History Film / RocketshipXM

7th May '16 11:45:59 PM JackG
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* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:Several expedition members are killed by the Martians. The remainder return to Earth only to have their rocketship crash because they've no fuel to land, or even put themselves into orbit.]]

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* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:Several [[spoiler:(aka KillEmAll). Several expedition members are killed by the Martians. The remainder return to Earth only to have their rocketship crash because they've no fuel to land, or even put themselves into orbit.]]
7th May '16 5:27:02 AM JackG
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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: Even for a Golden Age RetroRocket, the RXM looks unusually phallic.

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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: Even for a Golden Age RetroRocket, the RXM looks [[FreudWasRight unusually phallic.phallic]].
7th May '16 5:24:46 AM JackG
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* AndTheAdventureContinues: [[spoiler:The only bright spot is that the Rocketship manages to contact Earth and tell the tale, and those on Earth decide to continue exploring in defiance to the tragedy.]]

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* AndTheAdventureContinues: [[spoiler:The only bright spot is that the Rocketship manages to contact Earth and tell the tale, and those on Earth decide to continue exploring in defiance to the tragedy. Tomorrow they start work on ''RX-M2'' (no, it's not a SequelHook).]]



* GoldFever: Dr Eckstrom notes "immense deposits of pitchblende", more valuable than gold at that early stage of the Atomic Age. You'd think being surrounded by the consequences of nuclear proliferation would give him pause.

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* GoldFever: The Fifties version -- Dr Eckstrom notes "immense deposits of pitchblende", more valuable than gold at that early stage of the Atomic Age. You'd think Age, though being surrounded by the consequences of nuclear proliferation would give gives him pause.
7th May '16 5:20:41 AM JackG
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* GoldFever: Dr Eckstrom notes "immense deposits of pitchblende", more valuable than gold at that early stage of the Atomic Age. You'd think being surrounded by the consequences of nuclear proliferation would give him pause.



* {{Mutants}}: Though they look like HumanAliens.



** What should be an eight month trip to Mars takes only the time it takes the crew to wake up from being knocked out.

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** What should be an eight month trip to Mars takes only the time it takes the crew to wake up from being knocked out.days.
7th May '16 5:07:20 AM JackG
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* AndTheAdventureContinues: [[spoiler:The only bright spot is that the Rocketship manages to contact Earth and tell the tale, and those on Earth decide to continue exploring in defiance to the tragedy.]]



* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:aka KillEmAll. The bright spot is that the Rocketship manages to contact Earth and tell the tale, and those on Earth decide to continue exploring in defiance to the tragedy.]]

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* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:aka KillEmAll. [[spoiler:Several expedition members are killed by the Martians. The bright spot is that the Rocketship manages remainder return to contact Earth and tell the tale, and those on Earth decide only to continue exploring in defiance have their rocketship crash because they've no fuel to the tragedy.land, or even put themselves into orbit.]]



* [[spoiler:KillEmAll: Several expedition members are killed by the Martians. The remainder return to Earth only to have their rocketship crash because they've no fuel to land, or even put themselves into orbit.]]
7th May '16 4:58:35 AM JackG
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* BatmanCanBreathInSpace: Warm coats and [[SpaceSuitsAreSCUBAGear oxygen masks]] are all that's needed on Mars.

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* BatmanCanBreathInSpace: BatmanCanBreatheInSpace: Warm coats and [[SpaceSuitsAreSCUBAGear oxygen masks]] are all that's needed on Mars.
* CaliforniaDoubling: Death Valley for
Mars.
7th May '16 4:50:09 AM JackG
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* BatmanCanBreathInSpace: Warm coats and [[SpaceSuitsAreSCUBAGear oxygen masks]] are all that's needed on Mars.


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* HostileWeather: The Mars landing takes place on a [[ItWasADarkAndStormyNight dark and stormy night]].
7th May '16 4:45:17 AM JackG
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* [[SciFiWritersHave/NoSenseOfTime Sci-Fi Writers Have No Sense Of Time]]: With only 16 minutes to launch, the crew begin a press conference. With 6 minutes to go, they are having a nice chat before being driven to the ship. 2 minutes are sufficient for the drive to the ship and leisurely climb to the control room. Anyone who has followed a real launch on TV will recognise how hopelessly compressed this is.

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* [[SciFiWritersHave/NoSenseOfTime Sci-Fi Writers Have No Sense Of Time]]: Time]]:
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With only 16 minutes to launch, the crew begin a press conference. With 6 minutes to go, they are having a nice chat before being driven to the ship. 2 minutes are sufficient for the drive to the ship and leisurely climb to the control room. Anyone who has followed a real launch on TV will recognise how hopelessly compressed this is.is.
** What should be an eight month trip to Mars takes only the time it takes the crew to wake up from being knocked out.


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* SpaceshipSlingshotStunt: Apparently the boost from the Earth's orbital rotation plus the fuel mistake equals LudicrousSpeed to Mars!
7th May '16 4:35:46 AM JackG
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* SpinningClock: Both the LudicrousSpeed version and the TimeCompressionMontage version.

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* SpinningClock: SpinningClockHands: Both the LudicrousSpeed version and the TimeCompressionMontage version.
7th May '16 4:34:48 AM JackG
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* SpinningClock: Both the LudicrousSpeed version and the TimeCompressionMontage version.
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