Reimagining Impulses’ “Treading Water” has a lot to offer the viewer. This broadcast suggests school terrorism. As well, this airing critiques modernism from a postmodern perspective. Finally, this segment shows us how fear can create an actual black hole in space, which you can travel. These are just a few highlights upon revisiting Treading Water, if you missed them.
Treading Water starts with a bang, which the writers might of deliberately been suggesting school terrorism. This is how the episode begins: With what looks like a bomb explosion in a school washroom, Henry teleports home due to having a PTSD attack at the thought of Clay Boone awakening from his coma. Perhaps, the writers wanted to suggest recent terrorist attacks in a non-obvious way on schools in this segment, if you missed it.
Another thing about this airing: post modern times really change past things. For example, Cleo does a country version of C and C Music Factory’ “Gonna Make You Sweat” in a bar in the middle of nowhere from her old rock band days. If you remember, originally, “Gonna Make You Sweat” was done to rap beats and rap lyrics, so do you see how things have radically changed in a short bit of time?
On to more scientific matters like black holes in this episode. Einstein said, you have enough mass and you bend time and space; therefore, this show suggests fear, because it takes up lots of space and said to have mass, can create black holes, according to Einstein’s theory of relativity.
In conclusion, you probably missed info on first watch of this episode. I missed the bit on suggestions of school terrorism in this episode. Also, the Cleo critique on C and C Music Factory “Gonna Make You Sweat” was dope. I hope you like this one in second time around.