You’d probably have trouble explaining Mr. Robot to a friend without at least one use of the word “weird,” and last night’s Season 2 midpoint “eps2.4_m4ster-s1ave.aes” may have upped that quotient considerably. As if a sitcom dream sequence featuring ALF and a Full House-type theme song weren’t enough, Mr. Robot actually had their respective creators perform the bits.
We here at the Weekly Dose of Ridiculous want you to know that we value your integrity as a pop culture enthusiast. That's why we've gathered the most ridiculous stories of the week in one convenient place for your reading pleasure. Get comfortable because it's getting absurd around here with 'Gangster Squad' reshoots, a 'Road House' remake starring Guy Fieri, and 'ALF' is back... in movie form.
If you want to know the inspiration for the TV show 'ALF' all you have to know is that it came out in 1986 and that its name is short for "Alien Life Form." But it's fair to say the 'E.T. : The Extra-Terrestrial' knock-off was a hit and ran for four seasons, launched an animated spin-off, and TV movies. Now it's going to be turned into a feature film.
Are you ready for an 'Alf' movie? You know, that lovable, furry little alien that reminds you of your obnoxious uncle from Long Island and, like your obnoxious uncle from Long Island, has a taste for cat flesh. Remember him? Yeah, let's give that guy a movie.