A poor lab assistant has been transformed into the snake man at the circus, in this classic scene from 1973's Sssssss. And the same fate befalls Battlestar Galactica's Dirk Benedict, in our second cold-blooded clip below.

Want to see Dirk Benedict transform slowly into a King Cobra? Here's the crucial sequence. It all just proves that if it's 1973, you should not go to work for a professor named Dr. Stoner.

And here's the film's original trailer:

Don't say it... Hiss it!! And yes, the film really does end with snake guy versus mongoose. There can be only one!