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Title:Elevator
Original Air Date:May 6, 1994
Guest Stars:Judy Tenuta, Timothy Leary, Ashley Judd
Synopsis: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.
Trivia:Although this was the third episode aired, it was actually the first episode produced.

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:START FEED
(opening theme and titles)
Space Ghost (SG): (invisos in to set) Greetings! I am Space Ghost. Welcome to the show. Appearing with us on this episode will be the comedienne Judy Tenuta, and the dissident Dr. Timothy Leary. Say hello to my band, Zorak and the Original Way Outs!
(The Way Outs play Space Ghost to his desk)
SG: Let's get started! Please welcome stand-up comedienne Judy Tenuta!
(Judy appears on monitor)
Judy Tenuta (JT): (laughs)
SG: Welcome to my show, Citizen Tenuta!
JT: (in falsetto voice) Oh, hello!
SG: How was the transport to the Ghost Planet? Are you comfortable?
JT: Oh, I would be a lot more comfy if I could sit on you, Space Ghost! (plays accordion) You should be my furniture!
SG: (blushes, laughs nervously) Um, Judy, what is your true form? Tell me your secret identity.
JT: Space Ghost! Then it would not be a secret! Come clo-o-oser to the goddess, and I will tell you (Space Ghost scoots closer) No! Not that close! You cannot possess me! (he scoots back) No! O-o-o-oh! I am the Goddess of the Galaxy! (plays accordion) Also known as (voice change) Rue McClanahan!
Zorak (Z): Yes! The Golden Girls! I love the one where they all eat contaminated Geritol and die!
SG: Zorak, that's not one of their episodes!
Z: Well, it should have been.
SG: Judy, what sort of super-powers do you possess?
JT: Sometimes I get possessed, I get possessed by others, like Cher! Oh no, here she comes! (doing Cher impression, sings) "Ohhh, if I could turn back time..." (romantic music swells in background) What does that do for you, Space Ghost? (she winks, her eye sparkles)
SG: I see you have your accordion. I command you to play it!
JT: Space Ghost! The Goddess does not take orders! No! Take that back, take that back! Get on your knees and beg me!
SG: No, I think not.
JT: Okay, I'll do a song for you now. (plays accordion and sings:)
Ohhhh! I love Space Ghost,
He's a hot stud, yeah...
Polka!
SG: (laughs) Judy, tell me, is there anything you admire about me?
JT: Oh, Space Ghost, I love it that you are invisible, and that you don't eat my food, because you're a cartoon character, you know, like my big fat roommate Blowsanne! (does Roseanne voice) Hey, Judy, hey, I want that donut 'n stuff! (makes raspberry sound)
SG: It sounds like you have many friends. Do people want to be your friend because you're so famous?
JT: Space Ghost, you must remember one thing: friends are just enemies who don't have the guts to kill you!
SG: Judy, are friends just enemies who don't have the guts to kill you?
JT: Yes! Friends are just enemies who don't have the guts to kill you!
SG: Listen, are you ever going to play Vegas?
JT: That's right, and I'm engaged to Sigfried and Roy, and I get to be the husband! It could happen! (plays accordion)
SG: Maybe you and I could go to Vegas, visit the Elvis chapel?
JT: Yeah! That could happen, my hormones are slam dancin'! I think I have to sing about it! (plays accordion and sings:)
Space Ghost, Space Ghost,
He's got muscles that you can't see,
Space Ghost, Space Ghost,
And he can count to three,
Space Gho-o-ost!
SG: She digs me! (flies through ceiling into space)
JT: Can you handle it, hog? (she disappears from monitor)
Moltar (M): Is he gone?
Z: Yes!
M: Let's get out of here!
(Screen shows 1950's "More To Come..." station break transition)
(Zorak and Moltar enter elevator with Jack Benny)
Z: Hey, Jack!
M: How are the kids, Jack? (laughs)
SG: (lands on floor in studio) Ouch! Where'd everybody go?
M: (in elevator) He's pathetic! (laughs with Zorak)
SG: Hello? I've got to find these guys! (flies back into space) We'll be back after a word from our sponsor.
:INTERRUPT FEED
:START FEED
(Way Outs play lead-in music)
SG: (hums to himself) All right! We're back. As you know, I got my start in show business doing action adventure. To keep with that tradition, I have a few rare clips that Moltar has found back in the vault. The good people of Earth call them "blooters."
M: That's bloopers, Space Fool!
SG: Bloopers.
M: Oh, how I hate you.
SG: Acknowledged. Now, there are some days when it seems like nothing goes right. Roll the clip.
(Space Ghost flies in space; he uses his destructo ray)
Director (D): Cut! Space Ghost! That was my car!
SG: Oops! Sorry, Mr. Landis.
(Moltar and Zorak laugh in background)
SG: (puts his hand over his face) Moltar, stop! I am embarrassed!
M: Too bad! (continues to laugh, rolls next clip)
SG: (on blooper reel) (blasting with destructo ray) Hey, how do you turn these things off? Unplug me! Unplug me!
SG: Enough, you fiend! Cut it out!
