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  • Robin Williams (1951-2014) - Final Call from Planet Ork Back to News > Robin Williams (1951-2014) Final Call from Planet Ork! posted 18 Aug 2014, 00:50With all of the tributes that have been paid to the late Robin Williams, whose life and career ended tragically last week, it would indeed be remiss of us to let this moment pass, without taking a moment to recall the contribution which he made to the genre of TV sitcoms featuring manic performances by actors playing extra-terrestrial beings, sent to Earth to observe human ways, creating all-round mischief and infectious mayhem in the process. Sound familiar? We are talking here of course about Mork and Mindy, which broadcast between 1978 and 1982; a series that paved the way and ...
    Posted 15 Feb 2015, 08:34 by Dick Rock
  • Feeling an All Fools' Dick Back to News > Feeling an All Fools' Dick - practical jokes ease the pain of Dick and Mary's breakup - posted 1 Apr 2013, 00:22Feeling up for a Third Rock from the Sun (aka 3rd Rock) April Fools Day special? Well guess what? We don't have one. That's our April Fools Day prank - fell for it, didn't ya? As far as we can remember (or as far as we can be bothered to find out), the theme of April Fools Day never surfaced during the show's six season (139 episode) run - strange but that's just the way it is. Instead our offering, on this the feast of All Fools, consists of this episode from ...
    Posted 15 Feb 2015, 08:28 by Dick Rock
  • 3rd Rock goes On the Road Back to News > 3rd Rock goes On the Road - Harry and Tommy follow in the footsteps of Jack Kerouac - posted 12 Mar 2013, 13:21 Today marks the anniversary of the birth of author, novelist, poet of the Beat Generation, Jack Kerouac. Had he lived, he would be 91 - although for one such as Kerouac, that was probably never going to happen. His death, in 1969 at the age of just 47 came painfully and most likely the result of years of alcoholism and other forms of self-abuse. His seminal work, On the Road, was described at the time, by The New York Times, as "the most beautifully executed, the clearest and the most important utterance yet made by ...
    Posted 15 Feb 2015, 08:12 by Dick Rock
  • Love and other Catastrophes on Third Rock from the Sun (aka 3rd Rock) Back to News > Love and other Catastrophes on 3rd Rock posted 13 Feb 2013, 23:53A triangle is the strongest shape in geometry but somehow a love triangle just collapses. - Dick Solomon, from Season 4, episode 7, D3: Judgement Day The theme of love and romantic conquest was a recurring one on Third Rock from the Sun> (aka 3rd Rock) throughout its six season run. Indeed it could well be argued that it fuelled the purpose of their mission and caused it to be extended. We know from various admissions and insights that life on the home planet (in that barred spiral galaxy on the Cepheus-Draco border) is cold and sterile at best of times. The inhabitants of ...
    Posted 15 Feb 2015, 06:31 by Dick Rock
  • Super Bowl Sunday: Run for Your Lives (the big women are angry) Back to News > The Super Bowl XXXIII Episode Run for Your Lives! The Big Women are Angry posted 2 Feb 2013, 23:51It's Super Bowl Sunday, an event held annually in the USA to showcase a rather strange spectacle which they like to call 'football' but to everyone else looks like some form of rugby on steroids. Apparently real football is called 'soccer' over there! And if you find all that confusing, imagine how it must appear to an alien from another planet; particularly one who has just come down in the last shower. Still it is an excuse to recall this particular episode from Season Three of of Third Rock from the Sun (aka 3rd Rock) first ...
    Posted 15 Feb 2015, 06:11 by Dick Rock
  • Martin Luther King Day - Happy Birthday to You Back to News > Happy Birthday to You! Celebrating Martin Luther King Day posted 21 Jan 2013, 01:07Today is Martin Luther King Day, a national holiday in the country of his birth to commemorate the life and work of an inspirational leader who championed the cause of civil rights, both for the African American community from which he was drawn, and for humanity in general. The issue of race is touched upon frequently in 3rd Rock but there is no better example of political incorrectness run riot than in this episode from Season Five - Dick, Who's Coming to Dinner. Early on in the show we learn that the Solomon's have racial issues - the human race as it ...
    Posted 15 Feb 2015, 05:59 by Dick Rock
