John Benjamin Hickey, Joe Mantello, Lee Pace, Mark Harelik and Patrick Breen - John Benjamin Hickey, Mark Harelik, Joe Mantello, Larry Kramer, Patrick Breen, Lee Pace and Luke Mcfarlane New York City, USA - Opening night of the Broadway production of 'The Normal Heart' Wednesday 27th April 2011
"Galaxy Quest" was birthed from a ripe comedy premise: The leaders of a tyrannized race of pacifist aliens watching TV signals from Earth mistake the cast of a cult status science fiction show for real space adventurers and spirit them away to help save their planet.
It's "Three Amigos" with a tongue-in-cheek "Star Trek" twist and -- at first, anyway -- a pitch-perfect tone of benevolent mockery.
Clad in faux-futuristic Neoprene jumpsuits and sporting bowl-cut hair dos that would embarrass Mr. Spock, the clueless aliens with halcyon smirks, waddling walks and a nasal, monotone vocabulary are themselves mistaken for autograph-hunting geeks when they invade a sci-fi convention to recruit the "crew" of the illustrious fictional spaceship, the NESA Protector.
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