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An In-Depth Look Back at the Turkish Version of Flash Gordon



While I don’t normally publish video essays from other sites, I was sent the following piece by reader Jack Bruit, and it had me hooked from beginning to end, even before I read this part

Over the years Flash has been dull and exciting, original and derivative, a rebel leader and a law-enforcing space ranger. So if one time he fought puppets and changed the flow of gravity while wearing radio dials on his nipples… well, that’s just Tuesday on planet Mongo.

Wait…does this mean M. Bison is from Mongo? Because he said that line to an actress named…MING. It all makes sense now.*

*(no it doesn’t)

About Author

Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist