Anomaly Classic: Galaxy Quest

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Welcome to the Anomaly Podcast! In 2008, Angela and I covered one of our favorite movies–Galaxy Quest. When we polled our listeners about which archived Anomaly episode they wanted us to reintroduce to our podcast feed, they overwhelmingly chose Galaxy Quest. It seems we aren’t the only ones who love this sci-fi comedy. SPOILER ALERT!

The story focuses on the cast of Galaxy Quest, a once-popular television space-drama series starring Jason Nesmith (Allen) as the commander of a spaceship called the NSEA Protector, Sir Alexander Dane (Rickman) as the ship’s alien science officer, Fred Kwan (Shalhoub) as the chief engineer, Gwen DeMarco (Weaver) as the computer officer, and Tommy Webber (Mitchell) as a precocious child pilot. Guy Fleegman (Rockwell) played a security officer who was quickly killed off in his only appearance on the show, in Episode 81. (moovidadb.com)

This episode includes the movie trailer and a few clips to illustrate our points. It also includes great Mathazar transitions voiced by Rick Moyer and comments from one of our favorite listeners–Kenny from California.

If you haven’t seen the movie, be aware that we do spoil it. We highly recommend you watch it before hand—buy it! It’s now available on blu-ray.

Thanks to Kenny from California for his comments and Rick Moyer for his voice over contributions.

I forgot to add this promo to our episode. Please check out the sci-fi horror audio drama, Sci-Fi Radio Theater, entitled: Hyper Nocturnal.

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If you like this episode, you may also enjoy these posts: Independence Day: Breakthrough Blockbuster or Mediocre Movie? ,  Shaun of the Dead, GhostbustersThe Star Wars Holiday Special and Little Shop of Horrors .

 

Galaxy Quest Movie Trailer

About the Hosts

Jen
JenFounding Co-Host / Producer
Jen teaches her 4-year-old son nerd basics, like the difference between droids and robots. Not the same thing people… NOT the same.
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Angela
AngelaFounding Co-Host / Cheer-tator
This is not a democracy, it’s cheerocracy and Angela is the cheer-tator… and she will deal with the cheer-consequences.
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By | 2016-12-22T14:25:05+00:00 July 4th, 2013|Anomaly, Classic Anomaly, Classic Movies, Show Notes|0 Comments

About the Author:

Believer, wife, mom, designer, voice actress, podcast host...Anomaly. Jen is one of the founding co-hosts of Anomaly. She introduced Angela to Podcasts in 2006, after stumbling upon Treks In Sci-Fi. They became involved in the Trek SF forum and were encouraged by the host (and now good friend) Rico Dosti, to start their own show. They did in 2007 with a little help from their friends and have never looked back. :)

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