A recently widowed father, quits his job as a popular 800 word columnist for a top selling Sydney newspaper.
The Gilchrists are just the average American family dealing with all the everyday issues, like a grown kid whos forced to move back home, teenagers who are smarter than their teachers and a stepmom (Jenna Elfman) desperately trying to win over the kids. In other words, just like everyone else - with one exception: they live in a very special house. "24" is a TV thriller presented in "real time" with each minute of airtime that corresponds to a minute in the lives of the characters.
"24" employs fast-paced and complex stories, and often contains unexpected plot twists.
This gentle-hearted series stars John Lithgow as the High Commander of an investigative team sent to Earth on a mission to learn everything about humans and their so-called advanced civilization.
Described by its producers as "Carl Sagan meets the Marx Brothers," 3rd Rock has a clever, distinct point of view seen through the extraterrestrial team who has no other worldly powers except absolute truthfulness.
This is the A-to-Z story of Andrew and Zelda - a pair that almost wasnt - and all that happened from the day they met.