The Monster and the Ape #15: The Last Refuge of the Failure

Good friends, ’tis the final chapter of The Monster and the Ape, so a quick recap is in order. But first, those who were playing along with The Monster and the Ape home game can find the final chapter here, with Spanish subtitles. Our story so far: A team of scientists reveal to the world…

The Monster and the Ape #14: Monkey is Not Made for Defeat

The Monster and the Ape #14 His Last Flight For those of you playing The Monster and the Ape home game, Chapter 14 can be found here, with Spanish subtitles. Sharp-eyed viewer James pointed out that I failed to recap one incident that happened in the last chapter, a segment which, at the time, seemed…

The Monster and the Ape #13: Abandon All Monkeys, Ye Who Enter Here

The Monster and the Ape #13 The Gorilla at Large   For those playing The Monster and the Ape home game, Chapter 13 can be found here, with Spanish subtitles. We listen to our increasingly-less-enthusiastic narrator for a second, then pick up in the middle of the car chase we left off with last week,…

The Monster and the Ape #12: The Dimmest Flame, the Lightest Shadow

The Monster and the Ape #12 The Shadow of Destiny   Our excitable narrator has apparently fueled up with a quick snack between the last chapter and this one, as he manages three or four sentences during the recap, which is not only more than usual, but actually helpful, considering the footage of the first…

The Monster and the Ape #11: A Banal Madness

The Monster and the Ape #11 The Mad Professor For those of you playing The Monster and the Ape home game, the Spanish-subtitled version can be found here. Though we are finally on the downslope of this serial when the excitement is ostensibly about to get more, well, exciting, this chapter’s recap is a snooze….

The Monster and the Ape #10: This Episode Wouldn’t Voom If You Put Four Million Volts Through It

The Monster and the Ape #10 Forty Thousand Volts   For those of you playing The Monster and the Ape home game, I have some sad news: OV Guide’s website has been updated and they no longer host the serial, and I can find no free streaming sites for it. Also, I like you folks,…

The Monster and the Ape #9: No Man Is Free Who Cannot Control His Robot

The Monster and the Ape #9 The Secret Tunnel The story thus far: Robot salesman Ken, along with robot inventor Professor Arnold and his daughter Babs, are fighting against evil robot-coveting scientist Ernst, who has henchmen and a large gorilla named Thor. The possession of the robot and the wonder metal that powers him, Metalogen,…

The Monster and the Ape #8: Those Wonderful Monsters Out There in the Dark

The Monster and the Ape #8 Death in the Dark   Previously! Everyone finally figured out Ernst was disguised as Dr. Draper all along! Ken gets smug about it! A giant gorilla tosses Babs around a little! And that’s about it! For those of you playing The Monster and the Ape home game, this episode…

The Monster and the Ape #7: I Have No Monkey, and I Must Scream

The Monster and the Ape #7: A Scream in the Night For those playing The Monster and the Ape home game, this episode should begin at about 2:06:30 in the OV Guide version. And again, my apologies for missing last week and being late this week; anyone who has been watching along has every right…

The Monster and the Ape #6: Professor In Disguise (With Glasses)

The Monster and the Ape #6 A Fiend in Disguise Last week, I tweeted my usual announcement of the recap going live, calling the serial “The Monkey and the Ape,” in reference to my Chapter 4 recap where I complained that, with so little robot combined with so much gorilla, the serial might as well…