SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE


The Neighbors

Genres: Comedy, Science Fiction
Broadcast on: M-Net Series, M-Net Series Showcase, M-Net Series Zone, Vuzu, Comedy Central Africa

Rate:

4.5

Add to Show Favourites

Seasons

Season 1

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
ABC 26 Sep 2012 27 Mar 2013 Wednesdays, 20h30 - 21h00 22
M-Net Series 05 Jan 2013 01 Jun 2013 Saturdays, 18h00 - 18h30 22
Vuzu 21 Mar 2013 15 Aug 2013 Thursdays, 22h30 - 23h00 22
Comedy Central Africa 18 Mar 2016 12 Aug 2016 Fridays, 20h35 - 21h00 22


Season 1

The Neighbors is an American science fiction television sitcom created by Dan Fogelman and set in New Jersey which revolves around a family that has relocated to a gated townhouse community called "Hidden Hills" and who, upon their arrival, discover that the entire community is populated by residents from another planet.

Marty Weaver (Lenny Venito) just wants the best for his wife Debbie (Jami Gertz) and their three kids. That's why he's moving them to Hidden Hills, New Jersey, a gated community complete with its own golf course.

Marty is certain that their new home will be a dream come true. And then, they meet the neighbours.

The residents of Hidden Hills are a little... different. Larry Bird (Simon Templeman) introduces himself as the "leader" of the community. Then, he presents his wife, Jackie Joyner-Kersee (Toks Olagundoye) and their two sons (yes, they're named after famous athletes - Dick Butkus and Reggie Jackson).

After Debbie and Marty frantically try to make sense of the weird neighbours - very European? A cult? Amish athletes? - they discover that the entire Hidden Hills community is comprised of aliens from the planet Zabvron.

Turns out the Zabvronians have been holed up in Hidden Hills for the past 10 years, awaiting instructions from back home. And the Weavers are the first humans who have ever lived amongst them.

At first, the Weavers are ready to cut and run. But the aliens seem harmless enough. And there is a lot of closet space... So, they decide to stay and help their new neighbours adapt to life on this confusing planet we call home.

As the Weavers and the aliens face the struggles of everyday life together, they discover that some things - the ups and downs of marriage, the desire to be a good parent and raise a happy family - are universal. Intergalactic, even. And the Weavers realise they've found an ally in the family next door... even if they do cry out of their ears.

Two worlds will collide with hilarious consequences as everyone discovers they can "totally relate" and learn a lot from each other.

The Neighbors stars Jami Gertz as Debbie Weaver, Lenny Venito as Marty Weaver, Simon Templeman as Larry Bird, Toks Olagundoye as Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Clara Mamet as Amber Weaver, Tim Jo as Reggie Jackson, Ian Patrick as Dick Butkus, Max Charles as Max Weaver and Isabella Cramp as Abby Weaver.

The Neighbors was created by Dan Fogelman (Cars, Tangled, and Crazy, Stupid, Love), who is also an executive producer with Aaron Kaplan (GCB, Terra Nova), Jeff Morton (Modern Family) and Chris Koch (Workaholics, Modern Family), who also directed the pilot.

The Neighbors is from ABC Studios.


Season 1 Cast

as
Debbie Weaver

as
Marty Weaver

as
Larry Bird

as
Jackie Joyner-Kersee

as
Amber Weaver

as
Reggie Jackson

as
Dick Butkus

as
Max Weaver

as
Abby Weaver

as
Bouncer

as
Carla

as
Chad

as
Dominick

as
Dominique Wilkins

as
Janitor Raymond

as
Jeremy

as
Larry's Father

as
Rebecca Hill

as
Theresa


LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Saturday 23 October

HISTORY asks Why Do the Brits Win Every War? and Kom ons Braai returns to VIA.


DiepCity Teasers - November 2021

Double dating at its best.


Lingashoni Teasers - November 2021

A body is identified.


The Estate on S3 Teasers - November 2021

Shadrack disappears. Also, Tessa joins a cult.


Netflix calls for filmmakers for anthology series: African Folktales, Reimagined

Everything you need to know about this search for six filmmakers.


New on TV today: Friday 22 October

Atlanta 2 starts on S3 and two new animated adult comedies drop on Netflix.


New! Mismatched Teasers - October 2021

Introducing the first teasers for Star Life's third new series of October, with a premiere on the 28th.


The River 4 on 1Magic Teasers - November 2021

Detective Tshabalala has to confront his marriage issues.


Imbewu Teasers - November 2021

Khanyo’s madness is uncontrollable! Also: Fikile starts a fire.


New on TV today: Thursday 21 October

Two new docuseries start on kykNET as Gwyneth Paltrow unpacks Sex, Love & goop on Netflix.

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS





×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.