6.6/10
2,191
9 user 5 critic

Tripping the Rift 

Trailer
0:29 | Trailer

Watch Now

on Prime Video

ON DISC
Tripping the Rift is a CGI science fiction comedy television series. The universe is modeled largely after the Star Trek universe, with references to "warp drive" and "transporter beam" ... See full summary »
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



3   2   1  
2007   2005   2004  

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Animation | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

What begins for Chode and crew as a routine mission to protect a pissed-off princess will soon become a filth- splattered saga of dismembered royalty, indestructible clown assassins and ... See full summary »

Director: Bernie Denk
Stars: Stephen Root, Maurice LaMarche, Jenny McCarthy
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A group of disparate fugitives from an interplanetary tyranny find themselves in control of a massively powerful starship.

Stars: Brian Downey, Michael McManus, Jeffrey Hirschfield
Threshold (2005–2006)
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A team of experts are assembled after the U.S. Navy discovers an extra-terrestrial object briefly appeared near a ship in the Atlantic Ocean.

Stars: Carla Gugino, Brian Van Holt, Brent Spiner
Rush Hour (2016)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

TV show based on the action-comedy 'Rush Hour' films about an L.A. cop who teams up with a detective from Hong Kong.

Stars: Justin Hires, Jon Foo, Aimee Garcia
DC Showcase: Jonah Hex (Video 2010)
Animation | Short | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

When a ruthless brothel madame murders Jonah Hex's current quarry, the disfigured bounty hunter plans to make her pay.

Director: Joaquim Dos Santos
Stars: Thomas Jane, Linda Hamilton, Jason Marsden
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A young man learns that he is a Prince with an urgent quest to save his world by finding thirteen magical treasures of rule.

Stars: Jodi Benson, Hector Elizondo, George Newbern
Drawn Together (2004–2007)
Animation | Comedy | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A parody of reality shows cast with spoofs of several famous types of animated characters.

Stars: Adam Carolla, Jess Harnell, Abbey McBride
Halo: Nightfall (TV Series 2014)
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

While investigating terrorist activity on the distant colony world of Sedra, Jameson Locke and his team are caught in a horrific biological attack that exposes them to a much deeper danger.

Stars: Steven Waddington, Siennah Buck, Mike Colter
Witchblade (2001–2002)
Action | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Based on the comic with the same title, this series follows the adventures of police detective Sara Pezzini, the bearer of the Witchblade. The Witchblade is a powerful gauntlet-like weapon ... See full summary »

Stars: Yancy Butler, David Chokachi, Anthony Cistaro
Impastor (2015–2016)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Buddy Dobbs (Michael Rosenbaum), a slacker on the run from a loan shark, steals a man's identity and ends up posing as a small town's new gay pastor.

Stars: Michael Rosenbaum, Sara Rue, Mircea Monroe
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Scott Allen
Stars: Jenny McCarthy, Lynette McCarthy, Joanne McCarthy
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Simply a computer graphics parody of many science-fiction TV series and movies out there.

