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From: J Corbally (icorb@indigo.ie)
Date: Sun Feb 11 2001 - 17:31:56 MST

>Date: Sat, 10 Feb 2001 16:49:12 -0800
>From: Spike Jones <spike66@attglobal.net>
>Subject: Re: Cryonics on ABC World News Tonight
>hal@finney.org wrote:
> > I'm not so sure the strangeness of cryonicists is the problem, simply
> > because I'll bet most people have never met one, and their exposure to
> > them on TV has been limited...Hal
>I can think of only four references to cryonics in film/TV:
>1) Clarke's 2001
>2) 6 Million Dollar Woman
>3) Woody Allen's Sleeper
>4) Austin Powers
>In reference 1, it was only *sorta* cryonics: suspended animation
>for the long trip to Saturn.
>Reference 2, cryonics was used as an advanced medical procedure,
>holding a patient until she could be repaired by robotics. She lost
>her most recent memories. Poor Lee Majors.
>Refs 3 and 4 were both in goofy comedies, both times where
>cryonics was used on a healthy person and used as a time travel
>to the future device.
>Any others that come to mind? spike

I think cryonics could probably do with a half decent adaptation of "The
First Immortal".

Like that'll ever happen.



"If you can't take a little bloody nose, maybe you ought to go back home and
crawl under your bed. It's not safe out here. It's wondrous, with treasures
to satiate desires both subtle and gross. But it's not for the timid."
-Q, Star Trek:TNG episode 'Q Who'

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