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Offworld: Starship Troopers (1997)

Let’s talk about the space bugs in Starship Troopers! Ariel is joined by Dr Brian Fisher and Dr Lauren Esposito from the California Academy of Sciences to discuss the science of insects and whether space bugs could exist as they’re depicted in the film. Surprisingly, Starship Troopers gets several things right! Would you like to know more?

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  1. Not many movies ever get made in Wyoming. This was one of the few that ever have. I remember some friends playing the part of extras as ‘soldiers’ while it was filming. They were so excited to be a part of the movies, and a science fiction movie at that. When it finally hit the theaters I remember being so disappointed in the quality of the film.. it was beyond terrible. But the bugs.. the bugs were very well done lol

  2. I havent listened to this one yet, but back then i loved the movie thought it was great, and havent seen it since, maybe it was just the special effects that did it for me. 😉

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