History Trivia / SoylentGreen

16th Apr '17 12:36:56 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* BeamMeUpScotty: An unusual instance. While Heston does actually yell "Soylent Green is people!" during the film's climax, most people get the context wrong and believe that he screams it while running down the street and fleeing from the police. In actual fact he says it ''to'' the police, in the middle of a cathedral that has been converted into a homeless shelter, while being carried away on a stretcher. The "running down the street" scenario was actually from a ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' parody of the film. They may also be getting it confused with the ending of ''Film/InvasionOfTheBodySnatchers''.

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* BeamMeUpScotty: An unusual instance. While Heston Creator/CharltonHeston does actually yell "Soylent Green is people!" during the film's climax, most people get the context wrong and believe that he screams it while running down the street and fleeing from the police. In actual fact he says it ''to'' the police, in the middle of a cathedral that has been converted into a homeless shelter, while being carried away on a stretcher. The "running down the street" scenario was actually from a ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' parody of the film. They may also be getting it confused with the ending of ''Film/InvasionOfTheBodySnatchers''.



* EnforcedMethodActing: Heston during Sol's "going home". Robinson had privately told Heston that he was actually dying of cancer. This was Edward G. Robinson's last film; he died twelve days after it was made.
* RealitySubtext: Edward G. Robinson was really dying from cancer during filming. Thorn's tears are Charlton Heston's real tears during the assisted suicide scene.

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* EnforcedMethodActing: Heston Creator/CharltonHeston during Sol's "going home". Robinson Creator/EdwardGRobinson had privately told Heston that he was actually dying of cancer. This was Edward G. Robinson's last film; he died twelve days after it was made.
* RealitySubtext: Edward G. Robinson Creator/EdwardGRobinson was really dying from cancer during filming. Thorn's tears are Charlton Heston's Creator/CharltonHeston's real tears during the assisted suicide scene.
11th Dec '16 4:58:20 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Set in New York City, filmed in California.



* [[CaliforniaDoubling New York Doubling]]: Set in New York City, filmed in California.
11th Dec '16 4:51:22 PM LarryMullen
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* [[CaliforniaDoubling New York Doubling]]: Set in New York City, filmed in California.
26th Oct '16 6:29:37 PM TropesForever
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Celia Lovsky (aka T'Pau from StarTrekTheOriginalSeries) is one of Sol's fellow "books".
** [[Series/EightIsEnough Dick Van Patten]] is the technician who oversees Sol's "going home".
26th Oct '16 5:14:16 PM MetropolisGal2
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Celia Lovsky (aka T'Pol from StarTrekTheOriginalSeries) is one of Sol's fellow "books".

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* HeyItsThatGuy: Celia Lovsky (aka T'Pol T'Pau from StarTrekTheOriginalSeries) is one of Sol's fellow "books".
26th Oct '16 5:06:27 PM MetropolisGal2
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** [[Series/EightIsEnough Dick Van Patten]] is the technician who oversees Sol's "going home".
26th Oct '16 5:01:17 PM MetropolisGal2
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Celia Lovsky (aka T'Pol from StarTrekTheOriginalSeries) is one of Sol's fellow "books".
28th Aug '16 12:50:08 PM JamesAustin
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* EnforcedMethodActing: Heston during Sol's "going home".
** Robinson had privately told Heston that he was actually dying of cancer. This was Edward G. Robinson's last film; he died twelve days after it was made.

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* EnforcedMethodActing: Heston during Sol's "going home".
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home". Robinson had privately told Heston that he was actually dying of cancer. This was Edward G. Robinson's last film; he died twelve days after it was made.
16th Apr '16 1:14:26 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy
** [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries T'Pau]] as the Exchange Leader
** Dick Van Patten of ''Series/EightIsEnough'' as an [[spoiler:assisted suicide attendant]]
** You could say [[Film/TheTenCommandments Moses and Dathan]] are together again.
** [[Film/StarTrekIVTheVoyageHome Admiral]] [[Film/StarTrekVITheUndiscoveredCountry Cartwright]] is a police captain. Or is it [[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Joe Sisko?]]
13th Nov '15 11:21:38 AM Gitman
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* {{Defictionalization}}: You can actually find Soylent Green crackers out there, though it's not really made of people. (Or so we hope...)

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* {{Defictionalization}}: You There really is a Soylent company that makes meal replacement drinks, and you can actually find Soylent Green crackers out there, though it's not really made of people. (Or so we hope...)
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