My Favorite Martian (1963–1966)
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My Nut Cup Runneth Over 

Martin's malfunctioning molecular reassembler is what Tim uses to accidentally turn a squirrel into a human being. Martin has to fix the reassembler within 8 hours or else "Red" as they've ... See full summary »

Director:

John Erman

Writers:

Bill Kelsay (teleplay), Gene Thompson (teleplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Ray Walston ... Uncle Martin
Bill Bixby ... Tim O'Hara
Pamela Britton ... Mrs. Lorelei Brown
Alan Hewitt ... Det. Bill Brennan
Hal England Hal England ... Red
Lee Krieger ... Policeman
Christine Burke Christine Burke ... Nancy
Nora Denney ... Woman (as Dodo Denney)
Roy Engel ... Police Captain
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Storyline

Martin's malfunctioning molecular reassembler is what Tim uses to accidentally turn a squirrel into a human being. Martin has to fix the reassembler within 8 hours or else "Red" as they've coined him will be permanently changed to that of a human. In the meantime, Red's family moves in with the O'Hara's until he can be changed back to his proper squirrel state. Problems arise when Det. Brennan and Mrs. Brown come for a visit and notice a squirrel entering the apartment. The detective talks about calling in an exterminator to which Red takes offense and runs off. Tim finds him in an obvious location, a nut shop. To explain Red's conviction to the store clerk and the police called in that he's a squirrel, Martin states that they are a singing group called the Squirrels performing at that evening's Police Follies. They do perform at the Follies, much in the same vein as the Chipmunks, before they take Red home to transform him back to his proper state. Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-G
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Language:

English

Release Date:

24 April 1966 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The nut filled closet was first done on the Dick Van Dyke show on 6 February 1963. It was Season 2, Episode 20 of that show. When it was done on The Dick Van Dyke Show, Mary Tyler Moore opened the door of her closet and was bowled over by the same kind of flood of walnuts. See more »

Quotes

Tim O'Hara: If there's anything I can't stand, it's a blabbermouth squirrel!
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Camptown Races
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Written by Stephen Foster
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