Galaxy Quest Is Leaving Netflix, So Stream It Now Before It’s Gone

New Galaxy Quest Series Is Happening

Galaxy Quest will no longer be available on Netflix very soon and fans are now enjoined to stream it while they still can.

The movie that started out as a parody of one of the most influential, if not the most influential, science-fiction adventure eventually gained its own fandom.

Starring Tim Allen as Jason Nesmith, Sigourney Weaver as Gwen DeMarco, the late Alan Rickman as Alexander Dane and many more, Galaxy Quest was the comedy version of Star Trek that trekkies loved as well. Incorporating the long-standing franchise gags and even the character arc tropes into the story that seemed so self-aware yet so clueless at the same time.

Dean Parisot directed the movie which premiered in 1999. David Howard and Robert Gordon share writing credits. Apart from trekkies appreciating and growing fond of the movie, other audiences found Galaxy Quest entertaining as a comedy movie all on its own. It may have considerable amount of aspects to the film as a nod to Star Trek but the charm was clear and all its own through the years.

If people want to see the movie for the first time or for the nth time, they will get the chance to do so in Netflix with only just a few days left.

Watch Galaxy Quest On Netflix While You Can

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According to Giant Freakin Robot, the streaming giant is soon ending Galaxy Quest’s stay in its library. If you haven’t seen it yet and you still have it in your region’s Netflix, you’re in for a treat when you give it a try.

The movie presents the idea of “what if actual aliens get to watch a sci-fi series and think that they are actual account of events instead of fiction?” and “what if those aliens are in intergalactic trouble and they think enlisting the help of the sci-fi series’ crew would spell their own victory?”

The cast portrays the role of a science fiction spaceship crew for a series that had seen better days. The movie opens to the series actors in their costume attending a sci-fi convention. In varying states of fondness of their work or lack thereof, they also grew distaste in working with each other but were left no choice to do so during conventions.

Adventure begins when the alien race that thinks they were the real deal sought their assistance in defeating their evil enemy. Eventually the crew had to come clean with the alien race shattering their belief and hope of victory. Rallying the last thread of strength the crew were still able to save the day.

They ended up crashing the ongoing convention where audiences thought that everything was a big publicity stunt. Soon their own series got revived adding crew members who may or may not be actual aliens themselves.

Galaxy Quest Not Exactly Leaving For Good

Galaxy Quest Is Leaving Netflix, So Stream It Now Before It’s Gone

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Considering that there were recent talks about a Galaxy Quest series being developed for Paramount Plus, it is likely that the movie will soon find its way to another streaming service. Perhaps come home to where its soon to be continuing series will be.

The Hollywood Reporter did break the news that Mark Johnson who was the executive producer of the movie will return for the new series set to arrive from Paramount Television Studios. Previous attempts to make a sequel or any project after the movie had various obstacles and setbacks.

Sam Rockwell, the actor who played Guy Fleegman who handled the cast during conventions and played a Red Shirt in the “series” talked about the plans back in 2016. He said:

We were ready to sign up, and [then] Alan Rickman passed away and Tim Allen wasn’t available — he [had Last Man Standing] — and everybody’s schedule was all weird. It was going to shoot, like, right now. And how do you fill that void of Alan Rickman? That’s a hard void to fill.

Later, Allen stated that the franchise was quite close to its resurrection but the reality of it happening without Rickman still hit hard.

While that continuation is still in the works for Paramount Plus, there is still time to watch and rewatch the 1999 movie in the comfort of your home. You can still stream Galaxy Quest on Netflix but only until May 31st. There are even areas around the globe that it actually is no longer there.

Try the search and if it’s still available in your area, we recommend you to watch it as soon as possible.

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