“Chain of Command” was not the best episode, there’s no getting around that. It was especially bad for Starscream fans, who were rightly upset over the writers’ steering him into full coward mode and using him for comic relief, which was especially jarring after the competence and courage he showed in “Rebellion.”
Daughter: What was that little Beyonce move with his neck and shoulders? He might as well have snapped his fingers in Z formation!
We re-watched the move 3 times, collapsing in fits of giggles, before continuing on with the episode. (Please, someone with mad skills, gif that moment!) So, the episode was not a total loss in our house.
Skeletor was a homo. Okay, maybe I’m guilty of a little projection here, but from my perspective as a gay Asian kid who was desperate for recognition in the world of ’80s television, which was my life, this was my interpretation.
Interpret this how you will.
True, I may have tried to assassinate him a few times. And cheated on him with just about everyone. Including Soundwave. And Red Alert. But a femme? Never!