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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Debbie Gibson + Tiffany = Mega Python vs. Gatoroid

Normally if Debbie Gibson turns up in a made for TV movie, I hum the opening bars of ‘Shake Your Love’ and proceed with my day.  My relationship with her ’80s nemesis, Tiffany, is slightly more complicated (She used to sing ‘I Think We’re Alone Now’ right to me).  Regardless, my adult logic has always been, “Unless they’re singing in a mall or wearing a denim jacket and an old-man hat, I’ve got other things to worry about, like watching Season 2 of Magnum PI.”  But, my friends, today we embark on a new path – an idea so high concept that it makes Stallone’s Expendables look like a cheap ploy to cash in on the ’80s nostalgia harbored by men in their late 30′s.  Today, we prepare for Mega Python Vs. Gatoroid!

I want to shake hands with the prophet at the Syfy network who first envisioned this groundbreaking work of breathtaking genius.  Let me set the scene.  Debbie Gibson plays an animal rights activist who frees wrongfully imprisoned snakes, then releases them to grow, unchecked, to humongous proportions. Tiffany (ahh sweet, Tiffany) is a park ranger of some sort who helps underprivileged alligators rise up to destroy their oppressors. The actual plot is a tightly guarded secret at Syfy.  Which is awesome – I don’t want to know too much going in!  I can’t tell you if these staples of my adolencent fantasy life will be teaming up in the movie or battling each other.  I also have no idea why a Gatoriod would want to fight a Mega Python, but I’m sure as heck gonna find out.

There WILL be more from thedailyjim.com as this thing gets further into production.

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