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Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979)
"The Spaceman and King Arthur" (original title)

G  |   |  Comedy, Family, Adventure  |  26 July 1979 (USA)
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An astronaut and his android double travel back to the time of King Arthur.

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A NASA spacecraft proves Einstein right when, traveling faster than light, it ends up near King Arthur's Camelot. On board are big-hearted Tom Trimble and Hermes, the look-alike robot he built. Tom immediately makes friends with pretty Alisande and enemies with the awful knight Sir Mordred. It seems Mordred is out to oust Arthur, while Alisande's father is not the goose she believes him to be but is also a victim of Mordred's schemes. It's as well the Americans have arrived. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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The movie is commonly known in English language speaking territories by three titles: "The Spaceman and King Arthur", "Unidentified Flying Oddball" and "A Spaceman in King Arthur's Court". See more »

Goofs

When Tom is flying during the battle scene near the end wires that are holding the jet are clearly visible in several shots. See more »

Quotes

Tom Trimble: You got a Wrench around here?
King Arthur: Wrench? Wench? There are several wenches about the castle, but I'm not in the habit of putting them to the service of... things. Peg! Attend to its needs.
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Whatever! This movie Rocked! :-D it was so funny!
9 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

You above, yeah you! You are a fool if you didn't love this rockstar film! It had space ship, camelot, magic and wonder! All the makings of a great film! And you have the audacity to diss it? You are a movie snob that are one of them fools that likes the new Star Wars. The characters in this film, now titled "Unidentified Fly Oddball" on the current DVD of it, are hilarious! That lady that thinks her dad is a goose! hahaha i'm serious! hahahahaha.

So much hilarious stuff happens in this movie and some of it unintensional but still hilarious. Like you can see the strings on stuff that flies. hahahaha it's so bad that it's hilarious. My girlfriend was all dissing it like the movie snob above who wrote a bad review but I threatened to punch her if she didn't shut up so then she shut up! anyways! 8 of 10! hilarious movie. So aweomse!


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