Abducted features the unique premise that Zim
is abducted by aliens who were looking for a representative member of the human species. The aliens chose him because he frequently shouts out things like "I am human!" so how could they go wrong, right? After Zim
and the aliens banter for awhile about things like who is and who is not an alien and what the aliens are going to do to human Zim, he escapes with the unwitting help of a little blob guy who is too short and immobile to escape himself.
escapes the aliens set out to capture and possibly fuse an Earth weasel - and the weasel they choose is Dib
. I almost wish they had made this a 30 minute episode - it would have been great to see Dib
banter with these two.
Overall they managed to make these aliens quite dense - they actually manage to make some of the other less-intelligent characters in the series look brilliant by comparison. And yes, they're tall…
My Favorite Moments:
Abducted has a few good moments but I think my favorite has to be the little blob-guy who was the only creature unfortunate enough to not escape the alien captors. Although it's amusing to see Zim
try to convince someone that he's NOT a human, seeing the blob try to appeal to Zim's
sympathies to join him in his escape attempt was funnier (and you all know how sympathetic Zim