The powers that be at NASA, distraught over low television ratings for their space launches, decide to improve them by putting a private citizen on their next space shuttle. After receiving an angry phone call from Homer, they decide he is their man.
Did You Know?
Astronaut Race Banyon is a parody of Jonny Quest
(1964) character Race Bannon. See more
Homer and the astronauts went up in a Space Shuttle but they crash landed into the Capitol Building in a M2-F2 "flying body" aircraft which was featured in the opening sequence of the television series The Six Million Dollar Man
. See more
Stupid carbon rod. It's all a popularity contest.
References Jonny Quest
An der schönen, blauen Donau (On the Beautiful Blue Danube), Op. 314
Music by Johann Strauss See more