* BasedOn -- There was a now mostly-forgotten Franchise/StarTrek fanfic that had a similar plot. "Visit to a Strange Planet Revisited" was published in the 1970s in ''Star Trek: The New Voyages'', a collection of fanfics edited by Sondra Marshak, Jacqueline Lichtenberg, and Myrna Culbreath. In the story, Creator/WilliamShatner, Creator/LeonardNimoy, [=DeForest=] Kelley, and James Doohan step on the transporter set, and end up on the '''actual''' ''U.S.S. Enterprise'' in a crisis with the Klingons.
* DeletedScene - [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9b4s5CfPD4Y Several]], including Fred taking pot, Gwen using DistractedByTheSexy to take out some {{mooks}} and a PlaceboEurekaMoment by an unknown Thermian.
* FakeNationality: Parodied with Arab-American Tony Shalhoub playing Chinese-named Fred Kwan/Sgt. Chen, a reference to Japanese-American George Takei playing totally not Japanese-named Sulu on ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}'', Englishman Patrick Stewart playing French Jean-Luc Picard on ''[[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration TNG]]'', and Canadian James Doohan playing Scotty.
** Kwan isn't even his real name. He visibly squints for the camera in an attempt to make his eyes look Asian.
* HeyItsThatGuy - Justin Long, the Mac Guy (from the "I'm a Mac, and I'm a PC" commercials) in his first film role as one of the ''Galaxy Quest'' fanboys.
** Also [[TheOffice Dwight Schrute]] (Rainn Wilson) as one of the aliens! And [[Series/{{Scrubs}} Ted Buckland]] (Sam Lloyd) as another!
*** And [[Series/StarTrekEnterprise Crewman Daniels]] as a third!
** And [[Series/{{Monk}} Adrian Monk]]!
*** He even mentioned how clean the floor of the space ship was.
*** Though the trope applied at the time, audiences would have recognized him as the FunnyForeigner from Wings.
** Alexander is [[Film/DieHard Hans Gruber!]].
*** And the [[Film/RobinHoodPrinceOfThieves Sheriff of Nottingham]], and [[{{Dogma}} the Metatron]], and [[Film/HarryPotter Severus Snape]]...
**** (You are reading this in Mr. Rickman's bored voice)
** [[VeronicaMars Daddy Mars]] is Mathazar, the head alien!
*** He's also [[Series/StargateSG1 That archaeologist who got captured with Daniel Jackson in Honduras]]!
*** ... and [[{{Series/Flashpoint}} Sgt. Gregory Parker]]!
** Look! [[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0567852/ One of the Kids in the Hall]]!
** [[Franchise/{{Alien}} Ellen Ripley]] certainly got a cushier job
** [[Series/HomeImprovement Tim "The Tool-Man" Taylor]], [[Film/TheSantaClause Scott Calvin]] and [[WesternAnimation/ToyStory Buzz Lightyear]] show up too.
** And Sarris himself is [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Giles']] least favorite chaos warlock, Ethan Rayne. He's also [[VideoGame/MassEffect2 Zaeed Massani]]
** Listen closely, [[Franchise/MassEffect Garrus Vakarian]] is in this film!
*** He's also in the deleted scene where they're performing ''[[MemeticMutation calibrations]]'' on the Beryllium Sphere.
** Series/MythBusters: Adam, [[http://www.modelermagic.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/kg_nsea_protector_studio_model-019.jpg Grant]], and Tory all did model work for the film.
** [[Film/IronMan2 Justin Hammer]] is the [[GenreSavvy Genre Savvy]] Guy?
* HeyItsThatVoice: The Japanese dub can be considered as HilariousInHindsight by itself, since most of the voice cast are from the ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' saga, especially from the original ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam'' series, being the Japanese equivalent of ''Franchise/StarTrek''.
** [[HirotakaSuzuoki Jason Nesmith/Captain Peter Quincy McTaggart was]] ''[[Anime/MobileSuitGundam Captain Bright Noah]]''.
** [[Creator/MamiKoyama Gwen DeMarco/Lt. Tawny Madison is]] [[Anime/MobileSuitGundam Kycillia Zabi]] and [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny Talia Gladys]].
** [[Creator/UnshoIshizuka Alexander Dane/Dr. Lazarus of Tev'Meck is]] [[Anime/MobileSuitGundam00 Sergei Smirnov]]
** [[Creator/DaisukeSakaguchi Brandon is]] [[Anime/MobileSuitVictoryGundam Usso Ewing]]
----