After declaring his fondness for Mexican food, Space Ghost asks diet guru Susan Powter what super powers help "stop the insanity." Comedian Kevin Meaney discusses the virtues of wearing tight pants and the Bee Gees stop by for a short, bizarre visit.
Three stranded castaways, Bob Denver (Gilligan), Dawn Wells (Mary Ann) and Russell Johnson (the Professor), take their turns in the video monitor. Zorak declares, "I am the lone locust of the apocalypse. Think of me when you look to the night sky."
Self-proclaimed goddess of the galaxy Judy Tenuta and Space Ghost decide to visit the Elvis Chapel in Las Vegas. Space Ghost also talks with Dr. Timothy Leary, a man branded by Nixon as "the most dangerous man alive." Then, it's tacos for everybody, even actress Ashley Judd.
Space Ghost welcomes two talk-show experts, Bill Carter and Joe Franklin. Carter, author of "The Late Shift,"explains why Space Ghost was excluded from his book. Franklin, the world's first TV talk show host, gives him a few pointers. Moltar introduces his fascination with the television series "CHiPs,"a theme that will resurface again and again.
After model Cyndi Guyer, the female Fabio, explains what she looks for in a man, the Jerky Boys arrive and promptly threaten to punch Space Ghost in the mouth. The undertow of violence subsides with the appearance of model Dian Parkinson.
Space Ghost is nurturing a special pet—Banjo the sea monkey. Zorak sabotages the interview with Schooly D by hypnotically controlling Space Ghost's mind. Weird Al Yankovic reveals that he can eat his weight in Ding Dongs, but his interview is cut short by Banjo, now a colossal brine shrimp intent on destroying the set.
A mysterious villain kidnaps Moltar and Space Ghost must solicit the help of Adam West, Lee Meriweather and Eartha Kitt, all from the "Batman"television series, in an effort to save him. And...holy exoskeleton, Space Ghost, it's Zorak as Batmantis!
Hoping to rehabilitate Zorak, Space Ghost welcomes psychiatrist Dr. Joyce Brothers, who ends up being more concerned about him. Later, comic Rich Hall give Space Ghost pointers on how to pick up women that are immediately used by Zorak and Moltar to impress author Anka Radakovich.
The rapport between Branford Marsalis and Space Ghost makes it look as though the then-band leader of "The Tonight Show"might be switching talk shows. Next, a child star from the same television era as Space Ghost, Danny Bonaduce, talks about his days with the Partridge family and his deep-seated hatred for Osmonds.
President's Day Nightmare
Space Ghost shows off his versatility by emceeing Cartoon Network's "World Premiere Toon In". Members of the Council of Doom appear as judges in a beauty pageant-style competition between five cartoon directors. Blip also makes an appearance, prompting Space Ghost to croon, "Oh, what a monkey he is!"
Le Livre d'Histoire
"Le Livre d'Histoire" is the electronic marriage of "The Mask" and "Story Book" with the addition of Lokar as host. "The Mask" was created as a trailer for the New Line Home Video Release of "The Mask," starring Jim Carrey. It features Carrey's hilarious impersonation of a mantis.
Space Ghost pays tribute to "Women in the Entertainment Industry."First, actress Fran Drescher paralyzes Space Ghost with desire. Carol Channing dispenses motherly advice to soothe his troubled heart, but this comfort is ruined by the appearance of rocker Alice Cooper, who Space Ghost has mistaken for a woman.
Space Ghost welcomes shiny happy Michael Stipe from R.E.M. (Space Ghost: "Is that you in the corner?"Stipe: "Yes, it is.") Later, he shares time-honored difficult-places-to-reach-while-scratching-stories with Lassie. Mujibur and Sirajul, frequent guest stars on "The Late Show with David Letterman,"mysteriously appear with Space Ghost's pizza.
David Byrne of the Talking Heads makes a striking revelation to Space Ghost: "I would like to be cute and blonde. "Later, Space Ghost attempts to get to the root of the feud between former teen idols Donny Osmond and earlier guest Danny Bonaduce.
Feeling a little wired, Space Ghost asks professional wrestler Hulk Hogan to put him in a sleeper hold so that he can get some rest. Instead, Hogan recites an original haiku about Zorak. Slash from Guns 'N' Roses winds up the show with his usual gift for gab.
In his quest for one award-winning show, Space Ghost adds a few new twists: a live studio audience (full of Zorak's relatives), a remarkably versatile applause sign and viewer call-in. The results fall flat and Space Ghost isn't happy. In fact, guests Palmer Mills and Sandra Bernhard come to agree that Space Ghost is a real jerk.
