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EPISODE 114 — Runaway

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Also, how would every person have a distinct heat pattern??? Bodies are constantly changing temperature! Any time you get hot or cold the pattern would change, or when a body part is being used! And how exactly are these bullets being set to the heat pattern? So the gun has an infrared sight that is hooked up to an interface with the bullet so that when the trigger is pulled, whoever is in the sigh gets imprinted onto the bullet? Obviously you couldn't program them ahead of time because gene Simmons uses them on people he never would have known he needed to shoot.

 

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I keep scrolling through the thread and thinking that Cameron's "riddle" starts with "A Sailor, A Man, A Dildo"...

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Loved this epidose- just have to say- people in the 80's would have completely understood video phone technology. The Jetsons brought that tech to the table in the 60's. So really, this movie should have used the cartoon as a reference.

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Loved this epidose- just have to say- people in the 80's would have completely understood video phone technology. The Jetsons brought that tech to the table in the 60's. So really, this movie should have used the cartoon as a reference.

And who could forget the interocitor from 1955's "This Island Earth"?

 

*nobody knows what I'm talking about*

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More omissions: in the scene where Ramsey (Ramsey! Ramsey!) talks to his son in the bedroom, the kid is watching a show about dinosaurs in his room which is talking about the brontosaurus in a very dry and documentary way. It's ironic that there's a lame reference to dinosaurs when Crichton did a more memorable job in Jurassic Park, because the whole film is a lame version of robots gone wrong which Crichton did much better in Westworld.

 

Also, Crichton said he wasn't interested in making the robots interesting (I think he called them "gadgets") - and didn't want his vision of the future to have any grime or dystopian Big Brother themes. To which the entire target audience of sci fi fans say "Duuuuuuh!"

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More omissions: in the scene where Ramsey (Ramsey! Ramsey!) talks to his son in the bedroom, the kid is watching a show about dinosaurs in his room which is talking about the brontosaurus in a very dry and documentary way. It's ironic that there's a lame reference to dinosaurs when Crichton did a more memorable job in Jurassic Park"

 

maybe chris pratt is playing a grown up version of this kid in Jurassic world and thats why everyone thinks he is qualified to handle dinosaurs .. sure his dad was a robot wrangler .. makes more sense than the stupid version in JW

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Am I the only one who thought when Lois told Ramsay that there was a "power surge" coming from his son's bedroom it meant Bobby was jerking it?

 

At the time I was thinking, "Be cool, Lois. Don't be a fucking NARC. Give the kid some privacy."

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More omissions: in the scene where Ramsey (Ramsey! Ramsey!) talks to his son in the bedroom, the kid is watching a show about dinosaurs in his room which is talking about the brontosaurus in a very dry and documentary way. It's ironic that there's a lame reference to dinosaurs when Crichton did a more memorable job in Jurassic Park, because the whole film is a lame version of robots gone wrong which Crichton did much better in Westworld.

Also, Westworld was 11 years before this movie. That's all I could think about how none of the robots were androids/cyborgs. Even though Crichton didn't have anything to do with it, Futureworld had also already come out by this point.

 

I think he wanted the conflict to be man vs man instead of man vs machine (for those who haven't seen Westworld, picture Jurassic Park and replace dinosaurs with Yul Brynner as a killer android). Unfortunately, he seemed to forget that you have to have compelling characters for that conflict to work.

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Am I the only one who thought when Lois told Ramsay that there was a "power surge" coming from his son's bedroom it meant Bobby was jerking it?

 

At the time I was thinking, "Be cool, Lois. Don't be a fucking NARC. Give the kid some privacy."

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Am I the only one who thought when Lois told Ramsay that there was a "power surge" coming from his son's bedroom it meant Bobby was jerking it?

 

At the time I was thinking, "Be cool, Lois. Don't be a fucking NARC. Give the kid some privacy."

 

Plus, all the kid was doing was using his tablet under the covers. That's detectable as a power surge? He could have turned on a night light and she would have bitched about it.

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Well, this is just goddamn embarrassing...

 

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I've seen this machine before.

