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Dan Aykroyd Unplugged on UFOs (2005)

A UFO enthusiast interviews Dan Aykroyd on the subject of extraterrestrials visiting Earth.


(as David B. Sereda)


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Credited cast:
David Sereda ...
Himself - UFOlogist
Gordon Cooper ...
Himself - Astronaut (archive footage)
Paul Hellyer ...
Himself - Exopolitics Symposium, University of Toronto
Himself (archive footage) (as President Ronald Reagan)
John F. Schuessler ...
Himself - International Director, MUFON.com (as John Schuessler)
John Hutchison ...
Himself - Canadian Scientist
Ken Storch ...
Himself - USAF Retired, 1969-1974
Himself - UFO Witness, Venice, CA
Stephen Bassett ...
Himself - UFO Political Activist
Richard Dolan ...
Himself - KeyholePublishing.com
Grant Cameron ...
Himself - PresidentialUFO.com
Lynne Kitei ...
Herself - ThePhoenixLights.net (as Dr. Lynne Kitei)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cady Coleman ...
Herself - Space Shuttle Astronaut (archive footage) (as Catherine Coleman)
Richard Feynman ...
Himself - Nobel Prize Winner (archive footage)


David Serada, a UFO enthusiast, interviews the comedian Dan Aykroyd who claims he has had experiences with alien beings. Aykroyd expounds on UFO lore and his own beliefs on matters related to extraterrestrials. Footage of this interview is interspersed with video and film of these flying objects; video clips of a former Canadian defense minister speaking on the subject; audio clips of astronauts speaking of strange things in space; and more. Written by J. Spurlin

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David Sereda: God, God, I thank you, Dan, so much for this interview. I'm very grateful. I really believe you are one of the greatest minds in our world at this time.
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UFOs anyone?
4 June 2006 | by (Down Under) – See all my reviews

What can one say about the UFO scene? There have been times I have been intrigued enough re the phenomenon to read books on the subject and even attend the odd meeting, but in the end it seemed to be a case of death by boredom. Nothing seems to really happen - I personally have never seen a UFO, though I would like to.

I remember writing once to a prominent public figure (Philip) who is a hardcore commentator on significant world events on radio and in the print media(and who is about as far as one can imagine from the likes of David Letterman et al). He daily (it seems) rubs shoulders with leading politicians, scientists, philosophers, artists of all persuasions from countries all around the world. I sent him an article from The Times (London) re a couple of British Airway pilots who had seen a strange triangular craft zip down the side of their commercial airliner - literally "out of this world". it took a great deal of courage for the pilots to make this report. Anyway Philip kindly and politely explained to me how he was in almost daily contact with leading scientists etc. and if there were even a hint that Earth was in some way in contact with ET, they would be shouting it from the rooftops. He also went on to say how the motivation for UFO pronouncements was usually fun or profit. Some people just enjoyed fooling others while others saw it as a chance to make a buck (though a rather hard way to so do, I would have thought).

My wife's mother, who is a very level headed person who successfully raised 8 children, says she saw a UFO during WWII - "like a silvery plate", it apparently hovered for a time before departing at speed. She and I are unfortunately unable to communicate directly due to language so I could not question her directly on this.

I suppose it is a bit like ghosts - there have been so many reports of them over the years it must be true...

As to the film itself, some of the material was interesting. I found the method of presentation irritating, like most current science shows, where unless you keep the audience entertained with gimmicky text and psychedelic presentation, you fear they will lose interest. Ackroyd's presentation was polished and coherent (of course he is an actor) - much of what he said made sense. His closing grin at the end when the interviewer praised him as one of the "greatest minds in the world" tells me he (Dan) didn't take that too seriously.

UFO sightings captured on films or video always remind me of words from the movie Hellboy: Why is is that footage of UFOs, the Yeti, Hellboy... are always blurry and indistinct? Some of the video of vague silvery blobs looks remarkably like a 747 viewed front-on and seen at a great distance through heat haze.

The presentation in the film was repetitious not particularly inspired or comprehensive, and its gaudy irritating manner implied many in the the audience could not think for themselves. Some of the STS footage was interesting though, as was testimony from prominent figures like astronaut Cooper and politician Hellyer. Of course they might be sincerely deluded.

I remain open on the subject of UFOs. With the proliferation of cam-corders with powerful optical zoom lenses, I would expect (if the phenomenon is real) to see significantly better quality footage in the years to come (Yeah, let's bring 'em down to the White House lawn). Nobody seems to really be in charge on Planet Earth so maybe it's time for a helping hand...

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