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By 1987, Mel Brooks had satirized live theater, the westerns, horror movies, silent movies, Alfred Hitchcock and history itself, so it was the perfect time to turn to a genre that had recently taken off in the 80s, sci-fi.
In this episode of The 602 Club hosts Matthew Rushing and Christy Morris talk about Spaceballs. We discuss our first experiences, the production, a thematic element, the cast, the jokes, why it endure, our ratings and recommendations.
Chapters First Experiences (00:03:01) The Production (00:06:24) A Thematic Element (00:14:13) Bill Pullman (00:16:25) John Candy (00:20:23) Daphne Zuniga (00:24:43) Dot Matrix (00:27:41) Rick Moranis (00:29:01) Mel Brooks (00:31:21) Other Cast Members (00:32:46) The Jokes (00:34:51) Why It Endures (00:38:32) Ratings (00:40:32) Recommendations (00:42:19)
Host Matthew Rushing
Co-Host Christy Morris
Production Matthew Rushing (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Davis Grayson (Associate Producer) Daniel Noa (Associate Producer) Ryan Maillet (Associate Producer)
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