Sledge is abducted by a former television executive whose brainwashing operation reprograms its victim's minds through unrelenting and unmerciful exposure to television programming.
Did You Know?
This episode is titled 'A Clockwork Hammer'. In the 1962 Anthony Burgess novel 'A Clockwork Orange' a state prison uses aversive conditioning and horrific imagery to render a hyper-violent gang leader incapable of any future act of violence. Even contemplating violence caused the conditioned subject great mental anguish. See more
Raker is asked to relate the events in 1986 (the year of the first season). The intro says that the second season happens five years previous to the end of the first season. See more
Ultimately, man and TV will combine to form a newer, higher being. Yes, a super race! Smarter, brighter, new and improved.
[Rests his hand upon a TV set
And it will all start here, and with those who watch it. Yes, the rulers of *tomorrow* sit in front of the TV *today*.
[Below the main opening title] (The Early Years) See more