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** Boxleitner and Morgan would go on to do ''Series/BringThemBackAlive'', and a RoleReprisal in VideoGame/TronTwoPointOh

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** Boxleitner and Morgan would go on to do ''Series/BringThemBackAlive'', ''Series/BringEmBackAlive'', and a RoleReprisal in VideoGame/TronTwoPointOh


* ThoseTwoActors: Boxleitner and Morgan would go on to do ''Series/BringThemBackAlive'', and a RoleReprisal in VideoGame/TronTwoPointOh

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Boxleitner and Morgan would go on to do ''Series/BringThemBackAlive'', and a RoleReprisal in VideoGame/TronTwoPointOhVideoGame/TronTwoPointOh
** And of course, Jurssik and Boxleitner would be main cast in ''Series/BabylonFive''

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* ThoseTwoActors: Boxleitner and Morgan would go on to do ''Series/BringThemBackAlive'', and a RoleReprisal in VideoGame/TronTwoPointOh


* BlackSheepHit: It was a product of the Disney Dark Age [[note]] Lasting from Walt's death in 1967 to the release of ''Film/TheLittleMermaid'' in 1989, a period where the company was in disarray due to a lack of clear leadership, cut-rate animation, {{Creator/DonBluth}}'s defection to start his own studio in frustration with the way things were run, and losing their lock on the "family film" market due to Creator/GeorgeLucas and Creator/StevenSpielberg [[/note]] where the studio was throwing anything it could at the proverbial wall and hoping it stuck. A live-action soft sci-fi film with heavy-duty religious themes and an astonishing amount of graphic violence isn't a typical Disney flick (at least not until TheNewTens), and it's one of the only products of the Disney Dark Age that made a lasting impression on pop culture.

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* BlackSheepHit: It was a product of the Disney Dark Age [[note]] Lasting from Walt's death in 1967 to the release of ''Film/TheLittleMermaid'' in 1989, a period where the company was in disarray due to a lack of clear leadership, cut-rate animation, {{Creator/DonBluth}}'s Creator/DonBluth's defection to start his own studio in frustration with the way things were run, and losing their lock on the "family film" market due to Creator/GeorgeLucas and Creator/StevenSpielberg [[/note]] where the studio was throwing anything it could at the proverbial wall and hoping it stuck. A live-action soft sci-fi film with heavy-duty religious themes and an astonishing amount of graphic violence isn't a typical Disney flick (at least not until TheNewTens), and it's one of the only products of the Disney Dark Age that made a lasting impression on pop culture.



** Inverted with the ''{{VideoGame/TRON}}'' arcade game (whose cabinet is briefly seen) which was released just shortly before the movie (and spawned both a sequel and a few home games). The movie received not one, but ''two'' arcade games: ''TRON'' and ''Discs of TRON''. ''Discs'' was originally supposed to be part of the former, but was cut for time. Interestingly, the "Grid Bugs" appear in the game ''TRON'', but only receive a comment in the movie ''TRON''!

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** Inverted with the ''{{VideoGame/TRON}}'' ''VideoGame/{{TRON}}'' arcade game (whose cabinet is briefly seen) which was released just shortly before the movie (and spawned both a sequel and a few home games). The movie received not one, but ''two'' arcade games: ''TRON'' and ''Discs of TRON''. ''Discs'' was originally supposed to be part of the former, but was cut for time. Interestingly, the "Grid Bugs" appear in the game ''TRON'', but only receive a comment in the movie ''TRON''!



* DuelingMovies: Shared one with ''Film/ETTheExtraTerrestrial'' and ''[[Film/{{Annie1982}} Annie]]'' during summer 1982. ''ET'' wins out, but all three remain beloved movies to this day.

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* DuelingMovies: Shared one with ''Film/ETTheExtraTerrestrial'' and ''[[Film/{{Annie1982}} ''[[Film/Annie1982 Annie]]'' during summer 1982. ''ET'' wins out, but all three remain beloved movies to this day.



