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Today in Nerd History | January 27

Nerd culture is a vibrant tapestry of events, releases, and milestones that have shaped the entertainment landscape. From iconic movies to groundbreaking games and significant literary contributions, this article takes a trip down memory lane to explore the notable nerd culture events that occurred on January 27th in history. Let’s celebrate these cherished moments that have left an indelible mark on the hearts of fans around the world.

RESIDENT ALIEN | 2021

In 2021, Resident Alien premiered on Syfy. Resident Alien is a comedy-drama series about an alien who crash-lands on Earth and poses as a small-town doctor, while secretly planning to destroy humanity.

 

Nerdy Facts:

  • The series stars Alan Tudyk as the alien, who is known for his roles in various sci-fi and fantasy projects, such as Firefly, Rogue One, I, Robot, and Dollhouse. He also provides the voice of the alien in his true form.
  • The alien language as seen in the series is actually Esperanto written in a right-to-left script.
  • The creator of the series, Chris Sheridan, was inspired by a real-life close encounter he had with a UFO when he was 13 years old.




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