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Track of the Moon Beast It was an episode from the 10th season, using footage from the awful film of the same name. The scene you're describing occurs just after 1 hour, 23 mins and 20 seconds in (video below links to it): And thanks for posting this question - I'd never heard of Mystery Science Theater before, and I ...


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Perhaps you saw the film Demon Seed? I think this might be the film you saw because there is a scene where a woman is on a table immobilized while a robot attacks her with robot appendages. From IMDb A scientist creates Proteus--an organic super computer with artificial intelligence which becomes obsessed with human beings, and in particular the ...


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The plot of the 1992 film Forever Young starring Mel Gibson involves cryonics: A 1939 test pilot asks his best friend to use him as a guinea pig for a cryogenics experiment. Daniel McCormick wants to be frozen for a year so that he doesn't have to watch his love lying in a coma. The next thing Daniel knows is that he's been awoken in 1992. As does that ...


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Most often, cryogenic preservation, the intentional freezing of the ill or declared dead, is used simply as a plot device to introduce a fish out of water or time travel story. The method of stasis and their medical condition are waylaid to the events that happen after they are revived. It's rarely used as a central theme in fictional writing. There seems to ...


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There is an LA Law episode from 1990 called "The Good Human Bar" where one of the terminally ill clients of the titular law firm is seeking to be allowed to be frozen alive (as opposed to post-mortem). I vaguely remember it being filled with many a back and forth over the legality, technology and morality of such an act.


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There is an episode of the X-Files where cryopreservation is central to the plot. "Roland" is a season 1 episode. In it, the head of a scientist has been frozen. X-Files hijinks ensue (I can summarize it better, but not sure what would be a spoiler if you're wanting to watch it). I am aware of no theatrical films that deal with the subject.


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It's impossible to answer this question (and here's my... er, answer, explaining why!) To understand why, we need to understand what cryonics is. Alcor is a life extension foundation who are involved in cryonics. On their own website, they have a frequently asked questions section, with the following information: Q: What is cryonics? A: Cryonics ...


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Alien Cargo A hypersleeping crew wakes up to find the previous crew contaminated by an alien bio-weapon found in an old satellite. The virus causes the crew members to kill each other. The romantically entangled heroes do no kill each other through the power of love, drop their body temp to stop the virus and send the remaining sleeping crew to another ...


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Your description sounds a little like a 1980's cartoon called Mighty Max. It is about a boy that finds a magic hat that has the power to open a portal to another dimension. There, he encounters several strange creatures. The hat is red with a yellow 'M' on the front. Mighty Max on Wikipedia The series follows Max, an adventurous preteen boy who receives ...


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Sounds like the 2nd episode ('The Friendly Skies') of the short-lived mystery show Miracles from 2003. When a plane disappears for 64 seconds just before landing, [the invastigative organization] SQ is called to investigate. They discover that each of the passengers had a different experience during that time, and their experience was exactly what they ...


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The premise of this question is based on a few faulty assumptions. Turbo has 2 correct definitions, and one odd tacked on thing that almost counts as a 3rd definition. Definition 1, meaning "big or fast". Much as you can have turbocapitalism (an accelerated/exaggerated form of capitalism), you can have turbolasers. These would presumably have a higher rate ...


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Star Wars had them first . http://www.imsdb.com/scripts/Star-Wars-A-New-Hope.html OFFICER: We count thirty Rebel ships, Lord Vader. But they're so small they're evading our turbo-lasers! VADER We'll have to destroy them ship to ship. Get the crews to their fighters.


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From the original movie: "We count thirty Rebel ships, Lord Vader, but they're so small they're evading our turbolasers." ―Lieutenant Tanbris, to Darth Vader, during the Battle of Yavin Which came out in 1977, while Battlestar Galactica first aired in 1978 (thanks @CodesInChaos). So Star Wars had it first.


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It's called Shadows on the Wall. The description doesn't really say anything but the movie is exactly how you described it: Three college students struggle to create a device capable of reaching beyond the boundaries of the known universe. Unfortunately for them, they succeed...


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It's Gattaca, the 1997 movie about genetic engineering based discrimination. A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel. Key points, the sickly one is Vincent Freeman (Ethan Hawke), a "in-valid" child born without genetic engineering, in a society that has embraced Eugenics ...


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What about Silent Running? It has a large space ship, a rescue team and ejecting some elements of the ship that then detonate. My only concern is 1972 might be too early for the time frame you mentioned.


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"He often hangs in a restaurant with his mother that works there" and "always follows the same routine with food choices" make me think of the 1995 TV movie version of The Invaders. From scififreaksite.com: Nolan Wood is getting out of prison eight years after being convicted of killing an environmentalist for reasons that he can't say after a ...


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Looker is my long-shot guess The bad guys use an optical flash weapon that "freezes" people in place, but I do not remember anything about SWAT teams or getting something out of someones head.


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This sounds very much like a scene in Minority Report in which the precrime police deploy "spiders" to ID the building's inhabitants in their search for John Anderton. No one gets frozen, but the implication is that the residents of the buildings are so familiar with the procedure that they stop what they're doing in order to be scanned. This includes an ...



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