The Fifth Element is one of those movies you can’t help but watch all the way through whenever it’s on TV. There are just too many wonderful moments to miss, but clearly Adam Savage’s favorite was the reveal of the Zorg ZF-1 blaster. Why else would he spend over 10 years building a replica of his own?
Everything from an Estes model rocket, to a butane torch, to parts from a Star Trek: Voyager spaceship model were used in its creation. Adam’s version even lights up like the countless versions used in The Fifth Element did. The only thing it doesn’t do, however, is actually fire, which is probably a good thing given how devastating a weapon it seemed.
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