A Terra Cotta Warrior is brought back to life, sending The Middleman and Wendy on a mission into the underworld to stop him before he can kidnap the last living heir of the Qin dynasty. Should they fail, fire will rain down on the Earth for a thousand years. Written by
Did You Know?
There are a number references to the novel Dune, by Frank Herbert, in the episode. At the mudslide restaurant, the Middleman identifies himself and Wendy as Dr.s Kynes and Rabban, two characters from the novel. The character Duncan is a student at Frank Herbert Middle School, and the school mascot is the Sandworms. Duncan lives on Caladan Lane (Caladan was the original home planet of the Atreides family before they relocate to Arrakis). See more
The Middleman mentioned he was at Ann Arbor High in 1991. Well, by 1991, Ann Arbor High was already split into two high schools - Huron and Pioneer. See more