While I cannot speak for Michael, if you go to bebi-electronics.com
the opening page pretty well explains the situation.
Cap' Couillon and the FrankenBebi Project
"I reckon I got to light out for the Territory ahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally she's going to adopt me and sivilize me, and I can't stand it. I been there before." (H. Finn 1884)
Onboard - Solitaire