Deliberate mistake: When Commander Taggert and Lt. Madison are about to press the blue button to stop the ship exploding, Lt. Madison's tunic is mostly zipped up. A few seconds later it is suddenly mostly unzipped. Those of you who have access to the DVD of the film can see that there was a deleted scene which was originally intended to go in here where she unzips her tunic to distract the aliens.
With some practice, the actor playing the ship's pilot becomes an expert pilot and destroys Sarris's ship by dragging magnetic mines onto it. Sarris beams over in disguise to kill the crew, but the Captain uses the Omega 13 (a device which rewinds time by 13 seconds) to undo the deaths and attack Sarris while he is still in disguise. The ship crash-lands in the Galaxy Quest convention centre, where the crew get out; Sarriss also gets out, is mistaken for an alien in costume, and killed by a phaser blast. A new series of Galaxy Quest is announced in which the "red shirt" actor plays the Head of Security and his Thermian girlfriend also gets a part.
Trivia: In interesting contrast to Guy's frequent ranting about how he, as the only unnamed character, will be the first to die, in the sequence where Sarris enters the command deck and shoots everyone, Guy is the only crewmember who is NOT shown getting shot.
Question: In the beginning of the movie, Dane attempts to flee from the convention but is stopped by Nesmith, who says "the show must go on". Dane looks furiously at Nesmith for a second and then makes his appearance on stage after all. Can anybody explain to me why Nesmith's line makes Dane change his mind?
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