It's mating season on Zorak's home planet. Despite the rather unpleasant role the male plays in the mantis love ritual, Zorak gives in to that most common of insect impulses and returns home. Meanwhile, Space Ghost welcomes giggly actress Catherine Bach and plays the blues with musician Matthew Sweet.
Lokar, a villain from Space Ghost's original series, attempts to woo Moltar away from his helm as director. Oblivious, Space Ghost proceeds with his celebrity guests--Terry Jones and Glen Phillips--one of whom reveals his secret identity as Tongue Man.
This loose parody of Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" features Joel Hodgson, creator of "Mystery Science Theater 3000," and comedic magicians Penn and Teller. Moltar and Zorak are fired when Space Ghost replaces them with MOE 2000, an unfeeling computer director.
Debuting on Valentine's Day, this episode finds Space Ghost heartbroken over a failed relationship. The despondent Ghost finds that not even the antics of comedian Carrot Top can lure him from his lovesick stupor.
Musician Jonathan Richman, who first climbed to fame fronting The Modern Lovers, favors Space Ghost with a couple of charming songs during a meandering conversation.
Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore stars as Fred Cracklin in a 15-minute showcase for late musician Sonny Sharrock. Sharrock was the man behind the "Space Ghost Coast to Coast" theme music.
Space Ghost turns to experts for advice on supernatural phenomena such as the disappearance of his phantom cruiser keys. Guests Michael Norman, ghost expert and author of "Historic Haunted America," and Bill Nye of "Bill Nye the Science Guy" are all too happy to help him out.
Marshall "Duh" Staxx of the musical group Green Jelly and yodeller Wylie Gustafson are the freaks du jour in this aptly named episode. The show also features a video pirate who identifies himself only as "Commander Andy of the Cosmos."
After Moltar sends Space Ghost away to "pick up an important package in the mailroom," Zorak takes a seat behind the desk. What happens next is television history as Zorak cackles through a rapid-fire series of "interviews" with everyone from actress Cameron Diaz to TV's Jimmie "Good Times" Walker.
Moltar puts the show on "automated technical direction" and disappears in accordance with a manual he's reading entitled "The Joy of Escape." Space Ghost, meanwhile, welcomes Matt Groening, creator and executive producer of television's "The Simpsons."
With Moltar on the run, suspense dominates this episode, from its Martin Quinn Production open to its "Charlie's Angels"-inspired cutaways and faux-spy drama epilogue. Space Ghost is forced to recruit Tansut as his fill-in director, who causes problems before bringing out guests Kirk Hammett and James Hetfield of Metallica.
Former "Late Show With David Letterman" writers scripted this unabashed spoof of late-night talk show convention. Janeane Garofalo reveals her secret power, then hypnotist Flip Orley joins Space Ghost until Zorak, using an incantation, turns him into David Grohl of the Foo Fighters. Sitting in with the band is John Popper of Blues Traveler.
After a show open that features Moltar and Zorak arguing the respective merits of Beefaroni and Beefaghetti, Space Ghost enlists the Council of Doom to judge an old-fashioned cooking competition between three nationally-acclaimed culinary experts: Emeril Lagasse, Nathalie Dupree and Martin Yan.
Performance artist Laurie Anderson riles Space Ghost by revealing that she never watches television, then waxes conspiratorial about cyberspace. A disengaged Space Ghost invisos out, missing much of their remaining conversation. Next, Space Ghost endeavors to understand members of the performance troupe Stomp.
This flashback episode transports viewers to a dress rehearsal two days before the premiere of "Space Ghost Coast to Coast" in April 1994. Offering a rare glimpse behind the scenes, "Rehearsal" features Space Ghost, Moltar and Zorak flubbing familiar gags, missing cues and mistiming special effects.
Space Ghost introduces "Space Time Quiz Fun 9000" and his "contestants," comedians David Cross and Bob Odenkirk of HBO's "Mr. Show." What follows is a rapid-fire conversation in more ways than one, as Odenkirk's growing addiction to power-band blasts results in a steady volley from Space Ghost.
Zorak is zapped until he can apparently no longer regenerate, leaving Space Ghost without a bandleader. Moltar is instructed to fill in for his dearly departed friend by singing renditions of German folk songs, which puts Beck, the show's lone guest, to sleep.
Space Ghost marks a "special notch in the belt that is the Space Ghost saga" with returning guests Bobcat Goldthwait and Judy Tenuda. The show also includes special appearances by villian-turned-announcer Tansut and the evil Chad Ghostal, as well as a spectacular career retrospective montage compiled by Moltar.
