Tim, a television news reported, is looking for a break. After a disastrous crash landing, Martin the Martian needs Tim's help to repair his spaceship before it selfdestructs. to complicate matters, a group of scientists led by crazy Dr. Coleye are hot on Martin's trail. intent on capturing a real, live alien. Will Tim remain loyal to his new friend and help him elude the clutches of Coleye, or will he be tempted by the once-in-a-lifetime chance to reveal that aliens really do exist?