Christine boasts that her generation has avoided the dangerous addictions of its parents - smoking, coffee and alcohol - but a survey of the Link Set shows the cast entirely self-absorbed in various addictions of their own: Christine into Pac-Man, Kevin into Motor Trend Magazine, Martin into Rubik's Cube and Lisa into a romance novel. Pac-Man becomes quite the monster of this show, gobbling up all of Christine's time, escaping Luke's television to devour the family cat, used by Nasti to torture prisoner Kevin, eating all the periods and dots-over-the-i's in Lisa's homework, and eventually consuming nearly half the cast. Lisa is a bit immune to Pac-man, in part because she's on a "space wafer diet" but mostly because she's already addicted to romantic novels, Slurps (which are quite like Smurfs) and the soap opera General Hospital. General Hospital is the second beastie of this episode, swaying Mr. Schidtler's attention from his class and Valerie's attention from knowing what's become ... Written by
Did You Know?
In the theater scene, Kevin (nearly naked as Rocky Horror), Lisa (in Goth make-up as Magenta), Valerie (washing dishes) and Lance are all attending a showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show where the song "The Time Warp" can be heard. See more
In a dungeon scene, the shadow of a crewman can be seen moving against the back wall as he is about to dump slime on Kevin. See more
Why do we eat here?
I think we're addicted to cat meat.
Dyah, I heard that!
Executive Producer and Dragon Slayers Bryn Matthews (&) Jeffrey Weber See more