  • From the Archives: Looking Back on the Career of Jane Curtin Back to News > A Look Back on the Career of Jane Curtin The Actress and Comedienne talks about her time on 3rd Rock posted 14 Jan 2013, 20:24Ever noticed how Jane Curtin, the actress who plays Mary Albright on 3rd Rock, actually seems to be cracking up during this scene that involves Dick doing his best not to act or dress his age? From Season 1, Episode 3 - Dick's First Birthday Watch the full episode on YouTube Interestingly, we came across this interview from 1996 with the Los Angeles Times, in which she admits what viewers would already have surmised: she genuinely was in hysterics watching John Lithgow "strutting around like a peacock in skin-tight, black ...
    Posted 15 Feb 2015, 05:47 by Dick Rock
  • Happy New Year 3rd Rock Fans Back to News > Happy New Year, 3rd Rock Fans One more Journey around the Sun on 3rd Rock posted 31 Dec 2012, 22:53Happy New Year to fans and followers everywhere of TV comedy classic, Third Rock from the Sun (aka 3rd Rock). Believe it or not it wasn't until Season 4 that the theme of New Year was explored in Third Rock from the Sun (aka 3rd Rock). What an episode it was too. Dick for once is felling deflated. In much the same vein that his enthusiasm fails to infect others, his lack of enthusiasm makes him equally less endearing. Elsewhere Don finally finds it within himself to say 'no' to Sally, Tommy's plans to ...
    Posted 15 Feb 2015, 05:38 by Dick Rock
  • The Solomons' First Christmas Back to News > The Solomon's First Christmas - Seasons Greetings to 3rd Rock Fans everywhere - posted 21 Dec 2012, 01:23Happy Christmas to all our readers, fans and followers. We extend warm greetings of the season to 3rd Rock Fans everywhere.The comedy of Third Rock from the Sun (aka 3rd Rock) stems mainly from the fact that the Solomon's behave as if they are experiencing everything for the first time - which of course they are. Jolly Old St. Dick is from Season 2 and charts the trials and tribulations in the Solomon household as they struggle to get to grips with that altogether unnerving human ritual that is Christmas - made no less unnerving by virtue of the ...
    Posted 15 Feb 2015, 05:27 by Dick Rock
  • Rescue of 33 miners in Chile Back to News > Celebrating the Rescue of 33 Miners in Chile - the one where Dick and Harry get stuck in a hole - posted 14 Oct 2010, 16:59The world celebrates the rescue and safe return to the surface of the 33 Chilean miners. They survived 69 days submerged more than 2000 feet below ground with limited food and water and no TV! Welcome back guys. We thought a good way to mark the occasion would be to re-visit this episode from Season 5 of Third Rock from the Sun (aka 3rd Rock) - Dick and Harry Fall In A Hole. Could the miners' rescue have been due to the presence on the scene of one Angus 'the hole' McDuff ...
    Posted 15 Feb 2015, 05:28 by Dick Rock
  • Should They Bring Back Third Rock from the Sun (aka 3rd Rock)? Back to News > Should They Bring Back 3rd Rock? - well, should they? have your say - posted 15 Sep 2010, 23:50They've been gone for over eight years now. The last episode of TV comedy classic Third Rock from the Sun (aka 3rd Rock) aired sometime back in 2002. Those TV executives who took the decision to axe the show have since moved on; now believed to be working in various areas of government, banking, international finance; where poor judgement and bad decision-making does not interfere with career advancement, in fact it's a plus; especially if you can make someone else pay for your stupid mistakes! In the intervening period the rest of us have been left ...
    Posted 15 Feb 2015, 05:29 by Dick Rock
  • Shay Astar - A Star is Born on 3rd Rock Back to News > Shay Astar - a star is born on 3rd Rock - posted 2 Jun 2010, 22:42Thank you to Gary McGrath who has notified us that "3rd Rock from The Sun star, Shay Astar who played, August [Tommy's first girlfriend; she dumped him remember?] now has a music career. Check it out. www.myspace.com/shayastarmusic and on amazon.com." (links open in new window) From what has been heard we would have to say that we are impressed. Shay has a fine voice and an excellent repertoire. This fan site wishes Shay every success in her singing career. Of course all this comes as no surprise to 3rd Rock Fans. We had an early glimpse of ...
    Posted 15 Feb 2015, 05:29 by Dick Rock
  • All Will Be Revealed Back to News > All Will Be Revealed - Third Rock from the Sun (aka 3rd Rock) Fan Site - posted 19 Mar 2010, 22:54The only known DEDICATED FANSITE to the TV Comedy Classic Third ROCK FROM THE SUN will making itself known shortly - as soon as we get our act together! Watch this Space
    Posted 15 Feb 2015, 05:30 by Dick Rock
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Robin Williams (1951-2014) - Final Call from Planet Ork

