Londes is the leader of Scratch, a cyber-cult that encourages members to leave their bodies behind and find inner peace by becoming pure digital information. Londes is an enigmatic figurehead that indirectly evokes the Aum Shinrikyo cult that came to world prominence in after the now-infamous Tokyo Sarin Gas Attacks. With his saucer-sized dilated eyes and sheet-white pallor, Londes looks like he has simultaneously been brainwashed but is also about to hypnotize prospective members of Scratch. Their objectives are always primarily personal and then inadvertently selfless. This makes the Bebop crew the perfect group to stop Scratch, a cult led by an individual that masks his personal motivations behind impersonal rhetoric.
Cowboy Bebop Episode 23 Discussion
"Cowboy Bebop" Brain Scratch (TV Episode ) - IMDb
Brain Scratch is the 23rd episode or "session" of Cowboy Bebop. SCRATCH , the migrate to electronics movement, has gained minor popularity with its teachings on the destiny of humanity, which the group believes will be to leave their bodies and join the "infinite sea of electrons". Spike is watching a CBC Action News profile on the group in a piece which tells of their radical views and their leader, Dr. On another channel, Samantha Copeland introduces a piece called "Insane Order! Londes believes allows his followers to exist outside their own bodies. Londes' methods, dismissing it as pure science fiction. Before shutting off the TV, Spike sees Faye on a talk show discussing SCRATCH and saying that she has joined the group as a last-ditch effort to escape her debt, since without a body she will have no need for money.
Overthinking Cowboy Bebop: Session 23
This episode of Cowboy Bebop begins with the image of a TV turning on. Rather, we see what he sees. Fourth wall? What fourth wall?
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