3rd Rock From The Sun: Season 6
Starz / Anchor Bay (2001)
TV Series  /  Comedy, Science Fiction
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IMDB   7.8
462 mins USA / English
DVD  Region 1   NR (Not Rated)
John Lithgow Dr. Dick Solomon
Kristen Johnston Sally Solomon
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Tommy Solomon
Jane Curtin Dr. Mary Albright
Jan Hooks Vicki Dubcek
Simbi Khali Nina Campbell
French Stewart Harry Solomon
Elmarie Wendel Mrs. Mamie Dubcek
Wayne Knight Officer Don Orville
Tracy Morgan
Megan Mullally
Elaine Stritch
Ana Gasteyer
Emily Osment Dahlia
John Lithgow High Commander Dick Solomon
John Lithgow Dick Solomon
French Stewart Communicator Harry Solomon
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Information Officer Tommy Solomon
Kristen Johnston Security Officer Lieutenant Sally Solomon
Wayne Knight Don
Elmarie Wendel Mrs. Dubcek
Director
Terry Hughes
James Burrows
Robert Berlinger
Producer Marcy Carsey
Michael Glouberman
Writer Bonnie Turner
Terry Turner
Cinematography Ronald W. Browne
Musician Ben Vaughn
Jeff Sudakin

A group of aliens has come to Earth to learn about its population, customs, etc. To avoid detection, they have taken on human form which gives them human emotions, physical needs etc. WITHOUT the understanding of what they mean or the inhibitions normally present in humans. Their leader takes the position of a college professor, their military expert as his sister, their intelligence expert, supposedly oldest of group takes form of his teenage son. The uninhibited reactions turn everyday events into unusual situations.
Episodes
 30 mins    10/24/2000  1.  Les Liaisons Dickgereuses
Mary's rich, spoiled sister Renata arrives in Rutherford. Dick formulates a plan to help Mary get the best of her once and for all. But Dick's falls in temptation when he gets a chance to live a life of luxury.
Director:  Terry Hughes  Writer:  Jason Venokur  / Dave Goetsch 
Guest starring:  Megan Mullally, Brandon Johnson, Paul Hansen Kim, Alex City
 30 mins    10/31/2000  2.  Fear and Loathing in Rutherford
In an attempt to reconcile with Alissa, Tommy goes to her house with the feeble excuse that she still has the beer tap they rented for the senior party and he needs to return it. Strudwick snidely tells Tommy that he thought Alissa had given him his walking papers. But Alissa surprises her father by leaving the house with Tommy carrying a suitcase (containing the beer tap). A few hours later Strudwick goes to the Solomons' apartment looking for Alissa. Mrs. Dubcek observes that the evidence points to an elopement. Dick and Strudwick enlist Mary's help and drive off to stop the wedding.
Director:  Terry Hughes  Writer:  Aron Abrams  / Gregory Thompson 
Guest starring:  Tammy Dahlstrom, John Platt, Ron West
 30 mins    11/14/2000  3.  InDickscretion
Dick invites Sally and Don to join himself and Mary on a date. But when the conversation turns to their sex lives, Don and Mary have adverse reactions. Meanwhile, Dick and Harry take a road trip, but only get as far as the gas station.
Director:  Terry Hughes  Writer:  Nastaran Dibai  / Jeffrey B. Hodes 
Guest starring:  Michael McShane, Renee Raudman,  Brent Sexton, Shanee Edwards
 30 mins    11/21/2000  4.  Dick'll Take Manhattan: Part 1
Dick, Sally and Harry are bourd so they go to another dimension (through their shower) where they are all very rich famous and living in New York.
Director:  Terry Hughes  Writer:  Mark Nutter  / Christine Zander 
Guest starring:  Richard BelzerMichael McShane, Renee Raudman,  Brent Sexton, Shanee Edwards,  Darrell HammondAna GasteyerTracy Morgan
 30 mins    11/28/2000  5.  Dick'll Take Manhattan: Part 2
Things aren't going well in the Solomons' parallel universe and they want to go home.
