My Favorite Martian (1963–1966)
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I'd Rather Fight Than Switch 

Martin's newest gizmo, a molecular reassembler, switches the psyche of the two subjects to which they are exposed. Martin would like to use it to eliminate all hostility in the world, not ... See full summary »

Director:

David Alexander

Writers:

Philip Rapp, John L. Greene (creator)
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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
Bill Idelson ... Mrs. Brown's Brother
Paul Steyer Paul Steyer ... Messenger
Jerry Riggio Jerry Riggio ... Head Waiter
Jack Donner ... Master of Ceremonies
Bill Chaudet Bill Chaudet ... Flamand
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Martin's newest gizmo, a molecular reassembler, switches the psyche of the two subjects to which they are exposed. Martin would like to use it to eliminate all hostility in the world, not to switch his and Mrs. Brown's psyches, which is what happens, just before Mrs. Brown is ready to go out on a date with Det. Brennan. Martin, looking like Mrs. Brown, is especially not looking forward to a date with Det. Brennan, but needs to do so not to attract the detective's suspicion. Martin is even more perturbed that the detective wants to ask Mrs. Brown to marry him. But of utmost importance, Martin needs to change himself and Mrs. Brown back within a couple of hours, or this switch will be permanent. Unfortunately, Martin has run out of the mineral needed to exact the change. Fortunately, Martin thinks that a diamond, which has a similar make-up, will work. The mixed blessing is that neither "Mrs. Brown" or Tim have a diamond, however Det. Brennan, ready to propose, has a diamond ring in his... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-G
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Trivia

The title is a cigarette advertisement slogan used by Tareyton which was originally manufactured by the American Tobacco Company in the 1960's. See more »

Goofs

Uncle Martin takes Brennan's hidden engagement ring from Tim's hand and levitates it into the non-flapped breast pocket of Mrs. Brown's brother's gray suit. In a subsequent shot the ring has reappeared in Tim's hand. Additionally, Brennan eventually finds his missing ring in the flapped side pocket of his black tuxedo, rather than in the breast pocket of Mrs. Brown's brother's gray suit. See more »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 1965 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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