An underappreciated 80s gem, Captain Power and The Soldiers of the Future was definitely ahead of its time. Written by J. Michael Straczynski, this surprisingly dark, post apocalyptic series was aimed at both kids and adults but struggled to find an audience. We discuss the show, the VHS tapes and the brilliant line of interactive toys!
Later, for the last “Octoponder THIS” of the season, we ask for your favorite short lived TV show. And to close out the episode, Boss Rush Mode lets us know how he really feels about certain types of band logos in another edition of Petting Those Peeves! —————————————- Retro Ridoctopus is: â€¢ Boss Rush Mode (watch) â€¢ Parasite Steve (read) â€¢ 8-Bit Alchemy (listen) â€¢ Nintenjoe (subscribe) —————————————- All original heavy metal music by Enchanted Exile. Listen to their sophomore album “Bloodwork Scriptorium” right now!