Captain EO (1986)
character: The Evil Queen
character: The Evil Witch of the West
Similarities in space flight representation, the visual effects and design at the beginning
Michael mentions watching Captain EO while staying at the Vanderkellen mansion
Joey says that he can't believe he missed Captain EO.
Xuxa wears an outfit identical to Michael Jackson's in his video.
Joel: "Oh, not the Epcot Center! What about 'Captain EO'?"
Balleu: I have one more thing to show you. Crow: It's called Captain E-O.
The design for the Borg Queen was heavily influenced by a similar character from the Michael Jackson 3-D film Captain EO. In that movie, Anjelica Huston played the villainous Supreme Leader, who descended from the ceiling using long cables, much like the Borg Queen does in this movie.
mentioned in the WDW Timeline
Hiromi's final date of the night calls himself 'Captain Eo' after the Epcot Centre feature of the same name, and constantly talks to his stuffed toy 'Fuzzball'--an animal character from the film. The names were bleeped slightly to avoid a lawsuit.
Clips are shown
Some Jerk warns Mike not to review this, as he already did
Similar concept and premise, some characters: A motley crue of space creatures and their adventures in space.
"...and make it more 3D than Captain Eo."
among films directed by Francis Ford Coppola
the Christmas special shows a preview of this attraction
Clip sequences used
clips are shown during Roger's 1986 review of the film
Will Vinton worked on animation effects for this film. Clip shown.
Peter and Stewie watch Captain EO, and Michael Jackson runs out of the screen and grabs a kid in the audience.