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Old August 17 2013, 04:22 AM   #1
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Lobsters from planet Cheron discovered on Earth!

That's what they look like to me

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Old August 17 2013, 07:36 AM   #2
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Re: Lobsters from planet Cheron discovered on Earth!

Cool!
And people laughed at the makeup in that episode. Huh!
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Old August 17 2013, 02:15 PM   #3
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Wow, really. For 40 years I've been saying it would have been more believable with a division that wasn't so straight and sharp, or maybe patches of black and patches of white. Looks like I was mistaken!
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Old August 17 2013, 03:49 PM   #4
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My people are vindicated!
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Old August 17 2013, 04:26 PM   #5
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Re: Lobsters from planet Cheron discovered on Earth!

LOKAI of CHERON wrote: View Post
My people are vindicated!
Depends,is the lobster black on the left or right? Could be Bele's people are the ones vindicated.
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Old August 17 2013, 04:40 PM   #6
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Nerys Myk wrote: View Post
LOKAI of CHERON wrote: View Post
My people are vindicated!
Depends,is the lobster black on the left or right? Could be Bele's people are the ones vindicated.
Bele said, "I am black on the right side."

So Lokai and the lobster must be black on the wrong side.
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Old August 17 2013, 05:06 PM   #7
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Re: Lobsters from planet Cheron discovered on Earth!

So what about the retaliatory invasion force from the planet MeltedButter?

Edit: Wait a mesquite-grilled minute here...the lobster is orange and black. So does that mean orange is the NEW black, or the reverse?
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Old August 17 2013, 06:25 PM   #8
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LOKAI of CHERON wrote: View Post
My people are vindicated!
Depends,is the lobster black on the left or right? Could be Bele's people are the ones vindicated.
Bele said, "I am black on the right side."

So Lokai and the lobster must be black on the wrong side.
Please, I cannot abide seeing that name mentioned - even in passing. Oh, the injustice of it all...
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Old August 17 2013, 06:52 PM   #9
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What I found interesting was how the Cheron people defined their differences. "I am black on the right side. Lokai is white on the right side." I don't know if they ever say "left side" to anything, it seems to always be "right side". Lokai and [red-acted] therefore imply that if you are not exactly the same color as themselves, you are on the "wrong" side. The viewer is beaten over the head with the racial angle, but their arguments equally apply to enmity that occurs between political parties as well as between different religious groups.
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Old August 17 2013, 11:00 PM   #10
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I'd really like to see the scientific basis for lifeforms that have facial colors that split RIGHT DOWN THE MIDDLE like that.
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Old August 18 2013, 01:15 AM   #11
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it gets better (or worse):

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Old August 18 2013, 01:30 AM   #12
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Isn't this just a lobster where only half of it was boiled?
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Old August 18 2013, 02:07 AM   #13
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I rather liked the name.
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Old August 18 2013, 02:29 AM   #14
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Re: Lobsters from planet Cheron discovered on Earth!

Melakon wrote: View Post
What I found interesting was how the Cheron people defined their differences. "I am black on the right side. Lokai is white on the right side." I don't know if they ever say "left side" to anything, it seems to always be "right side". Lokai and [red-acted] therefore imply that if you are not exactly the same color as themselves, you are on the "wrong" side.
That bit of dialogue occurs exactly once in the episode. Bele mentions his and Lokai's coloration on the right side because most people are right-handed. I'm sure the double meaning of "right," in this case, is simply a coincidence.


The lobster will be quarantined before it appears in one of the aquarium’s habitat tanks or used for live animal presentations, said aquarium spokesman Tony LaCasse.
You mean they're not going to eat it? What a waste of good seafood.
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Old August 18 2013, 12:51 PM   #15
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I'll be darned, that episode is plausible now!
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