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Gogo, a Martian teenager, is sent to Earth to prepare the way for an invasion. The first Earthling he meets, one Aunt Wendy, is a rich widow who runs a dress shop catering to teenagers. Her... See full summary »

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Gogo, a Martian teenager, is sent to Earth to prepare the way for an invasion. The first Earthling he meets, one Aunt Wendy, is a rich widow who runs a dress shop catering to teenagers. Her nephew, Big Lunk, is a volleyball-loving guy with little interest in romance, which causes frustration for his girlfriend Connie. Naturally, Gogo meets Connie and they fall in love. Meanwhile, Aunt Wendy's shady neighbor and his gang concoct a scheme to part Aunt Wendy from her cash. Also meanwhile, the local motorcycle gang wants revenge on the volleyball players for... getting footprints on their beach. Somehow all the subplots come together at the pajama party. Written by George S. Davis

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When the Pajama Tops meet the Pajama Bottoms someone's gonna have a Fit! See more »


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11 November 1964 (USA)  »

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The Maid and the Martian  »

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$200,000 (estimated)
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Toni Basil:  During the 'fashion show' at Dorothy Lamour's store, watch for the last model who comes out - it's young choreographer, and eventual singer of "Mickey", Toni Basil. See more »

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During the chase scenes, the woman who lands on J.D.'s motorcycle is seen on the back of the motorcycle minutes before she actually lands on the back of the cycle. See more »

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Fleegle: What are we looking for?
J. Sinister Hulk: Look for anything suspicious!
Chief Rotten Eagle: The only thing suspicious is us!
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References Ride the Wild Surf (1964) See more »

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Among the Young
by Guy Hemric and Jerry Styner
Performed by Donna Loren (uncredited)
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The second best of the "Beach Party" movies.
15 May 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Beach Blanket Bingo" reigns as the best of AIP's "Beach Party" series, but "Pajama Party" takes the runner-up spot. True, there's no Frankie, but Tommy Kirk does fine as a teenaged alien trying to understand the ways of Earthlings (the plot was obviously inspired by "Visit to a Small Planet"). Annette has one of her best songs with the hilarious "Stuffed Animals" number. The often under-used Susan Hart looks terrific, especially when her dancing causes a toy volcano to erupt. In short, "Pajama Party" is a very entertaining piece of nostalgia. It's a shame that Tommy Kirk and Susan Hart were both wasted in the later lame series entry "Ghost in the Invisible Bikini".


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