by J. Cole Weston
plots to replace the President of the United States.
ZONE makes history once again! This episode is the first
television show in history to show a serious depiction
of an African-American President of the United States (the
few previous depictions were in films). Amazing!
by J. Cole Weston
depth: Dr. Laurence devises a "Zone Negator" device
that they test within the Zone, but it malfunctions and fails.
Meanwhile, Razorback is snowboarding somewhere in the mountains,
in pursuit of the President of the United States and his Secret
Service agents. Pinned down, the President is captured by
Overlord. He is zoned by Overlord and impersonated by Bandit.
The Zone Riders give chase as the crew lets them know the
President has been captured.
Bandit infiltrates M.C.C, he sets up an armistice meeting
with Overlord as the President. The Zone Riders go into the
Zone unarmed under orders of the President. Katerina is armed
however, as the President said "you and your men will
be unarmed". It is of course, a trap. Kat tows in the
rest of the weapons systems and the Zone Riders make a fight
out of it. Overlord retreats once the battle turns.
Bandit as Rogers tells McFarland the Zone Riders are to be
court martialled as they "attacked" Overlord. The
Zone Riders break out of prison and seize their weapons, approaching
the Zone in the mountains. Laurence and McFarland an "anti
holo-rage" device and build it into a broadcaster, which
unmasks Bandit on national television. Meanwhile the Zone
Riders destroy the Generator and pursue the President. When
Intruder is damaged, there is no room in the escape pods for
the President and he is left behind to be rescued. When Bandit
is dressed down by Overlord for failure, he responds that
he obtained the plans for the Zone Negator, but it turns out
to be a video of a rock band instead.
Noticed: Dr. Laurence is no fool - we see a smaller, improved
flying version of his Zone reconnaissance robot that Razorback
easily destroyed in episode four.
ZONE beats the Fox show "24" to an African
American president by 20 years.
uses a new black tank as yet unseen in the series at this
point called the "Groundship?" (It's difficult to
make out what Courage calls this).
The Black Widows are famous enough that the President knows
Bandit by sight.
President's name is Greg Rogers.
Laurence is an expert in Bio-electric physics.
is to be sent to a base in Alaska, suggesting that Anchorage
or Fairbanks are unzoned, as two army posts exist there -
Fort Richardson and Fort Wainwright.
by the "Fred from Scooby Doo" attire Courage wears,
he's better off in his Neutron-90 suit!
do we learn? The
Zone Cyle contains a solar flare capability which can blind
ups: First Rogers is called Graham, then Greg.
Quotes: "Das ist Verrucht! (crazy)" - Tank