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[[MediaClassifications Possible rating]]: Somewhere between TV-PG and TV-14. Yeah, there are {{Squick}}y [[BizarreAlienBiology alien bodily functions]] and some NightmareFuel... and this ''still is a marionette show''... Imagine how some red (''[[AlienBlood or green]]'') dye and corn syrup could induce nightmares in children all over the world!

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[[MediaClassifications [[UsefulNotes/MediaClassifications Possible rating]]: Somewhere between TV-PG and TV-14. Yeah, there are {{Squick}}y [[BizarreAlienBiology alien bodily functions]] and some NightmareFuel... and this ''still is a marionette show''... Imagine how some red (''[[AlienBlood or green]]'') dye and corn syrup could induce nightmares in children all over the world!


* UglyGuyHotWife: Inverted, minus the marriage part. Benjamin's girlfriend, Jenny Mercury, isn't MirrorCrackingUgly, but she ain't no supermodel, and she's definitely ''not'' HollywoodHomely. She has rather strong features and a SoOkayItsAverage physique, and often jokes on getting it from "[[{{Supercar}} her family]]".

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* UglyGuyHotWife: Inverted, minus the marriage part. Benjamin's girlfriend, Jenny Mercury, isn't MirrorCrackingUgly, but she ain't no supermodel, and she's definitely ''not'' HollywoodHomely. She has rather strong features and a SoOkayItsAverage physique, and often jokes on getting it from "[[{{Supercar}} "[[Series/{{Supercar}} her family]]".family]]".

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In the year 2067, world-renowned 21-year-old scientist and {{Cloudcuckoolander}} Benjamin Solaris lives in an apartment neighboring the semi-famous astrochemist Johnson Daniel Davis and his wife Kira. The trio lives their lives as casually as possible; it's not as if anything bad is going to happen... ''or will it?'' Actually, [[ThisIsReality it doesn't really happen that often as one might suspect]], and even if it ''does'', mostly it's SomebodyElsesProblem. In fact, when they're not [[WakeUpGoToSchoolSaveTheWorld saving galaxies]], [[AmateurSleuth solving mysteries]], or [[GoodSamaritan otherwise helping out]], ''it's a show about nothing.'' It's about nothing but [[SliceOfLife the lives of these three]] [[TheEveryman normal folk]]... [[AC:But [[RecycledInSpace In The Future!]]]] It's rife with SeinfeldianConversation, BuffySpeak, [[RealisticDictionIsUnrealistic and otherwise imperfect grammar]]. What? Do you think we're gonna turn into perfect people with perfect grammar ''[[TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture in the not-too-distant future]]?'' Dream on! This isn't your [[StandardSciFiSetting grandpa's sci-fi show]].

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In the year 2067, world-renowned 21-year-old scientist and {{Cloudcuckoolander}} Benjamin Solaris lives in an apartment neighboring the semi-famous astrochemist Johnson Daniel Davis and his wife Kira. The trio lives their lives as casually as possible; it's not as if anything bad is going to happen... ''or will it?'' Actually, [[ThisIsReality it doesn't really happen that often as one might suspect]], and even if it ''does'', mostly it's SomebodyElsesProblem.[[BystanderSyndrome somebody else's problem]]. In fact, when they're not [[WakeUpGoToSchoolSaveTheWorld saving galaxies]], [[AmateurSleuth solving mysteries]], or [[GoodSamaritan otherwise helping out]], ''it's a show about nothing.'' It's about nothing but [[SliceOfLife the lives of these three]] [[TheEveryman normal folk]]... [[AC:But [[RecycledInSpace In The Future!]]]] It's rife with SeinfeldianConversation, BuffySpeak, [[RealisticDictionIsUnrealistic and otherwise imperfect grammar]]. What? Do you think we're gonna turn into perfect people with perfect grammar ''[[TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture in the not-too-distant future]]?'' Dream on! This isn't your [[StandardSciFiSetting grandpa's sci-fi show]].


