History YMMV / TheTimeMachine

1st Feb '16 12:39:40 AM TrollBrutal
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* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotPolitical: Discussed in-universe, as the time traveller explains that his theory of the Eloi and the Morlocks might as well be just a result of his seeing everything from a political point of view. However, he calls it the most plausible one.

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* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotPolitical: Discussed in-universe, as the time traveller explains that his theory of the Eloi and the Morlocks might as well be just a result of his seeing everything from a political point of view. However, he calls it the most plausible one.----
27th Feb '15 6:47:46 AM FrancisTL
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* HilariousInHindsight: One copy of the book from the 1970's advertises on the cover, "The Science Fiction Masterpiece That Predicted the [[TheSixties Rise of the Flower Children!]]"

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* HilariousInHindsight: One copy of the book from the 1970's advertises on the cover, "The Science Fiction Masterpiece That Predicted the [[TheSixties Rise of the Flower Children!]]"Children!]]"
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotPolitical: Discussed in-universe, as the time traveller explains that his theory of the Eloi and the Morlocks might as well be just a result of his seeing everything from a political point of view. However, he calls it the most plausible one.
6th Apr '14 3:46:53 PM backpack
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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Pretty much stated directly in the book. Are the Morlock's monsters? Or the last true vestige of humanity, caring for and consuming herd animals just like people do today?
20th Mar '13 3:11:05 AM Random888
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!! The Book
* HilariousInHindsight: One copy of the book from the 1970's advertises on the cover, "The Science Fiction Masterpiece That Predicted the [[TheSixties Rise of the Flower Children!]]"

!!The 1960 Movie
* HilariousInHindsight: Considering the familiar accent that Alan Young skillfully provided for his character, [[ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse he sure gave it to more popular use many years later]].
** Can you even guess what Rod Taylor's voiceover narration connected with [[Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians a year later]]?
* MisaimedFandom: Of ''course'' the Morlocks are evil and the Eloi are good!
* SpecialEffectsFailure: Granted, it was 1960, but the nuking of London look ''painfully'' like a model. The early episodes of Series/DoctorWho actually look better.
** There was a ''literal'' special-effects failure on the set. The day before the crew was set to "destroy" the London of 1960, they made a huge batch of oatmeal, which would stand in for the lava flow. Unfortunately, there came a very hot day, which caused the oatmeal to ferment! It no longer had that thick consistency, but the effects team had to just roll with it.
* TearJerker: [[WorldWarOne Filby senior's ultimate fate]]. It's made even worse in a short film done for a DVD release of the movie in which an older George returns and meets Filby right before he leaves for the front. He tries to warn him, expecting to be disbelieved. Filby does believe him... [[HonorBeforeReason and he goes anyway.]]

!!The 2002 Movie
* FunnyBackgroundEvent: In the 2030 library, one of the extras (a woman scolding her son) can be heard to say "...or so help me I'll resequence your genome!"
* HypeBacklash: Marketing for the film constantly remind us that Simon Wells is HG's great grandson. While Simon has proven himself to be a talented director, his work may be better suited to making [[WesternAnimation/ThePrinceOfEgypt Animated Feature Films.]]
* MisaimedFandom: Of ''course'' the Morlocks are {{Magnificent Bastard}}s and the Eloi are {{Idiot Hero}}es!
* {{Narm}}: "The Uber-Morlock"? ''Really?''
** It could have been worse. They could have called him "Peak Morlock."
* TookTheBadFilmSeriously: The TropeNamer, specifically Guy Pearce, at least according to RogerEbert.

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!! The Book
* HilariousInHindsight: One copy of the book from the 1970's advertises on the cover, "The Science Fiction Masterpiece That Predicted the [[TheSixties Rise of the Flower Children!]]"

