“They Have Gone To Plaid” Meaning In Spaceballs (1987)

Mel Brooke’s 1987 cult-classic spoof film, Spaceballs parodies several science fiction movies, primarily the Star Wars trilogy, and is filled with mirthful combinations. Elon Musk’s favoritism for the words ‘Ludicrous’ and ‘Plaid’ have redirected our attention to Spaceballs, in which the words were actually used as part of a joke. It is what prompted me to do this brief write-up. If you are looking for the joke’s meaning and context, here is a short guide.

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