Chode's Grandpa Bento and his cronies escape from the fun city rest home because, they say, the staff is stealing their brain waves. Season 2, Episode 3 August 3, 2005 Season 2, Episode 3 August 3, 2005 Chode pays dearly for running up debts on Darph Bobo's credit card when Bobo sets Jupiter 42 on self-destruct mode. The Dark Clown Empire is a totalitarian, tyrannical police state, led by the evil Darph Bobo. Fed up with the lousy working conditions and Chode's continued mistreatment, the crew decides to accept a sweet job offer aboard a luxury ship. But Haffa's only interested in stealing the ship's precious cache of Dilithium Crystals.
When Commander Adam and his cronies start bragging about their son's athletic prowess, Chode boosts his wavering macho pride by pushing young Whip into competing at the upcoming spaceboard competition. Even I could have come up with a few ideas for some episodes! But when he prepares to meet an enemy clown ship as if he were greeting a new friend, it turns out Bobo is at the helm of the ship - and he intends to blow Chode's ass out of the sky. But in a case of mistaken identity, T'Nuk escapes with her friend's identical vissitor, Haffa Dozen, the career stripper that Six was modeled on. Darph Bobo: The manic, stupid and utterly hateful Vader-spoof. When Bobo threatens to kill him, Chode offers to teach Bobo how to be cool. This show was once deemed South Park in space. Just one glimpse of the teenaged lizard whips adoring fans into a frenzy; the king proclaims a holiday, and the allure of instant stardom goes right to Whip's head.
As Chode and his crew try to outrun a couple of brickering Grey Alien scam artists, a mid-space collision sends both ships plummeting to the Earth - to the town of Roswell circa 1947. It was just a short animated film found in the corners of the early days of the internet. The universe is modeled largely after the Star Trek universe, with references to 'warp drive' and 'transporter' beam technology, occasional time travel, the Federation and the Vulcans. Gus: Gus functions s both the ship's engineer and Chode's personal whipping boy. But Chode still has an ace up his sleeve in the form of a device that will allow him to pilot the ship into Bobo's brain.
Overall, it has some laughs but not enough to be worthy of excellent. In contrast, the Confederation is technically a democratic and free society, but in practice, is dominated by mega-corporations and bloated bureaucracies. Characters: Chode: The purple, yet frighteningly Kirkish,… More captain of the Jupiter 42. Has the same homicidal tendencies as his Sith alter-ego, albeit more random in his delivery of punishment. Six and T'Nuk take a scientific approach, while the boys opt to enter Bobo's body by shrinking themselves and their shuttle to the size of gnats. But when it seems too good to be true, it usually is.
Tripping the Rift is SciFi Channel's new comedy. The series also includes elements borrowed from other sources such as Star Wars, 2001: A Space Odyssey and Battlestar Galactica. As Chode struggles along with a new crew of illegal alien aliens, the captain of the luxury ship is prepairing his unwitting crew of newcomers to be sold as slaves on the White Market. At the highschool reunion, Chode is still the coolest of the cool; T'Nuk and the mean girls - recent prison escapees - are back to torment poor Sarah and her misfit friends; and Darph Bobo, a high school nerd who fell for every practical joke, plans to flaunt his new found success. The crew is trapped and - according to legend - the only way out is to confront their worst fears. A true blue professional captain.
When circumstances land Chode and the crew on board a ghost ship in the Bermuda Quadrant, they discover the ship is full of gold. While Gus and T'Nuk sneak back into Fun City to break out Bento and his friends, the others work madly to shut down the treacherous brains behind the deadly scheme. Chode chalks the crazy charges up to senility and gets the old folks re-admitted. He has somewhat queer manners, which the other characters seem to find offensive. Providing that family is old enough to at least buy beer. Ultimately, both superpowers end up exploiting and restricting their inhabitants, albeit in different ways. The general setting is that known space is politically divided between two superpowers: the Confederation led by Humans, and a parody of the Federation from Star Trek and the Dark Clown Empire a parody of the Galactic Empire from Star Wars.
T'Nuk plots to break Six out of jail after the sexy cyborg is thrown into the slammer on an unidentified charge. Whip inadvertently takes control of Jupiter 42, and crash lands the ship on the lush planet of Kraven. But Bobo's grand entrance is ruined by Chode. Also part owner and captain of said vessel. When Commander Adam's jet goes down on Vitalius 4, his wife Nancy implants a nonobot parasite in Chode's head and threatens it will eat his brain if he doesn't bring adam back in 24 hours. Everyone is happy to have 'Six' back on board - and no one is more relieved or ready for sex than Chode. But what starts out as fun for Whip turns sour when Chode turns into the ultimate hardass coach in a bit to win at any cost.
Darph Bobo gets back at Chode for Pilfering his credit card by stealing Bob and programming the ship to self-destruct in just ten minutes. But the second Chode grabs a handful of the loot, the ship battens its hatches. Has a penchant for petty theft, cheating and pornography. In order to stop the catastrophe, our gang must extract a critical password from Bobo's brain. True to his word, he's kind to his wary shipmates and not even his archenemy Darph Bobo can get a rise out of him.
The only way our gang can get off this planet is to replace Bob's damaged fuel rods with ones from the alien's disabled ship - but the alien ship is under lock and key in a highly-secured military hangar. Then he learns that their brainwaves are being stolen to power up a nearby amusement park. Given more time: The cast and directors could have come up with more story ideas beyond the third and final season. . When a near death experience brings him face-to-face with the Devil, Chode vows to change his vile ways. . .