* HumanityIsSuperior: Well, it's a mixed case, seeing as how sometimes WeAreAsMayflies, and other times [[HumansAreCthulhu we're damn scary!]] [[YourMileageMayVary It depends on the planet]].
* HumansAreSpecial: Hell, no! Well, it's not as if we're the scum of the universe; [[YourMileageMayVary we have the differing opinions of galaxies of aliens here!]] [[HumansThroughAlienEyes Some see us]] as "cute", while others think we're {{Squick}}-inducing. However, no matter what, humans are ''not'' the first aliens a creature might turn to for help. ''[[IJustWantToBeBadass Crap.]]''

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* HumanityIsSuperior: Well, it's a mixed case, seeing as how sometimes WeAreAsMayflies, and other times [[HumansAreCthulhu we're damn scary!]] [[YourMileageMayVary It depends on the planet]].
scary!]]
* HumansAreSpecial: Hell, no! Well, it's not as if we're the scum of the universe; [[YourMileageMayVary we have the differing opinions of galaxies of aliens here!]] here! [[HumansThroughAlienEyes Some see us]] as "cute", while others think we're {{Squick}}-inducing. However, no matter what, humans are ''not'' the first aliens a creature might turn to for help. ''[[IJustWantToBeBadass Crap.]]''


In the year 2067, world-renowned 21-year-old scientist and {{Cloudcuckoolander}} Benjamin Solaris lives in an apartment neighboring the semi-famous astrochemist Johnson Daniel Davis and his wife Kira. The trio lives their lives as casually as possible; it's not as if anything bad is going to happen... ''or will it?'' Actually, [[ThisIsReality it doesn't really happen that often as one might suspect]], and even if it ''does'', mostly it's [=~Somebody Else's Problem~=]. In fact, when they're not [[WakeUpGoToSchoolSaveTheWorld saving galaxies]], [[AmateurSleuth solving mysteries]], or [[GoodSamaritan otherwise helping out]], ''it's a show about nothing.'' It's about nothing but [[SliceOfLife the lives of these three]] [[TheEveryman normal folk]]... [[AC:But [[RecycledInSpace In The Future!]]]] It's rife with SeinfeldianConversation, BuffySpeak, [[RealisticDictionIsUnrealistic and otherwise imperfect grammar]]. What? Do you think we're gonna turn into perfect people with perfect grammar ''[[TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture in the not-too-distant future]]?'' Dream on! This isn't your [[StandardSciFiSetting grandpa's sci-fi show]].

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In the year 2067, world-renowned 21-year-old scientist and {{Cloudcuckoolander}} Benjamin Solaris lives in an apartment neighboring the semi-famous astrochemist Johnson Daniel Davis and his wife Kira. The trio lives their lives as casually as possible; it's not as if anything bad is going to happen... ''or will it?'' Actually, [[ThisIsReality it doesn't really happen that often as one might suspect]], and even if it ''does'', mostly it's [=~Somebody Else's Problem~=].SomebodyElsesProblem. In fact, when they're not [[WakeUpGoToSchoolSaveTheWorld saving galaxies]], [[AmateurSleuth solving mysteries]], or [[GoodSamaritan otherwise helping out]], ''it's a show about nothing.'' It's about nothing but [[SliceOfLife the lives of these three]] [[TheEveryman normal folk]]... [[AC:But [[RecycledInSpace In The Future!]]]] It's rife with SeinfeldianConversation, BuffySpeak, [[RealisticDictionIsUnrealistic and otherwise imperfect grammar]]. What? Do you think we're gonna turn into perfect people with perfect grammar ''[[TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture in the not-too-distant future]]?'' Dream on! This isn't your [[StandardSciFiSetting grandpa's sci-fi show]].



* [=~It's Always Spring~=]: Averted with great zeal, which also allows us to find out about ''alien'' seasons.

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* [=~It's Always Spring~=]: ItsAlwaysSpring: Averted with great zeal, which also allows us to find out about ''alien'' seasons.


