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Plan 9 from Outer Space

Plan 9 from Outer Space is considered by many to be one of the worst films of all time. Is it, though? Does it really deserve that distinction? It is not in the list of the 100 lowest rated films in the IMDB database. So why do people think that? It is not listed in the Medved’s The 50 Worst Films of All Time, that was published in 1978, but it is listed as their choice of worst film in their book, The Golden Turkey Awards, published in 1980. Why not in the 1978 book, but then in the 1980 book? Sadly, that is not discussed in this podcast.

Ed Wood, the director (not the film) is listed as the Worst Director of All Time.

Troy Harkin and David Clink will do a deep dive on Plan 9 from Outer Space, and will also look at the film Ed Wood, with special guest Shaindle Minuk (see bio below).

Troy and David have also uncovered the first 8 plans, and will reveal these in this podcast, and Shaindle will let us know what Plan 10 was.

Also, on this podcast, Dream Casting and OOTB (Out-of-the-box) Casting, for 9 of the Plan 9 cast.


Shaindle Minuk is a Builds Artist for animation and has been working in

the TV and film industries for decades in various capacities, such as

Described Video scriptwriter and Continuity and Spotting Lists (CCSL),

to name just a few.

Shaindle is also the editor and co-founder of,

which hosts some of the many comics and graphic novels Shaindle has

created over the years, alongside humourous features such as “Found

Objects” (in which Shain showcases her vast collection of creepy,

unappealing ceramic animal figurines and toys) and the popular “Stupid

Comics”, which provides in-depth commentary on, well, stupid comics.

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