Weird Science/Magic Comet Ride

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Magic Comet Ride
Weird Science - Magic Comet Ride.png
Season 5, Episode 13
Production Number K1915
Written by Jim Lincoln &
Dan Studney
Directed by David Grossman
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Magic Comet Ride is the thirteenth episode of the fifth season of Weird Science, and the eighty-third episode overall.

Starring: Michael Manasseri (Wyatt Donnelly), John Mallory Asher (Gary Wallace), Lee Tergesen (Chett Donnelly)

and Vanessa Angel (Lisa)

Guest Stars: Bruce Jarchow (Principal Scampi), Ed Gale (The Genie Master)

Co-Starring: Vanessa Lee Asher (Java Girl #2), Jode Leigh Edwards (Java Girl #1), Harmony Smith (Kelly), Cynthia Madvig (Rachael)


Plot Overview

Just as Lisa questions the nature of her existence, an invitation from a comet offers her answers.

Meanwhile, Wyatt and Gary try to figure out the present Lisa left behind for them.


Arc Advancement





The Show

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

  • The Genie Master is an obvious pastiche of Yoda with much of their training, especially Lisa's journey into the cave, a parody of The Empire Strikes Back.

Memorable Moments