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The Adventures of Captain Zoom in Outer Space (1995)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Comedy | Sci-Fi  -  1 December 1995 (USA)
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Ty Farrel / Captain Zoom
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Princess Tyra, Pangea's Leader
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Lord Vox of Vestron
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Vesper, Vox's High Priestess
Duane Davis ...
Simulus, the Helmet Head Warrior
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Baley, Tyra's Brother
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Sagan, High Priestess of Pangea
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Happy, Zoom's TV Sidekick
Lloyd Berry ...
Zelantny
David Mylrea ...
Dr. Yal-Tem
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Pangean Girl
Bill Croft ...
Lt. Zorg, Vox Henchman
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Vestron Guard
Randy Schooley ...
Sentry
Terry Howson ...
The Great Rea
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The forces of evil are attempting to recapture a human-inhabited Earth-like planet that has been liberated by rebels. The son of one of the rebel leaders, an electronic genius, searches the galaxy for a hero and finds Captain Zoom, star of a 1950s TV series. He is transported to the planet as its savior, which role he must play despite himself. Written by Bruce Cameron <dumarest@midcoast.com>

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In a time of evil, in a distant galaxy, a planet under siege awaits a hero.


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Lord Vox of Vestron: You're the high priestess of our people, it would be like making love to my mother. And I never enjoyed that.
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The original GALAXY QUEST
29 December 1999 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

The second I heard the plot to the movie GALAXY QUEST, this TV movie jumped into my mind. It uses the same premise: A hero from a cheesy science fiction TV show is recruited by the inhabitants of a distant planet when they see the episodes and think that the good Captain is an actual space hero. The "Captain", however, proves to be all TOO human as he uses his celebrity to have sex with some of the beautiful babes on the planet. However, taking into consideration how long it supposedly takes for a TV signal to go from Earth to the far reaches of the universe, these aliens picked up the signal rather quickly. Maybe they're even more advanced than imagined. For the most part, CAPTAIN ZOOM is moderately funny. I could see how it would work as a movie but not as the subsequent (and short-lived) TV series that it spawned.


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