!!The 1960 Movie
* HilariousInHindsight: Considering the familiar accent that Alan Young skillfully provided for his character, [[ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse he sure gave it to more popular use many years later]].
** Can you even guess what Rod Taylor's voiceover narration connected with [[Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians a year later]]?
* MisaimedFandom: Of ''course'' the Morlocks are evil and the Eloi are good!
* SpecialEffectsFailure: Granted, it was 1960, but the nuking of London look ''painfully'' like a model. The early episodes of Series/DoctorWho actually look better.
** There was a ''literal'' special-effects failure on the set. The day before the crew was set to "destroy" the London of 1960, they made a huge batch of oatmeal, which would stand in for the lava flow. Unfortunately, there came a very hot day, which caused the oatmeal to ferment! It no longer had that thick consistency, but the effects team had to just roll with it.
* TearJerker: [[WorldWarOne Filby senior's ultimate fate]]. It's made even worse in a short film done for a DVD release of the movie in which an older George returns and meets Filby right before he leaves for the front. He tries to warn him, expecting to be disbelieved. Filby does believe him... [[HonorBeforeReason and he goes anyway.]]

!!The 2002 Movie
* FunnyBackgroundEvent: In the 2030 library, one of the extras (a woman scolding her son) can be heard to say "...or so help me I'll resequence your genome!"
* HypeBacklash: Marketing for the film constantly remind us that Simon Wells is HG's great grandson. While Simon has proven himself to be a talented director, his work may be better suited to making [[WesternAnimation/ThePrinceOfEgypt Animated Feature Films.]]
* MisaimedFandom: Of ''course'' the Morlocks are {{Magnificent Bastard}}s and the Eloi are {{Idiot Hero}}es!
* {{Narm}}: "The Uber-Morlock"? ''Really?''
** It could have been worse. They could have called him "Peak Morlock."
* TookTheBadFilmSeriously: The TropeNamer, specifically Guy Pearce, at least according to RogerEbert.
Children!]]"
3rd Mar '13 9:36:03 AM ArchTeryx
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** It could have been worse. They could have called him "Peak Morlock."
19th Feb '13 11:05:29 PM PrimeEvil
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** There was a ''literal'' special-effects failure on the set. The day before the crew was set to "destroy" the London of 1960, they made a huge batch of oatmeal, which would stand in for the lava flow. Unfortunately, there came a very hot day, which caused the oatmeal to ferment! It no longer had that thick consistency, but the effects team had to just roll with it.
26th Jan '13 10:35:23 AM nombretomado
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* HypeBacklash: Marketing for the film constantly remind us that Simon Wells is HG's great grandson. While Simon has proven himself to be a talented director, his work may be better suited to making [[ThePrinceOfEgypt Animated Feature Films.]]

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* HypeBacklash: Marketing for the film constantly remind us that Simon Wells is HG's great grandson. While Simon has proven himself to be a talented director, his work may be better suited to making [[ThePrinceOfEgypt [[WesternAnimation/ThePrinceOfEgypt Animated Feature Films.]]
26th Dec '12 1:51:29 PM Ardashir
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* TearJerker: [[WorldWarOne Filby senior's ultimate fate]]. It's made even worse in a short film done for a DVD release of the movie in which an older George returns and meets Filby right before he leaves for the front. He tries to warn him, expecting to be disbelieved. Filby does believe him... [[HonorBeforeReason and he goes anyway.]]
2nd Oct '12 12:13:15 PM Korodzik
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* HilariousInHindsight: Considering the familiar accent that Alan Young skillfully provided for his character, [[DisneyDucksComicUniverse he sure gave it to more popular use many years later]].

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* HilariousInHindsight: Considering the familiar accent that Alan Young skillfully provided for his character, [[DisneyDucksComicUniverse [[ComicBook/DisneyDucksComicUniverse he sure gave it to more popular use many years later]].
13th Feb '12 12:28:48 PM gahagain
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*FunnyBackgroundEvent: In the 2030 library, one of the extras (a woman scolding her son) can be heard to say "...or so help me I'll resequence your genome!"
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