History Trivia / Spaceballs

17th Sep '17 4:58:06 PM Bissek
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** Dot matrix printing died out in the nineties, making the joke about the Threepio expy's name rather dated nowadays.
24th Aug '17 6:30:19 AM Josef5678
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* OffTheShelfSpecialFX: Spaceballs: The Lunchbox is clearly a bunch of [[WesternAnimation/TheTransformers Transformers]] lunchboxes. Whether or not this is a TakeThat against the franchise (TransformersTheMovie came out the previous summer) is up to interpretation.

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* OffTheShelfSpecialFX: OffTheShelfFX: Spaceballs: The Lunchbox is clearly a bunch of [[WesternAnimation/TheTransformers Transformers]] of Franchise/{{Transformers}} lunchboxes. Whether or not this is a TakeThat against the franchise (TransformersTheMovie (''WesternAnimation/TransformersTheMovie'' came out the previous summer) is up to interpretation.
23rd Aug '17 3:57:24 PM Davethe3rd
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* OffTheShelfSpecialFX: Spaceballs: The Lunchbox is clearly a bunch of [[WesternAnimation/TheTransformers Transformers]] lunchboxes. Whether or not this is a TakeThat against the franchise (TransformersTheMovie came out the previous summer) is up to interpretation.
16th Aug '17 2:56:49 PM ClintEastwood
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* DVDCommentary: By Mel Brooks and Ronny Graham... allegedly. You kind of have to [[TakeOurWordForIt take Brooks' word for it]] that Graham is actually there the whole time. (His only contributions are giggling near the beginning of the film and finally speaking towards the end.)

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* DVDCommentary: By Mel Brooks Creator/MelBrooks and Ronny Graham... allegedly. You kind of have to [[TakeOurWordForIt take Brooks' word for it]] that Graham is actually there the whole time. (His only contributions are giggling near the beginning of the film and finally speaking towards the end.))
* HarpoDoesSomethingFunny: The entire scene where Lord Helmet was playing with the dolls was made up entirely on the spot by Creator/RickMoranis.



* PlayingAgainstType: A slight case for Mel Brooks, as this is the only time he aimed his parody at the contemporary film industry (in this case the huge merchandise-driven blockbusters kickstarted by ''Star Wars'' a decade earlier) rather than the films of his youth.



* PlayingAgainstType: A slight case for Mel Brooks, as this is the only time he aimed his parody at the contemporary film industry (in this case the huge merchandise-driven blockbusters kickstarted by ''Star Wars'' a decade earlier) rather than the films of his youth.
18th Feb '17 2:55:43 PM NWolfman
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* WorkingTitle: ''Planet Moron''.

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* WorkingTitle: ''Planet Moron''. It turned out that this was also the name of a French film, however.
11th Feb '17 9:57:53 PM Mineboot45
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* DVDCommentary: By Mel Brooks and Ronny Graham... allegedly. You kind of have to [[TakeOurWordForIt take Brooks' word for it]] that Graham is actually there the whole time. (His only contributions are giggling near the beginning of the film and finally speaking towards the end.)
10th Jan '17 8:53:00 PM Pren
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* PlayingAgainstType: A slight case for Mel Brooks, as this is the only time he set his parody at the contemporary film industry (in this case the huge merchandise-driven blockbusters kickstarted by ''Star Wars'' a decade earlier) rather than the films of his youth.

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* PlayingAgainstType: A slight case for Mel Brooks, as this is the only time he set aimed his parody at the contemporary film industry (in this case the huge merchandise-driven blockbusters kickstarted by ''Star Wars'' a decade earlier) rather than the films of his youth.
10th Jan '17 8:52:35 PM Pren
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** Moranis also came up with the idea to deepen his voice Creator/JamesEarlJones-style every time he closed his helmet.

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** Moranis also came up with the idea to deepen his voice Creator/JamesEarlJones-style every time he closed his helmet. This became HilariousInHindsight as he actually sounds a lot closer to David Prowse, whose voice was considered too silly and resulted in Jones being brought in to dub him.
10th Dec '16 10:43:20 AM Pren
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* PlayingAgainstType: A slight case for Mel Brooks, as this is the only time he set his parody at the contemporary film industry (in this case the huge merchandise-driven blockbusters kickstarted by ''Star Wars'' a decade earlier) rather than the films of his youth.
14th Nov '16 3:41:35 PM Josef5678
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** Creator/SteveMartin was the original choice for Colonel Sandurz.



** Creator/SteveMartin was the original choice for Colonel Sandurz.
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