After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother, Michael, and his little sister, Gertie, and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.
In a list of leaked franchises from September 2015, this franchise was labeled as ET.
E.T. exists in the Star Wars universe as a cameo appearance in Episode I: The Phantom Menace. In the Star Wars canon, his home planet "The Green Planet" was named Brodo Asogi and his species was named Asogian.