Mom and Dad Save the World Poster

Release Date: July 13th, 1992

DVD Release Date: August 30th, 2005

PG|1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary
While planning to destroy Earth with a gigantic laser beam, Emperor Tod Spengo (Jon Lovitz), ruler of the planet Spengo, catches a glimpse of housewife Marge Nelson (Teri Garr) and becomes smitten with her. Beaming Marge and her husband, Dick (Jeffrey Jones), up to Spengo from California, the daft, dimwitted leader tries to woo her, and sends her spouse to prison. Soon Dick is plotting an insurgency, in hopes of overthrowing Spengo and rescuing his wife.

Cast: Teri Garr, Jeffrey Jones, Jon Lovitz, Thalmus Rasulala, Wallace Shawn, Eric Idle, Dwier Brown, Kathy Ireland

Director: Greg Beeman

Genres: Family, Science fiction

Production Co: Mercury Productions, Home Box Office (HBO)

Keywords: Husband, Madcap, Amusing, Wife, Quest, 1990s, Escape, Rescue