Galaxy Quest

Storyform

SYNOPSIS: "The alumni cast of a space opera television series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help."  Synopsis source: IMDB.com

Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

Main Character Resolve: Change
Jason Nesmith changes his essential nature while attempting to solve the story's problem.

Main Character Growth: Stop
regarding Jason Nesmith, the audience is waiting for something to stop.

Main Character Approach: Do-er
Jason Nesmith prefers a physical solution to his problem.

Main Character Problem-Solving Style: Linear
Jason Nesmith uses linear problem-solving techniques.

Story Driver: Action
In terms of the overall plot, actions force decisions to be made.

Story Limit: Optionlock
The story climax occurs because all options have been exhausted.

Story Outcome: Success
In terms of the overall plot, the original goal is achieved.

Story Judgment: Good
Jason Nesmith ultimately succeeds in resolving his personal problems.

Overall Story Throughline

Battling Amongst the Stars

Overall Story Throughline: Physics
Overall Story Concern: Obtaining
Overall Story Issue: Attitude vs. Approach
Overall Story Problem: Hinder
Overall Story Solution: Help
Overall Story Symptom: Oppose
Overall Story Response: Support
Overall Story Catalyst: Approach
Overall Story Inhibitor: Obligation
Overall Story Benchmark: Doing
Overall Story Signpost 1: Learning
Overall Story Signpost 2: Doing
Overall Story Signpost 3: Obtaining
Overall Story Signpost 4: Understanding

Main Character Throughline

Jason Nesmith

Main Character Throughline: Universe
Main Character Concern: Future
Main Character Issue: Preconception vs. Openness
Main Character Problem: Hinder
Main Character Solution: Help
Main Character Symptom: Uncontrolled
Main Character Response: Control
Main Character Unique Ability: Openness
Main Character Critical Flaw: Denial
Main Character Benchmark: Progress
Main Character Signpost 1: Progress
Main Character Signpost 2: Future
Main Character Signpost 3: Present
Main Character Signpost 4: Past

Influence Character Throughline

Gwen DeMarco

Influence Character Throughline: Mind
Influence Character Concern: Subconscious
Influence Character Issue: Denial vs. Closure
Influence Character Problem: Disbelief
Influence Character Solution: Faith
Influence Character Symptom: Oppose
Influence Character Response: Support
Influence Character Unique Ability: Closure
Influence Character Critical Flaw: Preconception
Influence Character Benchmark: Preconscious
Influence Character Signpost 1: Memory
Influence Character Signpost 2: Subconscious
Influence Character Signpost 3: Conscious
Influence Character Signpost 4: Preconscious

Relationship Story Throughline

Actors/Lovers

Relationship Story Throughline: Psychology
Relationship Story Concern: Becoming
Relationship Story Issue: Obligation vs. Rationalization
Relationship Story Problem: Reconsider
Relationship Story Solution: Consider
Relationship Story Symptom: Oppose
Relationship Story Response: Support
Relationship Story Catalyst: Rationalization
Relationship Story Inhibitor: Attitude
Relationship Story Benchmark: Being
Relationship Story Signpost 1: Conceptualizing
Relationship Story Signpost 2: Being
Relationship Story Signpost 3: Becoming
Relationship Story Signpost 4: Conceiving

Addditional Story Points

Key Structural Appreciations

Overall Story Goal: Obtaining
Overall Story Consequence: Becoming
Overall Story Cost: Subconscious
Overall Story Dividend: Future
Overall Story Requirements: Doing
Overall Story Prerequisites: Being
Overall Story Preconditions: Preconscious
Overall Story Forewarnings: Progress

Plot Progression Visualizations

Dynamic Act Schematics

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