My Favorite Martian (1999)
overview : News producer, Tim O'Hara gets himself fired for unwillingly compromising his bosses' daughter during a live transmission. A little later, he witnesses the crashing of a small Martian spacecraft, realizing his one-time chance of delivering a story that will rock the earth. Since Tim took the original but scaled-down spaceship with him, the Martian follows him to retrieve it.
Genres : Comedy, Drama, Family, Science Fiction
Tags : alien, martian, based on tv series, fish out of water