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***Not necessarily; after all, the Nintendo 64 wasn't made in 1964, and the Mercedes 220 wasn't built in the year 220...



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*** Still not buying it. V is almost the polar opposite Chaotic Good to Alex’s Chaotic Evil. Everything V does is motivated by his empathy for those not in power. You put them both in the same room and V would probably kill Alex just on principle. His rescuing Evy, collecting keep sakes of other victims, and extreme focus on neutralizing what he proactively views as corruption... I mean, basically at every turn Alex is the guy V throws daggers at.



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** The car they steal is called a Durango 95, implying that it's set some time after 1995.


And the themes of government control will be a parody of TheRedScare, complete with them accusing Alex's [[BilingualBonus Slavic-based nadsat]] as "[[DevelopmentGag influenced by Russians and/or Eastern Europeans]]", and [[HistoricalInJoke using MK-Ultra stand-ins]] [[CaptiveAudience for when they "correct" Alex]]. The setting would also create a nice, CrapsacchrineWorld contrast between Alex's good-old Ultraviolence, and the cheesy, ''Series/LeaveItToBeaver'' sitcom-style suburbias he tears through. While Alex and his gang will likely retain their more sophisticated traits (a love of Beethoven, wearing all-white one-pieces and {{NiceHat}}s, etc.), and assert these traits as being better than the other, uncultured Americans, the rival gang they fight may become a parody of either GreaserDelinquints and/or [[YanksWithTanks 40s-50s-era American Military uniforms]], with merely a taste of the UsefulNotes/NaziGermany [[PuttingOnTheReich military uniforms left over]] (or, if they are still full-on Nazis, they'll counter Alex's Slavic-based nadsat with a Germanic-based equivalent, using GratuitousGerman phrases ("Uber", "Soldat", etc.), especially phrases related to Nazi ideology ("Ubermensch", "Lebenstraum", "Fuhrer", etc.).

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And the themes of government control will be a parody of TheRedScare, complete with them accusing Alex's [[BilingualBonus Slavic-based nadsat]] as "[[DevelopmentGag influenced by Russians and/or Eastern Europeans]]", and [[HistoricalInJoke using MK-Ultra stand-ins]] [[CaptiveAudience for when they "correct" Alex]]. The setting would also create a nice, CrapsacchrineWorld contrast between Alex's good-old Ultraviolence, and the cheesy, ''Series/LeaveItToBeaver'' sitcom-style suburbias he tears through. While Alex and his gang will likely retain their more sophisticated traits (a love of Beethoven, wearing all-white one-pieces and {{NiceHat}}s, etc.), and assert these traits as being better than the other, uncultured Americans, the rival gang they fight may become a parody of either GreaserDelinquints and/or [[YanksWithTanks [[UsefulNotes/YanksWithTanks 40s-50s-era American Military uniforms]], with merely a taste of the UsefulNotes/NaziGermany [[PuttingOnTheReich military uniforms left over]] (or, if they are still full-on Nazis, they'll counter Alex's Slavic-based nadsat with a Germanic-based equivalent, using GratuitousGerman phrases ("Uber", "Soldat", etc.), especially phrases related to Nazi ideology ("Ubermensch", "Lebenstraum", "Fuhrer", etc.).


[[WMG: The story takes place in the Series/{{Firefly}} universe.]]

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[[WMG: The story takes place in the Series/{{Firefly}} ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' universe.]]



[[WMG: The Warriors, A Clockwork Orange, and Escape From New York all take place in the same universe]]
Gangs in The Warriors have a very similar appearance to those in A Clockwork Orange. In both America and Britain, gang violence forces the increasingly authoritarian governments of Britain and the U.S. to take extremely radical steps to curb gang violence: one turns Manhattan into a prison colony, while the other experiments with thought control.

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[[WMG: The Warriors, A ''Film/TheWarriors'', ''A Clockwork Orange, Orange'', and Escape From New York ''Film/EscapeFromNewYork'' all take place in the same universe]]
Gangs in The Warriors have a very similar appearance to those in A ''A Clockwork Orange.Orange''. In both America and Britain, gang violence forces the increasingly authoritarian governments of Britain and the U.S. to take extremely radical steps to curb gang violence: one turns Manhattan into a prison colony, while the other experiments with thought control.



