You have to be kidding me.
Oddly enough, they left this out of the reboot.
Blast from my past! I had nearly all of the cards in this set when they were available at fine drug stores everywhere back in 1978. The cards with the Space Supremes freaked the hell out of me, so I memorized the card numbers and carefully avoided looking at them if at all possible. I was eleven years old.
Several thoughts on this one:
– That zooming effect never gets old.
– The Space Supremes must have incredibly strong neck muscles to support a melon of such magnitude.
– Great, now I keep hearing the song lyrics “Reflections of…the way my head used to be” It’s going to be a long day.
Omg, this card freaked me out as a kid, what a great surprise to rediscover it! Thanks, Mike. I also agree the zooming effect never gets old. :)
All this time I thought I had dreamt this.
Thanks a pantsload, Mike Sterling.
Her faces remind me of a Mad Magazine Fold-In back cover…let me just follow the dotted lines…http://126.96.36.199/GHP/img/pics/36108837.jpg There!
The breakup was hell, but Space Diana Ross’ lips, eye, and nostril had a few solo hits.
IIRC, the song performed by “The Space Supremes” in the BG pilot was done by former porn star Andrea True (of “More, More, More” fame), who very recently passed away.
Diana Ross’s plastic surgery is still a lot less scarier than Dolly Parton’s.
The alien race is apparantly the Tucanas.
At that wiki link:
“According to the Writer’s Guide, Tucanas are ‘feline, three-dimensional creatures.'”
As opposed to the two dimensional acting utilized by the rest of the cast.
I actually remember seeing this at the drive-in on a double bill with (of all things) American Graffiti which was re-released due to Happy Days success on TV and the fact Harrison Ford was in it too. In any case that image was burned into my brain and is the sole reason I never ever want to see that movie ever again. But yes I loved the recent TV series, but watched with trepidation lest a four eyed two mouthed big-headed woman with an afro started singing at any point.