David Hume is the host of a reality show where 8 people live together in Southern California. Of the eight people one is a playboy model, two think that they are arachnid car salesmen and ... See full summary »
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Michole Briana White
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David Hume is the host of a reality show where 8 people live together in Southern California. Of the eight people one is a playboy model, two think that they are arachnid car salesmen and the rest believe that they are the color blue. Sexual tensions rise when Hume tries to add a dental option to his health insurance plan and his agent only does dental in the nude. On top of all these hi jinx hume's son is trying to pass his driving exam... On a razor scooter. Written by
Fantastic visual representation of Philip K. Dick.
Sadly, most people have never read any of Philip K. Dick's novels and short stories and only connect him with the movie Blade Runner. This is unfortunate because PKD's stories were more entertaining, layered and intellectually versatile than what is offered in Blade Runner. Total Recall 2070 is less of an amalgamation of Blade Runner and Total Recall, and more a mix of their literary sources: 'We Can Remember It For You, Wholesale' [short story] and 'Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep' [novel], both by PKD. Both of these have very real, flawed characters with a quirky, inventive mood that always entertain.
The story of Total Recall 2070 was nearly that of '...Sheep.' For the benefit of the movie going masses' recognition, the names of things from the movie version of Total Recall were used. The story was about the philosophy behind automated sentiency, mechanized religion and the need for humanity to regain its sense of purpose above the machine, while also living beside it. This is something the series was only beginning to touch before it was canceled.
The lack of knowledge about the show's true roots has led to a complete misunderstanding of it. It is a near perfect representation of PKD's wonderfully strange and murky imagination. People call Total Recall 2070 a rip-off of the movies when in reality the movies were a pale shadows of their sources. Total Recall 2070 is the most genuine incarnation of Philip K. Dick's worlds to date.
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