History Film / Plan9FromOuterSpace

10th May '17 9:13:49 PM Scooter007
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* AccentUponTheWrongSyllable: "I have '''neeeed''' for your other ships else'''where'''."



** Eros asks, "Can you see or measure an atom?" The answer is yes, Eros. We have already - we're trying to detect ''quantum'' particles these days.

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** Eros asks, "Can you see or measure an atom?" The answer is yes, Eros. We have already - -- we're trying to detect ''quantum'' particles these days.



* BenevolentAlienInvasion: The aliens are not evil, they come to earth to warn humans to abuse the "solaranite" which could destroy the whole universe.

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* BenevolentAlienInvasion: The Downplayed; the aliens are not evil, they come to earth to warn humans not to abuse the "solaranite" which could destroy the whole universe.universe. Their methods of doing so, however, are... questionable.



* BrokenAesop: The aliens trying to stop humanity from accidentally destroying the universe are presented as the ''bad guys''. One has to admit that reanimating the dead into brainless ghouls is a...less effective way to accomplish this purported goal.

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* BrokenAesop: The aliens trying to stop humanity from accidentally destroying the universe are presented as the ''bad guys''. One has to admit that reanimating the dead into brainless ghouls is a... less effective way to accomplish this purported goal.
27th Feb '17 12:43:05 PM Gemser
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* Corpsing: The actress playing Eros' assistant can be seen laughing in the background during one of Eros' tantrums.

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* Corpsing: {{Corpsing}}: The actress playing Eros' assistant can be seen laughing in the background during one of Eros' tantrums.



* DownerEnding: Humans learn ''nothing'', and it's implied that they'll do exactly what the aliens feared, hence Criswell's warning at the end.
27th Feb '17 12:40:23 PM Gemser
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* TheUnintelligible: Inspector Clay, unintentionally. At B-Fest, the proper response to each of his lines is "WHAT?"
27th Feb '17 12:38:43 PM Gemser
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* LostAesop: "You know, it's an interesting thing when you consider... The Earth people, who can think, are so frightened by those who cannot: the dead."
27th Feb '17 12:38:02 PM Gemser
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* NoEnding: The film ends with Eros' ship exploding, but nothing has been resolved.
27th Feb '17 12:35:54 PM Gemser
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* BenevolentAlienInvasion

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* BenevolentAlienInvasionBenevolentAlienInvasion: The aliens are not evil, they come to earth to warn humans to abuse the "solaranite" which could destroy the whole universe.



* FailedASpotCheck: A character says "it's getting dark" when it's already pitch black in the cemetary.



* HumansAreMorons: "Because all you of earth are ''idiots''!"

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* HumansAreMorons: "Because Eros come to this conclusion after he met our heros.
--> '''Eros:''' Because
all you of earth are ''idiots''!"''idiots''!



** Considering how rock stupid the humans are in this film, they ''are'' "far ahead of us".
* InherentlyFunnyWords: The Dictorobitery.
27th Feb '17 12:31:09 PM Gemser
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* AgeAppropriateAngst: Eros, who looks like a man in his fifties. Both the dialog and the way the actor delivers it makes him come off like a ten year old who's just had his video games taken away. The actress playing his assistant can be seen [[{{Corpsing}} laughing in the background]] during one of these tantrums.
--> You see? You see? Your stupid minds! Stupid! STOOPID!"


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* Corpsing: The actress playing Eros' assistant can be seen laughing in the background during one of Eros' tantrums.
27th Feb '17 12:28:24 PM Gemser
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--> "You see? You see? Your stupid minds! Stupid! STOOPID!"

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--> "You You see? You see? Your stupid minds! Stupid! STOOPID!"



* ApocalypseHow



* CampGay: The alien leader, played by Bunny Breckenridge, who was in fact openly gay.
** Don't forget Eros, played by [[UnfortunateNames Dudley Manlove]].
* CampStraight: Criswell, amazingly enough.

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* CampGay: The alien leader, played by Bunny Breckenridge, who was in fact openly gay.
** Don't forget
gay. Also Eros, played by [[UnfortunateNames Dudley Manlove]].
* CampStraight: Criswell, amazingly enough.
Manlove]].



* CaptainObvious:

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* CaptainObvious: Done many time throughout the film



* ClownCarGrave
* CreatorCameo: Ed Wood as the NoMoreForMe guy.
** He's also the man holding the newspaper screaming about flying saucers.

