History Series / ThirdRockfromtheSun

30th May '16 6:46:20 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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** Harry was this show's equivalent to [[{{Seinfeld}} Cosmo Kramer]] when it came to combining physical comedy with hamminess.

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** Harry was this show's equivalent to [[{{Seinfeld}} [[Series/{{Seinfeld}} Cosmo Kramer]] when it came to combining physical comedy with hamminess.
26th May '16 11:00:40 AM speedyboris
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* JuryDuty: One of the plots in "Eleven Angry Men and One Dick" is Dick being summoned for jury duty. It takes him forever to qualify for the jury, as he always has an opinion on a case that excludes him from being impartial. Finally he's allowed on when he's asked a question and bursts into tears.
23rd May '16 10:44:31 AM Josef5678
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* DoNotPassGo: In "Dick Behaving Badly":
--> '''Harry Solomon:''' ''Go to jail. Go directly to jail. Do not pass go, do not collect $200 and do not, I repeat, [[PrisonRape do not drop the soap]]''.
29th Mar '16 7:33:17 AM speedyboris
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* EscalatingWar: Or prank war, in "Tricky Dick". It finally ends when Mary tricks Dick into sticking his face on his glue-filled desk.
6th Mar '16 8:19:43 AM Phenenas
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The local Earthlings include Dick's insecure office mate and love interest [[Creator/JaneCurtin Dr. Mary Albright]], her SassySecretary Nina Campbell, Sally's cop boyfriend [[Creator/WayneKnight Officer Don Orville]], and the Solomons' eccentric [[{{Landlord}} landlady]] Mrs. Dubcek. The more the Solomons view HumansThroughAlienEyes, the more they realize that HumansAreSpecial. Some people think the show stuck with the FishOutOfWater notion far too long -- unlike others, such as ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', where main character Fry eventually got used to his new surroundings -- the main gag of this series remained the same, but can be justified as RuleOfFunny. [[note]]Though, to be fair, it would take years and years for anyone to adjust to a world completely unlike their own. So, if anything, ''Futurama'' is at fault here.[[/note]]As an added bonus, the series can easily be watched out of order, if you avoid the [[CliffHanger first and last episodes]] of a given season.

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The local Earthlings include Dick's insecure office mate and love interest [[Creator/JaneCurtin Dr. Mary Albright]], her SassySecretary Nina Campbell, Sally's cop boyfriend [[Creator/WayneKnight Officer Don Orville]], and the Solomons' eccentric [[{{Landlord}} landlady]] Mrs. Dubcek. The more the Solomons view HumansThroughAlienEyes, the more they realize that HumansAreSpecial. Some people think the show stuck with the FishOutOfWater notion far too long -- unlike others, such as ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', where main character Fry eventually got used to his new surroundings -- the main gag of this series remained the same, but can be justified as RuleOfFunny. [[note]]Though, to be fair, it would take years and years for anyone to adjust to a world completely unlike their own. So, if anything, ''Futurama'' is at fault here.[[/note]]As [[/note]] As an added bonus, the series can easily be watched out of order, if you avoid the [[CliffHanger first and last episodes]] of a given season.
6th Mar '16 8:19:04 AM Phenenas
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The local Earthlings include Dick's insecure office mate and love interest [[Creator/JaneCurtin Dr. Mary Albright]], her SassySecretary Nina Campbell, Sally's cop boyfriend [[Creator/WayneKnight Officer Don Orville]], and the Solomons' eccentric [[{{Landlord}} landlady]] Mrs. Dubcek. The more the Solomons view HumansThroughAlienEyes, the more they realize that HumansAreSpecial. Some people think the show stuck with the FishOutOfWater notion far too long -- unlike others, such as ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', where main character Fry eventually got used to his new surroundings -- the main gag of this series remained the same, but can be justified as RuleOfFunny. As an added bonus, the series can easily be watched out of order, if you avoid the [[CliffHanger first and last episodes]] of a given season.

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The local Earthlings include Dick's insecure office mate and love interest [[Creator/JaneCurtin Dr. Mary Albright]], her SassySecretary Nina Campbell, Sally's cop boyfriend [[Creator/WayneKnight Officer Don Orville]], and the Solomons' eccentric [[{{Landlord}} landlady]] Mrs. Dubcek. The more the Solomons view HumansThroughAlienEyes, the more they realize that HumansAreSpecial. Some people think the show stuck with the FishOutOfWater notion far too long -- unlike others, such as ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', where main character Fry eventually got used to his new surroundings -- the main gag of this series remained the same, but can be justified as RuleOfFunny. As [[note]]Though, to be fair, it would take years and years for anyone to adjust to a world completely unlike their own. So, if anything, ''Futurama'' is at fault here.[[/note]]As an added bonus, the series can easily be watched out of order, if you avoid the [[CliffHanger first and last episodes]] of a given season.



->Transmission ending in three! Two! One! ''[sneeze]''

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->Transmission ending in three! Two! One! ''[sneeze]''
26th Jan '16 10:06:24 AM thevisualboy37
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** In "Tricky Dick", Dick tells a car repair guy, who only speaks Spanish, that Mary's car needs to be repaired. Then he adds that she wants it re-painted and to have huge speakers put in. Mary doesn't know about this. Near the end of the episode, Dick and Mary call a truce on their pranks, and we hear a car engine and music that sounds like it's coming out of huge speakers. Judith then says "Mary, it appears your Volvo is back from the repair shop."
19th Jan '16 6:39:43 PM SarcasmKid
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** In one of the later season episodes featuring Sally working as a weather girl, she believed a major storm was going to destroy Rutherford. The Solomons planned on spending it out in a bomb shelter with their loved ones, and Harry brought with him a cashier he picked up at the supermarket by telling her it was a party.
--->'''Cashier''': I get off at 8.
--->'''Harry''': No, the party's at 8. You get off at ''9''.
7th Jan '16 10:25:06 AM aye_amber
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->'''Dick''': When we've learned everything there is to know... about life.

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->'''Dick''': When we've learned everything there is to know... about About life.
23rd Dec '15 6:31:53 PM randomsurfer
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* NamesTheSame: InUniverse. In "See Dick Run," evil Dick re-names Harry, Sally, and Tommy to all being named Tommy.
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