* ShoutOut: A double-shot in ''Series/OnceUponATime.'' In a Season 1 episode, Regina burns down a playground, then "makes up for it" by buying her fairy-tale obssessed AgentMulder son a video game system. The kid's game of choice is ''Space Paranoids.'' Emma even looks at the game and comments "it's all in the wrist." Then, in the Season 2 episode "Welcome to Storybrooke," a hapless father and son (Kurt and Owen Flynn) wander into the cursed town. The plotline has a few creepy parallels to the [[{{Film/TronLegacy}} filmed sequel]], and Kurt shouts to his boy "find your uncle!" Given the Encom billboard they passed in the opening, the existence of Flynn's games in the OUAT universe, the surname, the ''Legacy''-meets-Creator/StephenKing plot, and the fact that the same team of writers behind the show wrote ''{{Film/TronLegacy}}'', it's at least an educated guess said "uncle" was Kevin.

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* ShoutOut: A double-shot in ''Series/OnceUponATime.'' In a Season 1 episode, Regina burns down a playground, then "makes up for it" by buying her fairy-tale obssessed AgentMulder son a video game system. The kid's game of choice is ''Space Paranoids.'' Emma even looks at the game and comments "it's all in the wrist." Then, in the Season 2 episode "Welcome to Storybrooke," a hapless father and son (Kurt and Owen Flynn) wander into the cursed town. The plotline has a few creepy parallels to the [[{{Film/TronLegacy}} [[Film/TronLegacy filmed sequel]], and Kurt shouts to his boy "find your uncle!" Given the Encom billboard they passed in the opening, the existence of Flynn's games in the OUAT universe, the surname, the ''Legacy''-meets-Creator/StephenKing plot, and the fact that the same team of writers behind the show wrote ''{{Film/TronLegacy}}'', ''Film/TronLegacy'', it's at least an educated guess said "uncle" was Kevin.


* ShoutOut: A double-shot in ''Series/OnceUponATime.'' In a Season 1 episode, Regina burns down a playground, then "makes up for it" by buying her fairy-tale obssessed AgentMulder son a video game system. The kid's game of choice is ''Space Paranoids.'' Emma even looks at the game and comments "it's all in the wrist." Then, in the Season 2 episode "Welcome to Storybrooke," a hapless father and son (Kurt and Owen Flynn) wander into the cursed town. The plotline has a few creepy parallels to the [[{{Film/TronLegacy}} filmed sequel]], and Kurt shouts to his boy "find your uncle!" Given the Encom billboard they passed in the opening, the existence of Flynn's games in the OUAT universe, the surname, the ''Legacy''-meets-{{Creator/StephenKing}} plot, and the fact that the same team of writers behind the show wrote ''{{Film/TronLegacy}}'', it's at least an educated guess said "uncle" was Kevin.

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* ShoutOut: A double-shot in ''Series/OnceUponATime.'' In a Season 1 episode, Regina burns down a playground, then "makes up for it" by buying her fairy-tale obssessed AgentMulder son a video game system. The kid's game of choice is ''Space Paranoids.'' Emma even looks at the game and comments "it's all in the wrist." Then, in the Season 2 episode "Welcome to Storybrooke," a hapless father and son (Kurt and Owen Flynn) wander into the cursed town. The plotline has a few creepy parallels to the [[{{Film/TronLegacy}} filmed sequel]], and Kurt shouts to his boy "find your uncle!" Given the Encom billboard they passed in the opening, the existence of Flynn's games in the OUAT universe, the surname, the ''Legacy''-meets-{{Creator/StephenKing}} ''Legacy''-meets-Creator/StephenKing plot, and the fact that the same team of writers behind the show wrote ''{{Film/TronLegacy}}'', it's at least an educated guess said "uncle" was Kevin.

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* DuelingMovies: Shared one with ''Film/ETTheExtraTerrestrial'' and ''[[Film/{{Annie1982}} Annie]]'' during summer 1982. ''ET'' wins out, but all three remain beloved movies to this day.


* ProductionPosse: A retroactive example: This film would be the first time Disney would partner up with Taiwanese company Creator/WangFilmProductions, then known as Cuckoo's Nest, who responsible for most of the film's optical effects.

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* ProductionPosse: A retroactive example: This film would be the first time Disney would partner up with Taiwanese company Creator/WangFilmProductions, then known as Cuckoo's Nest, who were responsible for most of the film's optical effects.

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* ProductionPosse: A retroactive example: This film would be the first time Disney would partner up with Taiwanese company Creator/WangFilmProductions, then known as Cuckoo's Nest, who responsible for most of the film's optical effects.


