“We travel through time, to help history along, give it a push where it’s needed.”
“When the omni’s red, it means history’s wrong, its’ our job to get everything back on track.”
The Voyagers was this tv show from the 80s that only ran for one season. I had never heard of it before, but Hairy loved it and recently got a bunch of DVDs from Netflix. Manda was over the first night he watched it. We kind of rolled our eyes cuz a lot of the nostalgic stuff that Hairy watches ends up being really dumb.
However, we kinda got hooked!!
The show is about this dude named Phineas Bogg who is a “traveler.” He travels through time, fixing moments in history that go wrong for some reason.
He has this book that tells him how history is supposed to be. He uses this thing called the Omni which is a handheld gadget to time travel. When the omni is red, it means history is messed up. When it’s green, it means history is fixed and they can either go on a vacation (which they do a lot) or find the next bit of history to fix.
In a botched time-related incident, he ends up in 1982 and ends up with a young sidekick named Jeffrey. They lose the book, but Jeffrey knows so much about history, that now he can travel with Phineas and help him fix history.
So the show is kind of learn-y but also kind of funny. Phineas is not so learned in the history department, but apparently is a hit with the ladies in this super cheezy way. This prompts Jeffrey to say, “You know the code. No romance while the omni is red!”
In a fit of randomness, I decided to make commemorative tshirts!
I have been hesitant to wear it now, because Danielle thought the shirt was a reference to …. not having sex on your period!! AHAHHAAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAH. In her defense, we had been Twittering about periods a few days before! I just never even really thought about how the quote on the shirt could read to people who hadn’t watched the show at all. HILARIOUS. This is now known as The Period Shirt.
Good thing I made one for Hairy, too.