First air date
April 24, 2022
The Man Who Fell to Earth is a television series based on the novel of the same name by Walter Tevis. The show follows an alien named Thomas Jerome Newton who comes to Earth in search of a way to save his dying planet. However, as he attempts to gather the technology and resources he needs, he must navigate the complex and often treacherous world of human society.
The series explores themes of isolation, alienation, and the consequences of unchecked ambition. Newton's attempts to help his own people often come into conflict with his growing attachment to Earth and the people he meets there.