posted 17 Aug 2014, 16:50 by Dick Rock   [ updated 15 Feb 2015, 08:34 ]

Robin Williams (1951-2014)
Final Call from Planet Ork!

posted 18 Aug 2014, 00:50
With all of the tributes that have been paid to the late Robin Williams, whose life and career ended tragically last week, it would indeed be remiss of us to let this moment pass, without taking a moment to recall the contribution which he made to the genre of TV sitcoms featuring manic performances by actors playing extra-terrestrial beings, sent to Earth to observe human ways, creating all-round mischief and infectious mayhem in the process. Sound familiar? We are talking here of course about Mork and Mindy, which broadcast between 1978 and 1982; a series that paved the way and even set a standard for those that followed. Without it, it is doubtful that we would ever have witnessed the likes of ALF and of course, 3rd Rock.

Interestingly, the character of Mork originated in an episode from Happy Days, entitled 'My Favorite Orkan', itself a take on My Favourite Martian, a 1960s TV sitcom about an alien (this time from Mars) passing himself off as human. That show starred Ray Walston and Bill Bixby, both of whom are now deceased. The latter is probably best remembered for his work on The Incredible Hulk. Walston on the other hand, listed among his credits when he was alive, a role in the 1980 film version of the cartoon classic, Popeye, which of course, starred Robin Williams.

The following clip from YouTube is described as the Opening Theme from Season One of Mork and Mindy. It is short and sweet but gives a perfect flavour of the nature of the show and the innocent fun that was its hallmark. If you want more, go search for it on YouTube or Amazon, or wherever you go to get your kicks.

Feeling an All Fools' Dick

posted 31 Mar 2013, 16:22 by Dick Rock   [ updated 15 Feb 2015, 08:28 ]

Feeling an All Fools' Dick
- practical jokes ease the pain of Dick and Mary's breakup -

posted 1 Apr 2013, 00:22
Feeling up for a Third Rock from the Sun (aka 3rd Rock) April Fools Day special? Well guess what? We don't have one. That's our April Fools Day prank - fell for it, didn't ya?

As far as we can remember (or as far as we can be bothered to find out), the theme of April Fools Day never surfaced during the show's six season (139 episode) run - strange but that's just the way it is. Instead our offering, on this the feast of All Fools, consists of this episode from season three when, still reeling from their break-up, Dick and Mary play a series of practical jokes on each other.

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This is also the episode where actor John Lithgow reprises his role from the 1984 film, Footloose. Also notable for Sally and Don's first break-up - by the end of the season, all four Solomons will split with their respective partners and love interests.

This episode includes a guest appearance by actor Leigh McCloskey who, while not exactly a household name, seems to have notched up quite a few notable TV appearances throughout the 70s and 80s. Check it out on Wikipedia and his official website.

Finally there is Dick's observation about women that "you can't live with them yet you can't have heterosexual sex without them", which as Harry remarks is 'probably true'. Hard to disagree?

3rd Rock goes On the Road

posted 12 Mar 2013, 06:21 by Dick Rock   [ updated 15 Feb 2015, 08:12 ]

3rd Rock goes On the Road
- Harry and Tommy follow in the footsteps of Jack Kerouac -

posted 12 Mar 2013, 13:21
Today marks the anniversary of the birth of author, novelist, poet of the Beat Generation, Jack Kerouac. Had he lived, he would be 91 - although for one such as Kerouac, that was probably never going to happen. His death, in 1969 at the age of just 47 came painfully and most likely the result of years of alcoholism and other forms of self-abuse.

His seminal work, On the Road, was described at the time, by The New York Times, as "the most beautifully executed, the clearest and the most important utterance yet made by the generation Kerouac himself named years ago as 'beat,' and whose principal avatar he is." The story evokes the individual pursuit of meaning and sense of belonging against a backdrop of a changing society and way of life.

