Recap: At the Vandenberg Air Force Base, Rudy's space telescope is set to launch in exactly sixty minutes. The fembot who's taken over the base's communications center issues a red alert to seal the base from any further infiltrators...and orders that anyone attempting to get past security is to be held for questioning until after the launch. The only exception will be a high priority cargo shipment that will be delivered by Fembot Nancy, who's posing as a naval officer. Oscar, meanwhile, cluelessly assures the Secretary that the base has been sealed, and that there's no possible way the energy ray weapon can be inserted into the telescope and launched into space.
Rudy is running tests on the now defunct Tami fembot when Jaime enters the room and remarks on how frightening it is to fend off these android bitches. Rudy tells her he's having trouble figuring out the frequency Carl is using to communicate with the bots and admits that he always seems to be one step ahead of them.
Fembot Nancy arrives at the Vandenberg Air Force Base with the energy ray weapon to complete Phase Three (I think we're at three) of Carl's master plan. Fembot Callahan pulls out her can of Aqua Net and spritzes the Air Force staff milling around the soon-to-be-launched rocket, then removes Rudy's telescope from the nose cone of the rocket and replaces it with the energy ray weapon.
Rod tells Jaime he feels bad about creating the energy ray weapon (as well he should) and now wants to do all he can to get it back from the fembots. He adds that he's A-OK with the infection risk he faces living outside of his glassed-in sterilized environment, which is the least he can be contrite about considering he created a weapon of mass destruction that has put the entire planet in peril. Oscar enters the room and tells Jaime he wants her to fly to the Vandenberg Air Force Base and see if her bionic ear can pick up anymore fembot buzzing, and Rod offers to tag along and fly her there on his private plane.
Over at the Air Force base, the officers inside mission control are doing their final checks as the clock counts down to the official launch.
Rod radios the Vandenberg communication center and asks for permission to land his plane. The fembot-in-chief replies, "Permission denied", and Rod's like, "Say wuh?" and explains that he and Jaime Sommers are here on official OSI business, and that they're landing regardless...so suck on it. The fembot quickly informs security that an unauthorized aircraft is about to land.
As Jaime and Rod deplane, a security jeep speeds over. Jaime hears the countdown for the rocket launch via the base's PA system and asks the lieutenant on the jeep why in blazes they're still proceeding with the launch - but he ignores her question and tells her that she and Rod are under arrest for trespassing a restricted area. When he suddenly starts wheezing and sneezing into his hanky, Jaime and Rod exchange worried glances about what could be an airborne infection that could potentially kill Rod, and Rod wryly mutters, "Gesundheit." LOL. The lieutenant informs Jaime and Rod that they're going to be held at the base for questioning...so Jaime leaps off of the jeep and bionically races off to see about putting a stop to the launch.
The mission control staff continues to do their pre-launch checks and stare obsessively at the clock: three minutes and counting!
Jaime races across the base and quickly encounters the fembots near a hangar. She jogs around in circles before bionically grabbing a chain link fence and using it to wrap around two of the fembots like a sushi roll, rendering them helpless and pretty funny looking as they awkwardly flail about. An infuriated Fembot Callahan grabs a metal pipe and strides purposefully toward Jaime...and their stunt doubles wrestle around in slo-mo with slowed down dun dun dun dun sound effects for what seems like a really looooong time. With only a few seconds left on the countdown clock, Jaime comes to the hopeless realization that it's too late to stop the rocket launch...and she limps out of the hangar and collapses in the arms of two Air Force officers. Carl orders Fembot Callahan to let Jaime go for now and return to headquarters for the final phase of his demented plan.
Later at Fembot Headquarters, Fembot Callahan informs Carl that linkage of the targeting unit to his computer is complete, and that the satellite is standing by for whatever nefarious acts he wants to commit.
Rudy looks down at Jaime, who's recovering from the cyborg-on-fembot wrestling match in a hospital bed. He tenderly kisses her forehead.
