R | | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A group of eccentric aliens confers a human being with the power to do absolutely anything, as an experiment.
DIRECTOR CAMEO (Terry Jones): Driver of the van that knocks Neil off of his bicycle early in this movie.
I could solve every problem in the world!
Dennis: Have you thought this thing through?
The Pioneer probe is depicted flying with its parabolic dish pointing forward. Obviously, in reality this dish was pointing towards Earth at all times, which would not be in the direction of travel by the time of the Saturn encounter.
"DISCLAIMER: and yes we do know that the NASA footage of the Pioneer Rocket taking off is actually the Apollo Rockets, thank you"
The British theatrical version reduced the uses of strong language in order to obtain a '12A' rating by the BBFC, and was also released on DVD. The Blu-ray release is uncut and has a '15' rating.