A Retro 70s Oedipal Robot Explosion Wet Dream, Yeah!

Here's Exhibit A for why I like the new Life On Mars series way more than it deserves. The time-stranded cop show just goes way, way over the top, as you can see in this bizarre acid trip. Sam Tyler doesn't just have naughty thoughts about his own mom — he also sees the Vietnam war, bizarre kinky sex acts and his boss dressed as a gangster. Oh, and tiny robot insects coming out of his mouth. It kind of sums up this whole episode, which mashed together every possible genre into a paste that didn't quite work, but was still sort of awesome and insane anyway.

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... whoah.

man, my acid trips were never like that. although i did spend about half an hour once staring at the ground thru the slats of a deck because the dirt kept turning into shifting paisley patterns.

this video clip really needs tina turner doing her acid queen schtick and a snake crawling thru a skeleton.

also, man, the 70's-ness of that afghan on his lap is mind-blowing.