The Residents: Icky Flix

The Residents: Icky Flix

Submitted by Steve Henck and David Wahl

The release of the video collection “Icky Flix” by “The Residents” contains some exciting additional footage hidden on the DVD.

From the disc’s main menu – not one of the “cube” menus – select “More Info” at the bottom of the screen and then press “Enter”. You will notice that the frame around the menu has a little eyeball wearing a top hat in the upper-left corner whereas the other corners just have a sphere. Press the “Right” or “Left” arrow key on your remote control twice to highlight the eyeball, and then press “Enter”. You will now be treated to a music video entitled “Wormwood” recorded live at “House of Blues.”

There are a large nubmer of other hidden features in the same vein on the disc. From the Credits, you can access “Night Music with Conway Twitty” in pretty much the same way. Also from the Credits, if you hit the “Right” button 13 times, you can get to some footage from “Pee Wee’s Playhouse.” If you hit the “Right” arrow button 3 times in the Discography, you will be treated to “Offbeat Night” from Munich in 1988, while pressing “Right” 5 times in the “Technical Info” section will bring up the MTV clip “Slow Bob in the Lower Dimensions.”
Then there is “Cube-E Tour,” which is accessed through the “Flix Cube -> Third Reich and Roll -> More Info” menu screen. Also accessible from the “Flix Cube” menu, go to “Kick A Picnic” and then “More Info” to see “The 13th Anniversary Show” with Snakefinger from Oslo.
If you go to “This is a Man’s World” and then “More Info” from the “Flix Cube” menu screen, you will get to witness a segment of the “Uncle Sam Mole Show” from 1983, and finally if you access the “Vileness Fats -> More Info” menu from the “Flix Cube,” you will be in for a treat as “Love Leaks Out.”

Quite a few hidden features for one disc, don’t you think?

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