On December 2, 1982, episode #131 of "Quincy, M.E." aired on network
television. It was one of the most powerful hours in the history of all
media. A stunned generation has been picking up the pieces ever since.
here for the entire, hilarious Punk Rock Quincy issue of Request
magazine online, featuring a Jack Klugman interview, memoirs from actual punk-rock extras who appeared in the
episode, and more.)|
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Molly, her boyfriend, and the ill-fated street-punk Zack are waiting for
the arrival of Abby. She makes her entrance, and Molly immediately notes
that Abby needs "some punking up!"QuickTime(1.5 M) or RealAudio or AIFF(315K) |
As Mayhem's song "Get Up (I Wanna See You Choke)" reaches its heady climax, Zack the ill-fated street-punk gets stabbed in the neck with an ice pick in the middle of the mosh pit. QuickTime(1M) or RealAudio or AIFF(252K)
Adrian Mercer asks Abby to explain her point of view. Abby quotes the sage words of Fly, from a popular Mayhem song: "Ain't no tomorrow. Only yesterday's pain." QuickTime(1.5 M) or RealAudio or AIFF(156K)
Dancing to the sound of the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Quincy asks Dr. Emily Hanover why anyone would "want to listen to music that makes you hate, when you can listen to music that makes you love." QuickTime(1M) or RealAudio or AIFF(310K)
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