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This episode marks the death of Pilot.
Blastarr orders Pilot to surrender, in spite of Dread's orders for him to destroy everyone and everything. This gave her enough time to hit the destruct button, and defeat Dread, even as she died.
Tired of having Laccki spy on him for Overmind, Dread sabotages the robot, hoping to destroy it.
Goof: When Scout destroys the Prometheus Platform, he says that the reaction should cause "a premature implosion", or in other words, collapse in upon itself. But when the destruction of the facility is shown, it explodes, or blows outwards from its center.
Hawk claims his Suit malfunctioned when it told him how much power it had left. But the Suit said he had 15% left, and he reports that his power level was 50%.
Nitpick: The computer gives a countdown of thirty seconds before the Icarus Platform is supposed to be launched, and is stopped by Scout with one second left. In real time, however, thirty-five seconds elapses before Scout hits the button.
Captain Power's Team seems to take Icarus Control completely by surprise, in spite of the fact that they fought two major battles in and outside of the complex to reach the Control Center!
Check out the data-thief Locke's gun. Unlike everyone else on this series, he has a slug thrower handgun, not a laser.
Apparently even the perfection of the Machine needs some help, since Blastarr does calisthenics during this episode! Then again, he might just enjoy martial exercises, and be doing them for fun, just as he's done previously by shooting at boulders.
We learn that Soaron could tolerate the acid fog of Darktown, but Blastarr was badly affected by it immediately, possibly due to the damage done to him during his birth process by Captain Power's team.
Vi, who we met during the episode "Wardogs", appeared, but only in a flashback.
We learn that there was a connection between Dr Stuart Power and Eden 2, but they are attacked before Eden 2's representative John can give them the details.
Major Matt "Hawk" Masterson is the first to wear a Power Suit. Apparently Dr Power planned for him to wear that particular Suit, since the Undersuit had oak leaves- the insignia of a Major- lightly marked on its collar.
We learn that the Suits protect their wearers from being digitized. Once activated, the Suits conform to the biological matrix of the wearer. After that, no one else can wear them without them being damaged.
The inscription on the bottom of Lord Dread's music box read:
"To Lyman Taggart On the occasion of his 40th birthday, You're not getting older, you're getting- well, older. All our best, Jon and Stuart Power."
We learn that it has been 15 years since the death of Dr Stuart Power and the emergence of Lyman Taggart's new persona Lord Dread.
In addition to the Power Suits and the Base, Dr Stuart Power created six Transit Gates, located in different sections of the country (north, south, east, west, central, and the sixth outside the Power Base). These Transit Gates use short range teleportation to give them access to the entire country in short amounts of time. Enter any Gate, and you can exit through any of the others at will. This is the first episode that mentions their existence, and helps to explains how the Power Team can get to trouble in a hurry no matter where it's located.
We learn that Bio-Dreads such as Soaron and Blastarr are bionic machines with encoded DNA. That means that they are self-replicating, and further that they are autonomous. They are living, thinking machines.
Notice that the eyepiece of David Hemblen's costume for Dread changes in this episode. This new, larger eyepiece will be the one used throughout the rest of the show.
This is the first time we witness the rivalry between Soaron and Blastarr.