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Mom and Dad Save the World (1992)

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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 ... 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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Trivia

Jon Lovitz was forced to quit Saturday Night Live (1975) to work on this film. Originally the film was to be shot during the summer break between seasons, but when shooting overlapped for two weeks, Lorne Michaels told Lovitz he couldn't miss a single week on SNL, so he had to make a choice. See more »

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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

King Raff: This is very important... open my pants.
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Referenced in Escape Through Time (1993) See more »

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An unforgettable crack-head adventure!
21 March 2001 | by (Tucson, AZ (USA)) – See all my reviews

This movie is so unlikely, incredibly unrealistic, and completely pointless to watch if you're the 'serious,' type. I LOVE this movie! It's great for kids to watch, because it has a bit of everything: Costumes, humor, special effects, and of course, parents that save the world! Yes, this is a kind of movie that 'crack-heads,' will enjoy to watch. When I say, 'crack-heads,' I mean jumpy, hyper, childish, and imaginative people like myself. I highly recommend this film, if you happen to be any of the above! :)


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