* BilingualDialogue: When an alien ''can't'' speak English for whatever reason, it can be paired with an interpreter, human or otherwise, who does know the language. Oftentimes, they keep the subject to themselves, so practically no SoWhatAreYouSaying, although it often leads to OneDialogueTwoConversations and [[BiteTheWaxTadpole other]] [[MyHovercraftIsFullOfEels weirdness]].

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* BilingualDialogue: When an alien ''can't'' speak English for whatever reason, it can be paired with an interpreter, human or otherwise, who does know the language. Oftentimes, they keep the subject to themselves, so practically no SoWhatAreYouSaying, RepeatingSoTheAudienceCanHear, although it often leads to OneDialogueTwoConversations and [[BiteTheWaxTadpole other]] [[MyHovercraftIsFullOfEels weirdness]].


In the year 2067, world-renowned 21-year-old scientist and {{Cloudcuckoolander}} Benjamin Solaris lives in an apartment neighboring the semi-famous astrochemist Johnson Daniel Davis and his wife Kira. The trio lives their lives as casually as possible; it's not as if anything bad is going to happen... ''[[OrIsIt or will it?]]'' Actually, [[ThisIsReality it doesn't really happen that often as one might suspect]], and even if it ''does'', mostly it's [=~Somebody Else's Problem~=]. In fact, when they're not [[WakeUpGoToSchoolSaveTheWorld saving galaxies]], [[AmateurSleuth solving mysteries]], or [[GoodSamaritan otherwise helping out]], ''it's a show about nothing.'' It's about nothing but [[SliceOfLife the lives of these three]] [[TheEveryman normal folk]]... [[AC:But [[RecycledInSpace In The Future!]]]] It's rife with SeinfeldianConversation, BuffySpeak, [[RealisticDictionIsUnrealistic and otherwise imperfect grammar]]. What? Do you think we're gonna turn into perfect people with perfect grammar ''[[TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture in the not-too-distant future]]?'' Dream on! This isn't your [[StandardSciFiSetting grandpa's sci-fi show]].

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In the year 2067, world-renowned 21-year-old scientist and {{Cloudcuckoolander}} Benjamin Solaris lives in an apartment neighboring the semi-famous astrochemist Johnson Daniel Davis and his wife Kira. The trio lives their lives as casually as possible; it's not as if anything bad is going to happen... ''[[OrIsIt or ''or will it?]]'' it?'' Actually, [[ThisIsReality it doesn't really happen that often as one might suspect]], and even if it ''does'', mostly it's [=~Somebody Else's Problem~=]. In fact, when they're not [[WakeUpGoToSchoolSaveTheWorld saving galaxies]], [[AmateurSleuth solving mysteries]], or [[GoodSamaritan otherwise helping out]], ''it's a show about nothing.'' It's about nothing but [[SliceOfLife the lives of these three]] [[TheEveryman normal folk]]... [[AC:But [[RecycledInSpace In The Future!]]]] It's rife with SeinfeldianConversation, BuffySpeak, [[RealisticDictionIsUnrealistic and otherwise imperfect grammar]]. What? Do you think we're gonna turn into perfect people with perfect grammar ''[[TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture in the not-too-distant future]]?'' Dream on! This isn't your [[StandardSciFiSetting grandpa's sci-fi show]].


* AttackOfThe50FootWhatever: A scientist working on a growth formula accidentally knocks a vial of it into [[MustHaveCaffeine his coffee]] [[NotAMorningPerson in a state of drowsiness]]. You know what happens next... he's 18 feet tall, [[HandOrObjectUnderwear wearing a diaper made of a pool tarp]], and [[SanitySlippage starting to question his sanity]]... [[TheUnfairSex and his relationship with his flirtatious wife.]] [[OhCrap Uh oh...]] Luckily, Benjamin and his friends [[MagicAntidote revert him back to normal]] [[WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity as his insanity comes to a climax]]. [[hottip:*:Why ''18'' feet tall? Merely because [[{{Supermarionation}} Supermarionettes]] are 1/3 scale of humans, and 6 feet times 3 is 18. This allows for human hands to interact with the puppets as a ShoutOut to many of the size comparison episodes from the {{Supermarionation}} series'.]]
* ArtMajorBiology[=/=]ArtMajorPhysics: Despite [[ShownTheirWork knowing better]], this show, as you can see above, has [[OurGiantsAreBigger giants]]. The whole SquareCubeLaw, while acknowledged, is still not entirely followed.



