When you first see him in the movie, he is very nice and offers Gary the bottom bunk of his cell's bunk-bed. Thurman is also very smart, knowing how to do math, and of course created the touch screen technology. He is also very outgoing, helpful, nice, and curious.
Background About ThurmanEdit
Thurman is from the planet Zaddlebrok-475. Not much is known about this planet, only that it is near Zaddlebrok-473. Sadly, that is all the information we really get.
Thurman's role in Escape From Planet Earth Edit
Thurman's role in the movie Escape From Planet Earth is another alien who has been captured to do the bidding of Area 51. By adding Thurman, (and the other side aliens), it brings a more climatic feeling to the movie. Making the viewer understand what their purpose in Area 51 are. Which their purpose was to create things and fix things. Slowly going to the point, that adding Thurman and the others, it adds to the effect that more aliens were captured, and Gary and his brother are not the first.