Friday Flashback: The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

OK, is this science fiction? Well, it has Kurt Russell (Escape from New YorkEscape from LADamnation AlleyStargate). And it involves a college student getting super intelligence after he receives an electrical shock from a computer. (Note: This is 1969, so the computer still takes up the entire floor of a building. And I’ll bet you the cheap Android tablet behind me on my charging table has more computing power. And it’s a glorified Kindle.)

Anyway, it’s an early appearance for Russell, before John Carpenter, before Goldie Hawn, before he was a science fiction bad ass.

1 Comment to "Friday Flashback: The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes"

  1. February 6, 2016 - 10:52 am | Permalink

    I figured Snake Plissken had a different upbringing.

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