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Spaceballs: The Animated Series 

An animated parody of popular science fiction movies and TV shows.
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Series cast summary:
Mel Brooks ...  President Skroob / ... 15 episodes, 2008-2009
Dee Bradley Baker ...  Dark Helmet 15 episodes, 2008-2009
Tino Insana ...  Barf 14 episodes, 2008-2009
Rino Romano ...  Lone Starr 14 episodes, 2008-2009
Daphne Zuniga ...  Princess Vespa 12 episodes, 2008-2009
Julianne Grossman ...  Charlene / ... 12 episodes, 2008
Dave Wittenberg 12 episodes, 2008
Joan Rivers ...  Dot Matrix 11 episodes, 2008-2009
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In this cartoon version of the wildly successful comedic film of the same name, 'Spaceballs: The Animated Series' hilariously spoofs popular movies and TV shows as only the warped genius mind of Mel Brooks can do. Taking place in the futuristic world of Planet Spaceball, and with all of the movie's original characters returning including President Skroob and Yogurt (both voiced by Brooks), the show will satirize such household names as 'The Lord of the Rings,' 'Spider Man,' 'The Terminator,' 'The Pirates of the Caribbean,' and 'American Idol,' parodying these mega-hits with light-hearted political and social satire as well as slapstick comedy. Written by Barry G.

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English

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21 September 2008 (USA) See more »

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Mel Brooks' Spaceballs The Animated Series See more »

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It wasn't made before the movie
26 September 2010 | by FoxfierSee all my reviews

Where it's funny, it's not original; where it's original, it's not funny. Most of the time that it's not original, it's not funny, either.

My husband and I watched this and about half way through the second episode, the only thing we could think of that could explain how horribly flat and unfunny it is was a theory that it was some sort of animated storyboard, and they'd done this to get the idea across before the movie was made.

That is honestly how I found this page-- words can't convey my shock that the cartoon was made this recently!

Put down the DVD, go grab the movie-- or stream it on netflix, of whatever-- and save yourself the time.

Even my husband, who is expert at enjoying horrible movies, couldn't stand this.


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