PG | | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
The alumni cast of a space opera television series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help. However, they also have to defend both Earth and the alien race from a reptilian warlord.
The scene in which the Protector leaves the spacedock is very reminiscent of a similar scene in Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979). Although with Sulu at the helm, the departure went a great deal smoother.
Exiting the time knot now, Sir.
Tech Sgt. Chen: We're alive.
Laredo: We made it, Commander. We made it.
Dr. Lazarus: By Grabthar's hammer, we live to tell the tale.
Voice of Computer: Systems registering functional.
Lt. Tawny Madison: All systems are working, Commander.
Commander Peter Quincy Taggart: I don't like it. It was too easy.
Laredo: Wait. Oh, no! They're ...
Lt. Tawny Madison: A...
When our heroes are in the engineering room, unable to raise the command deck on the intercom, they hear the doors to the room open, and they all look up in surprise. Next we see Sarris and crew entering through the open door. When the camera cuts back to our crew, they are now walking toward the door, apparently unaware that anything is happening, and they are surprised all over again at the appearance of Sarris.
At the end of the closing credits, Enrico Colantoni, as Mathesar, says "Never give up... Never surrender!".
Deleted scenes included on the DVD:
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