In the animated short “The 4th Planet,” a man is desperate to get onto a spaceship headed for Mars, but he meets with some resistance.

From his run, we get a look at a shiny departure terminal contrasted with the sorry state of Earth, giving us a bit of a clue as to why this guy’s so desperate.

Also: keep an eye-out for the Star Trek shout-out.

[via Everything Animated]


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