Earth Star Voyager (1988)

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The Earth Star Voyager is a spaceship sent to another solar system to prepare it for colonization. Earth itself is horribly polluted, so the mission is vitally important. But as the ... See full summary »

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 Jacob 'Jake' Brown (1988) (unknown episodes)
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The Earth Star Voyager is a spaceship sent to another solar system to prepare it for colonization. Earth itself is horribly polluted, so the mission is vitally important. But as the departing starship gets under way, signs begin to emerge that their mission may unwittingly be part of a larger conspiracy. Written by Ben Hallert <hallert@mediaone.net>

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The ship supposedly catches up with radio waves broadcast from Earth in the past. However, their objective was only 18.7 light years away. Especially since they had only begun the trip, they should not have received any broadcasts older than a few weeks or months old. The broadcasts they received range from 1927 to 1987, which should have been 101-161 light years from Earth by the year 2088, more than five times the distance to Demeter. Also, because light cannot vary speed, they would not have caught up to all the broadcasts at once. The broadcasts would have gradually gotten older as they traveled further from Earth. (Additional note: There is no reason to suspect that the intercepted radio signals were original broadcasts; although that is the aside made in the movie. These could be rebroadcasted (reruns) programs from Earth on the same day in the same spatial direction.) See more »

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Capt Jonathan Hays: [Jonathan runs into the airlock and sees Jake unconscious on the floor. Sally is holding Jake's head in her arms trying to bring him around by slapping his face]
Dr. Sally Arthur: Jake, can you hear me? Wake up!
Dr. Sally Arthur: [Sally slaps Jake's face again, and looks to Jonathan]
Dr. Sally Arthur: I'm afraid he's gonna slip into a coma. Come On Jake!
Dr. Sally Arthur: [Sally slaps Jake's face again]
Dr. Sally Arthur: Come on!
Jake: [Jake's eyes don't open, but we see Sally was successful in bringing Jake around as he responds]
Jake: Quit hittin' me.
Dr. Sally Arthur: Do you know your name? Tell me your name, ...
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me and my bro LOVED this movie!
16 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

this movie was one of the BEST movies on TV we have ever seen! I remember taping this movie and watching it a couple of times.

We used to reenact the fight scene between jacob brown and ... i forget his name, but that bald guy w/ the power bracelets.

and what was that quote?

"So long, Jacob Brown"...or something like that!

GOOD STUFF.

Why can't Disney make movies like this still?

That "borg" type bionic person was SCARY, though!. FREAKY, for back then. didn't he turn out to be good? i dunno.

I hope more people can enjoy this movie.

i want to see an earth star voyager ii! come on, they're all really old now, they could play their older counter parts and we could find out if the humans ever survive!

go humans!


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