The Reluctant Astronaut [DVD] [1967]

Roy Fleming (Don Knotts) is signed on to the space program at NASA by his father Buck (Arthur O'Connell), a gung-ho former World War I vet who is trying to make something out of his son. Roy becomes a janitor who is afraid of heights and mistaken for an astronaut through a series of comedic mishaps. (Jesse White) plays Roy's boss Donelli, with (Leslie Nielsen) as space hero Major Gifford. Knotts uses his patented brand of nervousness to perfection in this lighthearted situation comedy.
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Special Features

  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Closed Captioned

Synopsis

The Reluctant Astronaut
Roy Fleming (Don Knotts) is signed on to the space program at NASA by his father Buck (Arthur O'Connell), a gung-ho former World War I vet who is trying to make something out of his son. Roy becomes a janitor who is afraid of heights and mistaken for an astronaut through a series of comedic mishaps. (Jesse White) plays Roy's boss Donelli, with (Leslie Nielsen) as space hero Major Gifford. Knotts uses his patented brand of nervousness to perfection in this lighthearted situation comedy. ~ Dan Pavlides, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Don Knotts
    Don Knotts - Roy Fleming
  • Leslie Nielsen
    Leslie Nielsen - Major Fred Gifford
  • Jesse White
    Jesse White - Donelli
  • Jeanette Nolan
    Jeanette Nolan - Mrs. Fleming
  • Frank McGrath
    Frank McGrath - Plank

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