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Edward started as a machine with scissors for hands. You see The Inventor, Edward's "father", look over at one his assembly line machines almost shaped like a human, and using scissor-like tools. As you say, over the course of an unspecified amount of time, the Inventor transforms this machine into a "human" piece by piece (for instance, in one scene ...


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Edward Scissorhands was a creation of Tim Burton's that dated back to doodles from high school. From an article about an exhibit of Burton's drawings: One of Tim Burton’s most famous characters, Edward Scissorhands, is way older than you think. “It was an idea from when I was a teenager,” says the director of Beetlejuice ... “It had been in my mind ...


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After quite a bit of research, I've decided to answer this myself. I believe that this was indeed meant to be a nod to the Edward Scissorhands movie and I will tell you why. To begin I had to look into the title of the episode, The Post-Modern Prometheus. Why postmodern? What does post modern even mean? It is a relatively complex idea and there are a lot of ...


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Thanks to @dbugger, I found the source of the quote I found. To mark the occasion [Of the 25 year Anniversary and re-release of the movie], The Huffington Post hopped on the phone with screenwriter Caroline Thompson and production designer Bo Welch to reflect on how the story came to life: HP: On Edward’s shrubbery creations: Welch: “We designed ...


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