Film and TV

A look at New Denver after the rapture, courtesy of American Dad

Ever wonder what Denver will be like after the rapture? Me neither -- but the folks behind the Fox animated series American Dad clearly have.

"Rapture's Delight," the most recent episode, finds central couple Stan and Francine stranded on earth as the rest of the family floats heavenward -- and mayhem follows. This scene features a gone-native Stan in a "New Denver" watering hole, where he gets physical with "Commander Jesus," who he accuses of stealing his woman.

The place looks like hell -- but at least you can still get a drink...

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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