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* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: It ruins everything, you know. ''Everything.''

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* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: ''Sand''. It ruins everything, you know. ''Everything.''


* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: Once Joe gets mind-fragged by the blob, even the other characters admit they won't miss him. His own wife is only a little upset!

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* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: Once Joe gets mind-fragged by the blob, even the other characters admit they won't miss him. His own wife is only a little upset!upset, and we can probably chalk that up to watching him die!



* MindRape: Coogan's character gets a minor dose after following his daughter to the blob.

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* MindRape: MindRape:
** This is how the Blob kills Joe for trying to harm Tim.
**
Coogan's character gets a minor dose after following his daughter to the blob.blob.
** Dave Brewster gets mind-smacked when he tries to tell his superiors about the blob; first he finds himself unable to speak, then his attempt to write about it ends with unconsciousness.



* SeeingThroughAnothersEyes: The blob can do this, as probably probably another facet of its telepathy.



* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: It ruins everything you know. ''Everything.''

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* {{Telepathy}}: The blob hasn't got a mouth, so this is how it communicates/flash fries people's noodles.
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: It ruins everything everything, you know. ''Everything.''


* FanDisservice: Jackie Coogan's outfits. To quote Mike, "the producers had the very strange idea that Jackie Coogan was hot." The film was going for a creepy atmosphere, and it worked; once wardrobe decided to dress Coogan in little shorty-shorts, [[GoneHorriblyRight the rest of the crew could have knocked off early]].
-->'''Servo:''' It's Uncle Fester in ''shorts!''\\
('' Coogan swings his leg over a bench to sit down'')\\
'''All:''' [[BrainBleach Aaah!]]

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* FanDisservice: Jackie Coogan's outfits. To quote Mike, "the producers had the very strange idea that Jackie Coogan was hot." The film was going for a creepy atmosphere, and it worked; once wardrobe decided to dress Coogan in little shorty-shorts, [[GoneHorriblyRight the rest of the crew could have knocked off early]].
-->'''Servo:''' It's Uncle Fester in ''shorts!''\\
('' Coogan swings his leg over a bench to sit down'')\\
'''All:''' [[BrainBleach Aaah!]]
early]].



* MeaningfulName: Dr. Warman works for the defense department (although Mike and the bots mishear this as "Dr. Woman".)

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* MeaningfulName: Dr. Warman works for the defense department (although Mike and the bots mishear this as "Dr. Woman".)department.



'''Hank Johnson:''' You just say to 'em that down there stands the Thunderer, and what are we waiting for?!\\
'''Servo:''' Hank would kill ''everyone'' if you let him!

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'''Hank Johnson:''' You just say to 'em that down there stands the Thunderer, and what are we waiting for?!\\
'''Servo:''' Hank would kill ''everyone'' if you let him!
for?!


* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: Once Joe gets mind-fragged by the blob, even the other characters admit they won't miss him.

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* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: Once Joe gets mind-fragged by the blob, even the other characters admit they won't miss him. His own wife is only a little upset!


* DomesticAbuser: Joe again. He's probably the only character the Blob From Heaven is justified in killing, and the rest of the cast would thank it for doing so.

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* DomesticAbuser: DomesticAbuse: Joe again. He's probably the only character the Blob From Heaven is justified in killing, and the rest of the cast would thank it for doing so.



-->'''Servo:''' It's Uncle Fester in ''shorts!''
-->('' Coogan swings his leg over a bench to sit down'')
-->'''All:''' [[BrainBleach Aaah!]]

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-->'''Servo:''' It's Uncle Fester in ''shorts!''
-->(''
''shorts!''\\
(''
Coogan swings his leg over a bench to sit down'')
-->'''All:'''
down'')\\
'''All:'''
[[BrainBleach Aaah!]]



* [[GiantSpaceFleaFromNowhere Giant Space Blob From Nowhere]]: What exactly is it, where did it come from and where the ''hell'' does it get off telling ''us'' what to do with ''our'' weapons? Y'know what, blob? You can just ''bite'' us! You have no right to-gah! What are you-aaagh! [--HAHAHA. DISREGARD THAT. THE BLOB IS AWESOME. GO TEAM BLOB. YAY.--]
* [[HugeSchoolgirl Huge Schoolboy]]: One of the "children" following Bud around looks a little too pubescent to play with that age group.

