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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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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Jessie 'Beanie' Bienstock: [Jake, Huxley, and Jonathan stand around Beanie's terminal on the bridge. Beanie holds the device in his hands that was found in the gym. He turns it over and over trying to figure out what it is]
Jessie 'Beanie' Bienstock: Near as I can tell, it's a long-range transmitter.
[He holds it up for the others to see]
Jake: [takes the device from Beanie to look at it more closely]
Jake: So, this is what our friends back there are using to track us.
Huxley Welles: Smash that thing!
Capt Jonathan Hays: No. Wait. They're following that thing's signal. But if it's in one place, ...
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Okay Disney SciFi flick
6 December 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This would make fun fan-fiction ... hello fan-fiction writers! Start writing, please!!!

I too watched (and recorded) this when it was on TV back in '88. Believe it or not, I still have the video tape. I found it again by accident recently and decided to watch it just for fun. It's a little more corny than I remember it, but still fun. The films biggest problem is all the boyfriend/girlfriend worrying the young crew does. The viewer gets real tired of that really fast! The computer voice was hokey as well.

This isn't a widely remembered film, and I've never seen it re-aired. It might work if it was remade, the general plot of the story wasn't bad. It's just one of those made-for-TV '80s films from the Disney Sunday Movie era that ran once and now sits rotting in their vaults. Shame.


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