"And may the force be with you! In spaaaaaaaace!"
— Daniel O'Brien for Cracked.com
"I'm left wondering where this series could possibly go from here. I mean, once you've gone into space, everything after that feels like a step backwards, unless your next film teams you up with Freddy Krueger."
— Ben 'Yahtzee' Croshaw on Super Mario Galaxy
Bob: But here! These are from this planet! They're space flowers!
Jean: They're tulips.
Bob: Space tulips!
See, every now and then, some writer at Marvel's creativity-fueled dream factory gets bored of repeatedly typing the words, "Spider-Man punches the villain in the face", and transfers the characters to a different setting or time period, so they can instead type, "Spider-Man punches the villain in the face... IN SPACE!!"
— Ben 'Yahtzee' Croshaw on Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions
Space Core: Space. Trial. Puttin' the system on trial. In space. Space system. On trial. Guilty. Of not being in space! Going to space jail!
— Portal 2
Strong Sad: But why are they in space? There's no reason for them to be in space!
Strong Bad: On the contrary, my dear Fatson; there's every reason for them to be in space!
He wasn’t alone in pitching an SF series—not by a long shot. There was also an ‘I see this as Howards’ Way—but in space!’, an ‘Imagine the kids from Fame—but in space!’ and then an ‘It’s like The Money Programme—but in space!’ Mervyn couldn’t imagine how that one would have worked. He’d even heard of one old and rather baffled producer who went into a meeting with the words: ‘Think Star Trek—but in space!’
— Nev Fountain, Geek Tragedy
Lorne: It'll be fabulous. Believe me, Jerry. Yes. It's Grapes of Wrath in outer space. Uh-huh. Oh, it's got heart. Yes, it's got laser battles. It's got a timely message of interstellar poverty.
— "Life of the Party", Angel
Treasure Planet! Even saying that name sounds kind of silly... And I'm not gonna lie, that's sort of the major issue I have with this movie. It's Treasure Island! Only we're not telling it like most people tell Treasure Island, we're telling it in space... In the future! But the spaceships aren't really spaceships, they're water ships! But the people are dressed futuristically, at least some of them, the one's not wearing bonnets and...