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For Everyone Who Thinks Alan Rickman's Role In "Galaxy Quest" Was His Best One

By Grabthar's hammer, you shall be avenged.

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As Galaxy Quest fans know, before Alan Rickman was the serious Severus Snape, he was an absolutely hilarious prosthetic-headgear-wearing pseudo-alien in the 1999 comedy classic.

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In the film, Rickman plays Alexander Dane (aka Dr. Lazarus), an actor who is a part of the former cast of a space-adventure TV series who must play their fictional roles in real life when an alien race needs their help.

Following his death, Galaxy Quest fans remembered the late actor for his comedic role in the film (and his iconic Grabthar's hammer line).

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May we always remember how brilliantly he played a frustrated actor who was stuck dressing up as an alien at conventions:

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And how he delivered scathing lines:

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And how he made so many glorious faces:

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And how his shade was always on point:

And how you could see the pure disdain in his eyes when he had to hear or say Dr. Lazarus's famous line:

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And, finally, how he showed Quellek — Dr. Lazarus's biggest fan — true compassion and friendship by saying that once-hated line as the alien died in his arms:

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Alan Rickman, you will be truly, truly missed.

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