Over at OSI mission control, Oscar asks Rod what the best course of action is now that the energy ray weapon is in orbit...and Rod taps away at a computer and says he's running "counter measure parameters", hoping to find a defect in his design. Rudy enters the room to report that Jaime doesn't have any serious injuries and that he gave her a sedative so she can rest. Oscar sighs wearily and says it's pretty clear that Carl Franklin has them by the short and curlies...and Rod concurs and says that all Carl has to do is link up the ray weapon's targeting unit to an analog computer, and - voila! - he can start indiscriminately blowing shit up. Oscar suggests they send in the marines to attack Carl's ground base, but Rudy's like, "No can do" 'cause they haven't been able to pinpoint his location. Oscar sighs again and concedes that all hope is lost, and dejectedly mutters, "I guess we'll just have to give in to his demands." After Rod steps out of the room to check on Jaime, Oscar grimly bloviates to Rudy, "You can't win 'em all, but it hurts when you finally lose the big one."
Jaime is having nightmares about fembots dressed up as showgirls and attacking her. When she wakes up in a cold sweat, Rod coos at her that she's safe, and urges her to relax. She stares concernedly at his face, which is suddenly all sweaty...then touches his forehead and tells him he's burning up. Rod says he likely caught a cold after being sneezed on by the lieutenant earlier, then shrugs 'cause he figured that his immune system was going to crap out on him sooner or later. Rudy enters the room, checks Rod's forehead at Jaime's behest, and confirms that, yep, he definitely has a fever. Jaime implores him to think up a medical solution to cure his disease, so Rudy rattles off a list of treatments, all of which have already been attempted by Rod's doctors. He racks his brain harder and suggests Asparagine 90H negative, and Rod perks up and says he hasn't tried that one yet, and he and Rudy agree it's worth a shot.
Carl calls Oscar at mission control, gives him the coordinates of his location, then tells him he intends to demonstrate the effectiveness of the energy ray weapon. He says the target will be the uninhabited coast of Sonora, and adds that one of the OSI's weather observation planes is within five miles of the target and will be able to verify the destruction first-hand. He says he'll call back shortly after the demo...and Oscar quickly radios the weather observation plane to ask if they've noticed anything unusual, and they tell him they haven't.
At Fembot Headquarters, the fembots set location coordinates followed by a firing sequence, then hit the blast now button. A few seconds later, a laser from the energy ray weapon shoots at a small island and completely disintegrates the entire land mass. The pilot on the weather observation plane cries, "Good Lord!" and tells Oscar he's not going to believe this, but that he just witnessed an entire island get blown to smithereens...and Oscar grimly replies, "I do believe it" and stares concernedly into space. Carl calls back and smugly tells Oscar that it should be clear to him how futile it is to argue with his demands, which are that he wants the three people responsible for the destruction of his father - Jaime, Rudy, Oscar - delivered to his headquarters within twelve hours.
Jaime wakes up and finds Rod in her hospital room, looking sick and sweaty. He tells her that Rudy and Oscar flew off somewhere and left her a videotaped message, then inserts the tape into the VCR and hits play. On the video, Oscar tells her that he and Rudy have agreed to bite the bullet and turn themselves in to Carl Franklin, and implores her to not follow them for any kind of last-minute, heroic rescue that only someone with bionic, superhuman abilities could hope to pull off. Oscar then signs off by smiling into the camera and cooing, "So long, babe." Jaime predictably leaps out of her hospital bed and tells Rod she has no choice but to try to save them, not least 'cause she stands a far better chance fighting against the fembots than anyone with non-bionic limbs. Rod finds her clothes in a nearby closet...and as she changes behind the changing curtain, she asks him if there's a flaw in his energy ray weapon that could be helpful to her rescue mission, e.g. Can it be turned against itself? Rod mulls that over and tells her the weapon could be programmed to fire at its own targeting unit and thereby destroy itself - but in order to pull that off, she'd need to be inside Carl's headquarters to insert a programmed cassette tape into the targeting unit, then flee like hell 'cause there's only a five minute delay before the laser blasts the target. Jaime decides she likes the sound of that plan and says she's going to give it a go.
Carl is incensed that Rudy and Oscar didn't bring Jaime along, then makes a creepy remark about how much he'd loooove to possess a bionic woman. A few seconds later, Fembot Callahan reports that she just spotted Jaime on their surveillance cameras...and Carl delightedly orders her and the other fembots to hang back and allow Jaime to proceed closer to their base. As Jaime approaches the entrance of the building, which looks like a giant grain elevator, she hears Carl's voice on the PA system exclaim, "Welcome! We've been expecting you." She turns around and - ack! - is blocked by three fembots decked out in solid colored onesies, and she wearily gives in and agrees to be forcibly escorted inside the base.
