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The Reluctant Astronaut

The Reluctant Astronaut, starring Don Knotts and Leslie Nielsen
The Reluctant Astronaut (1967) starring Don Knotts, Leslie Nielsen  Don Knotts takes his ‘nervous fraidy-cat’ character to outer space (or at least to orbit) in this funny, family-friendly comedy.  The Reluctant Astronaut begins with Roy Fleming (Don Knotts in the title role) appearing to be in a space capsule orbiting the Earth. Until...
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