Segway Squad is here! Walk fast!

July 3, 2008

assault-crop-120.jpgThis is gonna be the hottest new series on TV, and we’ve got it! It’s called Segway Squad, about an elite force that fights crime using those Segway personal transporters. Is that cool, or what?

The squad is led by Pop, a hardened veteran who’s been riding Segways since the old days of  2001. He’s in charge of a bunch of  wisecracking young hotshots. When a crime is in progress they streak there at the lightning speed of 10 miles per hour, and we zoom along with them, bumping over curbs and scattering pedestrians.

Their Segways are customized – bullet-proof handlebars, built-in flame-throwers, so the marketing toy tie-ins are enormous.

In the pilot episode, they race after a gang of bank robbers who ride tractors; meanwhile, Pop resists having a brassy young blonde chick join the squad, but it turns out…

Related: Laws of Physics 101…

assault-360.jpgParamilitary policemen on assault vehicles take part in an anti-terrorism drill in Jinan, China, July 2, 2008. REUTERS/Stringer

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“Assault vehicles”? They make an assault Segway?

Posted by Charlene | Report as abusive

Remember the movie Short circuit with Johnny 5? g

These must be Johnny 1, 2, 3, and 4.. yes?

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Samurai evolution ?
more Segway news on my blog

Posted by philippeseg | Report as abusive

Absolutely useless against a bandit in a gyrocopter.

Posted by John C Abell | Report as abusive

Hey, thanks for mentioning gyrocopters. It’s about time for me to get back into that controversy.

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Batman! Batman! There’s no WAY the Joker can defeat us now!

Posted by Dayshiftbob | Report as abusive

Can this be mounted with, say, a paintball gun? Or a waterballoon launcher? Can you -imagine- the youtube videos?

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Those of you who know what the Daleks are will see where this is going… I don’t know if this thing will allow me to post a link, so try this:

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