November 30th, 2010

krazy koati

Jabber, Jabber, Jabber, Jabber, Jabber, Jabber, Jabberjaw

[ We go from the general transformation-equipped helmet to a simpler gadget capable of transforming people into sharks. You can see the many uses for a way to make sharks as intelligent as any of the Neptunes, can't you? ]

Episode Number: JBJ-7
Title: "The Great Shark Switch"
Original Airdate: 23 October 1976
Production Code: 84-7
Plot: An evil shark-themed organization plots to take over the undersea world by abducting ambassadors to a conference. To beef up his Minion count Commander Shark uses a shark-transformation-booth on Shelly and Clamhead, who were trying to clear the Neptunes of complicity in the Ambassadorial abductions. The Neptunes force the unravelling of the conspiracy in short order.
Locations: Aquatania, Marine Springs,
Guest Characters: Commander Shark, Minions, Ambassador, Captain, Police Seargent, Police Robots, Clam, Drill Seargent, Lobster.
Songs: ``There's A Mountain Of Time'' (chase, fragment), ``You Gotta Believe In Love'' (performance, fragment)

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Rather than stop Commander Shark's invasion, the Neptunes get Shelly and Clamhead back to normal first, making use of the luckily clearly labelled transformation-reversal buttons. I question the plausibility of such reverse-shark buttons.

Trivia: Edward Gibbon was Member of Parliament for Liskeard when he began writing The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Source: Redcoats and Rebels: The American Revolution Through British Eyes, Christopher Hibbert.

Currently Reading: No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front In World War II, Doris Kearns Goodwin.