A. Kniggendorf & K. Anderson
proudly present:


The Glitch


recently on IRC...
(beware the lunatics!)

Idea:
Zach suffers from a particularly evil malfunction in the early days of his bionics: he reacts to the Tri-D remote control, and his son is a passionate "zapper"...

     "No, no, commander. SIR. Please. It's just my son watching channel 6..."
     "Dare I ask what will happen if he changes to the Playboy channel, Captain?"
     <embarrassed studying of boots> "Better don't."

     "Son, would you *please* stop channel surfing? At least while we have company? I've already offended 3 officers by inadvertantly making an obscene gesture when you press the channel button. And I dislike walking into the fridge on a continuous basis as well."

     "Dad, where are all the batteries?"
     "Confiscated until Q-Ball fixes this glitch."
     "How am I supposed to watch Tri-D without a remote?"
     "GV can change the channels for you."
     GV: "Little Zach, please, not so fast! I'm getting quite dizzy!"

     Z: "And now to the two of us, QBall..." <impressive growl worth the Goose>
     Q: "Captain, I am doing my best! But you must realize, that with over 2 billion fine bio-mechanical nerve connections in your arm alone, tracking the problem to the specfic faulty ones will take *time*!"
     Z: <leaning in closer> "Fix. It. NOW."
     Q: "Ah, Fredrick? Hold all my calls until further notice. I've got a few billion circuits to test before I find myself dropped off of the charging platform..."


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