Today on “Dic Ruins Yet Another Perfectly Good Franchise”…
When Hasbro attempted to get into the fashion doll biz with ‘Jem and the Holograms’ Barbie was given an outfit, some new friends, a microphone stand, and a two-part DiC Entertainment produced VHS cartoon with which to crush the usurper.
Can you believe it Vern? A podcast! About a TV Show! About me!
It’s ALF! You remember ALF? Right? From that Simpsons joke? And… uh… that other Simpsons joke. Believe me, he was really big for a while before you were born.
This week, Mark and Avery look back at Infinity in all of its ugly, garish glory and try to work out why nobody watched the animated spinoff to one of TV’s most popular and enduring science fiction shows.
Much like the currently dormant EXTEND, this thing is biweekly. Namely because we don’t do enough interesting things per week to note. But also because it’s easier.
A living haircut telling you inaccurate NES game cheats? A medicore cartoon featuring a horrifying talking tomato? Now that’s Video Power! …I think.
In which we spice up the show with a bit extra editing and put the entire show on blast except for one character, who is a sentient eggplant man.
Seeing as we’re not doing EXTEND right now, here’s a thing to keep you up to date.
Despite everything, the Christmas revelries continue.