Episode #158: “Chill the Maggots; Sex the Roaches” | Hellraiser (1987)

It’s the epic love story for the ages: Girl meets boy. Girl marries boy. Girl is bored with husband and has affair with husband’s brother. Brother-in-law gets bored with the limits of earthly pleasure and pain and gets ripped apart and taken to another dimension. Girl moves into brother-in-law’s old house and ultimately discovers undead skinless brother-in-law in the attic. Girl begins to seduce and murder random men to help restore brother-in-law’s physical body. Eventually demon/angel with pincushion head shows up and raises hell.

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Episode #157: “Party Like It’s 1999” | Prince of Darkness (1987)

You see what I did there? It’s called PRINCE of Darkness and the visions from the future take place in 1999, so it’s like the song “1999 (Party Like It’s 1999)” by Prince. Right? Shut up.

Anyway, apparently Jesus was an alien who started a secret society 2,000 years ago which became the Catholic Church and kept the secret that what we thought was God was really the Anti-god and is evil and his son (the Prince of Darkness) was contained within a canister of ectoplasm for 2,000 years. Now the Canister of Satan is ready to open and literally unleash Hell on earth.

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Episode #155: “Cannon Fodder” | Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)

When the United States and North Korea threaten nuclear war… oops, sorry… jump back 30 years. When the United States and the Soviet Union threaten nuclear war, it takes a mind-wiped Lois Lane and some random school kid’s letter for Superman to decide to rid the world of nuclear weapons. He gets more than he bargained for, however, when Lex Luthor returns to the scene and has engineered the perfect weapon of mass destruction: Golan-Globus… (Sorry… did it again…) Nuclear Man!

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