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* The [[https://stella-emu.github.io/ Stella]] UsefulNotes/Atari2600 emulator includes some optional effects to simulate a CRT TV.

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* This actually has been promoted to a full-on ''feature'' on some emulators and retro game compilations, to emulate the look of playing the game on a CRT TV. The reason being is that old game consoles actually did have more pronounced black lines compared to watching TV normally -- they displayed in a non-interlaced format where only one of the video fields would get used, and at double the rate it normally would be. With the other field going completely ignored, this gave the image a scan line look and to some degree helped mask the lower resolution of early game consoles. Since some people prefer it to look that way as opposed to ultra-sharp and blocky pixels, this option has become a bit commonplace. Just to name one example, the [[https://stella-emu.github.io/ Stella]] UsefulNotes/Atari2600 emulator includes some optional effects to simulate a CRT TV.this option.


* Averted in ''Film/{{Videodrome}}'', which is credited as being the first film to feature low-flicker television.
** Used in stylized form on the poster's logo, however.
* Used for a VideoPhone showing only [[InvisiblePresident the back of the President's head]] in ''Film/TheCrazies1973.'' [[note]]Had the president turned around, the viewers would have seen it was [[CreatorCameo director]] Creator/GeorgeRomero.[[/note]]

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* Averted in ''Film/{{Videodrome}}'', which is credited as ''Film/{{Videodrome}}'': While the film averted the trope by being the first film to feature low-flicker television.
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television, the trope is used in stylized form on the poster's logo, however.
* Used for a VideoPhone showing only [[InvisiblePresident the back of the President's head]] in ''Film/TheCrazies1973.'' [[note]]Had Had the president turned around, the viewers would have seen it was [[CreatorCameo director]] Creator/GeorgeRomero.[[/note]]


* In the original ''Film/RoboCop1987'', the title character sees in raster lines after becoming a cyborg.

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* In the original ''Film/RoboCop1987'', the title character sees in raster lines after becoming a cyborg. The same applied to the TV series adaptation.

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* Used in the archival footage in the Creator/{{Netflix}} documentary series ''Wild Wild Country''.

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* While not animated several screens in ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' have lines on them to emulate this effect, such as [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20150925 these ones in Paris,]] the simulated effect can also be observed on [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20151014 Madame Desmana's holographic head.]]
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* Shown in {{SOMA}}. Especially odd for the setting, being in the year 2104 using flat-screen monitors.

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* Shown in {{SOMA}}.''VideoGame/{{SOMA}}''. Especially odd for the setting, being in the year 2104 using flat-screen monitors.


* Averted in ''VideoGame/{{SOMA}}''. While most of the computer screens in the Pathos-II UnderwaterBase look like this, the lines on them are more likely graphical glitches, since most of the base's machinery is [[spoiler: being corrupted by the [[AiIsACrapshoot WAU]].]]

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* Averted Shown in ''VideoGame/{{SOMA}}''. While most of {{SOMA}}. Especially odd for the computer screens setting, being in the Pathos-II UnderwaterBase look like this, the lines on them are more likely graphical glitches, since most of the base's machinery is [[spoiler: being corrupted by the [[AiIsACrapshoot WAU]].]]year 2104 using flat-screen monitors.


Compare {{Strobing}}. Contrast CrystalClearPicture.

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Compare {{Strobing}}. Contrast CrystalClearPicture. The simulated version is commonly used as a HologramProjectionImperfection.


* Used for a VideoPhone showing only [[InvisiblePresident the back of the President's head]] in ''Film/TheCrazies.'' [[note]]Had the president turned around, the viewers would have seen it was [[CreatorCameo director]] Creator/GeorgeRomero.[[/note]]

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* Used for a VideoPhone showing only [[InvisiblePresident the back of the President's head]] in ''Film/TheCrazies.''Film/TheCrazies1973.'' [[note]]Had the president turned around, the viewers would have seen it was [[CreatorCameo director]] Creator/GeorgeRomero.[[/note]]


* The [[http://stella.sourceforge.net/ Stella]] UsefulNotes/Atari2600 emulator includes some optional effects to simulate a CRT TV.

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* The [[http://stella.sourceforge.net/ [[https://stella-emu.github.io/ Stella]] UsefulNotes/Atari2600 emulator includes some optional effects to simulate a CRT TV.

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* Averted in ''VideoGame/{{SOMA}}''. While most of the computer screens in the Pathos-II UnderwaterBase look like this, the lines on them are more likely graphical glitches, since most of the base's machinery is [[spoiler: being corrupted by the [[AiIsACrapshoot WAU]].]]


* Used in ''Film/{{Avatar}}'' for holographic computer interfaces.


'''Genuine:''' A filmed TV set, with flicker and scan lines. TV shows (except for SoapOperas) were generally filmed, rather than taped, and will show flicker. (Recording a TV set with a camera with the same refresh rate doesn't produce flicker). Scan lines are most noticeable on black and white sets, which have a single, uniform layer of greenish-white zinc sulfide on the inside of the picture tube. The different systems for reproducing color have overlaying wires or grids that obscure the raster effect to a degree.

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'''Genuine:''' A filmed TV set, with flicker and scan lines. TV shows (except for SoapOperas) {{Soap Opera}}s) were generally filmed, rather than taped, and will show flicker. (Recording a TV set with a camera with the same refresh rate doesn't produce flicker). Scan lines are most noticeable on black and white sets, which have a single, uniform layer of greenish-white zinc sulfide on the inside of the picture tube. The different systems for reproducing color have overlaying wires or grids that obscure the raster effect to a degree.


* Used in ''Star Wars Episode IV: ANewHope'' for the holograms. This is an early use of Raster Vision as an aesthetic - the crummy holograms fit in with the worn-out nature of the tech shown in the movies.

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* Used in ''Star ''[[Film/ANewHope Star Wars Episode IV: ANewHope'' A New Hope]]'' for the holograms. This is an early use of Raster Vision as an aesthetic - the crummy holograms fit in with the worn-out nature of the tech shown in the movies.

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* The cover of ''UniversalHarvester'' has raster lines as part of a design that looks like decaying videotape cranked UpToEleven.
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