Galaxy Quest (1999) Poster



Jump to: Version of (1) | References (25) | Referenced in (19) | Features (1) | Featured in (8) | Spoofs (13)

Version of 

Galaxy Quest (TV Movie)
TV project is based on the feature film.


The Twilight Zone: Hocus-Pocus and Frisby (1962) (TV Episode)
Aliens mistake a certain Earth man for an adventurous hero because they don't understand the concept of tall tales or playacting, so they think all his playacted or "spun" adventures are true stories.
Gilligan's Island (1964) (TV Series)
Star Trek (1966) (TV Series)
Star Trek: The Alternative Factor (1967) (TV Episode)
A main character is named Lazarus. Although this is fairly generic, it's likely in this case to be a direct reference, considering all the obscure Star Trek trivia in this movie.
Star Trek: The Doomsday Machine (1967) (TV Episode)
one of the ship designs
Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970)
Reference to the wall of fire
Silver Streak (1976)
Aliens (1986)
The Fly (1986)
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) (TV Series)
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)
The rock creature in this 1999 movie is a reference to the rock creature that was portrayed by credited stuntman Tom Morga and later omitted in the 1989 film.
Toys (1992)
Toy Story (1995)
Jason Nesmith/Taggart (played by Tim Allen, voice of Buzz Lightyear) shouts, "To infinity and beyond!".
The Matrix (1999)

Referenced in 

Angel: Peace Out (2003) (TV Episode)
Gunn: "Never give up. Never surrender."
Hostage (2005)
DVD at office library
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: The Secret Snake Club vs. P.E./King Tooten Pooten (2006) (TV Episode)
The mega-nerds oath uses the phrase 'Grapthar's Hammer', which is the catch-phrase of Dr. Lazarus of Tev'Meck.
Flushed Away (2006)
in Roddy's DVD collection
The Dame Edna Treatment: Episode #1.3 (2007) (TV Episode)
Dame Edna mentioned it as her favourite Tim Allen movie.
Meet the Spartans (2008)
Dilio says, "Never give up. Never surrender," which is the mantra from "Galaxy Quest."
The Middleman: The Palindrome Reversal Palindrome (2008) (TV Episode)
A 'Beryllium Sphere' is stolen.
30 Rock: Cutbacks (2009) (TV Episode)
Kenneth named one of his birds "Mathesar." This was also the name of Enrico Colantoni's character in _Galaxy Quest(1999)_
Supernatural: Sympathy for the Devil (2009) (TV Episode)
When Becky says "I know it's not real" and then when told it is she says "I knew it", it's the same as a similar scene in Galaxy Quest
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Alpha and Omega (2010) (TV Episode)
Hewy says Justin Long played Brandon in this movie
Community: Basic Rocket Science (2010) (TV Episode)
Simulator 'crashes' into stage, group stumbles out, introduced by someone at a microphone
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated: The Shrieking Madness (2010) (TV Episode)
At the beginning of the episode, when Fred and his father are in the car, Fred Jones Sr. says, "By Grabthar's Hammer, Fred!" This is a reference to the catchphrase of Dr. Lazarus of Tev'Meck: "By Grabthar's hammer, by the suns of Warvang, you shall be avenged!"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.13 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Tim Allen starred in the film
Animation Lookback: Don Bluth Part 4 (2012) (TV Episode)
A film with music by David Newman, the composer of Anastasia.
Warehouse 13: A New Hope (2012) (TV Episode)
Claudia uses the famous line from Galaxy Quest "Never give up, never surrender" and this episode of Warehouse 13 has a remarkably similar resolution to that of Galaxy Quest
Last Man Standing: Private Coach (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike says "never give up, never surrender" followed by the hand salute he used in Galaxy Quest.
Stitchers: Friends in Low Places (2015) (TV Episode)
As Cameron and Kirsten are talking outside of the building that hosted the rave, Cameron includes "By Grabthar's hammer," the catchphrase of the fictional Galaxy Quest charactor Dr. Lazarus .
Geeks Who Drink: Grey Damon v. Josh Brener (2015) (TV Episode)
a fake movie poster combines the film with "Guardians of the Galaxy"


Late Show with David Letterman (1993) (TV Series)

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Episode #25.12 (2001) (TV Episode)
VHS/DVD release reviewed + footage used
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Star Trek/Rudo y Cursi/Next Day Air (2009) (TV Episode)
The Protector takes the #5 spaceship in movies
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Best of Science Fiction Movies (2010) (TV Episode)
The Protector takes the #5 spaceship in movies
Scream Awards 2010 (2010) (TV Special)
Clips shown during the Sigourney Weaver tribute.
Some Jerk with a Camera: The Country Bears (2011) (TV Episode)
Jerk mentions that one of the cops in Country Bears was in this movie.
Nostalgia Critic: Face/Off (2014) (TV Episode)
"Did his brother get his acting lessons from the aliens in"
Stuff You Like: 104: Galaxy Quest (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: "Bang Bang" by Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj (2014) (TV Episode)
Todd mentions how Jessie J reminds him of the female alien from this film.


Star Trek: Arena (1967) (TV Episode)
several allusions such as "build a weapon"
Star Trek: By Any Other Name (1968) (TV Episode)
The crew encounter aliens who assume human form, but their true form (which is never shown, but described by Spock to Capt. Kirk) is that of "massive creatures with hundreds of tentacles". In Galaxy Quest, there is more budget for effects, so we do get to see the true tentacled form.
Barbarella (1968)
Blakes 7 (1978) (TV Series)
Stargate (1994)
The Rock (1996)
Trekkies (1997)

See also

Trivia | Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Soundtracks

Contribute to This Page