In this episode of Third Rock from the Sun (aka 3rd Rock), Tommy and Harry set out to retrace Kerouac's steps, but don't seem to get very far. Not much soul-searching here either, but that wouldn't really be in keeping with 3rd Rock, where all-important questions of life and death are explored in a delightfully understated way. By the end however, Tommy does reach a decision as he finds himself at a certain crossroad in his life.

Elsewhere, this is also the episode where Mary and Don kiss and Dick and Sally almost do the same. It's not the first time however that things become 'complicated' in this foursome. 3rd Rock fans will recall the episode from season four entitled, Two-Faced Dick, where Dick and Sally are forced to switch bodies, causing awkwardness and embarrassment for their respective partners and love-interests.

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Love and other Catastrophes on Third Rock from the Sun (aka 3rd Rock)

posted 13 Feb 2013, 15:53 by Dick Rock   [ updated 15 Feb 2015, 06:31 ]

Love and other Catastrophes on 3rd Rock

posted 13 Feb 2013, 23:53
A triangle is the strongest shape in geometry but somehow a love triangle just collapses.
- Dick Solomon, from Season 4, episode 7, D3: Judgement Day

The theme of love and romantic conquest was a recurring one on Third Rock from the Sun> (aka 3rd Rock) throughout its six season run. Indeed it could well be argued that it fuelled the purpose of their mission and caused it to be extended. We know from various admissions and insights that life on the home planet (in that barred spiral galaxy on the Cepheus-Draco border) is cold and sterile at best of times. The inhabitants of that world, despite their obvious superior intelligence, fulfil a role somewhat akin to drones whose lives are devoid of any real passion. On Earth they discover a sense of freedom that takes a long time to assimilate and absorb; six years to be precise and even then, not entirely.

The various romantic adventures and misadventures of Tommy, Dick, Harry and Sally is a subject upon which whole chapters could be expended. Indeed it is a subject that we had considered exploring here at length on the Third Rock from the Sun Fan Site. With Valentine's Day nearly upon us we were planning to use it as an excuse to do just that. Alas it was an exercise that proved beyond our capabilities to complete within the deadline allowed - too many nuances and avenues to explore. Hopefully we will return to it sometime in the near future though.

For now we have chosen to bring you this episode from Season Five in which the Solomon's discover the true meaning of Valentine's Day - and surprisingly it has nothing to do with a certain massacre that took place in Chicago in 1929; or ham sandwiches for that matter.



This episode is significant not just because Tommy (dirty old man posing as a hormonally crazed teenager) finally loses his virginity (albeit to the wrong woman). We can discern from this episode that the relationship between Tommy and Alissa echoes and contains traits similar to that between Dick and Mary. Despite Tommy committing what can only be described as a monumental act of betrayal vis-à-vis Alissa, she obviously finds it within herself to forgive him - as evidenced in subsequent episodes when, in classic TV style, they are back together as if nothing had happened. A bit like Mary, Alissa's calm demeanour, level-headedness, kindness and understanding emerge as character flaws when it comes to 3rd Rock, preventing them from noticing what is really going on around them.

Also on this episode, Don and Sally have a romantic misunderstanding which Don sees out with his trademark stoicism. Meanwhile Dick and Mary go through the motions except this time there's a psychiatrist involved - and not before time some might add. If you haven't already watched it, do so now.

As always, last words go to Harry: Nothing says 'I love you' like than having sex with a stranger the night before you're supposed to do it with your girlfriend for the very first time on Valentine's Day. Isn't that just so true? Who hasn't had that experience?


Happy Valentine's Day, 3rd Rock Fans everywhere!
We love each and every one of you.

Super Bowl Sunday: Run for Your Lives (the big women are angry)

posted 2 Feb 2013, 15:51 by Dick Rock   [ updated 15 Feb 2015, 06:11 ]

The Super Bowl XXXIII Episode
Run for Your Lives! The Big Women are Angry

posted 2 Feb 2013, 23:51
It's Super Bowl Sunday, an event held annually in the USA to showcase a rather strange spectacle which they like to call 'football' but to everyone else looks like some form of rugby on steroids. Apparently real football is called 'soccer' over there! And if you find all that confusing, imagine how it must appear to an alien from another planet; particularly one who has just come down in the last shower.

