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The Space Children 

A blob from Heaven brainwashes children into doing his bidding while Pearl starts her own space program.

Director:

Kevin Murphy

Writers:

Joel Hodgson (created by), Michael J. Nelson (head writer) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Kevin Murphy ... Tom Servo / Professor Bobo
Michael J. Nelson ... Mike Nelson
Mary Jo Pehl Mary Jo Pehl ... Pearl Forrester
Bill Corbett Bill Corbett ... Crow T. Robot / Observer
Patrick Brantseg Patrick Brantseg ... Gypsy
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Storyline

A short depicts cruel and perky kids exploring the wonders of push button phoning. Meanwhile, on the outskirts of a missile base, a blob from Heaven convinces children to do his bidding against the nuclear arms race. Tom starts his own kissing booth but Mike isn't exactly satisfied with the results. Pearl then sets up conference lines between the SOL and Castle Forrester, though the connection isn't exactly clear. The Bots then ram a wrecking ball into Mike for impersonating the boy from the short. Later, as the SOL dabbles in model rockets, Pearl starts her own space program to send monkeys (specifically Prof. Bobo) into space, though Prof. Bobo's sentience and lack of intelligence leads him to be off the rocket when it blasts off, which allows it to veer back around and slam into Castle Forrester. Crow is then scarred by the little shorts Jackie Coogan wears in the movie and decides to design his own lacy fashion sketches for him instead, which sickens Tom and Mike to no end. In the... Written by Titus Yorick

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Genres:

Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 June 1998 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Best Brains See more »
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Quotes

Dr. Wahrman: A few minutes ago, in front of the powerhouse; I saw something incredible, unbelievable...
Crow T. Robot: A gibbon making flan!
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Connections

References A Chorus Line (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion)
(uncredited)
Written by David Foster and John Parr
Performed by Kevin Murphy
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