History YMMV / TheTimeMachine1960

11th Jul '16 9:37:24 PM TitoMosquito
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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: A popular fan theory basically goes, "George went to the future to interact with the peaceful, future humanity - and he destroyed it". The Morlocks, while monstrous looking, are the only one of the two decedent races of humans to show societal intelligence by domestication, preserve of old technology; and are coming up with a civilization of their own after ancient humanity blew itself to bits. The Eloi look pretty by human standards, but show very few degrees of sentience and are as dependent on the Morlocks for survival as something like domestic cattle and pigs are to humans. While George does go back to try an educate the Eloi, how effective that is going to be could be entirely fruitless given their low intelligence. Yes, the Morlocks did attack him, but only after he invaded their home and happened to look exactly like their primary food source. But because Weena and the Eloi are dumb but pretty and the Morlocks are smart but ugly, George kills the latter for the former. WhatMeasureisANonCute indeed!

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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: A popular fan theory basically goes, "George went to the future to interact with the peaceful, future humanity - and he destroyed it". The Morlocks, while monstrous looking, are the only one of the two decedent races of humans to show societal intelligence by domestication, preserve of old technology; and are coming up with a civilization of their own after ancient humanity blew itself to bits. The Eloi look pretty by human standards, but show very few degrees of sentience and are as dependent on the Morlocks for survival as something like domestic cattle and pigs are to humans. While George does go back to try an educate the Eloi, how effective that is going to be could be entirely fruitless given their low intelligence. Yes, the Morlocks did attack him, but only after he invaded their home and happened to look exactly like their primary food source. But because Weena and the Eloi are dumb but pretty and the Morlocks are smart but ugly, George kills the latter for the former. WhatMeasureisANonCute WhatMeasureIsANonCute indeed!
10th Jun '16 4:22:58 PM Tarbtano
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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: A popular fan theory basically goes, "George went to the future to interact with the peaceful, future humanity - and he destroyed it". The Morlocks, while monstrous looking, are the only one of the two decedent races of humans to show societal intelligence by domestication, preserve of old technology; and are coming up with a civilization of their own after ancient humanity blew itself to bits. The Eloi look pretty by human standards, but show very few degrees of sentience and are as dependent on the Morlocks for survival as something like domestic cattle and pigs are to humans. While George does go back to try an educate the Eloi, how effective that is going to be could be entirely fruitless given their low intelligence. Yes, the Morlocks did attack him, but only after he invaded their home and happened to look exactly like their primary food source. But because Weena and the Eloi are dumb but pretty and the Morlocks are smart but ugly, George kills the latter for the former. WhatMeasureisANonCute indeed!



** George's HeroicBSOD. He starts by checking out the books on a shelf, which crumble on his grip. He starts with a [[TranquilFury dead]] [[DramaticDeadpan calm]] "Yes. These books tell me all about you (the Eloi being [[BrainlessBeauty Brainless Beauties]])" and then goes into [[RantInducingSlight a screaming tirade]] at the Eloi about how their world is horrible (from his point of view) and how he would prefer to go back in time and die alongside the rest of humanity "who are MEN! MEN who THINK! MEN who HAVE LIVED BETTER LIVES THAN YOU!".

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** George's HeroicBSOD. He starts by checking out the books on a shelf, which crumble on his grip. He starts with a [[TranquilFury dead]] [[DramaticDeadpan calm]] "Yes. These books tell me all about you (the Eloi being [[BrainlessBeauty Brainless Beauties]])" and then goes into [[RantInducingSlight a screaming tirade]] at the Eloi about how their world is horrible (from his point of view) and how he would prefer to go back in time and die alongside the rest of humanity "who are MEN! MEN who THINK! MEN who HAVE LIVED BETTER LIVES THAN YOU!".
1st Aug '15 11:45:48 AM firejewel
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** James Filby's fate. In the space of five minutes, George watched his best friend's infant son grow int a young man with a lot of promise, then become an old man who likely died along with everyone else when London is hit by a nuke. And it goes FromBadToWorse when Weena's comment causes him realise that Filby's warning to "[[IronicEcho Hide until the all clear]]" has become twisted into the means in which the Morlocks have [[MoreThanMindControl conditioned]] the Eloi to walk blissfully to the slaughter.

