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Terror from the Year 5000 

Scientists break the time barrier with not-so-great results and the Observers have finally had enough of their human observations.

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Episode credited cast:
... Tom Servo / Professor Bobo
Jim Mallon ... Gypsy
... Mike Nelson / Observer
Mary Jo Pehl ... Pearl Forrester
Bill Corbett ... Crow T. Robot / Observer
Patrick Brantseg ... Gypsy
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Paul Chaplin ... Observer
Beth McKeever ... Terror from the Year 5000
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In a Florida laboratory, scientists make contact with beings from the year 5000 only to find that their call for help doesn't come without a price. Meanwhile, Tom becomes infatuated with the concept of comfort rating and rates the temperature comfort of everything on the SOL with no basis behind his ratings. On the Observer's planet, they've lost patience with Pearl and Prof. Bobo and force them to fight to the death before they're dissected, but Mike and the Bots are harder to persuade since they don't typically fight. While Pearl and Prof. Bobo continue their battle, the Observers demonstrate the concept of their revolutionary food pills, which really aren't as revolutionary as expected. Later on, Mike has the Nanites build a time machine for Crow to use to inform his family of his situation, but Crow uses it instead of get cozy with Mike's girlfriend Ginger. Then, the Observers sing a soothing lounge melody in response to the SOL's impersonation of Jimmy Rogers. In the end, Crow ... Written by Titus Yorick

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Quotes

Mike Nelson: [character in the movie walks by a man trying in vain to hide] Hey, Dave.
Crow: I am not Dave! I am a simple fern!
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References When a Stranger Calls (1979) See more »

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Gotta Boogie
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Written by 'Weird Al' Yankovic
Performed by Michael J. Nelson
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