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Ijon Tichy: Raumpilot 

Space pilot Ijon Tichy, travels in his three-room-rocket together with his holographic and/or hallucinogenic colleague Halluzinelle and the ugly dog-like extraterrestrial being Mel. The conflicts between the bad feelings of Halluzinelle about the stubbornness of the space pilot always end up in difficult situations in which it is the mission to find the most irritating solution as possible.
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Series cast summary:
Oliver Jahn Oliver Jahn ...  Ijon Tichy 14 episodes, 2007-2011
Nora Tschirner ...  Analoge Halluzinelle 14 episodes, 2007-2011
Peter Princz Peter Princz ...  Verschiedene Außerirdische 12 episodes, 2007-2011
Jan Mixsa Jan Mixsa 8 episodes, 2011
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Space pilot Ijon Tichy, travels in his three-room-rocket together with his holographic and/or hallucinogenic colleague Halluzinelle and the ugly dog-like extraterrestrial being Mel. The conflicts between the bad feelings of Halluzinelle about the stubbornness of the space pilot always end up in difficult situations in which it is the mission to find the most irritating solution as possible.

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Germany

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German

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26 March 2007 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Ийон Тихий: Космический пилот See more »

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Berlin, Germany

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(6 episodes)

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The interior scenes of the rocket were shot in Oliver Jahn's own apartment in Berlin. See more »

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Follows Aus den Sterntagebüchern des Ijon Tichy (1999) See more »

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Vote Tichy for Galactic President.
26 April 2018 | by PlocktonTurnPointtSee all my reviews

Ijon Tichy: Raumpilot is a German series based on the novels of Stanislaw Lem (The Star Diaries). If you liked 'The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy' then you will probably like this. Unlike boring old, finger wagging, formulaic 'Star Trek: The Next Generation,' this series simply ignores the laws of physics if they get in the way of the plot. In the Tichy world no one needs to have their style cramped by an unflattering space suit, you just ban the vacuum of space altogether and go outside in your vest. Remember those living room door handles they used to put on spaceship airlocks in early Dr Who episodes? The interior of this ship is basically a student bedsit complete with a deckchair for the captain and an ordinary glazed window for a viewing screen. Picard wouldn't have put up with that. The stories are imaginative, the aliens comical, and the whole thing zips along nicely to a catchy theme tune. I think Stanislaw would have been pleased.

Do you really want to watch Picard constantly swanning around the cosmos telling all the locals how great the human race is whilst secretly counting up his tax payer funded Star Fleet pension, or would you rather give the job to a friendly chap in a vest who would make them a nice omelette (not the chicken based lifeforms obviously)?

Series one episodes are fifteen minutes long and the second series are twenty four minutes. The whole thing is in German with English subtitles but don't let that put you off, it is worth it.


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