History Radio / AtomicTales

27th Mar '16 8:49:01 PM Prfnoff
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'''''Atomic Tales''''' was a [[ShowWithinAShow Patriot Broadcasting Company]] series broadcast in the 1950's which posed incredible WhatIf scenarios and exploring their terrifying consequences. Some of the [[NotReally original archives]] have now been unearthed, so that the shows can be broadcast, in full, with introductions and [[ParodyCommercial advert breaks]], to a more cynical 21st century audience. The show is, of course, a {{Pastiche}} of 1950's ScienceFiction.UnfortunateImplications, and a reminder of [[NationalStereoTypes why Americans are funny]].

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'''''Atomic Tales''''' ''Atomic Tales'' was a [[ShowWithinAShow Patriot Broadcasting Company]] series broadcast in the 1950's which posed incredible WhatIf scenarios and exploring their terrifying consequences. Some of the [[NotReally original archives]] have now been unearthed, so that the shows can be broadcast, in full, with introductions and [[ParodyCommercial advert breaks]], to a more cynical 21st century audience. The show is, of course, a {{Pastiche}} of 1950's ScienceFiction.UnfortunateImplications, and a reminder of [[NationalStereoTypes why Americans are funny]].
21st Mar '16 9:09:55 PM frogpatrol
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In the 1950s, the US [[ShowWithinAShow Patriot Broadcasting Company]] brought us Atomic Tales, a series of shocking ScienceFiction stories, posing incredible WhatIf scenarios and exploring their terrifying consequences. Some of the [[NotReally original archives]] have now been unearthed, so that the shows can be broadcast, in full, including introductions and [[ParodyCommercial advert breaks]], to a more cynical 21st century audience.

The show is, of course, a Pastiche of GoldenAgeSciFi, Amateur radio plays, UnfortunateImplications, and a reminder of [[NationalStereoTypes why Americans are funny]].

Common tropes include
* Zeerust. Pretty much the basic premise of the series. WeWillNotUseAnIndexInTheFuture
* Aesops, often [[BrokenAesop Broken]]

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In the 1950s, the US '''''Atomic Tales''''' was a [[ShowWithinAShow Patriot Broadcasting Company]] brought us Atomic Tales, a Company]] series of shocking ScienceFiction stories, posing broadcast in the 1950's which posed incredible WhatIf scenarios and exploring their terrifying consequences. Some of the [[NotReally original archives]] have now been unearthed, so that the shows can be broadcast, in full, including with introductions and [[ParodyCommercial advert breaks]], to a more cynical 21st century audience.

audience. The show is, of course, a Pastiche {{Pastiche}} of GoldenAgeSciFi, Amateur radio plays, 1950's ScienceFiction.UnfortunateImplications, and a reminder of [[NationalStereoTypes why Americans are funny]].

Common tropes include
* Zeerust. Pretty much the basic premise of the series. WeWillNotUseAnIndexInTheFuture
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* Aesops, often [[BrokenAesop Broken]]Broken]].
* AsYouKnow
* BadBadActing
* OpeningNarration



* AsYouKnow and similar formulations
* OpeningNarration



* BadBadActing

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* BadBadActing{{Zeerust}}. Pretty much the basic premise of the series.
* WeWillNotUseAnIndexInTheFuture
16th Jan '16 10:22:09 AM Anddrix
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* [[ViewersAreMorons Listeners are Morons]]
20th Dec '14 2:28:22 PM MagBas
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* ValuesDissonance and UnfortunateImplications
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