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Season 1

17 Sep. 1982
Matthew Star appears to be a typical teenager, but in actuality is an alien who is a member of the ruling family of his planet, who are endowed with powers like telekinesis and telepathy. When his home planet was invaded, his parents gave him when he was a baby to one of their trusted emissaries, who went to Earth because it's almost like their home world. And they await the time when Matthew's powers are developed enough that he can return and lead his people against the invaders. His guardian, who's had to change his name several times, is using the name Walter ...
24 Sep. 1982
The Accused
When a cop is killed while the police were in the middle of an operation. One of the other cops recognizes Walt as the killer. Walt is arrested and at his arraignment they produce a video tape that shows that "Walt" killed the cop, Walt is held without bail. Walt tells Matthew that the man is Walt's counterpart on Earth. When Matthew fails to convince the police they have the wrong man, he goes out and tries to find Walt's counterpart, which won't be easy cause the man's associates will do whatever they have to, to protect him.
1 Oct. 1982
Pam Elliott is acting in a bad zombie movie. Matthew finds his old friend Pete trying to get into the stunt work and is forced to save him time after time.
8 Oct. 1982
Nerdy student Monica Kraft has created a paint which seems to interfere with Matt's powers. Matt and Walt have to neutralize it before it is mass produced. They also discover that it's unexpectedly explosive. Matt asks Monica out on a date.
15 Oct. 1982
Matthew's friend Bob is drag racing with hottie Becky Vance on board. He saves them from a crash and in the process, sees something disturbing in her mind. The vision turns out to be a prediction.
29 Oct. 1982
The Italian Caper
General Tucker comes to Walt with a mission. Terrorists led by Zealotta had attacked an American convoy in Italy. Walt refuses. Tucker fakes a science fair trip to Italy. Walt and Matt reluctantly accept the obvious trick.
5 Nov. 1982
Football player Tony Garcia is interested in Pam and Matt is jealous. Walt reluctantly allows Matt to join the football team. Matt and Tony get into a fight for position.
12 Nov. 1982
Walt and Coach Curtis lead the students on a camping trip in the hills. A park ranger tells them about two men who escaped from an insane asylum eight months earlier. Unknown people are stalking the group.
19 Nov. 1982
The Triangle
It's Pam's birthday. Bad news arrive. Her beloved uncle Ron has gone missing during a treasure hunt. Pam initiates her own mission and Matt reluctantly joins her.
26 Nov. 1982
Matt and Pam go to the carnival. The Fortune Teller has mysterious messages for them both. Matt has a premonition of danger and goes to the carnival to save Walt. Pam insists on joining him. Mother.
10 Dec. 1982
The class goes on a field trip to Marine Park. They are guided by leading scientist Dr. Barnard. Matt hears a plea for help from a dolphin.
17 Dec. 1982
Dr Linsey is testing his new thermal magnetic scanner. Candy striper Pam pushes Matt to get scanned. Walt is concerned about being discovered and manages to erase the data. Walt falls into a mysterious coma and gets sent to the hospital.
21 Jan. 1983
Matthew Star D.O.A.
Major Wymore takes over from General Tucker and sends the guys on a mission. Matthew has new powers. Pam is no longer on the show. He asks out hottie Kerri Saxon.
28 Jan. 1983
The Racer's Edge
Caroline Ashley is a hard-charging motor-cross racer. Her father is a high ranking State Department official in delicate negotiations. Wymore tasks the guys to protect her from international terrorist Lloyd Stickland.
11 Feb. 1983
Dead Man's Hand
Wymore sends the guys to Las Vegas to investigate crime boss Dan Veetz. They infiltrate the casino which Veetz uses to corrupt public officials.
18 Feb. 1983
36 Hours
Parkland Space Center takes over guidance control for the space shuttle landing. Terrorists attack and steal the guidance module. The center has 36 hours to recover the module before the shuttle crashes. Wymore calls in Matt and Walt.
25 Feb. 1983
The Quadrian Caper
Wymore has a personal mission. His nephew had 'borrowed' a diamond necklace from a safety deposit box to save his animal shelter. Newly released criminal Deke Griffin joins his late partner's daughter Donna to break into the bank vault.
4 Mar. 1983
Brain Drain
Brilliant minds have been defecting to unfriendly countries. Wymore sends the guys to investigate missing scientist Pierce Benton. Pierce had found love with a computer dating service. Weston uses beautiful women to drug the genius men.
11 Mar. 1983
The Great Waldo Shepherd
A plane is stolen to be used for gun running. Unbeknownst to the criminals, they've also stolen a briefcase full of NATO secrets. The only clue is a patch for Lucky Lindy Airshow. Matt and Walt infiltrate the airshow as the new wing-walker.
25 Mar. 1983
The Road Rebels
A warehouse is robbed. Wymore suspects a gang of youths with inside police info. Wymore sends in Walt as a cop. Matt goes undercover as a violent criminal.
8 Apr. 1983
Swords and Quests
A toy company sponsors a Swords and Quests game with sinister motives. Unbeknownst to the gamers, one of the players is killed. Matt is eager to join and replaces the missing player. Walt is suspicious and investigates.
15 Apr. 1983
Starr Knight
Matthew is an orphan who lives with Max, the handyman at his high school. His classmates know him as David. One morning his school bus careens out of control. Matthew emits a mysterious glow and stops the bus just before it plunges off a cliff. Later in science class he again begins manifesting telekinetic powers until Max distracts the class. Friday evening, Matthew has dinner with his girlfriend and her parents. After dinner he suddenly begins hearing her parents' thought and flees. She follows him and when they kiss his powers manifest again, affecting her in some ...

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