 

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Everyone's a winner when they play the runaway...

 

Runaway to the Riverboat casino in Laughlin, Nevada

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I noticed a weird coincidence the first time I watched this movie the other day. When Ramsay asks which room Johnson is hiding out in the man on street replies "404." In HTTP status codes a 404 error means that a client is unable to communicate with a server. I'm sure we've all seen 404 - page not found errors before. Here's the strange part, the earliest version of HTTP was documented in 1991... 7 years after Runaway was released. Could the 404 error code be inspired by this movie of malfunctioning robots?

 

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I noticed a weird coincidence the first time I watched this movie the other day. When Ramsay asks which room Johnson is hiding out in the man on street replies "404." In HTTP status codes a 404 error means that a client is unable to communicate with a server. I'm sure we've all seen 404 - page not found errors before. Here's the strange part, the earliest version of HTTP was documented in 1991... 7 years after Runaway was released. Could the 404 error code be inspired by this movie of malfunctioning robots?

 

This was such a good observation that I actually had to look it up to confirm it wasn't true. Bravo!

 

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And who could forget the interocitor from 1955's "This Island Earth"?

 

*nobody knows what I'm talking about*

turn the control 18 degrees to the left!

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Interoce

turn the control 18 degrees to the left!

 

"I assembled an IKEA big-screen TV for this shit? All this thing picks up is some alien dude chattering away. Where's the good stuff? Daddy needs to see some tit-ays!"

- Scientist

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I keep scrolling through the thread and thinking that Cameron's "riddle" starts with "A Sailor, A Man, A Dildo"...

I immediately read "A Sailor Moon..."

 

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Am I the only one who thought when Lois told Ramsay that there was a "power surge" coming from his son's bedroom it meant Bobby was jerking it?

Maybe Bobby was trying to recharge his tablet. The future is now, ladies and gentlemen (but more gentlemen, I think).

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I noticed a weird coincidence the first time I watched this movie the other day. When Ramsay asks which room Johnson is hiding out in the man on street replies "404." In HTTP status codes a 404 error means that a client is unable to communicate with a server. I'm sure we've all seen 404 - page not found errors before. Here's the strange part, the earliest version of HTTP was documented in 1991... 7 years after Runaway was released. Could the 404 error code be inspired by this movie of malfunctioning robots?

 

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Well not to get super nerdy and technical, but a 404 doesn't necessarily mean a communication error between the client and server... it really more means that the communication yielded an unexpected return in the form of missing content; the content was not available at the end point (either via misconfiguration on the server or a faulty address sent by the client). This is why when you hit some websites and get a 404, they will display specialized pages for that (like Bernie Sander's campaign page's 404 message). 500 error codes are usually reserved for client/server communication errors. If you get a 500 from a website, you aren't getting jack shit back.

 

But I digress!! And I really, really hope this is the origin for HTTP error codes.

 

Also, I didn't watch this movie. But the scene talking about the robot having a gun... I found too hilarious to miss out on. I am so glad someone put this on Youtube, because all I wanted to see was HOW the robot held the gun.

 

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And who could forget the interocitor from 1955's "This Island Earth"?

 

*nobody knows what I'm talking about*

 

-Are you having a party in there?

-Mom, no!

-Are you building an interocitor?

-No!!!!!!

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Loved this epidose- just have to say- people in the 80's would have completely understood video phone technology. The Jetsons brought that tech to the table in the 60's. So really, this movie should have used the cartoon as a reference.

And who could forget the interocitor from 1955's "This Island Earth"?

 

*nobody knows what I'm talking about*

 

The number of science fiction movies and books (since people still read at that time) and cartoons and comics that referenced video phones was pretty high. I mean, even Star Trek used video communication and Aliens only came out two years later.

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I keep scrolling through the thread and thinking that Cameron's "riddle" starts with "A Sailor, A Man, A Dildo"...

I immediately read "A Sailor Moon..."

A Sailor Moon Dildo?

 

I...don't feel you're all giving my riddle the gravitas it deserves. I'm disappointed...

 

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You're being treated like you're the Jim Carrey riddler.

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