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.
As they literally come at him from both sides, he realizes he desperately needs to establish some ground rules, because his loving family is always going to be there for him. The tragic tale of the Baudelaire orphans -- Violet, Klaus, and Sunny whose evil guardian Count Olaf will stop at nothing to get his hands on their inheritance.
After the loss of their parents in a mysterious fire, the three extraordinary siblings must outsmart Olaf at every turn, foiling his many devious plans and disguises, in their fateful quest to unlock long-held family secrets.
A recently widowed father, quits his job as a popular 800 word columnist for a top selling Sydney newspaper.
Over the internet he buys a house on an impulse in a remote New Zealand seaside town.
Though each days events typically revolve around thwarting an impending terrorist attack, each season is made up of various interwoven story threads.