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* [[GiantSpaceFleaFromNowhere Giant Space Blob From Nowhere]]: GiantSpaceFleaFromNowhere: What exactly is it, where did it come from and where the ''hell'' does it get off telling ''us'' what to do with ''our'' weapons? Y'know what, blob? You can just ''bite'' us! You have no right to-gah! What are you-aaagh! [--HAHAHA. DISREGARD THAT. THE BLOB IS AWESOME. GO TEAM BLOB. YAY.--]
* [[HugeSchoolgirl Huge Schoolboy]]: HugeSchoolgirl: One of the "children" following Bud around looks a little too pubescent to play with that age group.



-->'''Ann Brewster:''' ...when is it going to end? Year after year of racing, racing trying to find something bigger and better to blow ourselves off the planet. When they ask me these questions, what do I tell them?
-->'''Hank Johnson:''' You just say to 'em that down there stands the Thunderer, and what are we waiting for?!
-->'''Servo:''' Hank would kill ''everyone'' if you let him!

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-->'''Ann Brewster:''' ...when is it going to end? Year after year of racing, racing trying to find something bigger and better to blow ourselves off the planet. When they ask me these questions, what do I tell them?
-->'''Hank
them?\\
'''Hank
Johnson:''' You just say to 'em that down there stands the Thunderer, and what are we waiting for?!
-->'''Servo:'''
for?!\\
'''Servo:'''
Hank would kill ''everyone'' if you let him!



* [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes Why Did It Have To Be Sand?]]: It ruins everything you know. ''Everything.''

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* [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes Why Did It Have To Be Sand?]]: WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: It ruins everything you know. ''Everything.''


* CoversAlwaysLie: The poster in the Trope image. As you might guess, that never happened. Of course, being the '50's, the poster was probably printed before the script was even written.

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* CoversAlwaysLie: The poster in the Trope image. As you might guess, that never happened. Of course, being the '50's, the poster was probably printed before the script was even written. Ditto for the tagline, as its "enslavement" of the kids is done for entirely benevolent reasons.


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* NoEndorHolocaust: Subverted. Right as the viewer starts to question how sabotaging the Thunderer project is supposed to end the threat of nuclear war, Bud explains that other kids all over the world are unilaterally disarming every other country's nuclear weapon stockpiles, too.


Oldest child Bud Brewster acts as the ringleader as the children become servants to [[CthulhuMythos Azathoth]]'s little cousin, which is a relatively benign fate compared to what happens to adults who discover the creature - Dave Brewster is struck mute or knocked out whenever he tries to tell someone else about it, another scientist gets a [[LaserGuidedAmnesia short-term memory wipe]], and a third fellow is killed though [[AssholeVictim he was an unlikable, abusive drunkard]], [[AndThereWasMuchRejoicing so nobody really minds]].

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Oldest child Bud Brewster acts as the ringleader as the children become servants to [[CthulhuMythos [[Franchise/CthulhuMythos Azathoth]]'s little cousin, which is a relatively benign fate compared to what happens to adults who discover the creature - Dave Brewster is struck mute or knocked out whenever he tries to tell someone else about it, another scientist gets a [[LaserGuidedAmnesia short-term memory wipe]], and a third fellow is killed though [[AssholeVictim he was an unlikable, abusive drunkard]], [[AndThereWasMuchRejoicing so nobody really minds]].

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* MeaningfulName: Dr. Warman works for the defense department (although Mike and the bots mishear this as "Dr. Woman".)


It appeared in [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S09E06TheSpaceChildren this]] episode of ''Series/MysteryScienceTheatre3000''.

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It appeared in [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S09E06TheSpaceChildren this]] episode of ''Series/MysteryScienceTheatre3000''.
''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000''.


Electrical engineer Dave Brewster and his family relocate to a coastal trailer park so that he can join the team working on the Thunderer, the latest and greatest of [=ICBMs=] and the one which will hopefully settle [[ColdWar this pesky arms race once and for all]]. But the Brewster kids hear a strange sound no adult can detect, and see an eerie light in the sky. Once they arrive at their new home they are lured to a coastal cave where they, and the children of the other scientists, are introduced to a pulsating, glowing blob, which telepathically communicates with them.

