The show retains the same original sci fi bits from the movie, and adds references to other movies, tv shows, video games, and the Star Wars prequel trilogy. Ocasionaly the show repeats bits from the movie such as an alien bursting out of a man's stomach, Snotty, and Pizza the Hutt.
The series premiere in North America was delayed due to unknown reasons, but the series aired on Canada's Super Channel before then. In 2008, it premiered on G4, following an airing of the classic movie. The series ran for 1 season before its cancellation.
- President Skroob is president of Planet Moron, instead of Planet Spaceball. Dark Helmet, confusingly, is still called a Spaceball.
- The upside and the downside of The Schwartz are called the bright side and the schwartz side.
- Lone Starr and Princess Vespa married in the movie, but in the series, they apear to be only dating, as Vespa refuses his preposal in "Lord of The Onion Rings."
- Revenge of the Sithee
- Grand Theft Spaceship
- Lord of the Onion Rings
- Watch Your Assic Park
- Harry Putter and the Gopher of Fire
- The Mighty Meteor
- Spaceballs of the Carribean
- The Skroobinator
- Deep Ship
- Druidian Idol
- Pilot Part 1: The Avenge of Dark Helmet
- Pilot Part 2: The Schwartz Strikes Back