History Trivia / TRON

14th Jun '16 9:14:11 AM Allronix
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* ShoutOut: A double-shot in ''Series/OnceUponATime.'' In a Season 1 episode, Regina burns down a playground, then "makes up for it" by buying her fairy-tale AgentMulder son a video game system. The kid's game of choice is ''Space Paranoids.'' Emma even looks at the game and comments "it's all in the wrist." Then, in the Season 2 episode "Welcome to Storybrooke," a hapless father and son (Kurt and Owen Flynn) wander into the cursed town. The plotline has a few creepy parallels to the [[{{Film/TronLegacy}} filmed sequel]], and Kurt shouts to his boy "find your uncle!" Given the Encom billboard they passed in the opening, the existence of Flynn's games in the OUAT universe, the surname, and the ''Legacy''-meets-Stephen King plot, and the fact that the same team of writers behind the show wrote ''{{Film/TronLegacy}}'', it's at least an educated guess said "uncle" was Kevin.

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* ShoutOut: A double-shot in ''Series/OnceUponATime.'' In a Season 1 episode, Regina burns down a playground, then "makes up for it" by buying her fairy-tale obssessed AgentMulder son a video game system. The kid's game of choice is ''Space Paranoids.'' Emma even looks at the game and comments "it's all in the wrist." Then, in the Season 2 episode "Welcome to Storybrooke," a hapless father and son (Kurt and Owen Flynn) wander into the cursed town. The plotline has a few creepy parallels to the [[{{Film/TronLegacy}} filmed sequel]], and Kurt shouts to his boy "find your uncle!" Given the Encom billboard they passed in the opening, the existence of Flynn's games in the OUAT universe, the surname, and the ''Legacy''-meets-Stephen King ''Legacy''-meets-{{Creator/StephenKing}} plot, and the fact that the same team of writers behind the show wrote ''{{Film/TronLegacy}}'', it's at least an educated guess said "uncle" was Kevin.
14th Jun '16 9:12:02 AM Allronix
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* ShoutOut: A double-shot in ''Series/OnceUponATime.'' In a Season 1 episode, Regina burns down a playground, then "makes up for it" by buying her fairy-tale AgentMulder son a video game system. The kid's game of choice is ''Space Paranoids.'' Emma even looks at the game and comments "it's all in the wrist." Then, in the Season 2 episode "Welcome to Storybrooke," a hapless father and son (Kurt and Owen Flynn) wander into the cursed town. The plotline has a few creepy parallels to the [[{{Film/TronLegacy}} filmed sequel]], and Kurt shouts to his boy "find your uncle!" Given the Encom billboard they passed in the opening, the existence of Flynn's games in the OUAT universe, the surname, and the ''Legacy''-meets-Stephen King plot, and the fact that the same team of writers behind the show wrote ''{{Film/TronLegacy}}'', it's at least an educated guess said "uncle" was Kevin.
27th Apr '16 1:28:24 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* HeyItsThatGuy
** Show this one to a ''Series/BabylonFive'' fan. Boxleitner's obvious, [[Creator/DavidWarner as is the guy after the Holy Grail]], but the future Centauri ambassador is harder to spot...
** And you might also notice that [[BillAndTedsExcellentAdventure Mr. The Kid]] plays Ram.
** Prior to ''Film/{{Titanic 1997}}'', in which he plays Lovejoy (the bodyguard of [[BigBad Cal]]), Creator/DavidWarner's triple-play as Dillinger, Sark and [[spoiler: the Master Control Program]] would've been considered one of his most famous roles.
** [[Film/FridayThe13thTheFinalChapter Jason Voorhees]] is one of the guards.
** Looks like Walter Gibbs [[{{Film/TheLostBoys}} retired to Santa Clara, and got really annoyed with all the damn vampires.]]



* ThrowItIn: When the prints came back from Taiwan, there were often errors in the frames that looked like flashes of light. Since it would cost ''way'' to much to have it done over, Lisberger had a EurekaMoment and realized, of ''course'' the computer world would have ''electric glitches''. So, basically, he added a sound effect and it became ''atmosphere''.

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* ThrowItIn: When the prints came back from Taiwan, there were often errors in the frames that looked like flashes of light. Since it would cost ''way'' to too much to have it done over, Lisberger had a EurekaMoment and realized, of ''course'' the computer world would have ''electric glitches''. So, basically, he added a sound effect and it became ''atmosphere''.
22nd Dec '15 7:00:25 PM Allronix
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** Looks like Walter Gibbs [[{{Film/TheLostBoys}} retired to Santa Clara, and got really annoyed with all the damn vampires.]]
12th Jul '15 11:15:02 PM SuddenFrost
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* ThrowItIn: When the prints came back from Taiwan, there were often errors in the frames. Since it would cost ''way'' to much to have it done over, Lisberger had a EurekaMoment and realized, of ''course'' the computer world would have ''electric glitches''. So, basically, he added a sound effect and it became ''atmosphere''.

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* ThrowItIn: When the prints came back from Taiwan, there were often errors in the frames.frames that looked like flashes of light. Since it would cost ''way'' to much to have it done over, Lisberger had a EurekaMoment and realized, of ''course'' the computer world would have ''electric glitches''. So, basically, he added a sound effect and it became ''atmosphere''.
30th Jun '15 1:21:20 PM erforce
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** Prior to Film/{{Titanic}}, in which he plays Lovejoy (the bodyguard of [[BigBad Cal]]), Creator/DavidWarner's triple-play as Dillinger, Sark and [[spoiler: the Master Control Program]] would've been considered one of his most famous roles.

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** Prior to Film/{{Titanic}}, ''Film/{{Titanic 1997}}'', in which he plays Lovejoy (the bodyguard of [[BigBad Cal]]), Creator/DavidWarner's triple-play as Dillinger, Sark and [[spoiler: the Master Control Program]] would've been considered one of his most famous roles.
7th Mar '15 8:29:20 AM Allronix
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The general look and feel of the computer world, meant to resemble the computer displays and games of the time (black backgrounds! semi-wireframe 3D graphics!), as well as the computer technology itself (command-line interfaces! teleprinters!) must have looked awfully cutting-edge and modern at the time. Now, it looks pretty retro.
29th Dec '14 8:11:30 PM WJTaylor4
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** The director asked Peter O'Toole to play Dillinger... however, he ''really'' wanted to play Tron.

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** The director asked Peter O'Toole to play Dillinger... however, he ''really'' wanted to play Tron.Tron and even went so far as to go jumping up and down on beds and furniture just to prove he was still nimble enough for such a physically demanding job.


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** JeffBridges was not the original or intended choice for Flynn. According to Lisberger the character of Flynn was originally envisioned as a thinner, more stereotypical "nerdy" type of guy as one might imagine a computer programmer to look as opposed to Bridges, who is a fairly big, rugged, stocky man, but he just brought so much energy to the role that they just had to cast him.
27th Dec '14 9:47:27 AM Allronix
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** All programs have the same actor as their Users: Flynn and Clu, Alan and Tron, Lara and Yori...

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** All programs have the same actor as their Users: Flynn and Clu, Alan and Tron, Lara Lora and Yori...
30th Sep '14 11:37:39 AM Fighteer
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* EnforcedMethodActing: Tron's DeathGlare during the disc duel near the beginning. Lisberger was pissing Boxleitner off, challenging his acting, while Frisbees were being whipped at him. The final take had Tron catching the Frisbee ''behind his head'' and whipping it back - while glaring at his "opponent". He was actually ''glaring at Lisberger'' as a TakeThat.[[note]]Lisberger loved it, and grinned back.[[/note]]
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