They both believe they're in complete control (And are for a time), they both partake in acts of (ultra?)violence, they're both sexual deviants, and they're both, shall I say, a few eggiweggs short of a smashed nest. Although I may have been swayed even further by the fact that they're both played by Malcolm McDowell, meaning they also look alike (in movies, anyway).

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They both believe they're in complete control (And are for a time), they both partake in acts of (ultra?)violence, they're both sexual deviants, and they're both, shall I say, a few eggiweggs short of a smashed nest. Although I may have been swayed even further by the fact that they're both played by Malcolm McDowell, Creator/MalcolmMcDowell, meaning they also look alike (in movies, anyway).


Both of them have a pronounced love of drugs, violence and classical music; if you listen carefully, you can hear Norman's accent slipping into a distinctive English one (though that's also due to Gary Oldman's performance).

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Both of them have a pronounced love of drugs, violence and classical music; if you listen carefully, you can hear Norman's accent slipping into a distinctive English one (though that's also due to Gary Oldman's Creator/GaryOldman's performance).


And the themes of government control will be a parody of TheRedScare, complete with them accusing Alex's [[BilingualBonus Slavic-based nadsat]] as "[[DevelopmentGag influenced by Russians and/or Eastern Europeans]]", and [[HistoricalInJoke using MK-Ultra stand-ins]] [[CaptiveAudience for when they "correct" Alex]]. The setting would also create a nice, CrapsacchrineWorld contrast between Alex's good-old Ultraviolence, and the cheesy, LeaveItToBeaver sitcom-style suburbias he tears through. While Alex and his gang will likely retain their more sophisticated traits (a love of Bethoven, wearing all-white one-pieces and {{NiceHat}}s, etc.), and assert these traits as being better than the other, uncultured Americans, the rival gang they fight may become a parody of either GreaserDelinquints and/or [[YanksWithTanks 40s-50s-era American Military uniforms]], with merely a taste of the UsefulNotes/NaziGermany [[PuttingOnTheReich military uniforms left over]] (or, if they are still full-on Nazis, they'll counter Alex's Slavic-based nadsat with a Germanic-based equivelent, using GratuitousGerman phrases ("Uber", "Soldat", etc.), especially phrases related to Nazi ideology ("Ubermensch", "Lebenstraum", "Fuhrer", etc.).

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And the themes of government control will be a parody of TheRedScare, complete with them accusing Alex's [[BilingualBonus Slavic-based nadsat]] as "[[DevelopmentGag influenced by Russians and/or Eastern Europeans]]", and [[HistoricalInJoke using MK-Ultra stand-ins]] [[CaptiveAudience for when they "correct" Alex]]. The setting would also create a nice, CrapsacchrineWorld contrast between Alex's good-old Ultraviolence, and the cheesy, LeaveItToBeaver ''Series/LeaveItToBeaver'' sitcom-style suburbias he tears through. While Alex and his gang will likely retain their more sophisticated traits (a love of Bethoven, Beethoven, wearing all-white one-pieces and {{NiceHat}}s, etc.), and assert these traits as being better than the other, uncultured Americans, the rival gang they fight may become a parody of either GreaserDelinquints and/or [[YanksWithTanks 40s-50s-era American Military uniforms]], with merely a taste of the UsefulNotes/NaziGermany [[PuttingOnTheReich military uniforms left over]] (or, if they are still full-on Nazis, they'll counter Alex's Slavic-based nadsat with a Germanic-based equivelent, equivalent, using GratuitousGerman phrases ("Uber", "Soldat", etc.), especially phrases related to Nazi ideology ("Ubermensch", "Lebenstraum", "Fuhrer", etc.).


They both believe they're in complete control (And are for a time), they both partake in acts of (ultra?)violence, they're both sexual deviants, and they're both, shall I say, a few eggiweggs short of a smashed nest. Although I may have been swayed even further by the fact that they're both played by Malcolm Mcdowell, meaning they also look alike (in movies, anyway).

