Sally: I'll give you your promotion if you don't say the word "really" in the next sixty seconds.

Harry: Really?

Sally: You lose!

Season 1, Episode 9
Air date March 5, 1996
Written by Christine Zander

Bob Kushell

Directed by Robert Berlinger
Episode guide
Body & Soul & Dick
Truth Or Dick
'Ab-dick-ted' is the ninth episode of season 1 of 3rd Rock from the Sun. It originally aired on March 5, 1996.

Plot Edit

Dick wants the family to get along and stop irritating each other, and thinks that they can learn family values from observing Dr. Albright and her loopy brother Roy, so he invites them to dinner. However, the Solomons panic when, much to Mary's dislike, Roy claims to have previously been abducted by aliens.

Meanwhile, August is annoyed with Tommy, because Dick made him cancel his date with her to have dinner with Mary and Roy.

Cast Edit

Main Cast Edit

Recurring Cast and Guest Stars Edit

  • Shay Astar as August Leffler
  • Bronson Pinchot as Roy Albright
  • Carl Anthony Payne II as Rodney Carrington

Production Notes Edit

Its is revealed in this episode that the crew have traveled to, and researched, nine other planets before arriving on earth

Simbi Khali do not appear in this episode

The production code for this episode is 112

This is the eighth episode to be directed by Robert Berlinger, the second to be written by Christine Zander and first to be written by Bob Kushell