For the record, the chick in the tank is not the chick wrapped in bandages from Hellsing: The Dawn.
Rip!Schrö: Why didn’t you test this machine before this happened, Doc?
Doc!Dandy: I did! And it worked flawlessly!
But this was the first trial with an unconscious subject. That may be what caused the device to backfire. The result was a feedback loop that switched the mines of people in the vicinity.
Rip!Schrö: Why haven’t you switched us back yet? Some other technobabble reason?
Doc!Dandy: Er…we blew a fuse.