2,118 votes
Resident Alien

Resident Alien

Syfy 2021

Crash-landed alien Harry takes on the identity of a small-town Colorado doctor. Arriving with a secret mission, he starts off living a simple life…but things get a bit rocky when he’s roped into solving a local murder and realizes he needs to assimilate into his new world. As he does, he begins to wrestle with the moral dilemma of his mission and asking the big life questions like: “Are human beings worth saving?” and “Why do they fold their pizza before eating it?”

Warning: the following content contains spoilers!

The 10 Best Episodes of Resident Alien

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#1 - Heroes of Patience (Season 1 - Episode 10)

On the verge of completing his mission, Harry faces his own humanity.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 1525 votes.

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#2 - Love Language (Season 1 - Episode 5)

A surprise visitor gives Harry an introduction to marriage, a stressful human institution he needs to familiarize himself with.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 1639 votes.

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#3 - I Believe in Aliens (Season 2 - Episode 16)

Harry comes face to face with his greatest enemy and makes a choice that may affect Earth forever.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 464 votes.

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#4 - Welcome Aliens (Season 1 - Episode 9)

Harry and Asta attend an alien convention.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 1549 votes.

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#5 - Birds of a Feather (Season 1 - Episode 4)

Harry travels to the Ute Reservation to help Asta's grandmother, and along the way, learns what it means to belong to a community.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 1684 votes.

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#6 - End of the World as We Know It (Season 1 - Episode 8)

Harry must rely on Asta and D'arcy for survival.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 1572 votes.

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#7 - Pilot (Season 1 - Episode 1)

An alien hiding in a small Colorado town meets the locals when they ask him to help solve a murder.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 2168 votes.

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#8 - Alien Dinner Party (Season 2 - Episode 8)

It's a surprise party as everyone gathers to celebrate Harry, but some dangerous guests cause havoc.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 997 votes.

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#9 - Best of Enemies (Season 2 - Episode 15)

Harry has an unexpected partner as he tries to infiltrate a military base to find his alien baby

The episode was rated 7.68 from 527 votes.

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#10 - The Green Glow (Season 1 - Episode 7)

Fearing he's facing failure, Harry enlists an unlikely ally to help find his ship.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 1556 votes.

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#11 - Sexy Beast
Season 1 - Episode 6

Harry copes with jealousy when the mayor hires an annoyingly perfect new town doctor.

The episode was rated from 1592 votes.
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#12 - Escape from New York
Season 2 - Episode 7

Harry and Asta find what they are looking for but not what they need as danger closes in.

The episode was rated from 948 votes.
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#13 - Harry, a Parent
Season 2 - Episode 13

After losing the alien baby, Harry learns which alien race is on Earth and it’s not what he expected.

The episode was rated from 579 votes.
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#14 - Cat and Mouse
Season 2 - Episode 14

Harry goes head-to-head with one of his biggest enemies.

The episode was rated from 561 votes.
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#15 - The Alien Within
Season 2 - Episode 12

Halloween comes to Patience, and Harry sheds his human mask. Meanwhile, Ben is trying to promote the new resort to the residents of Patience and meets some resistance.

The episode was rated from 618 votes.
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#16 - Secrets
Season 1 - Episode 3

Harry races to keep his secret safe as Asta is forced to face her own past.

The episode was rated from 1754 votes.
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#17 - Homesick
Season 1 - Episode 2

In his first week at the clinic, Harry struggles to diagnose a strange feeling: human emotion.

The episode was rated from 1895 votes.
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#18 - Old Friends
Season 2 - Episode 1

Harry the alien is back on Earth and doesn't remember who he is, and only Asta can keep him safe.

The episode was rated from 1254 votes.
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#19 - The Ghost of Bobby Smallwood
Season 2 - Episode 10

Asta helps Harry learn how to deal with his newfound fear of death.

The episode was rated from 708 votes.
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#20 - An Alien in New York
Season 2 - Episode 6

Harry and Asta travel to New York looking for one of his people, but things go horribly wrong.

The episode was rated from 989 votes.

Last updated: oct 06, 2022



Omg I loved the comic books! This will be awesome! Alan Tudyk and my favorite comic books!? Wow!


Amazing show. Already One of my favorite ever .


Almost passed this one by until I realized it starred Alan Tudyk, who, is a gem as the alien on a mission who gets stranded amongst his erstwhile subjects, (or possible victims...., spoilers Sweetie) and has to adapt and fit in while he tries to complete his task. I Almost turned it off when Corey Reynolds, as one of the few, if only extra melanin possessing folks amidst gallons of Buttermilk insisted in playing the "Big (bad) Black" card every time he opened his mouth. Maybe take a cue from your former Boss Brenda Leigh Johnson, turn up the country charm (but PLEASE turn off the awful "hick" accent) and don't come in so hot that you offend everyone but yourself. But, I overlook his series sins and was rewarded with a very enjoyable pilot. I agree with @J_345 in that the Sci Fi Channel is NEVER to be trusted with having good judgement as to what it's viewers like, and what is a series worth keeping around. They have cancelled TOO MANY of my favorites to list, often to be replaced by wrestling or re-runs., so, I will watch this with cautious optimism in the hopes we get through at least a full, if not multiple seasons, and, aren't simply left hanging with no explanation.


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