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
Inside Jack Putter there's a hero trying to get out.
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Did You Know?
When they are shrinking Tuck Pendleton, the lab's instrumentation shows a reading on the screen that is six interlinked hexagons (two top, three bottom). This is the symbol that the "Combined Minature Deterrent Forces", or CMDF, also used in the movie Fantastic Voyage
(1966). See more
During the fight in the kitchen at the reception for the new test pilots, Tuck's ribbons are dangling from one pin. In the next shot of him, they have fixed themselves. See more
Lt. Tuck Pendleton
When things are at their darkest, pal, it's a brave man that can kick back and party.
The Special Effects credit at the end of the movie states "Mr Short's Interiors by Industrial Light and Magic". See more
Written and Performed by Wang Chung
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