My Favorite Martian - in Popular Culture

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  • Ray Walston appeared in a television commercial for AT&T in 2000. The conversation makes it evident to those who remember the TV series that he is playing the role of Uncle Martin, still on Earth. He asks if the rates AT&T offers also apply for phoning fellow Martians living in the United States.
  • In an episode of the TV series Picket Fences, Walston's character, Judge Henry Bone, attends a Halloween party wearing a set antennae like those he wore on Martian.(Walston had saved the originals from the show)
  • In the end title theme music for the film Spaced Invaders, a Halloween comedy involving incompetent invaders from Mars, one of the Martians hums the first bars of the theme from My Favorite Martian.
  • Gold Key Comics published a My Favorite Martian comic for nine issues, Oct 1963–July 1966. Hermes Press will be issuing a 2 volume archive series of the comic in late 2011.
  • Ray Walston and Bill Bixby were reunited in the TV series The Incredible Hulk (another series in which Bixby starred) in Season 3, Episode 5 entitled "My Favorite Magician", an obvious allusion to the series, as well as to The Magician, yet another Bixby series.
  • Pegasus Hobbies released a plastic model kit of Uncle Martin's space ship in 2011, under Chertok Television's World wide Licensing manager Peter Greenwood.
  • A special edition reprint of a classic Gold Key book was included in the 2012 Free Comic Book day event, marking the first sixties television show featured as a title.
  • Factory Entertainment is producing a bobble head Uncle Martin statue and space ship for release in 2012.

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