History YMMV / Armageddon

3rd May '16 2:13:54 PM TheWhistleTropes
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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Is Lev's [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} cookiness]] attributable to his [[GoMadFromTheIsolation having spent eighteen months alone on the space station]], or might he be on the autism spectrum?

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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Is Lev's [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} cookiness]] kookiness]] attributable to his [[GoMadFromTheIsolation having spent eighteen months alone on the space station]], or might he be on the autism spectrum?
27th Dec '15 10:44:02 AM Dragon101
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* {{Anvilicious}}: '''''Lots''''' of comments are made about [[IWantMyJetpack how pathetic our space technology is]], and [[SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped how utterly screwed we'd be if it happened for real]]. Somewhat justified in that our poor ability to detect and almost total inability deal with a potential asteroid collision is sadly very much TruthInTelevision.

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* {{Anvilicious}}: '''''Lots''''' of comments are made about [[IWantMyJetpack how pathetic our space technology is]], and [[SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped how utterly screwed we'd be if it happened for real]]. Somewhat justified in that our poor ability to detect and almost total inability deal with a potential asteroid collision is sadly very much TruthInTelevision.TruthInTelevision (albeit, nowhere near as bad to detect as this movie depicts).
24th Dec '15 9:18:42 AM VoxAquila
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* NarmCharm: The animal crackers scene. As silly as the dialogue is, it's actually kind of sweet.
5th Dec '15 6:46:48 PM Gamermaster
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** Speaking of 9/11, you see some of the meteor impacts leaving huge gaping holes in the original World Trade Center towers. After 9/11, those can be kinda hard to look ta.

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** Speaking of 9/11, you see some of the meteor impacts leaving huge gaping holes in the original World Trade Center towers. After 9/11, those can be kinda hard to look ta.at.
5th Dec '15 5:31:29 PM creepingdeath
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* The asteroid would have been easily visible to the naked eye long before 18 days before it collided with Earth.

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* ** The asteroid would have been easily visible to the naked eye long before 18 days before it collided with Earth.
5th Dec '15 5:29:46 PM creepingdeath
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* The asteroid would have been easily visible to the naked eye long before 18 days before it collided with Earth.
1st Oct '15 11:27:29 PM HarryLovesHermione
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** Despite the movie repeatedly telling the audience that this is a hurtling, spinning, out of control asteroid in outer space, zero gravity apparently does not exist on it, since the crew can walk inside the shuttle and on the surface as if they were on, well, Earth. Except when AJ, Bear, and Lev need to jump across a large canyon in an Armadillo. Then it ''does'' exist.
23rd Sep '15 10:37:14 AM dmcreif
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** In the first ten minutes of the film, New York is decimated by a meteorite shower (see HarsherInHindsight). It's kind of worth mentioning that in the middle of this scene there's a cabbie that screams something with each impact: "Look at that! Whoa! We're at war! UsefulNotes/SaddamHussein's bombing us?" Oh, the innocent irony of 1990s catastrophe films. Made even more ironic by the fact that, despite Saddam Hussein's lack of involvement in 9/11, America still ended up going back to war with him less than a decade later.
** Very disturbing to see the original World Trade Center (Twin Towers) with huge gaping holes in them after the events of 9/11/2001.

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** In the first ten minutes of the film, New York is decimated by a meteorite shower (see HarsherInHindsight).shower. It's kind of worth mentioning that in the middle of this scene there's a cabbie that screams something with each impact: "Look at that! Whoa! We're at war! UsefulNotes/SaddamHussein's bombing us?" Oh, the innocent irony of 1990s catastrophe films. Made even more ironic by the fact that, despite Saddam Hussein's lack of involvement in 9/11, America still ended up going back to war with him less than a decade later.
** Very disturbing to Speaking of 9/11, you see some of the meteor impacts leaving huge gaping holes in the original World Trade Center (Twin Towers) with huge gaping holes in them after the events of 9/11/2001.towers. After 9/11, those can be kinda hard to look ta.
14th Aug '15 12:27:08 PM Tuckerscreator
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* Accidental Innuendo: Harry's reaction to the crash-landing on the asteroid surface: "I blew the tranny." (Though actually referring to a vehicular transmission.)

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* Accidental Innuendo: AccidentalInnuendo: Harry's reaction to the crash-landing on the asteroid surface: "I blew the tranny." (Though actually referring to a vehicular transmission.)
14th Aug '15 12:26:03 PM magmablock
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* CriticalResearchFailure: There are so many scientific errors in this film that even the LowestCommonDenominator is bound to notice them.

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* CriticalResearchFailure: There are so many scientific errors in this film that even the LowestCommonDenominator is bound to notice them. NASA even uses the film as part of its training program to see how many errors new recruits are able to spot. So far, they've found 168.
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