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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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Series cast summary:
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 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 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


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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4 March 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Les décalés du cosmos See more »

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Chode: Just once, I'd like to time travel and not see Nazis!
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Duckman in outer space?
5 September 2006 | by imdbjeffSee all my reviews

Not too bad altogether. The cgi is good. Middle of the road edginess. The Choode character is basically Duckman with a bit more of a spine. Even the voice sounds the same. They have just started showing the first season here in Canada and they've already trotted out the dark clowns in just about every episode. Gershon's voice over is improving as time goes by. I hate Stuttering John and if the ship undergoes a voice modulation, that would be fine with me.

There's a decided lack of imagination being exhibited here but it doesn't stop it from being entertaining in a sophomoric way. Doesn't move very far outside its orbit on any occasion. They could really do something with this if they stepped outside the box a little, but it stands on its own for entertainment value as it is.

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