Episode 196 featuring the 1983 Fox Video Games offering REVENGE OF THE BEEFSTEAK TOMATOES is clearly an allegory for the plight of the American farmer in the 1980s international trade market.
Also, tomatoes are trying to kill you, so maybe the message is: Kids, eat less fruit.
This week's short story: TOMATO PUREE
Flat Earth Rocketman Measuring Curve of the Unite States
A ROM Has Been Released of Atari's "Pursuit of the Pink Panther"
Thanks to Kevin McLeod at Incompetech.com for creative commons use of his songs "Take a Chance", "Pinball Spring" and "Reformat".
Thanks to Mike Mann for the "Mad Mike Hughes" update theme.
Thanks to Sean Courtney for the "Storytime" theme.
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