History Literature / TheFirstMenInTheMoon

23rd Jan '16 9:43:19 AM morenohijazo
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* BrainMonster: The Grand Lunar is the ruler of the "Moonies," and rests in the throne room with his exposed brain taking up most of the cathedral-like ceiling space. There are lesser Moonies that hover around moistening this huge brain. The Grand Lunar is LawfulNeutral, but takes Doctor Cavor prisoner on the belief that humans are intelligent anarchists.
13th Nov '15 2:46:11 AM Arivne
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* ScienceMarchesOn: The depiction of the moon can be rather jarring, what with air and food...
13th Nov '15 2:43:36 AM Arivne
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* InsectoidAliens: The Selenites, each of whom fulfills a specific specialized role in lunar society.
23rd Dec '13 5:10:31 PM eowynjedi
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* DamselInDistress: Kate, who does ''nothing'' but nearly getting the group killed. * HumanityOnTrial: The Grand Lunar questioning Cavor about earthlings comes across as this, whether this was actually the Grand Lunars' intent however is left a little vague. * JustEatGilligan: Really Cavor, you should have shot [[TooDumbToLive Kate]] with the Elephant Gun the moment she handed it to you. She has done ''nothing'' but cause problems, particularly after she's on the sphere.
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* DamselInDistress: Kate, Kate gets captured by the Selenites and held as some kind of scientific specimen when they find the sphere. * HumansAreTheRealMonsters: Cavor's attempt to explain humanity to the Selenites comes across as this. They focus particularly on the contradiction of humans hating war and yet honoring people who does ''nothing'' but nearly getting the group killed. fight in them. * HumanityOnTrial: The Grand Lunar questioning Cavor about earthlings comes across as this, this; whether this was actually the Grand Lunars' intent however is left a little vague. * JustEatGilligan: Really Cavor, you Cavor really should have shot [[TooDumbToLive Kate]] both Arnold and Kate with the Elephant Gun the moment elephant gun as soon as she handed it to you. She him. Kate almost gets the sphere tossed into the sun when she tries to look out the window, and Arnold does nothing but antagonize the Selenites from the moment they meet. * ItsAllAboutMe: Bedford. He ropes his girlfriend into real estate fraud, immediately wants to use Cavorite for commercial purposes, and has done ''nothing'' but cause problems, particularly after she's on the sphere.no respect for Cavor's intentions of peaceful exploration.

* DamselInDistress: Kate, who does ''nothing'' but nearly getting NiceJobBreakingItHero: The Movie. First, Kate almost dooms the group killed. * HumanityOnTrial: The Grand Lunar questioning Cavor about earthlings comes across as this, whether this was actually expedition. Next, Arnold kills a bunch of the Grand Lunars' intent however is left a Selenites with little vague. * JustEatGilligan: Really Cavor, you should have shot [[TooDumbToLive Kate]] provocation. Finally, [[spoiler:Cavor infects the whole population of Selenites with the Elephant Gun the moment she handed it to you. She has done ''nothing'' but cause problems, particularly after she's on the sphere.his cold, killing them all]].

* PantyShot: Kate falls victim to this when the pod leaves Earth's atmosphere. Of course, she's wearing white Victorian bloomers, but still... * PoorCommunicationKills: This seems to be the case when Bedford overhears Cavor speaking with the Selenites Grand Lunar. As the Grand Lunar openly states his concerns about how dangerous humans are from what Cavor has told him. Bedford assumes Cavor (and possibly humanity) is being [[HumanityOnTrial "put on trail"]] and starts shooting.
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* PantyShot: Kate falls victim to Since this when the pod leaves Earth's atmosphere. Of course, she's wearing white is Victorian bloomers, but still... times, "panty shot" means seeing a pair of knee-length bloomers when the sphere lifts off. * PoorCommunicationKills: This seems to be the case when Bedford overhears Cavor speaking with the Selenites Selenites' Grand Lunar. As the Grand Lunar openly states his concerns about how dangerous humans are from what Cavor has told him. Bedford assumes Cavor (and possibly humanity) is being [[HumanityOnTrial "put on trail"]] trial"]] and starts shooting.
15th Dec '13 8:14:07 PM firejewel
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* HumanityOnTrial: The Grand Lunar questions Cavor about earthlings, whether this was actually the Grand Lunars' intent however is left a little vague.
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* HumanityOnTrial: The Grand Lunar questions questioning Cavor about earthlings, earthlings comes across as this, whether this was actually the Grand Lunars' intent however is left a little vague.
15th Dec '13 8:13:38 PM firejewel
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* HumanityOnTrial: The Grand Lunar questions Cavor about earthlings, whether this was the Grand Lunars' intent however is a left little vague.
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* HumanityOnTrial: The Grand Lunar questions Cavor about earthlings, whether this was actually the Grand Lunars' intent however is a left a little vague.
15th Dec '13 7:55:26 PM firejewel
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* DamselInDistress: Kate, who does ''nothing'' but nearly get them killed.
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* DamselInDistress: Kate, who does ''nothing'' but nearly get them killed.getting the group killed. * HumanityOnTrial: The Grand Lunar questions Cavor about earthlings, whether this was the Grand Lunars' intent however is a left little vague.

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* DamselInDistress: Kate, who does ''nothing'' but nearly get them killed.[[OnlySaneMan Only Sane Woman]]: Despite her bouts of being TooDumbToLive, Kate was often the most honest and sensible of the three protagonists. First, for not being as duplicitous as her fiancÚ Arnold or as dangerously na´ve as Cavor. Second, Kate sensibly helps repair the damaged ship in order for her and Arnold to escape.

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* DamselInDistress: Kate, who does ''nothing'' but nearly get them killed.PoorCommunicationKills: This seems to be the case when Bedford overhears Cavor speaking with the Selenites Grand Lunar. As the Grand Lunar openly states his concerns about how dangerous humans are from what Cavor has told him. Bedford assumes Cavor (and possibly humanity) is being [[HumanityOnTrial "put on trail"]] and starts shooting.
19th Nov '13 8:51:58 PM DavidLev
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* TatteredFlag: In the 1969 version the modern astronauts discover, to their astonishment, an old, worn out Union Jack left in the Victorian age.

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* TatteredFlag: The modern astronauts discover, to their astonishment, an old, worn out Union Jack left in the Victorian age.
27th Jul '13 11:45:53 PM Tallens
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* TatteredFlag: In the 1969 version the modern astronauts discover, to their astonishment, an old, worn out Union Jack left in the Victorian age.
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