In the mid twenty-first century, mankind has reached a point in its technological advances to enable colonization of the far reaches of the universe. DARK STAR is a futuristic scoutship travelling far in advance of colony ships. Armed with Exponential Thermostellar Bombs, it prowls the unstable planets. But there is one obstacle that its crewmembers did not count on - one of the ship's thinking and talking bombs is lodged in the bay, threatening to destroy the entire ship and crew! John Carpenter ("Halloween") and Dan O'Bannon ("Alien") combine their writing, creative and technical talents to bring you this thrilling and extraordinary science fiction parody.