Christopher is a big fan. Has a revelation regarding this on the show.
Christopher might be a trekkie. The movie is a loving tribute. Star Trek cast reactions to Galaxy Quest.
Tend to be humanoid. Luc Besson’s The Fifth Element. Abundance, working together. Literalism in language like small human children.
The movie uses them for great meta comedy. Transporter. Omega 13 device. Most important crew members go down to explore new worlds.
Here is a good example of the frivolity you could expect (skip to3:38 for gameplay):