* MarsNeedsWomen: Oftentimes humans feel it would be ''[[FetishFuel interesting]]'' to have an [[FaceFullOfAlienWingWong alien]] [[ExoticEquipment partner]], so it's more like Women Need Martians, although the trope is sometimes played straight.
* MistakenForCheating: The wife of the 18 foot scientist above with Johnson. Despite the flowers, the chocolates, ''and'' the kiss on the lips, she merely wishes Johnson well in his career as an astrochemist, although she does pile on the fact that [[GrandmaWhatMassiveHotnessYouHave he's not bad looking for a 61 year old scientist.]]



* ShownTheirWork: Many of the predictions of the future world of this show are based on actual experiments and prototypes [[RuleOfCool which seem the awesomest]]. That being said, [[MmmKay this troper]] would dread for [[ScienceMarchesOn science to march in a direction]] that doesn't lead to awesomeness, not that she ''wants'' [[SchmuckBait giant alien monster robots]]...

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* ShownTheirWork: Many of the predictions of the future world of this show are based on actual experiments and prototypes [[RuleOfCool which seem the awesomest]]. That being said, [[MmmKay this troper]] would dread for [[ScienceMarchesOn science to march in a direction]] that doesn't lead to awesomeness, not that she ''wants'' [[SchmuckBait giant alien monster robots]]...



* UglyGuyHotWife: Inverted, minus the marriage part. Benjamin's girlfriend, Jenny Mercury, isn't MirrorCrackingUgly, but she ain't no supermodel, and she's definitely ''not'' HollywoodHomely. She has rather strong features and a SoOkayItsAverage physique, and often jokes on getting it from "[[{{Supercar}} her family]]".
* VisionsOfAnotherSelf: Benjamin Solaris had dreams once of himself as the lead singer and guitarist in a band called "Tarog & Company", where he and his team of "[[HumanAliens Martians]]" played their [[FutureMusic tech-rock]] "hit", '''"True B.L.U.E."'''. True B.L.U.E.'s melody [[ThePasswordIsAlwaysSwordfish proved to be the correct code for a touch-tone keypad on an alien spaceship]], and later became Benjamin's {{Leitmotif}}.

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* UglyGuyHotWife: Inverted, minus the marriage part. Benjamin's girlfriend, Jenny Mercury, isn't MirrorCrackingUgly, but she ain't no supermodel, and she's definitely ''not'' HollywoodHomely. She has rather strong features and a SoOkayItsAverage physique, and often jokes on getting it from "[[{{Supercar}} her family]]".
* VisionsOfAnotherSelf: Benjamin Solaris had dreams once of himself as the lead singer and guitarist in a band called "Tarog & Company", where he and his team of "[[HumanAliens Martians]]" played their [[FutureMusic tech-rock]] "hit", '''"True B.L.U.E."'''. True B.L.U.E.'s melody [[ThePasswordIsAlwaysSwordfish proved to be the correct code for a touch-tone keypad on an alien spaceship]], and later became Benjamin's {{Leitmotif}}.
family]]".


In the year 2067, world-renowned 21 year old scientist and {{Cloudcuckoolander}} Benjamin Solaris lives in an apartment neighboring the semi-famous astrochemist Johnson Daniel Davis and his wife Kira. The trio lives their lives as casually as possible; it's not as if anything bad is going to happen... ''[[OrIsIt or will it?]]'' Actually, [[ThisIsReality it doesn't really happen that often as one might suspect]], and even if it ''does'', mostly it's [=~Somebody Else's Problem~=]. In fact, when they're not [[WakeUpGoToSchoolSaveTheWorld saving galaxies]], [[AmateurSleuth solving mysteries]], or [[GoodSamaritan otherwise helping out]], ''it's a show about nothing.'' Much, much BetterThanItSounds.

