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* HilariousInHindsight: "[[DigitalPiracyIsEvil Video Pirates]]", especially the comment by one pirate concerning laserdiscs: "What good are they? You can't record on 'em." That comment was indicative of the general feeling at that time toward laserdiscs. For those people not familiar with them, they were vinyl record album-sized, rather heavy, had to be flipped over in the middle of the movie, and were the predecessor of [=DVDs=] and Blu-Ray discs. Now the public has left videotape ''and'' laserdisc movies behind, and are very close to abandoning [=DVDs=] as well.

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* HilariousInHindsight: "[[DigitalPiracyIsEvil Video Pirates]]", especially the comment by one pirate concerning laserdiscs: "What good are they? You can't record on 'em." That comment was indicative of the general feeling at that time toward laserdiscs. For those people not familiar with them, they were vinyl record album-sized, rather heavy, had to be flipped over in the middle of the movie, and were the predecessor of [=DVDs=] and Blu-Ray discs. Now the public has left videotape ''and'' laserdisc movies behind, and are very close to abandoning [=DVDs=] as well. behind.


** Mixed with ValuesResonance - the Dial-a-Date in the Rosanna Arquette and Steve Gutenberg sketch. Having that much intimate details about your blind date was outrageous in the 1980's, but when it's common today to run a Google search and get even ''more'' embarrassing dirt on a potential date, it's almost quaint.

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** Mixed with ValuesResonance - the Dial-a-Date in the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o04L3ptIkjI Rosanna Arquette and Steve Gutenberg sketch.sketch]]. Having that much intimate details about your blind date was outrageous in the 1980's, but when it's common today to run a Google search and get even ''more'' embarrassing dirt on a potential date, it's almost quaint.


** Mixed with ValuesResonance - the Dial-a-Date in the Rosanna Arquette and Steve Gutenberg sketch. Having that much intimate detail of your blind date was outrageous in the 1980's, but when it's common today to run a Google search and get even ''more'' embarrassing dirt on a potential date, it's almost quaint.

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** Mixed with ValuesResonance - the Dial-a-Date in the Rosanna Arquette and Steve Gutenberg sketch. Having that much intimate detail of details about your blind date was outrageous in the 1980's, but when it's common today to run a Google search and get even ''more'' embarrassing dirt on a potential date, it's almost quaint.


* HilariousInHindsight: "[[DigitalPiracyIsEvil Video Pirates]]"
** Especially the comment by one pirate concerning laserdiscs: "What good are they? You can't record on 'em." That comment was indicative of the general feeling at that time toward laserdiscs. For those people not familiar with them, they were vinyl record album-sized, rather heavy, had to be flipped over in the middle of the movie, and were the predecessor of [=DVDs=] and Blu-Ray discs. Now the public has left videotape ''and'' laserdisc movies behind, and are very close to abandoning [=DVDs=] as well.

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* HilariousInHindsight: "[[DigitalPiracyIsEvil Video Pirates]]"
** Especially
Pirates]]", especially the comment by one pirate concerning laserdiscs: "What good are they? You can't record on 'em." That comment was indicative of the general feeling at that time toward laserdiscs. For those people not familiar with them, they were vinyl record album-sized, rather heavy, had to be flipped over in the middle of the movie, and were the predecessor of [=DVDs=] and Blu-Ray discs. Now the public has left videotape ''and'' laserdisc movies behind, and are very close to abandoning [=DVDs=] as well.



* SpecialEffectsFailure: When the moon is destroyed, a bit of it can still be seen hanging on a string.
** As a spoof of bad B-Movies from TheFifties, this was intentional.

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* SpecialEffectsFailure: When the moon is destroyed, a bit of it can still be seen hanging on a string.
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string. As a spoof of bad B-Movies from TheFifties, this was intentional.


* RetroactiveRecognition: Due to the pure number of actors in the film, this is likely to happen for viewers. Probably the best examples are Robert Picardo, who had been a supporting actor in TV and movies for years before becoming best known as The Doctor (no, [[Series/DoctorWho not that one]]), on ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'', David Alan Grier who later hit stardom on ''InLivingColor'', and Arsenio Hall who later broke out with his talk show and movies with EddieMurphy.

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* RetroactiveRecognition: Due to the pure number of actors in the film, this is likely to happen for viewers. Probably the best examples are Robert Picardo, who had been a supporting actor in TV and movies for years before becoming best known as The Doctor (no, [[Series/DoctorWho not that one]]), on ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'', David Alan Grier who later hit stardom on ''InLivingColor'', ''Series/InLivingColor'', and Arsenio Hall who later broke out with his talk show and movies with EddieMurphy.Creator/EddieMurphy.


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** Mixed with ValuesResonance - the Dial-a-Date in the Rosanna Arquette and Steve Gutenberg sketch. Having that much intimate detail of your blind date was outrageous in the 1980's, but when it's common today to run a Google search and get even ''more'' embarrassing dirt on a potential date, it's almost quaint.



** As a spoof of bad B-Movies from TheFifties, this was intentional.

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** As a spoof of bad B-Movies from TheFifties, this was intentional.


** Don "No Soul" Simmons was basically the blueprint for [[TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir Carlton Banks]].

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** Don "No Soul" Simmons was basically the blueprint for [[TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir [[Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir Carlton Banks]].

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** Don "No Soul" Simmons was basically the blueprint for [[TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir Carlton Banks]].


* SpecialEffectsFailure: When the moon is destroyed, a bit of it can still be seen hanging on a string.

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* SpecialEffectsFailure: When the moon is destroyed, a bit of it can still be seen hanging on a string.string.
** As a spoof of bad B-Movies from TheFifties, this was intentional.


** Especially the comment by one pirate concerning laserdiscs: "What good are they? You can't record on 'em." That comment was indicative of the general feeling at that time toward laserdiscs. For those people not familiar with them, they were vinyl record album-sized, rather heavy, had to be flipped over in the middle of the movie, and were the predecessor of DVDs and Blu-Ray discs. Now the public has left videotape ''and'' laserdisc movies behind, and are very close to abandoning DVDs as well.

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** Especially the comment by one pirate concerning laserdiscs: "What good are they? You can't record on 'em." That comment was indicative of the general feeling at that time toward laserdiscs. For those people not familiar with them, they were vinyl record album-sized, rather heavy, had to be flipped over in the middle of the movie, and were the predecessor of DVDs [=DVDs=] and Blu-Ray discs. Now the public has left videotape ''and'' laserdisc movies behind, and are very close to abandoning DVDs [=DVDs=] as well.

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** Especially the comment by one pirate concerning laserdiscs: "What good are they? You can't record on 'em." That comment was indicative of the general feeling at that time toward laserdiscs. For those people not familiar with them, they were vinyl record album-sized, rather heavy, had to be flipped over in the middle of the movie, and were the predecessor of DVDs and Blu-Ray discs. Now the public has left videotape ''and'' laserdisc movies behind, and are very close to abandoning DVDs as well.




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* RetroactiveRecognition: Due to the pure number of actors in the film, this is likely to happen for viewers. Probably the best examples are Robert Picardo, who had been a supporting actor in TV and movies for years before becoming best known as The Doctor (no, [[Series/DoctorWho not that one]]), on ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'', David Alan Grier who later hit stardom on ''InLivingColor'', and Arsenio Hall who later broke out with his talk show and movies with EddieMurphy.

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