History Fridge / Tron

1st Jul '15 5:50:26 AM AnotherGuy
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* Minor one, but whenever a program or a user in the guise of a program expresses extreme emotions, their TronLines light up intensely. The big example, being Tron's BigNo causing his blue lines to glow brighter. The same effect happens whenever a program consumes energy from a pure source or is close to dying. Much like how us humans get tired if we are angry or upset, a program's emotional state is burning energy faster the more intense it is.

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* Minor one, but whenever a program or a user in the guise of a program expresses extreme emotions, their TronLines light up intensely. The big example, being Tron's BigNo causing his blue lines to glow brighter. The same effect happens whenever a program consumes energy from a pure source or is close to dying. Much like how us humans get tired if we are angry or upset, a program's emotional state is burning energy faster the more intense it is.is.
* Adding to the overt religious subtext, the ''TRON'' theme features heavy use of a ''church organ''.
12th May '15 5:53:27 PM Allronix
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* The ending is a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming. Flynn comes out of the helicopter, vindicated at last. He's got Dillinger's job running day to day operations, he's made peace with Lora and Alan, and they're now a PowerTrio, walking off into the sunset. It is the high point in the entire franchise. [[{{Tron20}} Because no matter what]] [[{{Film/TronLegacy}} timeline you pick]], [[HappyEndingOverride it all goes to hell from there]] and their victories and happiness will be fleeting at best. By the time the sequel(s) end, over 2/3 of the characters are dead/de-rezzed and the other 1/3 end up with dim survival odds or even a FateWorseThanDeath.

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* The ending is a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming. Flynn comes out of the helicopter, vindicated at last. He's got Dillinger's job running day to day operations, he's made peace with Lora and Alan, and they're now a PowerTrio, walking off into the sunset. It is the high point in the entire franchise. [[{{Tron20}} Because no matter what]] [[{{Film/TronLegacy}} timeline you pick]], [[HappyEndingOverride it all goes to hell from there]] and their victories and happiness will be fleeting at best. By the time the sequel(s) end, Encom is in shambles, over 2/3 of the characters are dead/de-rezzed dead/de-rezzed, and the other 1/3 end up with dim survival odds or even a FateWorseThanDeath.FateWorseThanDeath with one of the SpinOffspring left to pick up the pieces of what's left. .
12th May '15 5:52:26 PM Allronix
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* The ending is a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming. Flynn comes out of the helicopter, vindicated at last. He's got Dillinger's job running day to day operations, he's made peace with Lora and Alan, and they're now a PowerTrio, walking off into the sunset. It is the high point in the entire franchise. [[{{Tron20}} Because no matter what]] [[{{Film/TronLegacy}} timeline you pick]], [[HappyEndingOverride it all goes to hell from there]] and their victories and happiness will be fleeting at best. By the time the sequel(s) end, over 2/3 of the characters are dead/de-rezzed and the other 1/3 end up with dim survival odds or even a FateWorseThanDeath.
2nd Feb '15 7:19:50 AM STFilmmaker
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* More Fridge Sadness, but...Ram was the one who drove the RED cycle. And we all know what happens to the dude in red...

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* More Fridge Sadness, but...Ram was the one who drove the RED cycle. And we all know what happens to the dude in red...red...
* Minor one, but whenever a program or a user in the guise of a program expresses extreme emotions, their TronLines light up intensely. The big example, being Tron's BigNo causing his blue lines to glow brighter. The same effect happens whenever a program consumes energy from a pure source or is close to dying. Much like how us humans get tired if we are angry or upset, a program's emotional state is burning energy faster the more intense it is.
7th Jan '15 7:06:32 AM AnotherGuy
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* As stated elsewhere, Tron is a ''firewall''.

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* As stated elsewhere, Tron is a ''firewall''.''firewall'', even though the term had never been used before. In fact, few companies in 1982 had anything like a firewall, save a simple password protect.
7th Jan '15 7:05:47 AM AnotherGuy
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* As stated elsewhere, Tron is a ''firewall''.
9th Nov '14 4:05:24 AM Nemo_Aves
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* The religious parallels between "programs-users" and "humans-gods". Not just the parts where Flynn is basically a Christ figure for the computer world, but the whole fact that not only are most programs not entirely sure if users even exist, but the users aren't even ''aware'' that they have created these intelligent beings in their computers. Take this setup a step up into the real world (the novelization takes a few more steps in this direction than the film), and you basically have real-world Deism - the reason we don't see God(s) is because they don't even realize we're here, or self-aware!

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* The religious parallels between "programs-users" and "humans-gods". Not just the parts where Flynn is basically a Christ figure for the computer world, but the whole fact that not only are most programs not entirely sure if users even exist, but the users aren't even ''aware'' that they have created these intelligent beings in their computers. Take this setup a step up into the real world (the novelization takes a few more steps in this direction than the film), and you basically have real-world Deism - the reason we don't see God(s) is because they don't even realize we're here, or self-aware!self-aware!
*More Fridge Sadness, but...Ram was the one who drove the RED cycle. And we all know what happens to the dude in red...
9th Jul '14 6:44:59 AM hullflyer
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** Acknowledged by Steven Lisberger, who said that in 1982, it was still unknown which medium the computers would gravitate to: the artists or the businessmen.

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** Acknowledged by Steven Lisberger, who said that in 1982, it was still unknown which medium the computers would gravitate to: the artists or the businessmen.businessmen.
* The religious parallels between "programs-users" and "humans-gods". Not just the parts where Flynn is basically a Christ figure for the computer world, but the whole fact that not only are most programs not entirely sure if users even exist, but the users aren't even ''aware'' that they have created these intelligent beings in their computers. Take this setup a step up into the real world (the novelization takes a few more steps in this direction than the film), and you basically have real-world Deism - the reason we don't see God(s) is because they don't even realize we're here, or self-aware!
18th Jun '14 9:03:38 AM AnotherGuy
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* The debate between Dillinger and Gibbs about what their processing goals should be (serving the end user versus serving the business's bottom line) is surprisingly prophetic, as this debate eventually fueled the entire evolution of the PC market that was still in its infancy at the time. In Hindsight, the Dillinger/Gibbs relationship even has a Steve Jobs/Steve Wozniak vibe going on.

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* The debate between Dillinger and Gibbs about what their processing goals should be (serving the end user versus serving the business's bottom line) is surprisingly prophetic, as this debate eventually fueled the entire evolution of the PC market that was still in its infancy at the time. In Hindsight, the Dillinger/Gibbs relationship even has a Steve Jobs/Steve Wozniak vibe going on.on.
** Acknowledged by Steven Lisberger, who said that in 1982, it was still unknown which medium the computers would gravitate to: the artists or the businessmen.
18th Jun '14 8:10:43 AM AnotherGuy
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* When Flynn repairs the Recognizer, it makes perfect sense, since ''he wrote Space Paranoids''. He probably is the only User who ''could'' repair one, at least so quickly, because ''he is familiar with the code''!
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