After 2005, the world went to shit. That was Logan's summary. Global climate change. All the TVs were rectangular and thin. All the cars were purportedly powered by electricity. The music sucked. Network explained events with more detail but the gist of it was after 2005, the world went to shit. And Remy had to fix it before he could go home to good old 1993.
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