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Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins (2000)

Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Adventure | Video 8 August 2000
Buzz Lightyear must battle Emperor Zurg with the help of three hopefuls who insist on being his partners.

Director:

Tad Stones

Writers:

Mark McCorkle, Robert Schooley (as Bob Schooley) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Allen ... Buzz Lightyear (voice)
Nicole Sullivan ... Mira Nova (voice)
Larry Miller ... XR (voice)
Stephen Furst ... Booster (voice)
Wayne Knight ... Evil Emperor Zurg (voice)
Adam Carolla ... Cmdr. Nebula (voice)
Diedrich Bader ... Warp Darkmatter / Agent Z (voice)
Patrick Warburton ... LGM's (Little Green Men) (voice)
Kevin Michael Richardson ... Space Ranger (voice)
Charles Kimbrough ... Brain Pod #29 (voice)
Cindy Warden Cindy Warden ... Technician / Computer (voice)
Frank Welker ... Grubs / Self Destruct / Ranger #1 / Rhizomian Man / Cadet Flarn (voice)
Sean Hayes ... Brain Pod #13 (voice)
Jennifer Bailey Jennifer Bailey ... Rhizomian Woman (voice)
Andrew Stanton ... Hamm (voice)
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Storyline

After a successful mission in which his partner, Warp Darkmatter, fell in battle, Buzz Lightyear vows never to put another partner at risk and works solo. This vow, however is challenged by Star Command who assigns young Mira Nova to be Warp's replacement over Buzz's objections. In addition, the LGMs suggest he tries a new robot for an assistant while a lowly janitor, Booster, has his dreams of joining the Space Rangers. Together, this group of disparate heroes find they must work together to save the galaxy when Emporer Zurg hatches his grandest scheme for conquest yet. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

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Official Sites:

Disney

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 August 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Movie See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

While Booster is with XR pretending to be Buzz Lightyear in his ship, XR is reading a magazine/catalog called "Victoria's Circuits," an obvious parody of the lingerie brand "Victoria's Secret." See more »

Goofs

Several scenes where the characters are meant to blink, they stand several seconds with their eyes closed. See more »

Quotes

Evil Emperor Zurg: Prepare to die, Buzz Lightyear!
Buzz Lightyear: Not today, Zurg!
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Alternate Versions

When the movie was serialized in Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, Tim Allen's lines were replaced by the original vocal tracks of Patrick Warburton, who plays Buzz on the series. See more »


Soundtracks

To Infinity and Beyond
Written by Fred LaBour
Performed by William Shatner and the Star Command Chorus
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A treat for parents as well as kids!
19 October 2000 | by akbrownSee all my reviews

I have to say I was delightfully surprised with the new Buzz Lightyear video. Not only is there enough action and quirky stunts to keep the kids entertained, but the writers took pity on parents as well by throwing in a LOT of inside jokes and great taglines for us to enjoy as well! The new characters are fun (Larry Miller as XR is just a riot) and we get to see a terrific cast of gifted voice talent having a blast with their characters.

The violence factor is minimal cartoon violence - more campy than anything else. One of the biggest surprises is to hear Patrick Warburton doing the voice of the Little Green Men - as well as the hilarious cameo by William Shatner "singing" the Space Ranger anthem!! That in itself is worth a viewing. Overall, I have to say this is well worth at LEAST a rental, if not a purchase, particularly if you have young ones in the house who love Buzz to infinity and beyond!


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