If you’re like me, and you recently had your mind blown by the circulating video of Showbiz Pizza’s animatronic band, the Rock-afire Explosion, inexplicably performing Usher’s “Love in this Club,” you wanted to know how this wonder came to be. Why is the clip synced so perfectly in time with the song? Could it be that someone, somewhere, actually programmed the singing robots in question to perform hits from today?
Yes, turns out. Not only that – there’s a small, but devoted, Rock-afire fanbase collecting, assembling, and programming the characters in their homes. And now, reports Paste, their journey is the subject of an upcoming documentary, The Rock-afire Explosion: