From The Earth To The Area Around The Earth
Houston controller #1.....Will Ferrell
Houston controller #2.....Tim Meadows
News anchor.....Darrell Hammond
[ Title Card #1: Tom Hanks Presents ]
[ Title Card #2: From The Earth To The Area Around The Earth: The Story of The Space Shuttle ]
[ Title Card #3: Part 14 ]
[ Shot: cockpit of the Space Shuttle. SUPER : "Space Shuttle Columbia, April 29, 1998" ]
Scott: Houston, we’ve got Rick in the rotation unit now, procedure is on schedule.
[ Houston Control Center: Controller #1 is reading the newspaper, Controller #2 is looking bored ]
Houston controller #1: Oh, um, yeah that’s terrific Scott.
Scott: Infrareds are tracking Rick’s eye movements, soon the world will know how the pituitary gland respond to weightlessness.
Houston controller #1: That’s right Roger.
[ News bulletin. SUPER : "Evening News April 29, 1998" ]
News Anchor: The United Nations is stepping up a plan to increase aids to Sudan, the Sudanese government, has consented to allow supplies to be sent in the area. Stay with us.
[ SUPER: "Coming up: Chrysler merger talks resume… Japan stocks close lower… Tony Awards nominees announced… Space Shuttle" ]
[ Shot: cockpit of the Space Shuttle. SUPER : "April 30, 1998" ]
Scott: Houston, we have repaired the cabin air cleanser.
Rick: We are locked, and loaded Houston [ Pilots "high five" ]
Houston controller #1 : That’s terrific um.. what’s is name again?
Houston controller #2 : [ Building a card castle ] Rick.
Houston controller #1 : That’s terrific Rick!
Scott: We’ll be able to finish testing how the rodents respond to root beer, while weightless.
Houston controller #2 : [ Doesn’t care, and doesn’t know what to say ] Godspeed!
Houston controller #1 : Yeah Godspeed.
[ News bulletin. SUPER : "Evening News April 30, 1998" ]
News Anchor: In sports Mark McGwire has smashed his 11th home run tonight, it wasn’t enough though as Milwaukee defeated ST-Louis 7 to 4. Stay with us!
[ SUPER : "Coming up: Denmark strikers hold ground… "Ben Casey" creator dies… Pleated skirt makes comeback…Space Shuttle" ]
[ Shot: cockpit of the Space Shuttle as retransmitted live on TV. SUPER: "May 2, 1998" ]
Scott: Mister President we are locked and loaded!
V/O then Houston controller #1 : [ Poorly impersonating President Clinton, controller #2 has difficulty not to laugh out loud ] America is proud of you! We look forward to your return.
Scott: We look forward to seeing you Sir!
Houston controller #1 : Oh, I’ll be there, I can’t wait to meet you all!
Rick: Hey I’d just like want to say to everyone who’s watching that we really love up here but, we sure miss home!
Houston controller #1 : Yes!
[ Controller #1 cannot impersonate the President anymore because he’s laughing too much. Controller #2 takes a shot ]
Houston controller #2 : Hi! I’m the President! President Clinton!
Scott: Yes Sir!
Houston controller #2 : I like sex!… I’m Clinton… I have lots of sex…with women!
Scott: All right Sir!
Houston controller #2 : Look at me! I’m Clinton!… Weeeeeeee!
[ Title Card #4 : The United Nations continued its support for Sudan. Ragtime led the Tony Award Nominations with thirteen. Mark McGwire has since hit his twelfth and thirteenth home runs. ]
[ Title Card #5 : The Strike in Denmark remains unresolved. ]
[ Title Card #6: From The Earth To The Area Around The Earth: The Story of The Space Shuttle ]
[ Title Card #7: Next Week: Part 15 and 16 ]
[ Fade out ]
Thanks to P-Y for this transcript!