The residents of the retirement/assisted living community are offered a chance to head off into the universe with the Antereans, as teachers. They will never die, never be sick, and never grow old. Most of the main characters choose to go. Steve Gutenberg receives cash for his boat. The aliens take the boat loaded with seniors aboard their ship and they fly away. A funeral is held for the residents but Wilford Brimley's grandson knows they're alive. The spaceship flies into the universe.


Continuity mistake: When the Antereans go into the sea for about the second time I think, Jack stays on the boat and starts playing about with the machine and makes it go off. When it does he drops a load of sweets or nuts out of the bag he was holding, but when the camera cuts away then cuts back there are no nuts or sweets on the floor.

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