TV Episode | TV-G | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The Earth Defense Directorate faces a crisis when nearly everyone becomes sick after eating poisoned food. An attempt is made to create an antidote but the plan is thwarted when the ... See full summary »
"Cherry bomb under a tin bucket" had a different connotation back then. Adults in 1979 would remember the original cherry bombs and M-80s, the ones about 20 times more powerful than what is legal today. Those old style cherry bombs could launch a steel bucket twenty feet up, or blow off your whole arm.
Major Duke Danton:
Well, we'd better get on our survival gear on.
Capt. William "Buck" Rogers: Yeah. Otherwise, we'll look like a couple of brown-and-serve rolls at sunset.
Heading to the planet Vistula, Buck and Wilma are in a 2-seater ship, escorted by 2 Starfighters. When the reverse angle is shown we see the Cargo Sled being escorted by 2 Starfighters.