Thirty years ago, on the 9th of December 1982, a family movie was released which would be critically acclaimed as a timeless story of friendship. It drew on the real story of director Steven Spielberg's parents' divorce and follows a young boy, Elliot, and his siblings who make friends with a stranded alien and try to help him return home. Henry Thomas, who starred as Elliott, revisits the suburban Californian house where much of the movie was made.
Happy Birthday E.T. UTV: 7.00pm
Story by Sheena McGinley | 14:12 | Sunday 16th December 2012 | TV Highlights
The Late Late Toy Show
RTE 1: 9.35pm
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The Graham Norton Show
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Alan Carr: Chatty Man
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