History Series / GeminiMan

18th Mar '18 12:58:10 PM AnotherGuy
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* {{Homage}}: Ben removing his head bandages was one to the original ''Film/TheInvisibleMan'' film.
1st Mar '18 11:12:17 PM The_Glorious_SOB
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Most mid-70s action series with a lifespan that short would quickly fade into obscurity. However, a [[CompilationMovie TV movie compiled from two episodes of the show]] entitled ''Riding with Death'' was released five years later and continued to run on television for many years. The episodes used were series premiere "Smithereens" along with "Buffalo Bill Rides Again", the latter of which didnít air in the US network run, and are linked via the common themes of vehicles MadeOfExplodium and country singer Jim Stafford. The movie itself was featured on a 1997 episode of ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000,'' introducing it to another generation and ensuring it maintained its notoriety.

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Most mid-70s action series with a lifespan that short would quickly fade into obscurity. However, a [[CompilationMovie TV movie compiled from two episodes of the show]] entitled ''Riding with Death'' was released five years later and continued to run on television for many years. The episodes used were the series premiere "Smithereens" along with "Buffalo Bill Rides Again", the latter of which didnít air in the US network run, and are linked via the common themes of vehicles MadeOfExplodium and country singer Jim Stafford. The movie itself was featured on a 1997 episode of ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000,'' introducing it to another generation and ensuring it maintained its notoriety.
13th Oct '17 12:17:01 AM dunicha
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* SpringtimeForHitler: The inventor of the faulty fuel additive in ''Riding With Death'' planned to fake his own death while Casey was driving the truck he was hidden in.

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* SpringtimeForHitler: The inventor of the faulty fuel additive in ''Riding With Death'' planned to fake his own death while Casey was driving the truck he was supposedly hidden in.
31st Aug '17 6:35:14 PM TheRogueWolf
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** Given the effects we see (which might just be a case of SpecialEffectsFailure), the military likely wouldn't be interested in such an unstable yet relatively low-yield explosive.
19th Apr '17 2:31:12 AM MarkLungo
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''Gemini Man'', based VERY loosely on Creator/HGWells' ''Literature/TheInvisibleMan'', was a [[LiveActionTV TV series]] from 1976 produced by [[StarTrek Harve Bennett]] and StevenBochco‎ which followed the adventures of government operative Sam Casey, who worked for a CIA-like agency known as INTERSECT. After a radiation accident in the first episode, he was rendered invisible, but was supplied with a watch-style device called a "DNA Stabilizer" that allowed him to control the invisibility - with the catch that he could only stay invisible for 15 minutes per day or else he'd die. The series was canceled after only five episodes of the original 11 had even aired.

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''Gemini Man'', based VERY loosely on Creator/HGWells' ''Literature/TheInvisibleMan'', was a [[LiveActionTV TV series]] from 1976 produced by [[StarTrek [[Franchise/StarTrek Harve Bennett]] and StevenBochco‎ Creator/StevenBochco which followed the adventures of government operative Sam Casey, who worked for a CIA-like agency known as INTERSECT. After a radiation accident in the first episode, he was rendered invisible, but was supplied with a watch-style device called a "DNA Stabilizer" that allowed him to control the invisibility - with the catch that he could only stay invisible for 15 minutes per day or else he'd die. The series was canceled after only five episodes of the original 11 had even aired.



Not to be confused with the VideoGame/MegaMan3 Robot Master.

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Not to be confused with the VideoGame/MegaMan3 ''VideoGame/MegaMan3'' Robot Master.
1st Sep '16 2:56:56 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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* CutLexLuthorACheck: Dr. Hale's supposed gasoline additive is actually a explosive three times more powerful than nitroglycerin and can be made from common chemicals. He concocts an elaborate scheme to defraud the government rather than just selling his new, cheap, explosive that is vastly more powerful than Nitroglycerin. Of course, this makes perfect sense when you inevitably realize as the movie goes on that Dr. Hale is kind of an idiot. Also, said tripolodine isn't all that powerful anyway.

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* CutLexLuthorACheck: Dr. Hale's supposed gasoline additive is actually a explosive three times more powerful than nitroglycerin and can be made from common chemicals. He concocts an elaborate scheme to defraud the government rather than just selling his new, cheap, explosive that is vastly more powerful than Nitroglycerin.nitroglycerin. Of course, this makes perfect sense when you inevitably realize as the movie goes on that Dr. Hale is kind of an idiot. Also, said tripolodine isn't all that powerful anyway.
1st Sep '16 2:56:01 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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* CutLexLuthorACheck: Dr. Hale's supposed gasoline additive is actually a explosive three times more powerful than Nitroglycerin and can be made from common chemicals. He concocts an elaborate scheme to defraud the government rather than just selling his new, cheap, explosive that is vastly more powerful than Nitroglycerin. Of course, this makes perfect sense when you inevitably realize as the movie goes on that Dr. Hale is kind of an idiot. Also, said tripolodine isn't all that powerful anyway.

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* CutLexLuthorACheck: Dr. Hale's supposed gasoline additive is actually a explosive three times more powerful than Nitroglycerin nitroglycerin and can be made from common chemicals. He concocts an elaborate scheme to defraud the government rather than just selling his new, cheap, explosive that is vastly more powerful than Nitroglycerin. Of course, this makes perfect sense when you inevitably realize as the movie goes on that Dr. Hale is kind of an idiot. Also, said tripolodine isn't all that powerful anyway.
17th Apr '16 9:40:35 AM AnotherGuy
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* CutLexLuthorACheck: Dr. Hale's supposed gasoline additive is actually a explosive three times more powerful than Nitroglycerin and can be made from common chemicals. He concocts an elaborate scheme to defraud the government rather than just selling his new, cheap, explosive that is vastly more powerful than Nitroglycerin. Of course, this makes perfect sense when you inevitably realize as the movie goes on that Dr. Hale is kind of an idiot.

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* CutLexLuthorACheck: Dr. Hale's supposed gasoline additive is actually a explosive three times more powerful than Nitroglycerin and can be made from common chemicals. He concocts an elaborate scheme to defraud the government rather than just selling his new, cheap, explosive that is vastly more powerful than Nitroglycerin. Of course, this makes perfect sense when you inevitably realize as the movie goes on that Dr. Hale is kind of an idiot. Also, said tripolodine isn't all that powerful anyway.
17th Apr '16 9:37:27 AM AnotherGuy
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* TotallyRadical: Ben is full of TheSeventies slang. During "Smithereens" (the first "half" of ''Riding With Death''), Ben goes double duty with tons of trucker CB lingo.
9th Dec '15 2:02:30 PM wrm5
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* MisappliedPhlebotinum: Sure it doesn't boost mileage, but what military wouldn't want such a potent explosive?

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* MisappliedPhlebotinum: Why did everyone totally give up on Tripolidine? Sure it doesn't really boost mileage, but what military wouldn't want such a potent explosive?
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