Director: Chris Moeller
Stars: Stephen Root, Patricia Beckmann, Terry Farrell
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Stephen Root ...  Chode 39 episodes, 2004-2007
Maurice LaMarche ...  Gus 39 episodes, 2004-2007
John Melendez ...  Bob 39 episodes, 2004-2007
Gayle Garfinkle Gayle Garfinkle ...  T'nuk / ... 39 episodes, 2004-2007
Rick Jones Rick Jones ...  Whip 39 episodes, 2004-2007
Terrence Scammell ...  Darph Bobo / ... 35 episodes, 2004-2007
Pauline Little Pauline Little ...  Additional Voice 18 episodes, 2004-2007
John Stocker John Stocker ...  Additional Voice 17 episodes, 2004-2007
Mark Camacho ...  Additional Voice 17 episodes, 2004-2007
Harry Standjofski ...  Additional Voice 17 episodes, 2004-2007
Susan Glover Susan Glover ...  Additional Voice 17 episodes, 2004-2007
Ellen David ...  Additional Voice 17 episodes, 2004-2007
Richard M Dumont ...  Additional Voice 16 episodes, 2004-2007
Holly Gauthier-Frankel 16 episodes, 2004-2007
Rikee Madoff Rikee Madoff 16 episodes, 2004-2007
Danny Blanco Hall Danny Blanco Hall 16 episodes, 2004-2007
Walter Massey Walter Massey 16 episodes, 2004-2007
Pier Paquette Pier Paquette 16 episodes, 2004-2007
Jennifer Seguin 15 episodes, 2004-2007
Liz MacRae Liz MacRae 15 episodes, 2004-2007
Craig Francis Craig Francis 15 episodes, 2004-2007
Arthur Holden Arthur Holden 15 episodes, 2004-2007
Eleanor Noble 15 episodes, 2004-2007
Emma Campbell 15 episodes, 2004-2007
Cary Lawrence Cary Lawrence 14 episodes, 2004-2007
Bronwen Mantel Bronwen Mantel 14 episodes, 2004-2007
Anik Matern 14 episodes, 2004-2007
Jane Wheeler Jane Wheeler 14 episodes, 2004-2007
Carmen Electra ...  Six 13 episodes, 2004-2005
Jenny McCarthy ...  Six 13 episodes, 2007
Gina Gershon ...  Six 13 episodes, 2004
Daniel Brochu Daniel Brochu 13 episodes, 2007
Bruce Dinsmore 13 episodes, 2007
Alain Goulem 13 episodes, 2007
Matt Holland 13 episodes, 2007
Alex Ivanovich Alex Ivanovich 13 episodes, 2007
Jessica Kardos 13 episodes, 2007
Carlo Mestroni 13 episodes, 2007
Jennifer Morehouse Jennifer Morehouse 13 episodes, 2007
Michael Yarmush Michael Yarmush 13 episodes, 2007
Edit

Storyline

Tripping the Rift is a CGI science fiction comedy television series. The universe is modeled largely after the Star Trek universe, with references to "warp drive" and "transporter beam" technology, occasional time travel, the Federation and the Vulcans. The series also includes elements borrowed from other sources such as Star Wars, 2001: A Space Odyssey and Battlestar Galactica. The general setting is that known space is politically divided between two superpowers: the Confederation (led by Humans, and a parody of the Federation from Star Trek) and the Dark Clown Empire (a parody of the Galactic Empire from Star Wars). The Dark Clown Empire is a totalitarian, tyrannical police state, led by the evil Darph Bobo. In contrast, the Confederation is technically a democratic and free society, but in practice, is dominated by mega-corporations and bloated bureaucracies. Ultimately, both superpowers end up exploiting and restricting their inhabitants, albeit in different ways. For example, ... Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Lust in space.


Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Sci Fi Channel

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 March 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Les décalés du cosmos See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Chode: Just once, I'd like to time travel and not see Nazis!
See more »

Crazy Credits

The opening credits feature items that resemble some of Sci-Fi's biggest legends: Whip's radio-controlled ship is the original Starship Enterprise from Star Trek (1966); Gus uses a vacuum that resembles R2-D2 from Star Wars (1977); the back of T'nuk's chair resembles the monolith from 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). See more »

Connections

Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 SyFy Channel Shows (2015) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Cannot describe...
7 April 2004 | by HeartMongerSee all my reviews

This is a weird show that still has yet to show any real depth. But then again I do not think it is supposed to. It is about a group of Aliens in space who endure the tragedies and ups and downs of space life. Gina Gershon is funny as Six, an alien created android. Really weird show has a few good laughs an episode but so far is not enough to hold one's attention enough to keep the interest. Yet the ratings are still high, and it does a good job being a follow up to the fantastic and hilarious Shannen Doherty show "Scare Tactics" This show is not really supposed to be taken seriously but oh well. I guess you get what you pay for.


20 of 46 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 9 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed