Also what happens to you if you accept a trick telephone call from the Black Lectroid Wing Commander
. For more information, see the most excellent film The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai: Across the 8th Dimension
RAWHIDE: "Buckaroo, where in Hades are you? I'm getting a lot of static."
BUCKAROO: "Yeah...that's me...I've been ionized, but...I'm all right now..."
Apparently ionized people get to see Lectroids as they really are. Now, to our eyes, they're not very pretty. Nothing personal, John Parker.