Director:  Terry Hughes  Writer:  Mark Nutter  / Christine Zander 
Guest starring:  Michael McShane, Renee Raudman,  Brent Sexton, Shanee Edwards,  Darrell HammondAna Gasteyer
 30 mins    12/5/2000  6.  Why Dickie Can't Teach
Tommy can't decide where to go to college, and Dick is really pushing Pendleton: when it's all said and done, Princeton and Pendleton both serve fish sticks. Dick says he'll give Tommy a personal tour of the campus. Harry wants to go too but the other aliens remind him that he's not going to college. Meanwhile, Sally's upset that Don's not included in a newspaper article on Rutherford's ten most powerful men; she can't fathom how this is possible. Sally says maybe she's let Don down; maybe she hasn't thrust greatness upon him. It's time to rebuild him into the powerhouse he's never dreamed of being. On campus, Mary tries to help Dick recruit Tommy, but Tommy just wants to sit in on a class. Sally decides to throw a power brunch to turn Don into a success; she invites everyone on the top ten list plus other important townspeople. At the brunch, she wangles an assistant's job for Don with Gus DeMarmel, president of DeMarmel lunchmeat; never mind that Don has absolutely no business experi
Director:  Terry Hughes  Writer:  David Lewman  / Joe Liss 
Guest starring:  Ray Baker, Ashlynn Rose
 30 mins    12/12/2000  7.  B.C.O.C.
The aliens give Tommy a big send-off to college, including two cases of beer and a fake ID, but as he's leaving Sally and Harry get ready to interview his replacement. The candidates have materialized in the closet and are ready and waiting. Both aliens are sold on Christie, an extremely efficient young woman, until they meet the incredibly handsome Bryce. Sally's bowled over by Bryce and hires him on the spot. Harry's upset, but he's quickly overruled. Meanwhile, Dick drops Tommy off at his dorm, and they reminisce about all the missions they've been on together. Sally's loving every minute that Bryce is around, but after Bryce's first day on the job, Dick decides to go get Tommy and bring him back. Tommy's already enjoying college and flirting with girls. Dick arrives and tries to convince Tommy to come home and go to Pendleton if he must go to college, but Tommy says he's not leaving. He does manage to convince Tommy that to impress the girls and really make a name for himself he ha
Director:  Terry Hughes  Writer:  Aron Abrams  / Gregory Thompson 
Guest starring:  Matt Battaglia, John Aylward, Andrea Beutner, Jilana Stewart, Alastair Suprise
 30 mins    12/19/2000  8.  Red, White & Dick
After attending a football game and observing how enthusiastically the crowd sang ""The Star Spangled Banner,"" Dick observes that humans have a deep love for their country of origin. They'd better get with the program or they'll look very suspicious. He assigns Tommy the study of the documents that created this country. Harry will cover anthems and epic poetry. Sally will do a microfiche search. Harry is put in charge of equality, since clearly it is one of the foundations of this country. Mary contributes that America offers so many freedoms: press, speech, assembly. Her family came over on the Mayflower. Nina says her family came over on a different boat but surely hooked up with Mary's family shortly after they arrived. As equality leader, Harry makes rulings on everything from who gets new shoes to the size of their ice cream sundaes. In class, Dick demands that the students stand up and say the Pledge of Allegiance. Sally is comfortable with the idea that all the aliens treating ea
Director:  Terry Hughes  Writer:  Will Forte 
Guest starring:  Chris Hogan, Brian Palermo, Rock Reiser
 30 mins    1/9/2001  9.  Dick Digs
When Mary invites Dick to accompany her on an archeological dig, he eagerly accepts; he's seen ""Raiders of the Lost Ark,"" so he knows how exciting and dangerous archeology can be. The Rutherford Garlic Festival is underway, and hotel rooms are at a premium. Since Dick's gone on the dig, the other aliens decide to rent out his bed. Soon the Solomons' apartment becomes ""The Inn at Solomon House"" with Tommy and Sally committed to giving their guests outstanding service in hopes of earning four stars in the Crown Travel Guide. Harry's not enthusiastic about the new venture, because he gets to do all the dirty work. At the dig, Dick's disenchanted when Mary gives him a trowel, a brush and an air bulb and tells him to carefully dust the sediment in one square foot of land. Dick grudgingly gets to work and later complains that he's been working five hours and all he's found is a pointy rock. Mary's astonished when she identifies his ""pointy rock"" as a spear head. She sadly confesses that s
Director:  Terry Hughes  Writer:  Jim O'Doherty  / David M. Israel 
Guest starring:  David Brisbin, Stan Cahill, Stephanie Erb,  Harry Groener
 30 mins    1/16/2001  10.  There's No Business Like Dick Business
While Dick and Sally form an act to entertain at children's parties, Mary and Harry get involved in Officer Don's self-defense class.
