Amazing Stories/Miss Stardust

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Miss Stardust
Season 2, Episode 21
Airdate April 10, 1987
Written by Thomas Szollosi,
Richard Christian Matheson
Directed by Tobe Hooper
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Miss Stardust
Amazing StoriesSeason Two
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Miss Stardust is the twenty-first episode of the second season of Amazing Stories, and the forty-fifth episode overall.

Cast: Dick Shawn (Joe Willoughby), Laraine Newman (Miss Schroedinger), Rick Overton (Mike), Jack Carter (Emcee), James Karen (Judge), Weird Al (The Cabbage Man), Gabe Cohen (Mendelheim), Anthony James (Business Man #1), Robert Kim (Business Man #2), Wade Meyer (Stage Manager), Wendy Sherwood (Ms. Colorado), Victoria Ellen Powells (Beauty #2), Lisabeth Aubrey (Beauty #1), Norman Friedman (Man), Jim Siedow, Angel Tompkins (Mia)


Plot Overview

A man named Joe Willoughby tries to promote a beauty pageant called Miss Stardust, but things turn difficult when a strange alien known as the "Cabbage Man" comes to Earth as a representative of an organization that he claims owns the rights to the title. Rather than resolve the matter through the legal system, the Cabbage Man instead threatens to destroy the planet.


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The Show

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

  • This episode is an adaptation of the short story, "Miss Stardust", written by Richard Matheson and first published in the Spring of 1955.

Memorable Moments



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