Space Ghost chats with Robin Leach until his guest reveals that he is, in fact, an evil villain named Zoltran. Leach, as Zoltran, blasts Space Ghost by shooting lasers out of his eyes. Unfortunately for Space Ghost, the show doesn't get any easier as Merrill Markoe needles him about his age and his intergalactic location.
After revealing that contractual squabbles before the premiere of "Space Ghost Coast to Coast" resulted in an aborted test shoot starring rival superhero Birdman, host Lokar presents exclusive glimpses of this "lost" pilot.
Reggae star Jimmy Cliff chats with Space Ghost about his new album and touring in South America. Moltar and mechanic-turned-musician Jack Logan share a creepy conversation about items underneath their beds. An irritating speck in Space Ghost's eye stops the show cold, a final calamity on a night of amusing mishaps.
Space Ghost presents a special tribute to Zorak. Dr. Maxcy Nolan, professor of entomology at the University of Georgia, speculates that the bandleader may be hiding an extra set of legs under his vest. Exterminator Steve Arnold, meanwhile, reveals that he says "Take this!" before going after insects.
Space Ghost's two sidekicks have hosted a science-fiction convention behind his back. Moltar and Zorak bring out their own guests--Bill Mumy (Will Robinson of "Lost in Space") and Mark Hamill. In a jealous rage, Space Ghost announces plans for "Space Ghost Con '97," vowing to exclude his co-stars.
While attempting to introduce Jon Stewart to the wonders of aroma therapy--"picture a camel, if you will, traipsing across the desert sands"--Moltar accidentally cuts off his oxygen. Stewart is revived to chat with Space Ghost about talk shows. Advice from Mike Douglas leads to an inspired musical ending.
Brilliant Number One
Space Ghost pays homage to his real boss by continually referring to Peter Fonda as "Ted Turner's brother-in-law." Fonda demands to have eyes drawn on Space Ghost, causing blindness for our superhero host. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin also appears and admits that he has only landed on the moon... and not Ghost Planet.
Even though two prominent rappers, Ice-T and Ernie-C, make their "Space Ghost Coast to Coast" debut, Space Ghost decides to do the "hip shake" throughout the show. Zorak attempts to hypnotize all the guests, including actor Fred Willard.
"Beavis and Butthead" and "King of the Hill" creator Mike Judge kindly asks Space Ghost to "whack the Rugrats." Space Ghost agrees to the job, as long as he can get onto one of Judge's shows. Harland Williams doesn't last long after calling Space Ghost "Billy" and "Naughty Space Ghost."
Indie rock group Pavement, sitting in for an incarcerated Zorak and The Original Way-Outs, makes history as the first band ever to perform on "Space Ghost Coast to Coast." Goldie Hawn, Tommy Davidson, Red Green and Colin Quinn also appear in an episode scripted by Space Ghost himself.
Space Ghost, an unofficial member of the P-Funk Mob, sets the groove in motion with George Clinton, but Moltar attempts to wrest the show from Space Ghost's control so he can interview his hero and the star of TV's "CHiPs," Erik Estrada.
Evil Twin! Evil Twin! Evil Twin! Evil Twin! Evil Twin! Evil Twin! Evil Twin! Evil Twin! Evil Twin! Evil Twin! Evil Twin! Evil Twin! Evil Twin! Evil Twin! Evil Twin! Evil Twin! Evil Twin! Evil Twin! Evil Twin! Evil Twin! Evil Twin! Evil Twin!
Grandpa Space Ghost, whose physique is identical to his grandson's and whose voice is identical to WCW wrestler "Macho Man" Randy Savage, gives an "OOOO-YEEAAAHHH!" performance despite being clubbed with a chair by Zorak. Grandpa Ghostal interviews kid actress Raven Symone.
Desperate for a new gig, Space Ghost kisses up to "Talk Soup" host John Henson and "Entertainment Tonight" host Bob Goen by telling each that they are "pretty men." Space Ghost even offers to set Henson up with his "sister" Judy. Brak spoils the affair by spilling gravy all over the set.
"Space Ghost Coast to Coast" welcomes its first-ever Academy Award-winner, Charlton Heston, who, after much prodding, offers his trophy to Space Ghost. Rumor has it that Heston tells an interesting "Planet of the Apes" story, but Zorak and Moltar decide to screech over the actor's voice.
The deep space set comes alive like never before with 11 glorious musical numbers. Space Ghost, Zorak and Moltar are joined by Brak, who performs a melodic "Man on the Street" duet with the originator of the popular skit, Steve Allen. Andy Dick and Space Ghost display a remarkable chemistry in their inspiring rendition of "Clickety Click."
