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To judge the Earth, aliens grant a single man the power of wishing, but he's an everyday guy and has no idea how to handle it.
A moderately good movie, with solid comedy throughout it. I only really care about it because of its subject matter and the way it handles it. Strangely, he grants himself wisdom early on but never clues into using it to give him proper understanding of it and how to use it. That's the major theme of the movie, and the source of its comedy.
- 0:30 -- I don't know if this is actual existing audio from a previous flight, and I don't feel like checking.
1:00 -- 1972, Atlas-Centaur (Atlas SLV-3C Centaur)
- See also 1972 in spaceflight
- Pioneer 10 or the Pioneer 11 probe
- Pioneer plaque
- 6:00 -- Wow she's all shiny and covered in makeup.
- 11:15 -- She looks so much better now.
The Intergalatic Council of Superior Beings is made up of the surviving members from the troupe from Monty Python. Also, yes, "Intergalatic" (2:45)
14:00 -- That was Sarah Palin
- It's possible the other people are part of the crew. That's what I'd do.
- 14:45 -- Fully licensed?
- 15:00 -- Amenhotep III
- 17:00 -- Feck
- 28:00 -- Will this movie have a lot of workplace sexual harassment?
- 28:15 -- Extreme rendition. See Extraordinary rendition
- 28:30 -- NSA warrantless surveillance (2001–07)
- 33:30 -- Wow, bullet holes and everything.
- 34:45 -- Casual misandry.
- 39:15 -- London Underground, Guantánamo (Guantanamo Bay Naval Base)
- 1:03:00 -- He can resurrect the dead, so what's the problem about him shooting the dog?
- 1:14:30 -- I know that guy from somewhere.
- 1:22:30 -- Oh my, the voice of the dog was Robin Williams!
1:24:30 -- Oh wow, the song reminds me a lot of Oblivion, by Grimes.