Silent Running

Silent Running (1972)

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Corrected entry: The premise of the story is that plant life has been rendered extinct on Earth, with the only remaining foliage being sustained in a few space-borne conservatories. Wood products would then be rarities. Yet, the user manuals for the spaceship's systems are all printed on paper.

Correction: We have no evidence it was paper. It could be a thin plastic or rice based. Alternativly it could be recycled from waste that could only suitabley be used for making manual-quality paper.

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Character mistake: Lowell points to Dewey as the robot that has the full house in the card game but it was Huey that had the full house.

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Freeman Lowell: It calls back a time when there were flowers all over the Earth... and there were valleys. And there were plains of tall green grass that you could lie down in - you could go to sleep in. And there were blue skies, and there was fresh air... and there were things growing all over the place, not just in some domed enclosures blasted some millions of miles out in to space.

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Trivia: The space ship "Valley Forge" from Silent Running was re-used in one episode of the television series "Battlestar Galactica" (1978-1979). It was called the "agro-ship," used to grow food for the colonists.

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