* BlackSheepHit: It was a product of the Disney Dark Age [[note]] Lasting from Walt's death in 1967 to the release of ''Film/TheLittleMermaid'' in 1989, a period where the company was in disarray due to a lack of clear leadership, cut-rate animation, {{Creator/DonBluth}}'s defection to start his own studio in frustration with the way things were run, and losing their lock on the "family film" market due to Creator/GeorgeLucas and Creator/StevenSpielberg]] where the studio was throwing anything it could at the proverbial wall and hoping it stuck. A live-action soft sci-fi film with heavy-duty religious themes and an astonishing amount of graphic violence isn't a typical Disney flick (at least not until TheNewTens), and it's one of the only products of the Disney Dark Age that made a lasting impression on pop culture.

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* BlackSheepHit: It was a product of the Disney Dark Age [[note]] Lasting from Walt's death in 1967 to the release of ''Film/TheLittleMermaid'' in 1989, a period where the company was in disarray due to a lack of clear leadership, cut-rate animation, {{Creator/DonBluth}}'s defection to start his own studio in frustration with the way things were run, and losing their lock on the "family film" market due to Creator/GeorgeLucas and Creator/StevenSpielberg]] Creator/StevenSpielberg [[/note]] where the studio was throwing anything it could at the proverbial wall and hoping it stuck. A live-action soft sci-fi film with heavy-duty religious themes and an astonishing amount of graphic violence isn't a typical Disney flick (at least not until TheNewTens), and it's one of the only products of the Disney Dark Age that made a lasting impression on pop culture.

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* BlackSheepHit: It was a product of the Disney Dark Age [[note]] Lasting from Walt's death in 1967 to the release of ''Film/TheLittleMermaid'' in 1989, a period where the company was in disarray due to a lack of clear leadership, cut-rate animation, {{Creator/DonBluth}}'s defection to start his own studio in frustration with the way things were run, and losing their lock on the "family film" market due to Creator/GeorgeLucas and Creator/StevenSpielberg]] where the studio was throwing anything it could at the proverbial wall and hoping it stuck. A live-action soft sci-fi film with heavy-duty religious themes and an astonishing amount of graphic violence isn't a typical Disney flick (at least not until TheNewTens), and it's one of the only products of the Disney Dark Age that made a lasting impression on pop culture.

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* SequelGap: Twenty-one years between the film and SequelInAnotherMedium, ''VideoGame/TronTwoPointOh''. Another seven years between that and ''Film/TronLegacy''


* SameContentDifferentRating: The film originally had a PG rating in Australia, but was reclassified as G in 2010 when the sequel was released in spite of the graphic contents of both films; ''Legacy'' got a PG rating, [[BlooderAndGorier despite]] being more warrant of an M ([=PG-13=]) rating.

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* SameContentDifferentRating: The film originally had a PG rating in Australia, but was reclassified as G in 2010 when the sequel was released in spite of the graphic contents of both films; ''Legacy'' got a PG rating, [[BlooderAndGorier [[BloodierAndGorier despite]] being more warrant of an M ([=PG-13=]) rating.

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* TheWikiRule: The [[http://tron.wikia.com/wiki/Tron_Wiki TRON Wiki]].


** Creator/JeffBridges was not the original or intended choice for Flynn. According to Lisberger the character of Flynn was originally envisioned as a thinner, more stereotypical "nerdy" type of guy as one might imagine a computer programmer to look as opposed to Bridges, who is a fairly big, rugged, stocky man, but he just brought so much energy to the role that they just had to cast him.

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** Creator/JeffBridges was not the original or intended choice for Flynn. According to Lisberger the character of Flynn was originally envisioned as a thinner, more stereotypical "nerdy" type of guy as one might imagine a computer programmer to look as opposed to Bridges, who is a fairly big, rugged, stocky man, but he just brought so much energy to the role that they just had to cast him. Then the NerdsAreSexy trope was born.


* RetroactiveRecognition: Send this one to theSeries/ BabylonFive fans. The future Captain Sheridan is obvious. The future Centauri ambassador is a bit harder to spot.

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* RetroactiveRecognition: Send this one to theSeries/ BabylonFive the Series/BabylonFive fans. The future Captain Sheridan is obvious. The future Centauri ambassador is a bit harder to spot.

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