Re: Seat belts.
The only thing Final Frontier was missing would be for one of PseudoGod's many faces to be the Great Bird of the Galaxy.
Seatbelts - It just seems odd to me that they might still be using an ancient 20th century invention that far in the future. Some sort of force field explanation would have worked. But seatbelts would have meant fewer "fake danger with rocking camera" moments to keep audiences glued to the screen.
Curly: Moe, Larry, the cheese! Moe, Larry, the cheese! (Horses Collars, 1935)