Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It refers to these songs...

Daisy Bell
performed by HAL 9000

This Song is referred to by 2001: A Space Odyssey written by Arthur C. Clarke part of Space Odyssey
HAL 9000 sings this song with the lyrics, "Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer do. I'm half crazy all for the love of you." just before Bowman pulls his last memory unit (Chapter 28).

Messa da Requiem
composed by Giuseppe Verdi

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This Song is referred to by 2001: A Space Odyssey written by Arthur C. Clarke part of Space Odyssey
While the book discusses numerous composers that Bowman listened to when he was alone in the Discovery spaceship, Verdi's Requiem Mass is mentioned by name (Chapter 33).

Violin Concerto
performed by William Walton

This Song is referred to by 2001: A Space Odyssey written by Arthur C. Clarke part of Space Odyssey
This song plays on the television in the "hotel" room that David Bowman ends up in near the end of the novel (Chapter 44).

It refers to these books...

Moby-Dick
written by

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This Book is referred to by 2001: A Space Odyssey written by Arthur C. Clarke part of Space Odyssey
Bowman compares the movements of Poole's lifeless (still alive?) body as it is dragged into space with those of Captain Ahab when he was lashed to the great white whale in Moby-Dick (Chapter 25).

The Odyssey
written by

This Book is referred to by 2001: A Space Odyssey written by Arthur C. Clarke part of Space Odyssey
David Bowman read this book to fight off the boredom and loneliness of space (Chapter 17).

The War of the Worlds
written by

This Book is referred to by 2001: A Space Odyssey written by Arthur C. Clarke part of Space Odyssey
The original radio broadcast of War of the Worlds is mentioned when discussing Earth's track record for xenophobia which was why the public was never told about the alien monolith (Chapter 31).

Pop Culture Connections - Incoming

It is related to these movies...

2001: A Space Odyssey
part of 2001: A Space Odyssey

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This Movie is related to 2001: A Space Odyssey written by Arthur C. Clarke part of Space Odyssey
The book and the movie were created concurrently, however they were both based on several short stories by Clarke. The book was finished before the movie, but the movie was released first. Though very similar, each story has several significant differences in plot.
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It is referred to by these television episodes...

Futurama:
Season:  3  / Episode:  12 
Insane in the Mainframe

This Television Episode refers to 2001: A Space Odyssey written by Arthur C. Clarke part of Space Odyssey
The name of the robot insane asylum is "HAL Institute for Criminally Insane Robots" which is a reference to the computer that went crazy in this book.

The Newsroom:
Season:  1  / Episode:  3 
The 112th Congress

This Television Episode refers to 2001: A Space Odyssey written by Arthur C. Clarke part of Space Odyssey
Neal is trying to enter a new blog post through dictation. Jim overhears Neal and says, "I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that."

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3001: The Final Odyssey
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Profiles of the Future
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Rama II
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Space Odyssey

 

2001: A Space Odyssey
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2010: Odyssey Two
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part of Space Odyssey

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2061: Odyssey Three
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3001: The Final Odyssey
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part of Space Odyssey

 

2001: A Space Odyssey

 

2001: A Space Odyssey
part of 2001: A Space Odyssey

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