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They both believe they're in complete control (And are for a time), they both partake in acts of (ultra?)violence, they're both sexual deviants, and they're both, shall I say, a few eggiweggs short of a smashed nest. Although I may have been swayed even further by the fact that they're both played by Malcolm Mcdowell, McDowell, meaning they also look alike (in movies, anyway).



Aleksi Velikii (Great Alexi). Its a referance to Alexander the Great, and in the Russian influenced world most of the other characters have western-ized russian names (Georgie to Georgi,) (Dim to Dimitri), (Dr. Brodsky). Alex Delarge is just his referance to his [[FutureSlang panhandle]].

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Aleksi Velikii (Great Alexi). Its It's a referance reference to Alexander the Great, and in the Russian influenced world most of the other characters have western-ized russian Russian names (Georgie to Georgi,) (Dim to Dimitri), (Dr. Brodsky). Alex Delarge DeLarge is just his referance to his [[FutureSlang panhandle]].



* Well in the book he addresses the reader multiple times, as it is told as though he was recounting it to a long friend or something. Take from that what you will

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* Well in the book he addresses the reader multiple times, as it is told as though he was recounting it to a long friend or something. Take from that what you will
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** Interestingly enough, one of the last times we see Pete, he is retreating as Alex beats up Georgie and Dim. It's possible he decided to just high-tail it out of there and just came along for the Cat Lady segment as OneLAstJob.

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** Interestingly enough, one of the last times we see Pete, he is retreating as Alex beats up Georgie and Dim. It's possible he decided to just high-tail it out of there and just came along for the Cat Lady segment as OneLAstJob.
OneLastJob.


He knows he's in his movie, as evidenced by his staring into the camera and toasting to the viewer, along with whistling along to the background music. [[GenreBlindness This does not, however, make him any more]] GenreSavvy than anyone else.

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He knows he's in his movie, as evidenced by his staring into the camera and toasting to the viewer, along with whistling along to the background music. [[GenreBlindness This does not, however, make him any more]] GenreSavvy savvy than anyone else.


[[WMG: The film takes place during the events of ''2001:ASpaceOdyssey'']]

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[[WMG: The film takes place during the events of ''2001:ASpaceOdyssey'']]''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'']]



* {{Jossed}} by the appearance of a 2001:ASpaceOdyssey movie poster during a scene.

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* {{Jossed}} by the appearance of a 2001:ASpaceOdyssey ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'' movie poster during a scene.


SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker. Yes, Joker. Murder, rape, insanity. Sounds good to me.

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SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker.ComicBook/TheJoker. Yes, Joker. Murder, rape, insanity. Sounds good to me.


[[WMG: A Clockwork Orange has come true.]]

In response to the "Americanized" ACO posts above, this troper has begun to realize that all of the things from the book have come true in the form of the gangsta culture, particular amongst youth gangs. Youths with odd fashions and weird slang who abuse drugs, engage in rape, wanton violence, and general thuggery, many of whom even take pride in being ultraviolence, which leads to a stereotype of them ''all'' as being the same. The government has yet to take such extreme measures as thought control, though perhaps a form of it has begun in the form of pharmaceuticals. Not only that, but even the possibility of having the police employing ex-thugs who turn on one of their own. It's completely possible to live ''A Clockwork Orange's'' storyline in the United States, especially in the poorer regions.


[[WMG: One day, A Clockwork Orange will be remade with a urban twist and the main characters will be black.]]
This troper got the idea from comparing the activities of the crips and Alex's droogs, how the Honeymooners movie was made, and if the movie was eventually remade and had to do a allegory involving black gang violence. I was surprised that some things can be easily altered to fit the mood... Rap will replace Alex's love for Beethoven, the music would be remixed with a rap beat, Nadsat will be replaced with slang (i.e. instead of droogs it's "niggas" and instead of "devotchka" it's "bitch") but the hard part is how to replace the scene with Alex singing "singing in the rain" since I doubt they would actually sing that.

