History Literature / TheSpaceOdysseySeries

19th Oct '16 10:29:05 PM TitoMosquito
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* AdamAndEvePlot: Marvel Comics' ''2001: A Space Odyssey'' issue 7 has a Star Child taking two lovers from their doomed planet to repopulate on another.

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* AdamAndEvePlot: Marvel Comics' ''2001: A Space Odyssey'' issue 7 has a Star Child ('New Seed' in the comics) taking two lovers from their doomed planet to repopulate on another.another.
* AllCavemenWereNeanderthals: The first two issues of the Marvel Comics' ''2001: A Space Odyssey'' series involves them.


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* BarbarianHero: Marak in issue 3 and 4 of the Marvel Comics' ''2001: A Space Odyssey'' series.


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* InvisibleAliens: The creators of the Monolith, but averted in the Marvel Comics' ''2001: A Space Odyssey'' series which features different aliens.


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* MatchCut: With two panels in Issue 1 and 2 of the Marvel Comics' ''2001: A Space Odyssey'' series. The first panel has a caveperson, and the second one has a modern human astronaut in the same position. Likely to invoke the famous match cut from the movie.


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* StrictlyFormula: Issues 1-6 of the Marvel Comics' ''2001: A Space Odyssey'' series replays the same idea with different characters in different situations, both prehistoric and futuristic.
8th Apr '16 2:00:26 PM TitoMosquito
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* NightmareFuel: In-Universe in ''3001'', the people were terrified when they observe a planet explode, which triggered a supernova. They are left to wonder if there was intelligence on that planet or if they somehow caused it.

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* NightmareFuel: In-Universe in ''3001'', the people were terrified when they observe a planet explode, which triggered a supernova. They are left to wonder if there was intelligence on that planet or and if they somehow caused it.
1st Mar '16 5:48:34 PM intastiel
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* CircumcisionAngst: Inverted. A woman loses interest in Frank because his ''is'' circumcised, something that isn't done in 3001.

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* CircumcisionAngst: Inverted. A woman loses interest in Frank because his ''is'' circumcised, something that isn't done in 3001. Subverted by Frank, who is bemused to learn why his one-night stand ran out on him, but declines restorative surgery and goes on to date more favourably inclined women instead.
5th Aug '15 10:08:07 AM kensu
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* ScienceMarchesOn: When Bowman is reflecting on the possibility of life in the Saturn system in ''2001'', he quickly dismisses Titan as a possibility because of its "thin envelope" of an atmosphere. It has since been discovered that Titan's atmosphere is even thicker than Earth's.
5th Aug '15 10:07:35 AM kensu
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* ScienceMarchesOn: When Bowman is reflecting on the possibility of life in the Saturn system in ''2001'', he quickly dismisses Titan as a possibility because of its "thin envelope" of an atmosphere. It has since been discovered that Titan's atmosphere is even thicker than Earth's.
29th Jul '15 2:57:13 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''2010: Odyssey Two'' (1982): While not initially thought up by Clarke as a movie idea, the book was, in 1984, adapted, with his and Kubrick's blessing, into the film ''TwoThousandTenTheYearWeMakeContact''.\\

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* ''2010: Odyssey Two'' (1982): While not initially thought up by Clarke as a movie idea, the book was, in 1984, adapted, with his and Kubrick's blessing, into the film ''TwoThousandTenTheYearWeMakeContact''.''Film/TwoThousandTenTheYearWeMakeContact''.\\
11th Jun '15 6:35:58 PM megajake
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** A common joke in the 31st Century goes as follows:
--> '''Setup''' - Would you trust your children with a dinosaur?
--> '''Punchline''' - What? And risk injuring it?
8th Jan '15 9:21:13 AM SolipSchism
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* {{Novelization}}: Technically, ''2001'' is a novelization of the film, although being based on an early version of the screenplay it contains many changes (Discovery goes to a different planet, for example, and the book ends with [[spoiler: World War III breaking out on earth]].)
30th Dec '14 1:40:16 PM SolipSchism
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* MoreThanThreeDimensions: The first novel explicates that the Monolith has sides in a proportion of 1:4:9, the squares of the first three integers. Then it suggests the Monolith extends in more dimensions, presumably by squares.
--> "And how naive to have imagined that the series ended at this point, in only three dimensions!"
11th Dec '14 8:19:39 AM Fighteer
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* [[spoiler:KillAllHumans]]: [[spoiler: In 3001, it turns out the monoliths have decided that humanity is no longer worthy of existence, due to how we behaved during the 21st century, and blocks out the Sun (and Lucifer) in an effort to kill us all.]]

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* [[spoiler:KillAllHumans]]: KillAllHumans: [[spoiler: In 3001, it turns out the monoliths have decided that humanity is no longer worthy of existence, due to how we behaved during the 21st century, and blocks out the Sun (and Lucifer) in an effort to kill us all.]]
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