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Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979)

The Spaceman and King Arthur (original title)
An astronaut and his android double travel back to the time of King Arthur.

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Cast

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Tom Trimble
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Sir Gawain (as John le Mesurier)
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Clarence
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Senator Milburn
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Dr. Zimmerman
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Winston
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Watkins
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Oaf
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Prisoner
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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 {J-26}

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A sixth century space adventure! See more »


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26 July 1979 (USA)  »

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A Spaceman in King Arthur's Court  »

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(RCA Photophone Sound Recording) (uncredited)

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(Technicolor)

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1.75 : 1
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Trivia

Roy Kinnear was offered Clarence. 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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Trailer song
30 November 2007 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I remember the trailer song too, Miniskunk!

"Unidentified Flying Oddball, it's undeniably oddball. He's the wrong way astronaut, Who brought his rocket back to to Camelot. There's an oddball in King Arthur's court!"

Been searching for that song for ages. Makes me feel out of date myself.

;-)

I used to live in the States when this movie came out. Some of the actors are great. Dennis Dugan has an uncanny resemblance to Steve Coogan (Alan Partridge) and could even make me laugh when the jokes in this flick were pretty bad.


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