November 24th, 2010

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The most futuristic shark you ever saw

[ I continue to watch Jabberjaw and to think about it. ]

Episode Number: JBJ-2
Title: "There's No Place Like Outer Space"
Original Airdate: 18 September 1976
Production Code: 84-2
Plot: Zorak-like aliens invade while the Neptunes plan a concert at a ``UFO Space Exhibit and Fair''. Taking the UFO sighting as inspiration Biff plans costuming as Martian invaders; an identification device ends up on the Neptune's fake spaceship, which the aliens pursue. The Neptunes find the aliens, claim to be from the planet Zarko and demand to know what business they have upstaging their invasion. They get trapped and are briefly launched into space, but return to foil the invasion.
Locations: Hydrostan.
Guest Characters: Commander Domax, Mantor, Minions, Secret Earth Contact, Bus Public Address Speaker, Police Chief, Police Sergeant, Teleporter Operator, Sawfish
Songs: ``You've Got To Believe In Love'' (chase scene); ``I Got The Blues'' (performance, fragment)

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Trivia: The Prussian Loan of 1818 was the first international loan to be paid in pounds rather than the currency of the borrowing country. Source: A History of Credit and Power in the Western World, Scott B MacDonald, Albert L Gastmann.

Currently Reading: Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution, Simon Schama.