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Mom and Dad Save the World (1992)

Emperor Tod Spengo sees Marge Nelson and using a giant magnet, kidnaps her and her husband Dick, hoping to make her his bride before blowing up the Earth. He and other inhabitants of his ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Marge Nelson
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Dick Nelson
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Emperor Tod Spengo
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General Afir
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Sibor, Semage's Beau
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King Raff
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Sirk, Raff's Son
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Semage, Raff's Daughter
Suzanne Ventulett ...
Stephanie Nelson
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Carl, Stephanie's Boyfriend
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Alan Nelson
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Minister for Wedding
Laurie Main ...
Chorus Master
Jim Maniaci ...
Gunnery Operator
Dennis Madalone ...
Sentry Rebel
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Emperor Tod Spengo sees Marge Nelson and using a giant magnet, kidnaps her and her husband Dick, hoping to make her his bride before blowing up the Earth. He and other inhabitants of his planet are somewhat less than bright, and Dick begins reliving episodes of Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers in order to rescue Marge, save the Earth, and restore the rightful king to the throne. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Boldy going where no parents have gone before.


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24 July 1992 (USA)  »

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Dick and Marge Save the World  »

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$14,000,000 (estimated)

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$2,034,470 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Eric Idle previously played a character who was losing his memory because he had been in prison for so long in The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988). See more »

Goofs

When Dick and Marge are out of control on the highway, the man driving the car in far shots is very obviously not Jeffrey Jones. See more »

Quotes

Emperor Todd Spengo: [after finding out that Afir is planning to dethrone him] So, what do you think of me now, Afir?
General Afir: I think you're a small, pathetic, insignificant, little criten.
Emperor Todd Spengo: Oh, really. Well, what do you think of me now?
[stabs Afir with the needle with fake love potion, and which he then injects into to]
General Afir: [Acting lovey-dovey] Uh, Todd. I love you, marry me?
Emperor Todd Spengo: Nope, sorry. Marrying Marge.
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Referenced in Showbiz Today: Episode dated 23 July 1992 (1992) See more »

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Silly, but fun.
12 June 2003 | by (Oregon) – See all my reviews

This isn't "The Princess Bride," it's just silly. But silly in a fun way. John Lovitz and Terri Garr give it some substance, but the best part by far is the scene with the "light grenade." I've known folks who would have fit in that scene, just fine.

When you've got some time to waste, and don't care how, this is the movie for you.


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