Then I picture the dialogue would be altered to match the slang, so instead of "There was me, that is Alex, and my three droogs, that is Pete, Georgie, and Dim, and we sat in the Korova Milkbar trying to make up our rassoodocks what to do with the evening. The Korova milkbar sold milk-plus, milk plus vellocet or synthemesc or drencrom, which is what we were drinking. This would sharpen you up and make you ready for a bit of the old ultra-violence." it would be changed to "I'm Alex D. Large and these here are my niggas Pete, Georgie, and Dim. We all sat in this here bar drinkin' malt liquors as we is makin' up our minds on what to do, the shit they put in our malt liquor is gonna make us bust a cap on someone's nigga ass tonight!" Then they cue the beating of the old man and the fight with Billy Boy's gang.

Now the problem is some people will find this a tad racist unless it becomes some sort of a symbolic allegory for the life and times of Stanley Tookie Williams or something. And if it did cause any controversial outcry due to racist changes then remember one thing... the original A Clockwork Orange was very controversial at first and it never got released in Britain until Stanley Kubrick's death in 1999.
* Well, apart from the fact that Burgess used nadsat specifically because he knew tying the book to a particular slang would make it really, really dated within a few years. Also the fact that it's racist. Why "black gang violence" rather than "gang violence", for a start?
* A tad racist? A TAD racist?!?


And the themes of government control will be a parody of TheRedScare, complete with them accusing Alex's [[BilingualBonus Slavic-based nadsat]] as "[[DevelopmentGag influenced by Russians and/or Eastern Europeans]]", and [[HistoricalInJoke using MK-Ultra stand-ins]] [[CaptiveAudience for when they "correct" Alex]]. The setting would also create a nice, CrapsacchrineWorld contrast between Alex's good-old Ultraviolence, and the cheesy, LeaveItToBeaver sitcom-style suburbias he tears through. While Alex and his gang will likely retain their more sophisticated traits (a love of Bethoven, wearing all-white one-pieces and {{NiceHat}}s, etc.), and assert these traits as being better than the other, uncultured Americans, the rival gang they fight may become a parody of either GreaserDelinquints and/or [[YanksWithTanks 40s-50s-era American Military uniforms]], with merely a taste of the NaziGermany [[PuttingOnTheReich military uniforms left over]] (or, if they are still full-on Nazis, they'll counter Alex's Slavic-based nadsat with a Germanic-based equivelent, using GratuitousGerman phrases ("Uber", "Soldat", etc.), especially phrases related to Nazi ideology ("Ubermensch", "Lebenstraum", "Fuhrer", etc.).

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And the themes of government control will be a parody of TheRedScare, complete with them accusing Alex's [[BilingualBonus Slavic-based nadsat]] as "[[DevelopmentGag influenced by Russians and/or Eastern Europeans]]", and [[HistoricalInJoke using MK-Ultra stand-ins]] [[CaptiveAudience for when they "correct" Alex]]. The setting would also create a nice, CrapsacchrineWorld contrast between Alex's good-old Ultraviolence, and the cheesy, LeaveItToBeaver sitcom-style suburbias he tears through. While Alex and his gang will likely retain their more sophisticated traits (a love of Bethoven, wearing all-white one-pieces and {{NiceHat}}s, etc.), and assert these traits as being better than the other, uncultured Americans, the rival gang they fight may become a parody of either GreaserDelinquints and/or [[YanksWithTanks 40s-50s-era American Military uniforms]], with merely a taste of the NaziGermany UsefulNotes/NaziGermany [[PuttingOnTheReich military uniforms left over]] (or, if they are still full-on Nazis, they'll counter Alex's Slavic-based nadsat with a Germanic-based equivelent, using GratuitousGerman phrases ("Uber", "Soldat", etc.), especially phrases related to Nazi ideology ("Ubermensch", "Lebenstraum", "Fuhrer", etc.).



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* {{Jossed}} by the appearance of a 2001:ASpaceOdyssey movie poster during a scene.

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