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Sci fi is all about a reality that doesn't actually exist. Because of that, creators get so bogged-down with presenting stuff we have no frame of reference for that once they figure out a shortcut, they use it over and over and OVER again. So science fiction is littered with over-used, dimwitted tropes that no longer make sense -- if they made sense in the first place.

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CRACKED CO COM The easiest way to tell if you're watching a Sci-Fi movie or show is: Look for the figure-hugging jumpsuit.

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