When the "Council of Doom" takes your phone calls and the only caller is Brak posing as "Seymour Hiney," you know your telethon is in trouble. Of course, it takes Space Ghost until the telethon's disappointing ending to realize his show is completely bankrupt... for good!
Two winners of the "Haikuin' for Space Ghost" contest, which challenged viewers to write a haiku, join legendary crooner Tony Bennett and comedian Tom Arnold in a season finale. The episode also features a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the show, as well as an infomercial for business execs around the globe.
Space Ghost announces that he is dying and begins to look for someone to replace him. To confirm the grim prognosis, Dr. Drew Pinsky appears on the show. Believing that Space Ghost's death is forthcoming, Zorak becomes excited and begins playing New Orleans jazz, which gets him zapped.
After Space Ghost declares his love for Merill Markoe, he receives advice from Adam Corolla, host of MTV's "Loveline." Knowing that Space Ghost is smitten, Zorak begins to do everything in his power to win Merrill Markoe as his own, leading to a battle between the two.
Space Ghost is the target of a lawsuit filed against him by former co-stars Jan and Jace. The twins employ the services of the infamous Dr. Nightmare to represent their case. In an effort to defend himself, Space Ghost acquires attorney Greta Van Susteren.
A vicious storm on Ghost Planet has Space Ghost scared silly. Moltar chats with meteorologist Mark McEwen about the weather pattern. Also appearing is Garrett Morris.
Supermodel Tyra Banks guests on an episode that features Space Ghost trading Moltar to a Japanese baseball team. Moltar is replaced in the control room by a dog and has a song dedicated to him by Zorak.
Pursuing a movie career, Space Ghost seeks advice from the director of "Mallrats," Kevin Smith, and actor Ben Stiller. Hollywood director Jim Jarmusch also makes an appearance.
Joey, an overzealous ex-intern, annoys Space Ghost with his antics. In retribution, Space Ghost destroys the pest and shuttles his corpse into outer space for disposal.
Space Ghost is afflicted by the Curse of Kintave and is driven to eat all of his guests. In the end, even Zorak and Moltar cannot escape his ravenous appetite. The svelte Shirley Manson is spared, since she's not much of a meal.
Space Ghost attempts to take Ghost Planet to the United States, and consequently focuses the show on various aspects of America. Zorak fools Space Ghost into thinking that his mantis droppings are his children. The crew finally ends up in Tijuana, trying to get over the border.
Space Ghost's obsession with hair care products finally gets him into trouble when he lathers up with Chambraigne, the shampoo for your brain. Despite limb loss, Space Ghost tries to convince Bob Costas and the world that Chambraigne truly is an intelli-hancer. Then Carl explodes.
The comedy stakes are high when Space Ghost, Moltar, Zorak and guest Steven Wright are stalked by body-snatching pods. Show producers auctioned off the ending of this episode on eBay.
Girl hair. Hanson has it and Space Ghost is obsessed with combing it. This episode reveals Space Ghost's dark side as well as Zorak's desire to procure teeth so that he can get into clubs. Appearances by the Tooth Fairy and Santa bring about one of the weirdest scenes yet staged on the show.
Curling Flower Space
Jerry Springer and Sarah Jessica Parker nearly get trampled in this bizarre romp through the minds of Space Ghost, Moltar and Zorak. Then the band Boston shows up.
The writing and production staff of "Space Ghost Coast to Coast" join voice talents C. Martin Croker (Zorak and Moltar) and George Lowe (Space Ghost) to read through a script of an episode entitled "Fire Ant."
Space Ghost and talk show host Conan O'Brien are engaged in riveting and witty repartee when a fire ant bites Space Ghost and everything goes Dada.
Space Ghost loses the show to the owner of a liquor store, and he is forced to use a shark as the show's new mascot. A bear wanders onto the set, upsetting the normal routine by repeatedly attacking Space Ghost. Later, the shark explodes, attracting giant Space Bees.
Space Ghost has a temper tantrum and he leaves the show. While he's gone, Zorak, Moltar and Dave Thomas have a great time. Meanwhile, Space Ghost tries to make friends with the superheroes at the Hole of Justice, but they beat him up.
Special edition of "Kentucky Nightmare"--with commentary provided by the show producers' mothers.
Momentary - Creator's Commentary
Expanded-special edition of "Mommentary"--with commentary on previous maternal commentary.
Space Ghost is angry about a variety of topics, and rants mightily to his guest, comedian Dennis Miller.
In Memory of Elizabeth Reed
Space Ghost welcomes fellow intergalactic entertainer William Shatner, but their interview is cut short when Space Ghost is called into action to take part in an epic space battle.