Tuck Pendleton is a cocky pilot, who is taking part in a miniaturization experiment. When some bad guys break into the lab to steal the technology, one of the scientists takes a syringe which contains the miniaturized Tuck and vessel. Now in the vessel is part of the material needed to restore him. But the other part which is the lab is stolen. The scientist's shot but before dying he injects Tuck into Jack Putter, a hypochondriac, who feels that something is wrong with him all the time. When Tuck links himself to Jack's systems, he discovers that something happened. So they go back to the lab, and discover what happened. Now they are told that unless they retrieve the material that was stolen they won't be able to restore Tuck before his oxygen is depleted. Now the government rep decides that the only thing that matters that as long as they have the other half of the material, it is useless to the thieves. So Tuck eggs Jack to go out and find the thieves. They enlist the aid of ... Written by
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Did You Know?
The film was shot mostly on sound stages with the exception of one month of location filming in San Fransisco, Marin County and the Galleria Mall. See more
When Scrimshaw and Canker are partially shrunk, their voices are slightly higher in pitch, just as a shorter person's would be; but Tuck's voice is normal the entire time he is miniaturized. See more
Lt. Tuck Pendleton
[about to dump Mr. Igoe into Jack's stomach
Ok pal. Here's how I spell relief.
The Special Effects credit at the end of the movie states "Mr Short's Interiors by Industrial Light and Magic". See more
Referenced in ALF: Take a Look at Me Now
I'M AN OLD COW HAND (FROM THE RIO GRANDE)
Written by Johnny Mercer
Published by CBS FEIST CATALOG, INC. See more