Z: Space Ghost, can I ask you something?
SG: Sure!
Z: Why are you so stupid? (laughs with Moltar)
SG: Stupid? Who was waiting for you clowns when you got off the elevator?
Z: You were.
SG: Alrighty! Our next guest has been called Uncle Tim, the guru of psychedelic utopians. Please welcome citizen Dr. Timothy Leary! (Dr. Leary appears on monitor) Welcome to the show, Dr. Leary. Do you have enough oxygen?
Timothy Leary (TL): (talks but no sound comes out) (Zorak laughs)
SG: Moltar, turn on his mike!
M: Whuh oh! (throws switch to turn on microphone)
SG: We all make mistakes, just make that your last, Moltar.
M: Yeah, whatever. (laughs) (Space Ghost blasts him) Aaagh!
Z: (laughs) (Space Ghost blasts him, too) No!!
SG: (laughs) Now Timothy, tell me, what's your secret identity?
TL: I'm an outlaw, I'm a, a counter-culture person, and that's where I like to be, out there on the, on the front lines, uh, with my friends.
SG: What sort of super-powers do you possess?
TL: Oh, we flood your eyeballs, over, overload your, uh, your earballs, I give you patterns and swirls of color, and, uh, makin' you feel better and better, yeah, the power of using light to, uh, to enhance consciousness and alter consciousness is the tricks I'm using now, and, so far, they're legal, Space Ghost.
SG: Now, Tim, people depend on me to defend their planets and save millions of innocent lives from impending doom. What do you feel people expect from you?
TL: Uh, Richard Nixon called me -- I'm proud of this, Space Ghost -- he called me the most dangerous man alive, and of course, I tried to be as dangerous to him as I could be. Outsiders, uh, like me a lot because I've given the man fits, so I've got a lot of friends out there.
SG: Let me ask you one thing: are friends just enemies who... um, anyway, I fly, you don't.
TL: Yeah.
SG: I'm a super-hero, you're not.
TL: It's alright.
SG: You must be in awe of my extraordinary powers.
TL: I agree, uh, you're my idol, and I hope in my next, uh, incarnation I'll, I'll be floatin' up there with you, Space Ghost.
SG: Yeah, whatever. Thanks, Tim, come see us again, won't you?
TL: Oh no... (image fades away)
SG: Okay! That's it! Let's go get some tacos!
Z: Alright! (laughs)
M: Space Ghost! You have an incoming transmission. (control room monitor displays a TBS logo, followed by a graphic reading "HERE IS WHAT WE DO!" with a smiley face button. Announcer on the monitor says "Here is what we do.")
SG: Well? Who is it?
M: It's Ashley Judd, Space Ghost.
SG: Ashley Judd? I thought she was next week! Alright, put her through. I'm famished! Greetings, Ashley, we're hungry! Would you like to run out and get us some tacos?
Ashley Judd (AJ): Not particularly.
SG: Well then, could you whip us up some?
AJ: I can bake really good chocolate pies.
SG: Tacos, Ashley, tacos. You know, Mexican. We're out of here, you're welcome to join us at the Taco Bonito. Zorak, on the one!
AJ: I can bake really good chocolate pies.
(Credits roll)
(Elevator floor indicator goes up and down during following dialog)
SG: (hums) So, anyone watch "Seinfeld" last night?
M: Yeah.
SG: Was it a repeat?
Z: There's something on your cape.
SG: Has it been there all night?
M: It's... not that noticeable. (ding!) (door opens, somebody steps in)
SG: How ya doin'?
Person (P): Alright.
SG: Good, good, good. (ding!) (ding!) (ding!) (ding!) Zorak, are you sure you know where this restaurant is?
Z: Yes! (door opens) Oops, wrong floor. I... think it's the next one.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Michael Lazzo
SENIOR PRODUCER
Keith Crofford
PRODUCERS
Matthew Maiellaro
Andy Merrill
Khaki Jones
WRITERS
Matthew Maiellaro
Andy Merrill
Khaki Jones
Keith Crofford
EDITORS
Michael Cahill
Tom Roche
DESIGN & PRODUCTION COMPANY
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CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Jeff Doud
ANIMATOR DIRECTOR
C. Martin Croker
PRODUCERS
Nat Zimmerman
Andrea Mansour
DIGITAL COMPOSITE ARTISTS
Ran Coney
Susan Detrie
Frederike Gravenstein
Rob Jameson
Ed Jones
Alan Newsome
SET DESIGN
C. Martin Croker
Jack Maloney
CAMERA
Bill White
VIDEO
Randy Horenstein
AUDIO
Greg Crawford
Rob Sanders
Dave Wilson
SOUND DESIGN
Roy Clements
PROJECT MANAGER
Leah Alford
ORIGINAL MUSIC
Sonny Sharrock
Eddie Horst
MUSICIANS
Sonny Sharrock
Lance Carter
Eddie Horst
Alfrieda Gerald
MUSICAL DIRECTOR
Eddie Horst
VOICES
George Lowe
C. Martin Croker
TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Jeff Barron
Dave Dubiel
Michael Ivey
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Jeff Sparks
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