Turns out it’s pretty easy to make Carl Sagan’s seminal science series COSMOS seem totally insane.
YouTuber Aliantos likes to take TV shows and re-edit them. The result is unnervingly trippy and weird. Sometimes he removes the music or adds video distortions, but the oddest re-edits come from Aliantos stabilizing or altering frames so that there is unbearable silence.
The treatment of Carl Sagan’s COSMOS episode about Mars is no different. It looks like a segment straight out of the minds of Tim and Eric:
You can watch the full video below. Yes, it gets much weird than these GIFs, like exploding Sagan heads weird:
I’m not sure even a super-high Mr. X would dig this.