Yes, it sounds like the name of an awful horror knockoff (this one, to be exact), but a 22-pound beast known as Megapiranha paranensis once roamed the water 10 million years ago, and its bite was truly something to fear.
What kind of world do we live in, where cheesetastic monster movie Piranha 3-D can go up against a vapid vampire spoof and lose? What does it mean that vampire slapstick made sashimi of the year's most promising monster-fish movie?
Last weekend, Syfy aired one of its signature original movies, Mega Piranha, whose title says it all. Want to know what the special properties of mega piranhas are? Allow us to show you in under five minutes.
What terrible force is causing scantily-clad coeds to drown in bubbling, red waters of their own blood? That's right - it's a mega piranha, whose powers include largeness and destruction of small towns from the air. Ah, Syfy original movies.
What's new on TV this week? How about Desmond's return to the Island, creepy V pregnancies, incompetent wizards, and the Mega Piranha? We're in the salad days of Spring TV - a zillion awesome shows await you!
The world of crappy remakes won't even stop with actual crappy movies. Asylum makes a Megapiranha movie, crabs continues ravaging France and two shorts worth your attention.