Jaime is brought to the storage room where Oscar and Rudy are being held...and they hug her and pretend to be surprised that she threw all caution to the wind to attempt to save them. She shows them the programmed cassette that Rod gave her, and says their survival depends on one of them inserting it into the targeting unit in the computer room, then fleeing the premises before the building gets zapped. She suggests she distract the fembots by bionically running off, giving one of them an opportunity to insert the cassette into the targeting unit. A few seconds later, Fembot Callahan enters the room and ushers the three of them over to the computer room to face Carl's wrath. He smugly tells them how thrilled he is that the three of them are finally at his mercy, then blames Oscar for not stroking his deranged father's ego enough. When Oscar says his father had a few screws loose and was far too grandiose, Carl argues that he was never the madman Oscar made him out to be. Oscar snarkishly tells him that machines have limitations, and Carl argues that machines are capable of faster evolution than humans, then motions toward Jaime and reminds everyone that she's an advanced cyborg. Jaime tells him there's a lot more to her than his fembots, then bionically leaps over them and races out the door. The fembots chase after her...and in the ensuing chaos, Oscar shoves Carl away from him and tosses the cassette to Rudy, who inserts it into the targeting unit. Hurray! As Jaime races down a hallway, she hears two women cry, "Help us!", so she bionically breaks into the room and finds the real Callahan and Tami Cross. She locks the door behind her just as the fembots arrive...and when Carl gets wind of what's happening, he orders the fembots to break into the room and kill everyone inside. Noooo!!
As Rudy is getting the life choked out of him by a fembot, he desperately shrieks to Oscar, "Smash the fembot controls!", so Oscar throws a chair at the computer dashboard, which results in a lot of sparking and sizzling...and causes all of the fembots to simultaneously freeze and become immobile. Rudy and Oscar dash to the exit - but Carl appears in the doorway pointing a pistol at them, and orders them to back away. Jaime, meanwhile, inches around the fembots, now frozen in their about-to-lunge positions, and urges Callahan and Tami to take the elevator, flee the building, and run for the hills. Jaime saunters back to the computer room to smugly declare to Carl that his evil plan has failed, but he just shrugs and says he's totes fine with his base getting destroyed. He says he's not afraid to die 'cause of the immense pleasure it brings him to take his enemies down with him. He breaks his pistol in half with his bare hands, then gets all in Jaime's face and maniacally asks, "Now do you see?!!" And when she just stares back at him in creeped out bewilderment, he tells her that his nutty father gave him a soul, meaning his soul...then - ACK!! - dramatically rips off his face skin to reveal that he too is a googly eyed, central vac mouthed bot. A wigged out Jaime moans, "Ooooh noooo.." as Carl explains that Dr. Franklin had a son who died when he was a baby, then decided 'why the hell not create a maniacal manbot replacement to carry on the Franklin name?' Jaime suddenly realizes that what Carl has really been angling for in this two-parter is a cyborg-on-manbot showdown, so she tells Oscar and Rudy to flee the building while she indulges the freak in one last fight to the death.
Jaime and Carl violently wrestle around the computer room for awhile, and then Jaime bionically leaps up to the upper floor and flees to a large balcony. Carl follows her and takes a running leap at her - but when Jaime deftly moves out of the way, he falls off the balcony...and quickly gets replaced by his inanimate googly-eyed stunt dummy, which gets tossed off the side of the balcony and lands with a thud on the ground below. Jaime races to the elevator, pries open the doors, and shimmies down the thick cable until she reaches the ground floor.
Oscar tells Rudy he half-heartedly wants to go back for Jaime, but Rudy says it's too late to give her a second thought now that the laser is about to hit. The two take cover beside Callahan and Tami...and just as it seems like all hope is lost for Jaime, she emerges from the front door and bionically races away from the building. As a giant laser strikes the building, she somersaults through the air to take cover just seconds before the building explodes. Oscar and Rudy rush over to make sure she's OK, then clump together in a grateful group hug.
Later, in a Las Vegas nightclub, Rod calls Jaime to tell her his health is improving, then hands the phone over to Tami so she can personally thank Jaime for saving her boyfriend's life. After the call, Oscar, Rudy, Callahan, and Jaime drink champagne, decide it's really not so bad that there's a deadly energy ray weapon floating around in space, and celebrate the end (for real this time) of Dr. Franklin and his lethal fembots.
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