''Starman'' is a 1986 TV series, spun off from the 1984 [[Film/{{Starman}} film of the same name]]. The starman from the film returns to Earth 15 years later, meets Scott, the son he fathered in the film, and spends a lot of time on the run from the government.

!!This series provides examples of:

* AlienAmongUs
* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: As in the film, Starman takes on human form while visiting Earth.
* HumanMomNonhumanDad: Scott
* IntriguedByHumanity
* MissingMom: The main plot arc in the first (and as it turned out only) season was trying to find out what had become of Scott's mother, Jenny.
* TheNthDoctor: As in the film, Starman takes human form by adopting the identity of a recently-deceased human, thus neatly explaining why he's played by a different actor this time around.
* RecycledTheSeries
* TimeSkip: Fifteen years have passed since the film...
* [[TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture Twenty Minutes Into The Present]]: ...even though the series followed the film after only two years.
* WalkingTheEarth
* WeComeInPeaceShootToKill
* YouMakeMeSic: Scott corrects Fox's grammar in the middle of a hostage exchange.
-->'''Fox:''' Go on. Slow.
-->'''Scott:''' The word is slowly. It's an adverb.