What begins for Chode and crew as a routine mission to protect a pissed-off princess will soon become a filth- splattered saga of dismembered royalty, indestructible clown assassins and ... See full summary »
The tyrants who rule the Light Universe pass their essence onto their successor upon their demise, while their still-conscious brains are kept in a vault; their chief resource is Lexx, the most-powerful mobile weapon in the universe, which can only be commanded only by the keeper of the hand-key. The previous incumbent wiped out the Brunen-G race, except for Kai, whom he kept in a state of amnesiac suspended animation, to be revived by proto-blood for short periods and used as an assassin. Into this background comes anti-hero Stanley Tweedle, an ignored non-entity clerk, who misses an appointment and is branded a criminal. In the dungeons, overweight Zev has been convicted of not fulfilling wifely duties, and is being transformed into a gorgeous, svelt love-slave. Meanwhile, captured terrorist Thodin, due for public execution, escapes with his gang's help, and causes chaos, setting into motion Tweedle's accidental theft of Lexx and new ownership of the hand-key, Zev's escape with her ... Written by
Cynan Rees <email@example.com>
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Hail Thodin! Winner of His Shadow's award of merit!
[Thodin goes up to them and steals their guns, lifting the arm on one robot and the other robot lifts its own arm]
Hail Thodin! Winner of
correction, award of merit rescinded! Thodin, Arch-Heretic and rebel, you are wanted for immediate termination!
[lift arms, pause]
Please return our weapons!
[Thodin shoots and vaporizes the robots]
May his Shadow fall upon you.
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All Universes, characters depicted, names used, and incidents portrayed in this film are fictitious. No identification with actual persons is intended nor should be inferred. Blah, blah, blah-- See more »
Lexx is one of the greatest sci-fi shows to come along in years. The plots are fantastic while the visuals are breathtaking. It is anti-Star Trek and very anti-Star Wars and that's the way it should be. Life is short in the world of LEXX and it is almost as if it was lifted from the pages of HEAVY METAL. I love this show and it's weirdness captures my interest everytime I see it.
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