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Joyride

Theodore Harris (Cliff Robertson) first time in space, in 1963, didn't go quite as planned. Alone in his Mercury capsule, he panicked and aborted the mission when a mysterious violet light penetrated the cockpit and began to envelop his body. In the investigation that followed, no evidence could be found to support his story, leaving a blot on Harris NASA record and his life in ruins. Now at age 63, he knows he can never make amends with his estranged wife Madelaine (Pamela Parry), but he feels that he could clear his name if he could just get back to where he saw the light. When NASA turns him down, Harris is recruited by Carlton Powers (Barry Corbin), a self-made billionaire who plans to privatize space travel and thinks Harris presence on the inaugural flight will help him sell the service. Harris and Power are joined on the flight by Martin Reese (Mackenzie Gray), a skeptical tabloid reporter, Lil Vaughn (Andrea Martin), an eccentric fashion mogul and Ty (

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Name Type
James Head Director
Dan Wright Writer
David Alexander Writer
Sam Egan Writer
Adam Harrington Guest Star
Andrea Martin Guest Star
Barry Corbin Guest Star
Cliff Robertson Guest Star
Erin Daniels Guest Star
Lorena Gale Guest Star
Mackenzie Gray Guest Star
Peter Kelamis Guest Star

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