These were cut after Ziehm found himself in legal trouble: Producing pornography in Los Angeles was legally viewed as pandering at that time. Flesh, Dale, and Jerkoff are celebrated as heroes and return to Earth. They travel to the planet Porno in Jerkoff's phallic rocket ship, and are briefly hit by a sex ray, resulting in a frantic three-way orgy. Vivian Sobchack commented that Flesh Gordon is "a skin flick hilariously molded around the Flash Gordon serials, and fully and lovingly aware of genre conventions from special effects to dialogue". With help from their new ally, Jerkoff builds a weapon to destroy the sex ray.
Lina. Age: 25.
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Hana. Age: 21.
When they finish, Flesh and Dale escape the imminent plane crash by parachute. According to Ziehm's DVD audio commentary , the film was originally shot using scenes of straight and gay hardcore pornography. Also according to Ziehm's DVD audio commentary, Universal Studios was planning to sue Graffiti Productions over the first part of Flesh Gordon being too similar to the first chapter of Universal's Flash Gordon serial film that it bordered on plagiarism.