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26th Jan '18 7:03:15 PM nombretomado
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* TheGenieKnowsJackNicholson: As a side effect of learning all earth languages and culture [[AliensStealCable from television]], Wak's dialog consists mainly of celebrity impersonations and pop culture jokes. Neek is a little more subtle, but also does clear impersonations of MarilynMonroe and Creator/IngridBergman.

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* TheGenieKnowsJackNicholson: As a side effect of learning all earth languages and culture [[AliensStealCable from television]], Wak's dialog consists mainly of celebrity impersonations and pop culture jokes. Neek is a little more subtle, but also does clear impersonations of MarilynMonroe Creator/MarilynMonroe and Creator/IngridBergman.
31st Oct '17 7:52:49 AM Ma35tro
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* DreamSequence: ben has a dream

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* DreamSequence: ben Ben has a dream
30th Oct '17 2:49:25 PM Ma35tro
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-->'''Wolfgang''': ExplosionsInSpace? [[SpaceDoesNotWorkThatWay That's impossible!]]
-->'''Ben''': [[ComicallyMissingThePoint What do you mean? You can hardly see the strings.]]
30th Oct '17 2:03:49 PM Ma35tro
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* TheUnintelligible: The father alien (voiced by Creator/FrankWelker). You can barely make out a few lines though.

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* TheUnintelligible: The father alien (voiced by Creator/FrankWelker). You can barely make out a few lines though.though [[note]]"You have no respect for authority!" and "Wolfgang? Who the hell is Wolfgang?"[[/note]].
30th Oct '17 9:46:33 AM Ma35tro
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* AbortedArc: The sheriff investigating the situation with the ''Thunder Road'', which among other things has him saying that he had also gotten the same dreams the kids have when ''he'' was young. After the ''Thunder Road'' takes off from Earth at the climax (with him seeing it happen), he doesn't appears anymore.

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* AbortedArc: The sheriff investigating the situation with the ''Thunder Road'', which among other things has him saying that he had also gotten the same dreams the kids have when ''he'' was young. After the ''Thunder Road'' takes off from Earth at the climax (with him seeing it happen), he doesn't appears appear anymore.



* NoEndorHolocaust: The Thunder Road crashes through a crowded concession stand. No injuries.

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* NoEndorHolocaust: The Thunder Road crashes through a crowded concession stand. No injuries. The [[RealityEnsues property damage does attract police attention, though]].



** [[Film/CitizenKane Rosebud]] can be seen at the top of a junk pile when the boys build the Thunderroad.

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** [[Film/CitizenKane Rosebud]] can be seen at the top of a junk pile when the boys build the Thunderroad.Thunder Road.



* SympatheticInspectorAntagonist: Charlie Drake, the cop who investigates the Thunder Road after their disastrous first flight. He and Ben are ultimately NotSoDifferent, and he wishes them well when he sees them launch into space.



* TheUnintelligible: The father alien. You can barely make out a few lines though.
* WhateverHappenedToTheMouse: The helicopter pilot's plot is dropped after the space trip, and has little bearing on the larger plot.

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* TheUnintelligible: The father alien.alien (voiced by Creator/FrankWelker). You can barely make out a few lines though.
* WhateverHappenedToTheMouse: The helicopter pilot's Charlie's plot is dropped after the space trip, and has little bearing on the larger plot.
16th May '17 3:10:10 PM FlutteringNasuine
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* DreamSequence: ben has a dream
16th May '17 3:08:39 PM FlutteringNasuine
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* CatapultNightmare: Ben wakes up from a nightmare.
15th Mar '17 12:36:37 PM marcoasalazarm
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* [[TheAllegedCar The Alleged Spaceship]]: The ''Thunder Road'' is made of an old carnival ride, some spot-welding, a 1980s portable computer, ImportedAlienPhlebotinum and a whole lot of prayer.

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* [[TheAllegedCar The Alleged Spaceship]]: The ''Thunder Road'' is made of an old carnival ride, some spot-welding, a 1980s portable computer, ImportedAlienPhlebotinum (that the kids didn't know was unreliable until their first flight, and still is pretty complicated to fly) and a whole lot of prayer.
15th Mar '17 12:30:54 PM marcoasalazarm
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* [[TheAllegedCar The Alleged Spaceship]]: The ''Thunder Road'' is made of an old carnival ride, some spot-welding, a 1980s portable computer, ImportedAlienPhlebotinum and a whole lot of prayer.
22nd Feb '17 12:18:03 AM gewunomox
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** The name of the ''Thunder Road'' is, obviously, from a BruceSpringsteen song (and mentioned as such in the story-it's a better name that the one the other kids could think of at the moment).

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** The name of the ''Thunder Road'' is, obviously, from a BruceSpringsteen Music/BruceSpringsteen song (and mentioned as such in the story-it's a better name that the one the other kids could think of at the moment).
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