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Electrical engineer Dave Brewster and his family relocate to a coastal trailer park so that he can join the team working on the Thunderer, the latest and greatest of [=ICBMs=] and the one which will hopefully settle [[ColdWar [[UsefulNotes/ColdWar this pesky arms race once and for all]]. But the Brewster kids hear a strange sound no adult can detect, and see an eerie light in the sky. Once they arrive at their new home they are lured to a coastal cave where they, and the children of the other scientists, are introduced to a pulsating, glowing blob, which telepathically communicates with them.


But that isn't the extent of the blob's powers - soon the military base housing the Thunderer suffers a string of inexplicable accidents, each occurring near a creepy smiling child, culminating in the rocket's test launch resulting in spectacular, fiery disappointment. The military rushes to take down the star-spawn, but the children form a human wall and allow the blob to ascend back into the heavens. Finally free of its influence, Bud explains that all over the planet, other children have done as they did, sabotaging the nukes and doomsday devices of the world's nations. In awe, Mrs. Brewster remarks that "the world is having a second chance," and the movie closes on a ''[[Literature/TheBible Bible]]'' quote: "Verily, I say unto you... except ye become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven." (St. Matthew, Ch 18, v. 3)

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But that isn't the extent of the blob's powers - soon the military base housing the Thunderer suffers a string of inexplicable accidents, each occurring near a creepy smiling child, culminating in the rocket's test launch resulting in spectacular, fiery disappointment. The military rushes to take down the star-spawn, but the children form a human wall and allow the blob to ascend back into the heavens. Finally free of its influence, Bud explains that all over the planet, other children have done as they did, sabotaging the nukes and doomsday devices of the world's nations. In awe, Mrs. Ann Brewster remarks that "the world is having a second chance," and the movie closes on a ''[[Literature/TheBible Bible]]'' quote: "Verily, I say unto you... except ye become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven." (St. Matthew, Ch 18, v. 3)



-->'''Mrs. Brewster:''' ...when is it going to end? Year after year of racing, racing trying to find something bigger and better to blow ourselves off the planet. When they ask me these questions, what do I tell them?

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-->'''Mrs. -->'''Ann Brewster:''' ...when is it going to end? Year after year of racing, racing trying to find something bigger and better to blow ourselves off the planet. When they ask me these questions, what do I tell them?


->''"Slowly... and with horror the parents realized THEIR CHILDREN WERE THE SLAVES OF "THE THING" FROM OUTER SPACE!"''\\
--'''Movie {{tagline}}'''

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->''"Slowly... and with horror the parents realized THEIR CHILDREN WERE THE SLAVES OF "THE THING" FROM OUTER SPACE!"''\\
--'''Movie
SPACE!"''
-->--'''Movie
{{tagline}}'''


->''"Slowly... and with horror the parents realized THEIR CHILDREN WERE THE SLAVES OF "THE THING" FROM OUTER SPACE!"''
-->-- '''Movie {{tagline}}'''

''The Space Children'', a 1958 sci-fi film by director Jack Arnold.

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->''"Slowly... and with horror the parents realized THEIR CHILDREN WERE THE SLAVES OF "THE THING" FROM OUTER SPACE!"''
-->-- '''Movie
SPACE!"''\\
--'''Movie
{{tagline}}'''

''The Space Children'', Children'' is a 1958 sci-fi film by director Jack Arnold.


-->'''Servo:''' Hank would kill everyone if you let him.

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-->'''Servo:''' Hank would kill everyone ''everyone'' if you let him.him!


* MoralEventHorizon: Ostensibly the blob crosses this line when it kills Joe. But then, no-one cares.
** In Blobby's defense, Joe was beating his stepson rather severely, had threatened to break his neck and, in his drunken and enraged state, might actually have done so. Those who aren't openly attacking the blobs agents are dealt with non-lethally, and even when one of them tries to smash the blob with a rock, the blob merely destroys the rock.

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