In "The Sidehackers" (also known as Five the Hard Way (1969)), a motorcycle racer and a violent stunt rider start a war of vengeance against each other. Joel and the Bots write a song inspired by the movie and chat with a few characters from the film on the Hexfield. Written by
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When the movie was selected, none of the writers had watched the entire thing. While writing for the episode, they saw the entire movie for the first time, including the graphic rape and murder scene halfway through. Shocked, the writers edited the entire scene out of the episode. After that, movies being considered for the show had to be watched in their entirety before they were selected. See more
During the "Sidehackin'" song in one of the bridge skits, a blue screen is used to show footage from the movie in the background. Joel's blue jumpsuit bleeds into the movie footage. The footage also shows through the neck of Crow's blue guitar. See more
Crow T. Robot
[as a somber looking Rommel sulks around, following a missing reel in which his girlfriend is brutally raped and murdered
For those of you wondering at home, Rita is dead.
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References The Music Man
Written by The Brains and Michael J. Nelson
Performed by The Brains See more