"Mom, what's an E.T.?"
"It stands for extraterrestrial."
"An alien life form."
"What's an alien life form?"
"Well, some people think that with all the stars and planets and galaxies in the Universe, that there is the possibility that other creatures exist on other planets -- kind of like humans or animals -- but they're so far away we just haven't met them yet, or figured out how to communicate. This movie is a pretend, imaginative story about what might happen if a little alien creature came to Earth and became best friends with a human little boy."
"OH! YOU MEAN LIKE A PLAYDATE? COOL!!!"
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