That's right, it's about nothing but [[SliceOfLife the lives of these three]] [[TheEveryman normal folk]]... [[AC:But [[RecycledInSpace In The Future!]]]] It's rife with SeinfeldianConversation, BuffySpeak, [[RealisticDictionIsUnrealistic and otherwise imperfect grammar]]. What? Do you think we're gonna turn into perfect people with perfect grammar ''[[TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture in the not-too-distant future]]?'' Dream on! This isn't your [[StandardSciFiSetting grandpa's sci-fi show]].

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In the year 2067, world-renowned 21 year old 21-year-old scientist and {{Cloudcuckoolander}} Benjamin Solaris lives in an apartment neighboring the semi-famous astrochemist Johnson Daniel Davis and his wife Kira. The trio lives their lives as casually as possible; it's not as if anything bad is going to happen... ''[[OrIsIt or will it?]]'' Actually, [[ThisIsReality it doesn't really happen that often as one might suspect]], and even if it ''does'', mostly it's [=~Somebody Else's Problem~=]. In fact, when they're not [[WakeUpGoToSchoolSaveTheWorld saving galaxies]], [[AmateurSleuth solving mysteries]], or [[GoodSamaritan otherwise helping out]], ''it's a show about nothing.'' Much, much BetterThanItSounds.

That's right, it's
It's about nothing but [[SliceOfLife the lives of these three]] [[TheEveryman normal folk]]... [[AC:But [[RecycledInSpace In The Future!]]]] It's rife with SeinfeldianConversation, BuffySpeak, [[RealisticDictionIsUnrealistic and otherwise imperfect grammar]]. What? Do you think we're gonna turn into perfect people with perfect grammar ''[[TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture in the not-too-distant future]]?'' Dream on! This isn't your [[StandardSciFiSetting grandpa's sci-fi show]].


*AttackOfThe50FootWhatever: A scientist working on a growth formula accidentally knocks a vial of it into [[MustHaveCaffeine his coffee]] [[NotAMorningPerson in a state of drowsiness]]. [[YouShouldKnowThisAlready You know what happens next]]... he's 18 feet tall, [[HandOrObjectUnderwear wearing a diaper made of a pool tarp]], and [[SanitySlippage starting to question his sanity]]... [[TheUnfairSex and his relationship with his flirtatious wife.]] [[OhCrap Uh oh...]] Luckily, Benjamin and his friends [[MagicAntidote revert him back to normal]] [[WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity as his insanity comes to a climax]]. [[hottip:*:Why ''18'' feet tall? Merely because [[{{Supermarionation}} Supermarionettes]] are 1/3 scale of humans, and 6 feet times 3 is 18. This allows for human hands to interact with the puppets as a ShoutOut to many of the size comparison episodes from the {{Supermarionation}} series'.]]

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*AttackOfThe50FootWhatever: A scientist working on a growth formula accidentally knocks a vial of it into [[MustHaveCaffeine his coffee]] [[NotAMorningPerson in a state of drowsiness]]. [[YouShouldKnowThisAlready You know what happens next]]...next... he's 18 feet tall, [[HandOrObjectUnderwear wearing a diaper made of a pool tarp]], and [[SanitySlippage starting to question his sanity]]... [[TheUnfairSex and his relationship with his flirtatious wife.]] [[OhCrap Uh oh...]] Luckily, Benjamin and his friends [[MagicAntidote revert him back to normal]] [[WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity as his insanity comes to a climax]]. [[hottip:*:Why ''18'' feet tall? Merely because [[{{Supermarionation}} Supermarionettes]] are 1/3 scale of humans, and 6 feet times 3 is 18. This allows for human hands to interact with the puppets as a ShoutOut to many of the size comparison episodes from the {{Supermarionation}} series'.]]

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