Still it is an excuse to recall this particular episode from Season Three of of Third Rock from the Sun (aka 3rd Rock) first broadcast on January 25, 1998 - 36! 24! 36! Dick. For those who know next to nothing about the American game rest assured that, much like the Super Bowl, there isn't any 'football' in this episode but plenty of digs at popular culture that became the hallmark of 3rd Rock over the years.

So it will never be The Beautiful Game, but the presence (invasion if you will) of Cindy Crawford, Angie Everhart, Irina Pantaeva, Beverly Johnson, among others, in this double episode special isn't half pleasing to the eye. And let's not forget Sally (aka Paul Mitchell) who has to infiltrate the gang and thwart their diabolical plan of total world domination - though there are many who wouldn't object to being dominated in such a way.


The Super Bowl, being the most watched broadcast on American TV, has become a challenge for major brands and advertising agencies, who strive to come up with ever more creative and inventive commercials marketed specifically to Super Bowl audiences. Super Bowl TV commercials have become a cultural phenomenon in themselves. This is what we see being gently parodied by the makers of 3rd Rock.

This episode itself was a Super Bowl special and lead in programme to Super Bowl XXXII (the Denver Broncos beat the Green Bay Packers - you mean you don't remember?!). It drew the highest ever audience for the show; garnering 33.6 million viewers and a 34% audience share. It is also memorable for being one of few episodes that takes place in a real location and outside of the fictional Rutherford, Ohio. To the best of our recollection, Dick Will Take Manhattan (also a two parter) from Season Six is the only other instance (correct us if we are wrong).

Note too the declaration by Tommy that as soon as he gets back to Rutherford he's going to cut his hair. He fulfils this promise later on that season in Just Your Average Dick. As if it's not bad enough being confused for a girl, he also suffers the indignity of being referred to as an ugly baby!

There's also an interesting love angle between Don and Judith which is never explored further even though it's a far more likely pairing than Don and Sally. But that might have something to do with Judith's admonition 'never to speak of it again' even before they get amorous.



Yes, the Superbowl is one of those events that will probably mean absolutely nothing to people who haven't actually been raised on the tradition. If you find yourself in that category, then you are likely to be among those who ask bemused questions like: 'who are those people and what are they doing out there on that field of play?' Or the obvious question of: 'why do they call it 'football' when they hardly ever kick the bloody ball?' Or maybe even: 'Why are the cheerleaders only part of the interval entertainment? They're the most exciting thing that's happened so far.'

But stop to think about it for a second. Look at it from the point of view of those who are fans and aficionados of that cruel and unusual punishment sport. Maybe questions like those are every bit as irksome as having to explain how the offside trap in football (sorry soccer!) works to someone who is obviously a moron. Don't they teach these things in school?

Martin Luther King Day - Happy Birthday to You

posted 20 Jan 2013, 17:07 by Dick Rock   [ updated 15 Feb 2015, 05:59 ]

Happy Birthday to You!
Celebrating Martin Luther King Day

posted 21 Jan 2013, 01:07
Today is Martin Luther King Day, a national holiday in the country of his birth to commemorate the life and work of an inspirational leader who championed the cause of civil rights, both for the African American community from which he was drawn, and for humanity in general.

The issue of race is touched upon frequently in 3rd Rock but there is no better example of political incorrectness run riot than in this episode from Season Five - Dick, Who's Coming to Dinner. Early on in the show we learn that the Solomon's have racial issues - the human race as it happens. To their alien perceptions all humans look the same.

Upon learning of the cruel catalogue of suffering, inhumanity, discrimination reaped upon people of colour over centuries Dick, in his inimitable way is overcome with remorse. And, as usually happens in these situations, Nina is chosen to bear the black woman's burden of the white man's guilt complex - Caryn being overlooked as she's 'a milky cocoa at best.' Nina touches on the key issue when she tells Dick: "When I look at you I don't see colour - I see a big flaming jackass."

There are just so many memorable moments from this episode: Mary's admission that one of her ancestors was a proponent of slavery - her mother; or Harry's irreverent impersonation of a human - "Can I have cheese on that?"

Best thing we can suggest is you just watch it.

From the Archives: Looking Back on the Career of Jane Curtin

posted 14 Jan 2013, 12:24 by Dick Rock   [ updated 15 Feb 2015, 05:47 ]

A Look Back on the Career of Jane Curtin
The Actress and Comedienne talks about her time on 3rd Rock

posted 14 Jan 2013, 20:24
Ever noticed how Jane Curtin, the actress who plays Mary Albright on 3rd Rock, actually seems to be cracking up during this scene that involves Dick doing his best not to act or dress his age?


