Sure, he helped patrol the sector during the Moon Years, but chasing crooks down the Corridors of Time is
just too damn much work, and if you try to pull that 'it cant be overtime if its in the past' crap, you are definitely gonna hear from his union rep.
Films — Live-Action
"The people need us, Machete. This is a new Network. It's all...galactic
"Y'know, some people say that when we crash-land on these various planets, we use them as springboards to steal the plot of famous movies!"
"Ridiculous! Now, which one of these planets do you want to crash-land on this week: The Planet Of The Apes? The Bounty? The Dirty Dozen? The Towering Inferno? The Poseidon?"
, "CattleCar Galaxica"
"There were many trains to take the name Orient Express, but only one in space."
"Space. Trial. Puttin' the system on trial. In space. Space system. On trial. Guilty. Of not being in space! Going to space jail!"
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!
"You remember how, at one point in the last game,
we had to go to a Nazi moon base,
and it was like the ultimate escalation of ridiculousness, and you wondered how you could possibly top that?
Well, in The New Colossus
, we get to go to a Nazi base on Venus
, which is totally different to a moon base in a number of ways that I'm sure Bethesda
will be happy to list for you if you all ring them up at three in the morning. We're even going there for the exact same sodding reason we went to the moon base: to get some control codes
for something on Earth that is so vital and important that the Nazis keep them as far away from where they'd be useful as it is possible for them to be...Guess they think they can stretch this out to a trilogy, so tune in to Wolfenstein III
where, presumably, we'll get to visit the Nazi Andromeda Galaxy for precisely one mission and B.J. will survive getting his entire body pushed through a cattle grid.
: They're space flowers
: They're tulips. Bob
Battleship begins exactly where you'd expect a movie based on a naval board game to begin: in outer space.
, "I have to assume that no one would want to visit a planet that churns out stuff like Battleship
The movie wants to be a kind of WWII war movie complete with Spitfire fighter planes
IN SPACE!!! Yeah I didnt know riveted ships were so airtight. This, for the record, is going to be the first of many weird little tangential connections that this story has to the story in
Uncanny X-Men #164 166, where the X-Men go out into space, chill with some space whales...It is not what I would call the Monts finest hour, but at the same time, it kind of is everything you need to know about that run in one convenient package.
—Chris Sims on X-Men
("Love in Vain")
Then the bottom drops out. We finally learn the secret of the immortals. Turns out they're all aliens from planet called Zeist, exiled to live on Earth for all eternity. I'm not making this up. Zeist. All of the immortals are shown in a group together, exiled for some kind of revolution. To this day, I enjoy how richly Zeistian the names 'MacLeod' and 'Ramirez' are... I don't know a single Highlander fan that looked up at that screen and just nodded in awe to say, 'That's brilliant stuff, man. Aliens.'
"At last we have Jason X
, a movie that comes right out and says: "Look there's nothing left to do, so fuck it, it's Jason in outer space!"
"And yes, four years later, we got another sequel
—and you best believe
it's the one that goes into outer space! I bet that means it's gonna be the best one. It's gonna be so good that the director's gonna use the Alan Smithee
credit for fear of it being too
Michael Myers already went to space, didn't he? Jay:
No. Jason went to space, Leprechaun went to space, Hellraiser went to space. Mike: Everyone but the astronauts have gone to space. Rich:
Why is it that all of the horror movies go into space when they're really desperate? Jay:
That's exactly why: because they're desperate.
"So in a pitch meeting in 1985, Ron Clements pitched two projects of note: An adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Mermaid", and what was effectively Treasure Island in spaaaaaaace. And Jeffrey Katzenburg was like, 'mmm...that sounds kinda stupid. Maybe keep workshopping that.'" Leela
: Oh no! Space pirates
: Space pirates? Leela
: You know, pirates. But 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