Whitley- the ear thing– a cosmic communication device in his ear- ( Bio-mechanical )
Super love for a little being– teaching the world thru holograms.
They ( the beings ) are great tricksters – yes, no, maybe.
They are a super varieties of beings like us in the world.
Whitley, first experience with “Them” was very rough, finally they became friends.
Parallel universes — dimensional beings — could be the answer . — to it all.