The Reluctant Astronaut

1967, Comedy, 1h 41m

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Roy (Don Knotts), a perpetually terrified 35-year-old man-child, still lives with his parents. He plays an astronaut at a local fairground, but his father (Arthur O'Connell) wants him to be a real astronaut and lands him a place at NASA. On arrival, Roy discovers he's just a janitor, but he keeps up the charade, which eventually gets him fired. When NASA wants to send someone unqualified into orbit to one-up the Russians, however, they send Roy into space, where things invariably go wrong.

Cast & Crew

Don Knotts
Roy Fleming
Leslie Nielsen
Major Fred Gifford
Joan Freeman
Ellie Jackson
Jesse White
Donelli
Jeanette Nolan
Mrs. Fleming
James Fritzell
Screenwriter
Billy Sands
Associate Producer
Vic Mizzy
Original Music
Rex Wimpy
Cinematographer
Sam E. Waxman
Film Editor
John P. Austin
Set Decoration
John McCarthy Jr.
Set Decoration
Rosemary Odell
Costume Designer
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  • Oct 15, 2009
    Mildly amusing in parts but mostly lame comedy. If you like Don Knotts he is his usual befuddled self.
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