I watched Galaxy Quest as a kid, but, like some others here, my family also didn’t have the habit of watching classic sci-fi shows together, and so I didn’t know that Star Trek existed until long after I watched this for the first time. But that didn’t mean that I couldn’t appreciate this 1999 sci-fi parody for what it was, and I remember it being one of the comedic highlights of my childhood. This week, after the death of beloved actor Alan Rickman, I decided to dust off Galaxy Quest for a little trip down memory lane. It wasn’t as good as I remembered, but it was still pretty good.
Spoilers after the jump.