"Survival of the Dimmest"

Films: Caveman! (1981)

Alias: Slurpasaur, Man-Eating Vines, T-Rex, Pterosaurs, Yeti

Type: Ancient

Location: Desert/Tundra

Height/Weight: Ranges from that of an average human to that of a small house.

Affiliation: Neutral

Summary: By now, you should be familiar with all those gritty tales of man struggling to survive in a world where ancient reptiles forgot that they were extinct. But to some, life was less a life and death situation and more a time where the number of brain cells hardly mattered.

History: The date is October 9th, One Zillion BC. Man is as of yet unprepared to dominate a land inhabited by scaly predators and short tempers. One caveman, Atouk, is cast out of his tribe for being a puny weakling. But with the help of a new gang of equally isolated folks, he might help carve out his own place in the stone age.

Notable Kills: Nothing special.

Final Fate: The Yeti from the nearby Ice Age is left in the dust, the T-Rex trips out on psychedelic drugs, and the Slurpasaur is used as a mount by Atouk to overthrow his old tormentors.

Powers/Abilities: None

Weakness: Anything conventional.

Scariness Factor: 2-The only monster here that could potentially frighten is the Yeti, and even then he was just a bit of a loner. Everyone else is a bumbling, accident-prone cad that would be lucky to kill anything, with the T-Rex being the worst offender.

Trivia: -Most of the effects were done by Jim Danworth, but contractual obligations erased his name from the credits.

-Some screenings had a pamphlet for the fictional language the cavemen spoke.

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