History Literature / OddThomas

11th Aug '17 8:52:27 AM SeptimusHeap
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* {{Ephebophile}}: Odd's dad likes dating 19-year-old girls who look 16. Odd's mother was one such girl. It is implied that this started after Dad got in trouble for soliciting a minor.



* {{Lolicon}}: Odd's dad likes dating 19-year-old girls who look 16. Odd's mother was one such girl. It is implied that this started after Dad got in trouble for soliciting a minor.
20th Jun '17 6:28:56 AM Rotpar
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* [[spoiler:DiscOneFinalBoss:]] Fungus Man.

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* [[spoiler:DiscOneFinalBoss:]] DiscOneFinalBoss: [[spoiler: Fungus Man.Man is killed by his partners before even encountering Odd.]]
9th Mar '17 5:44:01 PM drachenhunter
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''Odd Thomas'' movie was released in the US on February 28, 2014 and is now available on iTunes.

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''Odd Thomas'' movie was released in the US on February 28, 2014 and is now available on iTunes.
iTunes and Netflix (US).
19th Feb '17 10:24:40 AM erforce
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Recently, Creator/StephenSommers (of ''Film/VanHelsing'' and ''Film/TheMummyTrilogy'' fame) wrote and directed a film adaptation of the first novel. Originally available through satellite tv provider [=DirecTV=] it is now available on Blu-Ray and DVD.

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Recently, In 2013, Creator/StephenSommers (of ''Film/VanHelsing'' and ''Film/TheMummyTrilogy'' fame) wrote and directed a [[Film/OddThomas film adaptation of the first novel.novel]]. Originally available through satellite tv provider [=DirecTV=] it is now available on Blu-Ray and DVD.



!!!Odd Thomas (2013 Film)
* AdaptedOut: ElvisPresley doesn't appear as a character in the film, though a life-size cardboard cut out of him can be seen in Odd's apartment.
* AgeLift: Viola, though not old in the book, is aged down a few years to be Odd and Stormy's school friend; in the process, her daughters via her ex-husband from the books become either her little sisters or step-daughters (it's never entirely clear which, it's only mentioned that their drug-addicted biological mother dumped them on Viola when she was "barely eighteen").
* DemotedToExtra: Ozzie Boone only appears in one scene, and his character is quite different from the books.
* EasterEgg: Elvis Presley doesn't act as Odd's spirit companion in the film (presumably due to issues with licencing his image); but as a nod to the books, Odd has a life-size cut out of Elvis in his apartment.
* PragmaticAdaptation
5th Jan '17 2:39:22 PM DoctorCooper
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: In-Universe example. Odd describes a bizarre encounter with LyndonJohnson, in which the former President, dressed in the hospital pajamas he died in, got off a bus, looked around, spotted Odd, mooned him, and then got on another bus.

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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: In-Universe example. Odd describes a bizarre encounter with LyndonJohnson, UsefulNotes/LyndonJohnson, in which the former President, dressed in the hospital pajamas he died in, got off a bus, looked around, spotted Odd, mooned him, and then got on another bus.
15th Nov '16 9:10:48 PM captainpat
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* WomanInBlack: Datura again.

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* WomanInBlack: Datura again.
6th Nov '16 9:19:18 PM dlchen145
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* BewareTheNiceOnes: Odd could be the poster boy for this trope. Gentle, kind, polite, tries to avoid violence, courteous... that is until he finds out you murdered, hurt, or tortured someone or threaten one of his friends or acquaintances, then, well, you've got one heck of a {{Badass}} {{Determinator}} on your tail and he ''will'' stop you from ever hurting anyone again.

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* BewareTheNiceOnes: Odd could be the poster boy for this trope. Gentle, kind, polite, tries to avoid violence, courteous... that is until he finds out you murdered, hurt, or tortured someone or threaten one of his friends or acquaintances, then, well, you've got one heck of a {{Badass}} badass {{Determinator}} on your tail and he ''will'' stop you from ever hurting anyone again.
28th Aug '16 10:37:15 AM Cartere
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** ''Odd Interlude'' takes place just outside of Moonlight Bay, the setting of Koontz' Christopher Snow series.
8th May '16 4:27:00 AM Morgenthaler
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* CharacterNameAlias: Odd uses the name [[TheThirdMan Harry Lime]] a couple of times in this book.

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* CharacterNameAlias: Odd uses the name [[TheThirdMan [[Film/TheThirdMan Harry Lime]] a couple of times in this book.
28th Apr '16 3:42:34 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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