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Sci-fi comedy 'Space Station 76' launches a sendup of '70s design
Sci-fi comedy 'Space Station 76' launches a sendup of '70s design

Set on an intergalactic ship, the sci-fi comedy "Space Station 76" mixes elements of "The Jetsons" (chore-performing robots, meals that appear at the push of a button) with "Logan's Run" (molded, white plastic living spaces, windows with planetary views) and tosses in a bit of "The Brady Bunch" (wood-paneled walls, shag carpeting, the color brown) for good measure. "We wanted our space station to be as much inspired by suburban homes of the '70s as it was by sci-fi movies and TV from the '70s," says director Jack Plotnick, who found his own childhood echoed in the sets. "There's a microwave in the wall of one of...

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