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Headscratchers / The Fly (1958)

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  • In the 50s movie, the protagonist and the fly switch heads, but retain their memories and (most of) their personalities. How?
    • You're really asking that?
      • A joke about the 1950s movie goes: "If both the scientist and the fly have human brains, where did the fly's brain go? Inside the director's head."
    • Just because the exterior heads were changed doesn't mean the brains were (entirely, at least).
    • To be fair the scientist's mind was slowly deteriorating to that of a fly, which is one of the many reasons he was so desperate to turn back. Maybe the fly's mind did the same and ended up, as we see at the end of a movie, as pure human.
  • Why does the main page write off the 1958 original as a schlock b-movie? it's fairly well written and acted and has some excellent effects.
    • As of 2017, the main page doesn't seem to have this slant to it.

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