Friday, March 31, 2006


originally posted July 18, 2005 at

By John Ross Harvey

Have you all noticed that things these days are going Retro?
You know like Teletoon showing Spiderman, Bugs Bunny, and Rocket Robin Hood.
Rocket Robin Hood, quite the show; it reminds you every episode just who everyone is.
Do I really need to know about Friar Tuck and Little John every episode?
It’s not Nottingham, it’s N.O.T.T. National Outer space Terrestrial Territories.
Ok, National means it’s a country
Outer space means the Universe
Terrestrial means Earth
Territories means Canada.
You guessed it. Canadian television.
Then you have Retro cars, like the Bug, Beetle, Punch buggy.
OK, it’s a Volkswagen, which looks like a Volkswagen.
The Mini looks like a Mini
The Mustang and T-Bird look like the old Mustang and T-Birds
Then you have Chevy
Let’s make the Impala with 4 taillights instead of the 6 it’s always had since 1958.
Hello, 4 Taillights is a Belair, not an Impala.
Those people at General Motors need to watch Rocket Robin Hood.
Then you have the Retro movies
Starsky & Hutch, cool cop drama, becomes lame comedy, with classic car.
If you’re going to do a car movie comedy, do the Dukes of Hazzard!
Or Knight Rider, with the K.I.T.T. Knight Industries Two Thousand
Did they watch Rocket Robin Hood?

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