An intriguiging tale by sci-fi eminence Arthur C. Clarke becomes a tepid made-for-cable disaster exploit in TRAPPED IN SPACE. The opening credits are still rolling when we first see the co-ed crew of the cosmic freighter Venture
having sex, wisecracking about sex, and presumably thinking
about sex--well, it is a flight to Venus, after all. The fun's over when a meteor collision leaves the craft without enough oxygen to last all of them for the remainder of the journey. The cowardly captain deserts in the emergency shuttle after informing the cheesy-looking "Interplanetary News"
that his shipmates are dead, so they needn't bother with a rescue; consequently, ...