zeph’s pop culture quiz #20
Who is inside the tube?
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UPDATE and solution (26 March 2012):
That’s a first, nobody solved the riddle. And I thought you scifi buffs would recognize this classic right away:
And here is Tobor unveiled, while the tube containing him sinks into the ground