Weird Science/The Legend of Red Brick Wallace

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The Legend of Red Brick Wallace
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Season 3, Episode 17
Airdate August 12, 1995
Production Number 76227
Written by Jeff Vlaming
Directed by Les Landau
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The Legend of Red Brick Wallace is the seventeenth episode of the third season of Weird Science, and the forty-third episode overall.

Starring: Michael Manasseri (Wyatt Donnelly), John Mallory Asher (Gary Wallace), Lee Tergesen (Sheriff)

and Vanessa Angel (Lisa)

Guest Stars: Jeff Doucette (Al Wallace), Burton Gilliam (Snake), Dennis Fimple (Pappy)

Co-Starring: Brenda Klemme (Begonia), Leo Marks (Banker)


Plot Overview

Gary has Lisa take he and Wyatt to the old west to visit his heroic great great grandfather. Unfortunately, Gary finds out the truth behind the legend.


Arc Advancement


  • It's revealed that Lisa's powers don't work if she travels back to a period before electricity. This raises questions concerning the brief trip to even further in the past in the previous episode.




The Show

  • Second episode in which Lee Tergesen appears, but not as Chett, although the sheriff is an obvious Donnelly ancestor.

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

  • This episode has many parallels to Back to the Future Part III, which also happened to feature actor Burton Gilliam.
  • The song Lisa first performs is Madonna's "Like a Virgin". The second is "Get Down Tonight" by KC & The Sunshine Band.

Memorable Moments