Sam leaps into Jeffrey “Tonic” Mole, lead singer of the KISS-esque 70s band, King Thunder. In the original history, Tonic was killed by someone in the crowd as he was leaving after a concert in Detroit. Sam must figure out who is going to kill Tonic, and suspects abound! In the meantime, Sam gets to rock out with “Hot Spot”, “Rock the Red Head”, and of course, our namesake, “Fate’s Wide Wheel”.
Sam and Dennis discuss the episode, and all its weaknesses when you take all the great music out. We also talk about John Lennon’s assassination in 1980, and how the episode uses and possibly misuses that real life event.