As always, I tried to sneak Star Trek TOS moments into the episode and, fortunately for me, Ernie is fluent in Trek. The Kilowog/Razer heart-to-heart is a combo homage (that’s writerspeak for “ripoff”) to two of my favorite Trek moments. This Bones/Spock moment from Bread & Circuses:
And Razer’s response to Kilowog’s irritated observation that Aya’s condition? Full on Commodore Decker upon being informed that there is no third planet:
DON’T YOU THINK I KNOW THAT?!
Well, that’s it for now. See you on Saturday.
I was getting some serious Aladdin feels when Hal was approaching the orange lantern battery!
Really? That was supposed to be THIS:
Well, that Aladdin scene was a bit of a riff on the Indiana Jones scene, so I’d say mission accomplished. ;)