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Directed by
Ernie Fosselius 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ernie Fosselius  writer

Produced by
John V. Fante .... assistant producer
Ernie Fosselius .... producer
Laurel Polanick .... associate producer
Michael Wiese .... producer
Cinematography by
John V. Fante 
Michael Wiese 
Production Design by
Ernie Fosselius 
Sound Department
Luther Greene .... sound mixer
Walt Kraemer .... sound and synthesizer effects
Visual Effects by
John Allardice .... visual effects (special edition)
Ernie Fosselius .... puppeteer
Andy Lesniak .... visual effects (as Andrew Lesniak)
Glen David Miller .... visual effects (special edition)
Fred Tepper .... visual effect supervisor (special edition)
Animation Department
Ernie Fosselius .... animator
Other crew
Phil Meyers .... production assistant
Maria Polanick .... production assistant
Mick Stevens .... production assistant
Carla Washburn .... production assistant
Stanley Weinstock .... production assistant
Crew believed to be complete

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USA:13 min
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Paul Frees was an obvious choice as the narrator for this short - he had narrated the original advance teaser trailer for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977).See more »
Fluke Starbucker:They're still back there! They're gaining on us! Does this thing do lightspeed?
Ham Salad:You bet your asteroids, kid. Hold on!
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Featured in SPFX: The Empire Strikes Back (1980) (TV)See more »
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Wowee Golly Gosh, 3 February 2003
Author: notmazen from Paisle, Scotland

The DVD has been released in the UK now- but you'll have to hunt for it. Although it may seem pricey for a short film, but there's bags of extras....and it saves you from buying any other guff. Furthermore, It's possibly one of the funniest flicks ever. Just buy it.

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