An asteroid crashes down in the middle of southern Illinois and a virus escapes into the public. It rewinds the cultural clock!
It’s suddenly the early 1950s for everyone!
Men all have sensible haircuts!
Women all wear aprons, even to wife-swapping parties!
Teenagers say things like, “Ah, so’s your old man!” and “It’s trad, dad,” and are generally agreed to be Up To No Good!
Everyone smokes – even in hospitals!
All the cars are cool looking again!
Everyone agrees this is for the best!
Minorities go back to being jazz musicians and menial labor!
Women sigh in relief and stop working or wanting sex!
Little kids love being beaten!
Homosexuals simply cease to exist!
Handicapped people enjoy their new, homebound lives!
No one thinks about Canada anymore!
Public whistling becomes a nuisance!
Gang wars break out over the Homeowner’s Agreement!
Huge, tacky holiday decorations are erected aggressively!
Lawns are torched in retaliation!
Housewives gossip maliciously!
Children take their gloves and go home spitefully!
Everything is going fine until the newly reformed Soviet Union drops seven hundred atomic bombs on North America!
HA HA HA YES, bellows Space Alien Stalin. MY FIVE LIGHTYEAR PLAN IS COMPLETE AT LAST!