Funny / 2001: A Space Odyssey

  • During the Also Sprach Zarathustra intro, the most dramatic part of the score is not reserved for the title or the on-screen vista—an extraordinaire alignment of celestial bodies—but for the appearance of Kubrick's name.
  • Dr. Floyd reading the long list of instructions for using a zero-gravity toilet.
  • HAL's entire sequence as Bowman tries to get into the master control room, though it ends pretty abruptly afterwards.
    HAL: Look Dave, I can see you're really upset about this. I honestly think you ought to sit down calmly, take a stress pill, and think things over.