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** James Filby's fate. In the space of five minutes, George watched his best friend's infant son grow int into a young man with a lot of promise, then become an old man who likely died along with everyone else when London is hit by a nuke. And it goes FromBadToWorse when Weena's comment causes him realise that Filby's warning to "[[IronicEcho Hide until the all clear]]" has become twisted into the means in which the Morlocks have [[MoreThanMindControl conditioned]] the Eloi to walk blissfully to the slaughter.
10th Jan '15 10:58:05 AM marcoasalazarm
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** George's HeroicBSOD. He starts by checking out the books on a shelf, which crumble on his grip. He starts with a [[TranquilFury dead]] [[DramaticDeadpan calm]] "Yes. These books tell me all about you (the Eloi being [[BrainlessBeauty Brainless Beauties]])" and then goes into [[RantInducingSlight a screaming tirade]] at the Eloi about how their world is horrible (from his point of view) and how he would prefer to go back in time and die alongside the rest of humanity "who are MEN! MEN who THINK! MEN who LIVE!".

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** George's HeroicBSOD. He starts by checking out the books on a shelf, which crumble on his grip. He starts with a [[TranquilFury dead]] [[DramaticDeadpan calm]] "Yes. These books tell me all about you (the Eloi being [[BrainlessBeauty Brainless Beauties]])" and then goes into [[RantInducingSlight a screaming tirade]] at the Eloi about how their world is horrible (from his point of view) and how he would prefer to go back in time and die alongside the rest of humanity "who are MEN! MEN who THINK! MEN who LIVE!".HAVE LIVED BETTER LIVES THAN YOU!".
10th Jan '15 10:57:16 AM marcoasalazarm
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** George's HeroicBSOD. He starts by checking out the books on a shelf, which crumble on his grip. He starts with a [[TranquilFury dead]] [[DramaticDeadpan calm]] "Yes. These books tell me all about you (the Eloi being [[BrainlessBeauty Brainless Beauties]])" and then goes into [[RantInducingSlight a screaming tirade]] at the Eloi about how their world is horrible (from his point of view) and how he would prefer to go back in time and die alongside the rest of humanity "who are MEN! MEN who THINK! MEN who LIVE!".
27th May '14 5:15:09 AM TheLyniezian
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* InterspeciesRomance: The beginnings of romance between George and Weena might suggest this in light of some interpretations which posit the Eloi as being just as much an evolved post-human species as the Morlocks, in spite of the fact that only the Morlocks look visibly non-human.
25th Feb '14 5:39:15 AM Sifr1889
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** James Filby's fate. In the space of five minutes, George watched his best friend's infant son grow int a young man with a lot of promise, then become an old man who likely died along with everyone else when London is hit by a nuke. Especially when Weena causes him realise that Filby's warning to "[[IronicEcho Hide until the all clear]]" has become twisted into the means in which the Morlocks have conditioned the Eloi to walk blissfully to the slaughter.

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** James Filby's fate. In the space of five minutes, George watched his best friend's infant son grow int a young man with a lot of promise, then become an old man who likely died along with everyone else when London is hit by a nuke. Especially And it goes FromBadToWorse when Weena Weena's comment causes him realise that Filby's warning to "[[IronicEcho Hide until the all clear]]" has become twisted into the means in which the Morlocks have conditioned [[MoreThanMindControl conditioned]] the Eloi to walk blissfully to the slaughter.
25th Feb '14 5:38:08 AM Sifr1889
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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.]]

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* TearJerker: [[WorldWarOne Filby senior's David Filby'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.]]]]
** James Filby's fate. In the space of five minutes, George watched his best friend's infant son grow int a young man with a lot of promise, then become an old man who likely died along with everyone else when London is hit by a nuke. Especially when Weena causes him realise that Filby's warning to "[[IronicEcho Hide until the all clear]]" has become twisted into the means in which the Morlocks have conditioned the Eloi to walk blissfully to the slaughter.
23rd Dec '13 7:06:44 PM Ghost101
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** Another real life example even has Creator/AlanYoung commenting on his make-up as the aged James Filby failure:

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** Another real life example even has had Creator/AlanYoung commenting on his make-up as the aged James Filby failure:
13th Dec '13 5:45:52 PM Ghost101
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** Another real life example even has Creator/AlanYoung commenting on the failure with the face mask that would make him appear as an older James Fibly:

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** Another real life example even has Creator/AlanYoung commenting on his make-up as the failure with the face mask that would make him appear as an older aged James Fibly:Filby failure:
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