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Tripping the Rift 

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Tripping the Rift is a CGI science fiction comedy television series. The universe is modeled largely after the Star Trek universe, with references to "warp drive" and "transporter beam" ... See full summary »
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Stephen Root ...  Chode 39 episodes, 2004-2007
Maurice LaMarche ...  Gus 39 episodes, 2004-2007
John Melendez ...  Bob 39 episodes, 2004-2007
Gayle Garfinkle Gayle Garfinkle ...  T'nuk / ... 39 episodes, 2004-2007
Rick Jones Rick Jones ...  Whip 39 episodes, 2004-2007
Terrence Scammell ...  Darph Bobo / ... 35 episodes, 2004-2007
Pauline Little Pauline Little ...  Additional Voice 18 episodes, 2004-2007
John Stocker John Stocker ...  Additional Voice 17 episodes, 2004-2007
Mark Camacho ...  Additional Voice 17 episodes, 2004-2007
Harry Standjofski ...  Additional Voice 17 episodes, 2004-2007
Susan Glover Susan Glover ...  Additional Voice 17 episodes, 2004-2007
Ellen David ...  Additional Voice 17 episodes, 2004-2007
Richard M Dumont ...  Additional Voice 16 episodes, 2004-2007
Holly Gauthier-Frankel 16 episodes, 2004-2007
Rikee Madoff Rikee Madoff 16 episodes, 2004-2007
Danny Blanco Hall Danny Blanco Hall 16 episodes, 2004-2007
Walter Massey Walter Massey 16 episodes, 2004-2007
Pier Paquette Pier Paquette 16 episodes, 2004-2007
Jennifer Seguin 15 episodes, 2004-2007
Liz MacRae Liz MacRae 15 episodes, 2004-2007
Craig Francis Craig Francis 15 episodes, 2004-2007
Arthur Holden 15 episodes, 2004-2007
Eleanor Noble 15 episodes, 2004-2007
Emma Campbell 15 episodes, 2004-2007
Cary Lawrence Cary Lawrence 14 episodes, 2004-2007
Bronwen Mantel Bronwen Mantel 14 episodes, 2004-2007
Anik Matern 14 episodes, 2004-2007
Jane Wheeler Jane Wheeler 14 episodes, 2004-2007
Carmen Electra ...  Six 13 episodes, 2004-2005
Jenny McCarthy ...  Six 13 episodes, 2007
Gina Gershon ...  Six 13 episodes, 2004
Daniel Brochu Daniel Brochu 13 episodes, 2007
Bruce Dinsmore 13 episodes, 2007
Alain Goulem 13 episodes, 2007
Matt Holland 13 episodes, 2007
Alex Ivanovich Alex Ivanovich 13 episodes, 2007
Jessica Kardos 13 episodes, 2007
Carlo Mestroni 13 episodes, 2007
Jennifer Morehouse Jennifer Morehouse 13 episodes, 2007
Michael Yarmush Michael Yarmush 13 episodes, 2007
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Tripping the Rift is a CGI science fiction comedy television series. The universe is modeled largely after the Star Trek universe, with references to "warp drive" and "transporter beam" technology, occasional time travel, the Federation and the Vulcans. The series also includes elements borrowed from other sources such as Star Wars, 2001: A Space Odyssey and Battlestar Galactica. The general setting is that known space is politically divided between two superpowers: the Confederation (led by Humans, and a parody of the Federation from Star Trek) and the Dark Clown Empire (a parody of the Galactic Empire from Star Wars). The Dark Clown Empire is a totalitarian, tyrannical police state, led by the evil Darph Bobo. In contrast, the Confederation is technically a democratic and free society, but in practice, is dominated by mega-corporations and bloated bureaucracies. Ultimately, both superpowers end up exploiting and restricting their inhabitants, albeit in different ways. For example, ... Written by Anonymous

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Lust in space.


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Chode: Just once, I'd like to time travel and not see Nazis!
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Bob says something different in every opening credits sequence. See more »

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Laughter from deep space far far away
13 November 2005 | by MOREwithMOHRSee all my reviews

I have watched quite a lot of Science Fiction movies during the past 60 years, enjoyed the funny black and white Flash Gordon and similar films of old, and I am a great fan of the first Galactica stuff.

I love my (translated into German) Star Wars movies that I recorded many beers and years ago.

Especially precious is it whenever somebody dares to make fun of the mostly way too serious Science Fiction movies and series. My congratulations go out to the masters of black (or should I say: colorful?) humor in this series.

Some episodes just found me grinning, but I have also laughed so hard sometimes - tears were running down my cheeks.

Compared to the gazillions of other series that TV stations torture us with on a daily basis this here is heartwarming because it doesn't spare a stereotype that all y'all know from the Big Buck Hollywood creations and makes a nice slapstick of it.

We are not on this planet or in this universe to just sit in the corner and whine. There's a lot of catastrophes happening around us, I know, and thus it might be better to enjoy life as far as possible, and to smile a bit while we are watching TV.

Oh, I almost forgot this: the people who give their voices to the hilarious persons/creatures sure are having fun. You can hear it. May the force be with all of the folks involved for many more episodes.


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