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* VichyEarth: In the end, humanity is okay with being very friendly with the Kanamit... considering the reveal probably won't stop mankind from becoming a feast whether it's believed or not,

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* VichyEarth: In the end, humanity is okay with being very friendly with the Kanamit... considering the reveal probably won't stop mankind from becoming a feast whether it's believed or not, not.


* VillainBall: The Kanamit ambassador leaves behind the cookbook for no apparent reason other than to make the twist at the end work.

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* VillainBall: The Kanamit ambassador leaves behind the cookbook for no apparent reason other than to make the twist at the end work. (Again, this was [[AdaptationInducedPlotHole averted]] in the original short story, where one of the protagonist's friends stole the book from the Kanamit embassy.)


* ArtisticLicenseLinguistics: The Kanamit language is essentially treated like English run through a cipher, to the point of being translated by codebreakers instead of linguists.

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* ArtisticLicenseLinguistics: The Kanamit language is essentially treated like English run through a cipher, to the point of being translated by codebreakers instead of linguists. (This was averted in the original short story, where the dignitary who makes the big discovery had been working in the aliens' embassy and learned their language in secret by stealing books.)


* ScullyBox: Used to make the already huge Richard Kiel seem inhumanly tall.


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%%* VichyEarth* VichyEarth: In the end, humanity is okay with being very friendly with the Kanamit... considering the reveal probably won't stop mankind from becoming a feast whether it's believed or not,

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* FantasticAesop: When you think about it, the moral is essentially "Take what people tell you with a grain of salt" [[RecycledInSpace in space]].


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* WeHaveBecomeComplacent: Part of what the Kanamits intend by creating peace and plenty on Earth.

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* PigMan: The Kanamit in the original story.

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* ArtisticLicenseLinguistics: The Kanamit language is essentially treated like English run through a cipher, to the point of being translated by codebreakers instead of linguists.

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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: The Kanamit are much less ugly than in the short story.

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* ScullyBox: Used to make the already huge Richard Kiel seem inhumanly tall.


** Distance: Prior to boarding the Kanamit spaceship, a woman says that the their planet is "billions" of miles from Earth, and Mr. Chambers later says that it's 100 billion miles out in space. The nearest it could possibly be is in the Alpha Centauri system, around 4.3 light years (more than 25 '''trillion''' miles) away. By comparison, Pluto is on average 3.67 billion miles from the Sun.

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** Distance: Prior to boarding the Kanamit spaceship, a woman says that the their planet is "billions" of miles from Earth, and Mr. Chambers later says that it's 100 billion miles out in space. The nearest it could possibly be is in the Alpha Centauri system, around 4.3 light years (more than 25 '''trillion''' miles) away. By comparison, Pluto is on average 3.67 billion miles from the Sun.


** Prior to boarding the Kanamit spaceship, a woman says that the their planet is "billions" of miles from Earth, and Mr. Chambers later says that it's 100 billion miles out in space. The nearest it could possibly be is in the Alpha Centauri system, around 4.3 light years (more than 25 '''trillion''' miles) away. By comparison, Pluto is on average 3.67 billion miles from the Sun.
** Both Chambers and his supposedly super-intelligent captors apparently forget that time zones are a thing when he demands to know ''"What time is it on Earth?"''

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** Distance: Prior to boarding the Kanamit spaceship, a woman says that the their planet is "billions" of miles from Earth, and Mr. Chambers later says that it's 100 billion miles out in space. The nearest it could possibly be is in the Alpha Centauri system, around 4.3 light years (more than 25 '''trillion''' miles) away. By comparison, Pluto is on average 3.67 billion miles from the Sun.
** Time: Both Chambers and his supposedly super-intelligent captors apparently forget that time zones are a thing when he demands to know ''"What time is it on Earth?"''


** Prior to boarding the Kanamit spaceship, a woman says that the their planet is "billions" of miles from Earth, and Mr. Chambers later says that it's a 100 billion miles out in space. The nearest it could possibly be is in the Alpha Centauri system, around 4.3 light years (more than 25 '''trillion''' miles) away. By comparison, Pluto is on average 3.67 billion miles from the Sun.

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** Prior to boarding the Kanamit spaceship, a woman says that the their planet is "billions" of miles from Earth, and Mr. Chambers later says that it's a 100 billion miles out in space. The nearest it could possibly be is in the Alpha Centauri system, around 4.3 light years (more than 25 '''trillion''' miles) away. By comparison, Pluto is on average 3.67 billion miles from the Sun.


* SciFiWritersHave/NoSenseOfDistance: Prior to boarding the Kanamit spaceship, a woman says that the their planet is "billions" of miles from Earth, and Mr. Chambers later says that it's a 100 billion miles out in space. The nearest it could possibly be is in the Alpha Centauri system, around 4.3 light years (more than 25 '''trillion''' miles) away. By comparison, Pluto is on average 3.67 billion miles from the Sun.
* SciFiWritersHave/NoSenseOfTime: Both Chambers and his supposedly super-intelligent captors apparently forget that time zones are a thing when he demands to know ''"What time is it on Earth?"''

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* SciFiWritersHave/NoSenseOfDistance: SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale
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Prior to boarding the Kanamit spaceship, a woman says that the their planet is "billions" of miles from Earth, and Mr. Chambers later says that it's a 100 billion miles out in space. The nearest it could possibly be is in the Alpha Centauri system, around 4.3 light years (more than 25 '''trillion''' miles) away. By comparison, Pluto is on average 3.67 billion miles from the Sun.
* SciFiWritersHave/NoSenseOfTime: ** Both Chambers and his supposedly super-intelligent captors apparently forget that time zones are a thing when he demands to know ''"What time is it on Earth?"''


* SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfDistance: Prior to boarding the Kanamit spaceship, a woman says that the their planet is "billions" of miles from Earth, and Mr. Chambers later says that it's a 100 billion miles out in space. The nearest it could possibly be is in the Alpha Centauri system, around 4.3 light years (more than 25 '''trillion''' miles) away. By comparison, Pluto is on average 3.67 billion miles from the Sun.
* SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfTime: Both Chambers and his supposedly super-intelligent captors apparently forget that time zones are a thing when he demands to know ''"What time is it on Earth?"''

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* SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfDistance: SciFiWritersHave/NoSenseOfDistance: Prior to boarding the Kanamit spaceship, a woman says that the their planet is "billions" of miles from Earth, and Mr. Chambers later says that it's a 100 billion miles out in space. The nearest it could possibly be is in the Alpha Centauri system, around 4.3 light years (more than 25 '''trillion''' miles) away. By comparison, Pluto is on average 3.67 billion miles from the Sun.
* SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfTime: SciFiWritersHave/NoSenseOfTime: Both Chambers and his supposedly super-intelligent captors apparently forget that time zones are a thing when he demands to know ''"What time is it on Earth?"''

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