Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Todd & the Book of Pure Evil - Rock 'N Roll Zombies Know Best



Marcy (Suzanne Pringle) is so tired of her parents always harping on her attraction to all things goth and what the lifestyle/culture seems to be “ruining” her (grades, attitude towards them, the dressing in black, etc.). The Book of Pure Evil arrives to give her “new parents”, and she wishes for her favorite band to fill that role. This is the Book of Pure Evil we’re talking about so it provides her with her favorite band…but they’re dead! Or shall I say *undead*…

Sebastian Fury and Raven (Toby Hughes and Kristen Harris) are the band that Marcy and Jenny so love (here Jenny is a bit more gothic than usual) so them being the choice of parents seemed so right to Marcy. Marcy had been luring guys (believing they’ll get laid) to her home, making them believe a good time awaited them in her basement. Instead zombies Fury and Raven were waiting on them, so hungry and unhinged in their insatiable craving for human flesh! Todd just wants Jenny to be his girlfriend, although she resists something fierce, always scoffing and rolling her eyes at him. So Todd seeks advice from janitor, Jimmy, and that advice is to make Jenny jealous. Marcy walks up, immediately seeming willing to offer Todd a “good time”, telling him to be at her place at seven that night. Jenny seems a smidgen jealous, although she tries to brush it all off. When Todd arrives finding Curtis also at Marcy’s the idea of something special happening starts to fade…until the two believe Marcy is up for a threesome! Then they think they’re following her to the basement, but Fury and Raven greet them, rotted and jolly (speaking in English accents!). Thankfully Todd finds a shovel…and window exit. Before long, Marcy is being pressured to find more human chow, but eventually Fury and Raven go to where they believe food awaits…Crowley High! Marcy eventually goes the way most students do that dabble with the Book of Pure Evil…and her “adoptive parents” have no problem adding her to their menu!


Fans of metal and zombies—and metal zombies!—will undoubtedly find something to enjoy from this episode, Rock 'N Roll Zombies Know Best, which obviously also features the trio of metalheads (“Losers!”) often hanging out at their car as Todd and his buds pass by. Early in the series it appears Hannah was infatuated with Todd instead of Curtis, the one-armed doobie-smoking goof. Well, Todd is also a doobie-smoking goof, and the show’s funny irony is that he’s listed in the title seemingly the hero, although most of the time it is always someone else saving the day while he is lucky to survive. Accidental survival rues the day as reluctant tosses of an ax, sudden reactionary uses of a shovel, and one Jenny-in-combat-mode shovel chop are beneficial to the show’s unlikely heroes. Hannah, no surprise, is one of them. There’s nothing original here, though. It is not shocking a show like this featured zombies in one episode. Might as well be a former heavy metal couple who had the grave misfortune of suffering the results of too many days without sleep…

Atticus is commissioned by his father and the geriatric Satanists that accompany him in the Crowley Retirement Home to find the Book of Pure Evil, and as guidance counselor he tries to do just that. But that task comes with dangerous consequences...getting pummeled by Curtis and Todd being one of them!


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Every actor has to make terrible films from time to time, but the trick is never to be terrible in them.

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