Director:  Terry Hughes  Writer:  Dave Boerger 
Guest starring:  Scott Cervine, Steve Paymer, Shane Powers
 30 mins    1/30/2001  11.  A Dick Replacement
Dick and Mary visit Rita, a psychic, together, and Dick scoffs that the whole thing's a rip-off—until the psychic says that Dick and Mary are from two different worlds. She adds that one of these days Dick will leave Mary and go back where he came from. Dick immediately decides that he should devote himself to locating his successor, someone worthy who will wait in the wings until Dick has gone. Later, Sally tells Harry that if the psychic talked about Dick's leaving the planet, she must know they're aliens; they have to kill her. Dick takes Mary to a singles bar in search of the perfect replacement, but he acts so strangely that the bartender thinks Mary's a hooker and asks them to leave. Harry and Sally set about hatching wildly unrealistic plots designed to do away with the psychic. Nina tells Dick about Gary Hemmings, a visiting lecturer who's dying to substitute for him. Dick talks with Gary and offers him the chance to replace him; Gary thinks he's being offered a staff position
Director:  Terry Hughes  Writer:  Dave Jeser  / Matt Silverstein 
Guest starring:  Charles Rocket, Amy Hill, Dwayne Macopson, Marc Goldsmith, Josh T. Minnick
 30 mins    2/6/2001  12.  Dick's Ark
Dick gets a new camera and proceeds to make Mary angry by taking her picture against her wishes. Mary decides the two need a weekend off. Sally catches Harry walking around in the rain in her new suede jacket and decides that since the weather men can't accurately predict the rain they should pay for it. Upon going to the studio she then gets hired to be ""Sally Storm"" the new weather girl. Sally is told by Dick to stop being the weather girl after constantly being accurate, at which point they see that a major tornado will hit their area. Dick then remembers the college has a bomb shelter and proceeds to allow Sally and Harry to both bring one loved one to save from the carnage. Dick has to then try and get Mary to come, and does this by making Nina thing that an intervention(AA style) is in order.
Director:  Terry Hughes  Writer:  Danny Smith 
Guest starring:  Pat Finn, Maurice Godin, Ever Carradine
 30 mins    2/13/2001  13.  You Don't Know Dick
After everyone convinces Dick that he doesn't know what Mary likes, he tries to buy concert tickets for the two of them.
Director:  Terry Hughes  Writer:  Danny Smith 
Guest starring:  Pat Finn, Maurice Godin, Sean Gunn, Shane Powers, John Houy, Dan Gilvezan
 30 mins    2/20/2001  14.  My Mother, My Dick
When a new alien accidentally arrives through the time space portal, Dick tells Harry and Sally that it's their responsibility to take care of him. And Dick alienates Mary by taking sides with her detested mother as he tries to navigate through the minefield that separates the two women.
