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What is Grabthar's Hammer?

As explained by screenwriter Robert Gordon to MTV, there's no back story: Gordon: “By Grabthar’s Hammer” was a temp line. It was basically the Hammer of Thor, but Grabthar just sounded so silly. ...
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What is Grabthar's Hammer?

This was a catch phrase that Dr. Lazarus used in the movie. By Grabthar's hammer... what a savings. By Grabthar's hammer, by the suns of Worvan, you shall be avenged. other than being a ...
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Galaxy Quest a parody of Sci-Fi/Star Trek only or specific actors too

Alan Rickman was actually parodying himself when he complained about being a "real actor". Rickman was originally a Shakespearean actor, as was Patrick Stewart. So, I suppose there was a little of ...
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Galaxy Quest a parody of Sci-Fi/Star Trek only or specific actors too

It's a parody of shows like Star Trek (particular emphasis on the original Star Trek series and its Next Generation sequel), the show's cast, and the associated fan culture. Specific characters in ...
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