God bless the Internet and/or Wikipedia. They have a very detailed article on the shocker.
One final thought:
14:14 <SmooveB> I want to know in what universe this is an encyclopedia article
14:24 <spruance> haha roe‘s talking about the shocker too
14:24 <Ark> holy crap, Richard Roeper wrote an article yesterday about
14:24 <spruance> the shocker has jumped the shark
14:24 <Ark> spruance: haha, yes!