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1982

17 Sep. 1982
Jackal
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
Daredevil
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
Genius
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
Prediction
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
Winning
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
Endurance
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
Mother
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
Experiments
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
Fugitives
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.
 

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