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SpaceCamp (1986) Poster

(1986)

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References 

Saturday Night Live (1975) (TV Series)
In the scene in which Jinx asks the NASA computer about launch possibilities (the second scene involving Jinx and the computer), as the computer monitor rapidly flashes data on the screen, a couple of hidden messages are included, but only for one or two frames each. On the display of the shuttle's main engine, the caption reads "Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME) burns liquid hydrogen & liquid oxygen fuel (as if anyone didn't know that, I must say...)" The next frame features a message saying "Don't get down on the DSK thrust factor, man". And the following frame displays a message saying "Three SSME's are on the orbiter's aft end, which is driving (@27,000 Knm) me quite mental". (The messages are references to Martin Short's character "Ed Grimley", who was popular on "Saturday Night Live" (1975) at the time the film was being produced.)
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
One of the kids in the movie is obsessed with STAR WARS.

Referenced in 

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Star Force: Fugitive Alien 2 (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: Space Camp with Kate Capshaw
Blood Massacre (1991)
Poster seen at video store.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Space Travellers (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "I'm at space camp with Kate Capshaw."
Family Guy: Movin' Out (Brian's Song) (2007) (TV Episode)
Stewie brings out the robot from SpaceCamp
A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011)
WaffleBot proclaims that he and Kumar are "friends . . . .forever," mimicking Jinx the robot's declaration to Max (Joaquin Phoenix).
Family Guy: Space Cadet (2013) (TV Episode)
The plot element are similar to this movie.
The Cinema Snob: The Stepfather (2014) (TV Episode)
"He's actually gearing up for his role in the movie Space Camp."

Spoofed in 

Community: Basic Rocket Science (2010) (TV Episode)
This episode is largely a parody of "SpaceCamp": The study group enters a space shuttle simulator and is accidentally "launched" into space (towed off campus).

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