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* ClownCarGrave
ClownCarGrave: We can see a lot of people walking out of a very small crypt that only seems to have place for one person.
* CreatorCameo: Ed Wood as the NoMoreForMe guy.
** He's
guy, he's also the man holding the newspaper screaming about flying saucers.



* EpicFail: Apparently how those eight previous plans ended. Plan 9 doesn't go any better.

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* EpicFail: Implied. Apparently how those eight previous plans ended. Plan 9 doesn't go any better.



* FakeShemp: One of the most notorious and badly done examples of this trope in the history of film.

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* FakeShemp: One of the most notorious and badly done examples of this trope in the history of film. Bela Lugosi is replaced by a very obvious double that does not resemble him in any way.



** Just let that sink in. Of all the strange things that happen in the movie, this small detail is the one thing they had the foresight to try and explain away.



-->'''[[Podcast/{{Rifftrax}} Mike Nelson:]]''' And why are we [[ADateWithRosiePalms beating them off]]?



--> '''[[Podcast/{{RiffTrax}} Bill Corbett]]:''' Yeah, look at those crafty alien bastards; we could ''never'' do that!



* NoSuchThingAsSpaceJesus: Averted.



-->'''[[Podcast/RiffTrax Kevin:]]''' Maybe they should have went with Plan 10.



'''[[Podcast/RiffTrax Mike Nelson]]:''' Uh, did he die or did he get a job as an ambulance driver?



* ShiftingTheBurdenOfProof: "Can you prove it didn't happen?" Can you prove Santa Claus isn't real?

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* ShiftingTheBurdenOfProof: Criswell in his closing narration.
--> '''Criswell:'''
"Can you prove that it didn't happen?" Can you prove Santa Claus isn't real?happen?"



* StrangeSalute: "[[Podcast/RiffTrax Cover nipples]]!"
* TheresNoBInMovie: Often employed for this purpose.

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* StrangeSalute: "[[Podcast/RiffTrax Cover nipples]]!"
* TheresNoBInMovie: Often employed for this purpose.
The aliens cross their hands in front of their chests to salute.



* TwoOfYourEarthMinutes: "Take a can of your gasoline."

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* TwoOfYourEarthMinutes: "Take a can of your gasoline."Report to me in two earth days."



* ZombieGait

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* ZombieGaitZombieGait: The zombies are very slow, they rather look like sleepwalkers.
26th Feb '17 2:43:12 PM nombretomado
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Also see ''Film/ManosTheHandsOfFate'', ''Film/TheRoom'', ''Film/{{Troll 2}}'' and ''Film/{{Birdemic}}'' for some of this movie's biggest competitors for Worst Movie Ever. Contrast with ''Film/CitizenKane'' (though Creator/TimBurton actually dared to ''compare'' ''Plan 9'' with ''Film/TouchOfEvil'' in ''Film/EdWood''.)[[note]]To be fair, he was comparing the same moviemaking difficulties, such as producer-enforced casting decisions.[[/note]] Not to be confused with the {{Konami}} AdventureGame based on the [[http://www.mobygames.com/game/plan-9-from-outer-space movie.]] If you're looking for the webcomic about a rock band called [=Plan9=], who named themselves after this film, go '''[[Webcomic/NineteenSeventySevenTheComic here]]'''

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Also see ''Film/ManosTheHandsOfFate'', ''Film/TheRoom'', ''Film/{{Troll 2}}'' and ''Film/{{Birdemic}}'' for some of this movie's biggest competitors for Worst Movie Ever. Contrast with ''Film/CitizenKane'' (though Creator/TimBurton actually dared to ''compare'' ''Plan 9'' with ''Film/TouchOfEvil'' in ''Film/EdWood''.)[[note]]To be fair, he was comparing the same moviemaking difficulties, such as producer-enforced casting decisions.[[/note]] Not to be confused with the {{Konami}} {{Creator/Konami}} AdventureGame based on the [[http://www.mobygames.com/game/plan-9-from-outer-space movie.]] If you're looking for the webcomic about a rock band called [=Plan9=], who named themselves after this film, go '''[[Webcomic/NineteenSeventySevenTheComic here]]'''
4th Feb '17 6:00:40 AM AnotherGuy
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* ManChild: Eros. He whines, pouts, and blurts out childish phrases like "No, ''you'' hold on!" or "You see?! Your ''stupid'' minds! Stupid! '''STUPID!'''" One suspects Tanna is actually is nanny, not his second-in-command.
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