Last week: Transformers. This week: Zombies and Phoenix Wright
Ever since those devil sisters appeared, PnS has gotten a lot better. Gone are the days of barf, boogers and sperm soldiers. Welcome to a new era of well-done parodies and adrenaline-pumped action. Where else will you see the unholy union of dildos and the undead? Two lawyers duking it out in a variety gameshow? Cartoon style and super sexy hi-def scenes? Now that I’m done gushing, let’s dive into it!
Right from the title screen, we’re tipped off that this episode is about zombies. Even the TOWN name is a reference to zombie flick directors. So were are the Anarchy sisters in this time of peril? Barricading themselves in a police station since they were stuck as “honorary police officers” for the day. They would love to bust the door down and blow everything to smithereens, but apparently zombie Ghosts are immune to the angel’s weapons. At a loss at what to do, the civilians start to argue and call them impostors.
Garterbelt pops out of the loo to start telling us how to kill them before going back in to finish his…business. A regular cop bravely takes charge, saying that they’re weak to fire. Anime cops are always useless though. Within 5 seconds, he accidentally drops the fire in front of a massive crowd of zombies, who now have a convenient light to see what their victims look like. All hell breaks loose now that the door is open! Garterbelt, just spit out how to kill them already!
Really? Split their heads open? I don’t need some black guy to tell me that, I’d do it instinctively! Panty manages to lead a small rebellion to a weapons store by bashing zombies in with a baseball bat. Except the weapons store is a sex shop. HOW DO YOU MIX THOSE TWO UP? The demon sisters laugh and act all hoity-toity from a distance, reveling in the undead army they have formed. They make a zombie messenger especially for the angel sisters just to say “nya nya nya, you got owned by us~”
Garterbelt is taking mental notes for later…
Sufficiently pissed off, they do what anyone else would do in this situation – grab some neon-coloured dildos and start killing zombies. There’s actually a longish scene with a civilian trying to sacrifice his life and be dramatic, but his speech is so long that he becomes a zombie before he does anything useful. After more engrish swearing than you can shake a dildo at, the sisters plow their way (heh.) through the zombies in an attempt to get their car. Once IN the car, they’re actually in more danger though…
Garterbelt has a lot of screentime this episode, what with all his zombie killing. He even has a face-off with the zombified Panty and Stocking. Oh man, if we had a zombie transformation sequence? DAAAMMMNNNN. Anyways, they fight while the demon sisters get swarmed by their own army. In the end, everyone is a zombie and can’t change back. Lulz.
The next segment is some “Judgement Day” game show on TV in which Panty and Stocking forcefully attend. It’s basically a court hearing, but airing on TV. Like Judge Judy, but crazy and Japanese. They’re judging PnS for the murder of some benevolent Ghost, and the judges will ultimately be the viewers (who consist of rabid fans and rabid haters).
Tom Croose (wooooooow, blatant reference is blatant) is the attorney trying to prosecute the lovely angels, and a monkey with an IQ of 60 is the lawyer for the defendants. At least the monkey can speak? Sadly, all the evidence Tom Croose has is pretty incriminating. Photos of where they were before the murder, Panty saying she shoots all Ghosts on sight, and Stocking not remembering the names of all the Ghosts they’ve called. So even though they don’t recall killing the poor, innocent, Mr. Husband Petters – they’re pretty much guilty.
One of the last straws is when Panty is asked to display how her gun works since some witnesses heard gunshots. Instead of just normally transforming her gun, she gives everyone a mini stripshow with a conveniently-appearing pole. For this, they are banished into a metal coffin for the rest of the trial. The last and final straw is when the Ghost’s wife gives everyone a sob story to win sympathy.
The audience votes them as GUILTY, and the more guilty votes they have, the higher the voltage of their ELECTRIC SHOCK. Stocking enjoys it (Looks like Tarou from MM! has a new friend…) so they turn the voltage to max, revealing the identities of the host and Croose as none other than the demon sisters! Their identities are fully revealed once the machine explodes.
It hurts so GOOD
The residual electricity shocks the monkey lawyer, stimulating his brain to the point where he becomes THE ULTIMATE PRIMATE (I typed primape at first, but that’s a Pokemon…). He solves the case quite easily – if Panty shot the Ghost, it would have exploded. Derr. The killer is none other than the wife, and the host and Croose were in on it! The judge sticks the crazy wife in the electric tomb and the viewers say she’s guilty, of course. BZZZTTTT!
The judge, clad in his thong, begs the angels to kill the Ghost (who survived the shock). Finally free from their prison, we get some good quality TRANS-FO-MASHUN SEEK-WENTZ! Great way to end the episode, along with almost naked! demon girls.
End Thoughts: I found this to be another solid episode. By solid I mean batshit crazy. Lots of references too. It took me a long time to notice the Ren and Stimpy reference that people kept mentioning…It’s that Mr. Husband Petters looks like Stimpy. …Right? XDDD And Stocking making her high-pitched noise after killing that zombie was a Bruce Lee reference. IT TOOK ME A WHILE TO REALIZE THIS, DON’T MAKE FUN OF ME. The parody thing is going well for them, to be honest. It gives them something to focus on. While each situation isn’t the most original idea ever, PnS manages to spin it in a completely ridiculous way.
The zombie half was amusing in all of its engrish swearing majesty. Sadly, the only zombie thing I’ve ever seen is Highschool of the Dead. I KNOW, i need to watch a zombie movie one day and I WILL. And yet I’m the one who reviews all the horror/creepy shows hurr hurr hurr. The ending was great too. XD
I enjoyed watching the second half, but in retrospect, it’s pretty low-key. It’s very unassuming and a bit weird to try and follow. Anyways, I always appreciate the tired and true OBJECTION! reference. It never gets old. I loved the poledance scene too. GO PANTY GO!
Overall, I am very pleased with PnS right now. It’s hitting all my right spots and filling me with pleasure. ….Yeah, I’m not even going to go back and reword that. I am digging this consistency. I actually look FORWARD to new episodes, when before I would fidget nervously when I saw it up for download. I never knew what to expect. Hopefully, keeping my expectations up at this point won’t blow up in my face. Have fun talking to the non-PnS-watchers about dildos and zombies as they slowly think you’ve gone crazy! =D
COME again soon ;D (Yeah, I went there)