Director:  Terry Hughes  Writer:  Nastaran Dibai  / Jeffrey B. Hodes 
Guest starring:  Elaine Stritch, Mark McKinney,  Carlos Jacott
 30 mins    4/17/2001  15.  Glengarry Glen Dick
After Dick and Don each buy half of a timeshare ""luxury getaway,"" they take Mary and Sally on their first vacation there. Meanwhile, Harry's afraid of shrinking now that Tommy's taller than he is.
Director:  Terry Hughes  Writer:  Aron Abrams  / Gregory Thompson 
Guest starring:  Jeff Asch,  Carlos Jacott, Terry Rhoads, Jill Matson, Robert Clendenin,  Franc Ross, Jonathan Palmer, Sharon Madden
 30 mins    5/1/2001  16.  Dick Soup for the Soul
Dick thinks he's found the key to true happiness after reading Mary's favorite self-help book, so he rids himself of all conflict in his life -- including Mary, his main source of friction. Sally tries to help Tommy get into his college fraternity of choice by posing as the Assistant Pledge Master during Hell Week, but her grueling physical tests push Tommy to the limit. Meanwhile, Harry becomes tortured in his quest to re-paint the kitchen ceiling.
Director:  Terry Hughes  Writer:  Sean Veder 
Guest starring:  Andrea Speyer, Will Friedle, Shad Hart, Eric Thomas Weaver
 30 mins    5/8/2001  17.  Mary Loves Scoochie: Part 1
John Cleese reprises his role as Liam Neesam, Dick's malevolent alien nemesis in the first of a special two-part episode. In part one, Dick intercepts love letters sent to Mary by ""Scoochie,"" a secret admirer, and plots to interject himself into Mary's upcoming assignation at a Renaissance festival with the mystery man.
Director:  Terry Hughes  Writer:  Aron Abrams  / Dave Boerger 
Guest starring:  John CleeseFrancis GuinanMeagen Fay, Danielle Weeks,  Derk Cheetwood, Daniel Kountz,  Jamie Kaler
 30 mins    5/15/2001  18.  Mary Loves Scoochie: Part 2
Dick can't stop Mary from dating her secret admirer ""Scoochie"" (really alien Liam Neesam), even though he suspects Liam is only using her as part of his plot against all mankind. Meanwhile, the rest of the gang find the ""prequel"" to their favorite movie, Arthur 2.
Director:  Terry Hughes  Writer:  Will Forte 
Guest starring:  Paul Hayes,  John Cleese
 30 mins    5/22/2001  19.  The Thing That Wouldn't Die: Part 1
Mary is having some trouble dealing with what she saw: Dick transforming Scoochie into a monkey. Dick inevitably tells her the truth and she has a hard time to believe in it. Eventually she accepts it and even becomes fascinated by it. When everything seems to be going fine for Dick, Harry announces that their mission is over and they are to leave Earth.
Director:  Terry Hughes  Writer:  Joe Liss  / Dave Lewman 
Guest starring:  Mindy Spence
 30 mins    5/22/2001  20.  The Thing That Wouldn't Die: Part 2
As a result of the manner in which Dick settled his dispute with Liam, the group is ordered home. Of course, there are always loose ends to tie up before a long space trip. Dick wants Mary to accompany them, and Sally decides to instill confidence in Don. They organize a farewell party, and Harry and Tommy decide to charge everything and not worry about being around to pay the bill. They even hire Elvis Costello to sing ""Fly Me to the Moon.""
Director:  Terry Hughes  Writer:  Christine Zander 
Edition Details
Series 3rd Rock From The Sun
Distributor Starz / Anchor Bay
Release Date 11/14/2006
Packaging Custom Case
Screen Ratio Fullscreen (4:3)
Subtitles English (Closed Captioned)
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital Stereo [English]
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 4

Features
Disc 01 Alternate Ending Bonus Feature Interactive Menus Scene Selection