtin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Kristen Johnston, John Lithgow, French Stewart
      • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series (Role: Sally Solomon) nomination for Kristen Johnston
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography (A Nightmare On Dick Street) nomination for Marguerite Derricks
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Costumes for a Series (A Nightmare on Dick Street) nomination for Melina Root
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Visual Effects nomination for Patrick Shearn, Glen Bennett, Chris Staves
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing - Comedy Series Or Special (For episode "A Nightmare on Dick Street") nomination for Craig Porter, Todd Grace, Jesse Peck
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, received by John Lithgow
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, received by Kristen Johnston
      • Satellite Award for Best Actor - Television Series Musical or Comedy, received by John Lithgow
      • Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy, received by Jane Curtin
      • American Society of Cinematographers Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Regular Series, received by Marc Reshovsky
      • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series (Role: Dr. Dick Solomon), received by John Lithgow
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography (A Nightmare On Dick Street), received by Marguerite Derricks
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Costumes for a Series (A Nightmare on Dick Street), received by Melina Root
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing - Comedy Series Or Special (For episode "A Nightmare on Dick Street"), received by Craig Porter, Todd Grace, Jesse Peck
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series nomination for John Lithgow
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series nomination for Kristen Johnston
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series nomination for William Shatner
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress - Comedy Series nomination for Kathy Bates
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress - Comedy Series nomination for Laurie Metcalf
      • Satellite Award for Best Actor - Television Series Musical or Comedy nomination for John Lithgow
      • Satellite Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy nomination for NBC
      • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series nomination for Jane Curtin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Kristen Johnston, Simbi Khali, Wayne Knight, French Stewart, John Lithgow & Elmarie Wendel
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing - Comedy Series Or Special (Dick's Big Giant Headache) nomination for Craig Porter, Todd Grace, Jesse Peck
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing - Series (Dick and Taxes) nomination for Vince Humphrey
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (What’s Love Got to Do, Got to Do with Dick?), received by John Lithgow
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Two-Faced Dick), received by Kristen Johnston
      • Teen Choice Award for TV - Choice Actor, received by Joseph Gordon-Levitt
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series nomination for John Lithgow
      • Costume Designers Guild Award for Best Costume Design – Original Contemporary Television Series nomination for Melina Root
      • Satellite Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy nomination for NBC
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Cinematography for a Multi-Camera Series nomination for Ronald W. Browne
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing - Comedy Series Or Special (For episode "Dick And Harry Fall In A Hole") nomination for Todd Grace, Craig Porter, Jesse Peck
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series nomination for John Lithgow
  • official website: www.3rdrock.com

Miscellanea

  1. 3rd Rock from the Sun a.k.a. 3rd Rock from the Sun - Season 5: The fifth season of 3rd Rock from the Sun, an American television series, began September 21, 1999, and ended on May 23, 2000. It aired on NBC. The region 1 DVD was released on August 15, 2006.
  2. 3rd Rock from the Sun a.k.a. 3rd Rock from the Sun - Season 4: The fourth season of 3rd Rock from the Sun, an American television series, began September 23, 1998, and ended on May 25, 1999. It aired on NBC. The region 1 DVD was released on May 2, 2006.
  3. 3rd Rock from the Sun a.k.a. 3rd Rock from the Sun - Season 1: The first season of 3rd Rock from the Sun, an American television series, began January 9, 1996, and ended on May 21, 1996. It aired on NBC. The region 1 DVD was released on July 26, 2005.
  4. 3rd Rock from the Sun a.k.a. 3rd Rock from the Sun - Season 6: The sixth and final season of 3rd Rock from the Sun, an American television series, began October 24, 2000, and ended on May 22, 2001. It aired on NBC. The region 1 DVD was released on October 14, 2006.

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