This is the finale of a tiresome effort by low-budget producer Charles Band to revive the old-fashioned movie serial in the modern form of direct-to-video installments. But compared to its quicksilver ancestors of the 1930s and '40s (which wisely confined themselves to half-hour chapters
or less), the JOSH KIRBY series is a bore--a real "serial" killer.
In the first five episodes, it was assumed that ordinary teenager Josh (Corbin Allred) had been swept up in adventures through time and space by 25th-century good-guy scientist Irwin 1138 (Barrie Ingham), in pursuit of the evil Dr. Zoetrope (Derek Webster), who was supposedly bent on destroying
the universe once...