From Season 1, Episode 3 - Dick's First Birthday


Interestingly, we came across this interview from 1996 with the Los Angeles Times, in which she admits what viewers would already have surmised: she genuinely was in hysterics watching John Lithgow "strutting around like a peacock in skin-tight, black leather pants that squeaked." That wasn't just acting.

It would have been impossible to do that scene had I not been allowed to break up," Curtin, 49, explains. "There have been times when John and I have been doubled over on the floor over the things that we do.


About 3rd Rock itself she says:

I don't know anybody that has ever been on this show who doesn't love it so much. There's not one person who doesn't get to do something that either they have always wanted to do or has always wanted to be put in that position where you can just sort of be stupid.


Elsewhere she talks about her relationship with the show's creators, Bonnie and Terry Turner and previous roles including Saturday Night Live, The Coneheads, Kate and Allie.

How to Beat the High Cost of Living is one of her movie roles that also gets a mention and speaking of which, there is a clip from this film revealing a side (or sides even) to Jane Curtin as you've never seen her before - and likely never will again. We're prevented from embedding it so you'll just have to watch it on Metacafe - try to remember to report back here when you are finished.

An actress with quite a body of work under her belt - even if she doesn't always manage to keep it on.

Happy New Year 3rd Rock Fans

posted 31 Dec 2012, 14:53 by Dick Rock   [ updated 15 Feb 2015, 05:38 ]

Happy New Year, 3rd Rock Fans
One more Journey around the Sun on 3rd Rock

posted 31 Dec 2012, 22:53
Happy New Year to fans and followers everywhere of TV comedy classic, Third Rock from the Sun (aka 3rd Rock).

Believe it or not it wasn't until Season 4 that the theme of New Year was explored in Third Rock from the Sun (aka 3rd Rock). What an episode it was too. Dick for once is felling deflated. In much the same vein that his enthusiasm fails to infect others, his lack of enthusiasm makes him equally less endearing.

Elsewhere Don finally finds it within himself to say 'no' to Sally, Tommy's plans to pull off the perfect New Year celebration also falls flat while Harry for once seems to demonstrate leadership qualities of a sort. This episode is also memorable for the re-appearance of Harry's old night school friends, Larry and Mrs. Deguzman.

Enjoy.




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The Solomons' First Christmas

posted 20 Dec 2012, 17:23 by Dick Rock   [ updated 15 Feb 2015, 05:27 ]

The Solomon's First Christmas
- Seasons Greetings to 3rd Rock Fans everywhere -

posted 21 Dec 2012, 01:23
Happy Christmas to all our readers, fans and followers. We extend warm greetings of the season to 3rd Rock Fans everywhere.

The comedy of Third Rock from the Sun (aka 3rd Rock) stems mainly from the fact that the Solomon's behave as if they are experiencing everything for the first time - which of course they are. Jolly Old St. Dick is from Season 2 and charts the trials and tribulations in the Solomon household as they struggle to get to grips with that altogether unnerving human ritual that is Christmas - made no less unnerving by virtue of the the fact that it invariably involves hanging out with your family. It's all just so 'Earth' isn't it?


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Rescue of 33 miners in Chile

posted 14 Oct 2010, 08:59 by Dick Rock   [ updated 15 Feb 2015, 05:28 ]

Celebrating the Rescue of 33 Miners in Chile
- the one where Dick and Harry get stuck in a hole -

posted 14 Oct 2010, 16:59
The world celebrates the rescue and safe return to the surface of the 33 Chilean miners. They survived 69 days submerged more than 2000 feet below ground with limited food and water and no TV! Welcome back guys.

We thought a good way to mark the occasion would be to re-visit this episode from Season 5 of Third Rock from the Sun (aka 3rd Rock) - Dick and Harry Fall In A Hole.

Could the miners' rescue have been due to the presence on the scene of one Angus 'the hole' McDuff? He fights holes and they call him 'the hole'. Maybe not - if that were the case they'd probably still be down there.

To the miners and their families, this is for you, courtesy of YouTube - and Casey Werner who presumably are aware that their material is being used in this manner and are quite okay with it.

Any proceeds will be donated to charities and friendly societies that support victims of holes and hole-related injuries.


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