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Post by pentastar » Tue Dec 19, 2006 1:54 pm

After a recent re-watching of this episode, here are my thoughts:

- The horse stable episodes were quite common in the 80's, I particularly remember an episode of Hunter that centered around a murdered horse trainer and a valuable thoroughbred.

- I did a Google search on "Septum Semium", the disease the horse is supposedly dying from, and got no results.

- I think this episode would have been more interesting if it had been a mystery who was behind the theft of the horse. There are reasons to suspect Mr. Stone, the horse's owner, the trainer, and even Ms. Montgomery seem a little suspect.

- The horse's owner sure is a Cougar. Mr. Stone looks to be half her age.

- I noted Norman starts the mission by working on a modified "cornering gyro".

- I liked how Jesse throws Norman the half-eaten apple as he gets on the bike, to Norman's disgust.

- We get a unique shot of Jesse inside the motorcycle chamber as the doors close.

- Norman sure does do a lot of blank stares in this episode.

- The female jockey Jesse runs into is sure cuter than any of the other women starring in this episode.

- I like when Jesse asks the woman, "You got a shovel around here," and she plays him a little with, "This is a horse stable."

- Love the hockey puck homing device.

- The movies playing at the drive in are "Scarface" and "Terror in the Aisles". I think we all know Scarface, but I looked up Terror in the Aisles. Apparently it was some sort of documentary about horror movies over the years which relied heavily on clips from other movies. Not a very good documentary to say the least.

- The bad guy somehow thinks that just blindfolding Ms. Montgomery and throwing her in the back seat would prevent her from taking the blindfold off. Then later on when he shows her the horse he's not wearing his mask.

- This episode has another scene with Jesse fighting the bad guys off the bike. Didn't he learn his lesson in the pilot not to do that?

Favorite Quotes:

Norman to Jesse after the bike gets shot up: "Jesse, is the bi...I mean are YOU ok?"
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Post by ducati749s » Tue Dec 19, 2006 2:54 pm

Another note of the whole episode range is that,well you have probably spotted it out by now,is that streethawk doesnt have a true Pop-up headlamp i.e it has no motor,it has to be pushed up and In the intro it doesnt pop up,it is done with C.G.I or whatever its called and what is a cornering gyro,never heard of one in all my motorcycling days,ah well it was the 80's and it sounds cool so thats (probably)why they put it in,also Pentastar how are you getting on with the diostory.


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Post by hernesson » Tue Dec 19, 2006 3:19 pm

Good observations as usual Scott. Many I'd never considered.
Ducati. Yeah, it's a shame the head light didn't have a motor, but it gave the impression it did and thats what counts. I don't believe Chris B fitted a motor into the light, just restored it as it was. Where would the switch be for bikes with flip-up lamps? Is it a button, dial, switch?? Just curious.
Cornering gyro heh? Yep, 80's techno speak. Bearing in mind it's a fantasy show, the technology is not meant to be in common useage. I guess it is what makes the bike snap around on a dime at speed????

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Post by ducati749s » Tue Dec 19, 2006 4:00 pm

The only bike that I have ever seen with a flip up headlight is the previously metiontioned 750 Katana,not all of them had mind,but I would say that it is just a simple switch.

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Post by pentastar » Tue Dec 19, 2006 9:35 pm

also Pentastar how are you getting on with the diostory.
Chapter 7 is coming VERY SOON! And it's pretty big.

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Post by hernesson » Wed Dec 20, 2006 5:02 am

Oh, christ! I mean - hurrah! Wu-hooh! :-)

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Post by ducati749s » Wed Dec 20, 2006 12:20 pm

Cant wait,just a question,have you done any other G.I Joe things
but keep up the great work.

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Post by hernesson » Wed Dec 20, 2006 1:11 pm

Coming soon, "The Erotic Adventures of G.I Joe" - Plastic IS best! by Scott. LoL

;D :o

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Post by pentastar » Wed Dec 20, 2006 3:43 pm

Cant wait,just a question,have you done any other G.I Joe things
Yes, actually I have. And, no, it's not action figure porn. Though, sadly, you can find plenty of that on YouTube if you want.

My other diostory I am working on is within the GI Joe storyline. It's called "Memoirs of a Cobra". You can find it here--> http://www.checkpointalpha.com/wb/pages ... page-1.php

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Post by ducati749s » Wed Dec 20, 2006 4:28 pm

That jeep at the start with the gullwing ddors should go back to the future when it hits 88mph :) :) :) :) :)

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