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The Color of Magic 

The Colour of Magic (original title)
Wizard and magic in a world similar yet very different.
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 Rincewind (2 episodes)
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 Twoflower (2 episodes)
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 Trymon (2 episodes)
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 Patrician (2 episodes)
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 Narrator (2 episodes)
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 Death (2 episodes)
Geoffrey Hutchings ...
 Picture Imp (2 episodes)
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 Death (2 episodes)
Michael Mears ...
 Jiglad Wert (2 episodes)
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 Lumuel Panter (2 episodes)
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 Ganmack Treehallett (2 episodes)
Richard da Costa ...
 Luggage / ... (2 episodes)
Philip Philmar ...
 Astrozoologist 1 / ... (2 episodes)
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 Astrozoologist 2 (2 episodes)
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Wizard and magic in a world similar yet very different.

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It's a pigment of your imagination See more »


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23 March 2008 (UK)  »

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The ship that brings Twoflower to Anhk-Morpork and takes him home is flying the flag of the Most Serene Republic of Venice. See more »

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When Rincewind and Twoflower are tied back-to-back, Rincewind says that "if complete and utter chaos was lightning, then you [Twoflower] would be the sort to stand on a hilltop in a thunderstorm wearing wet copper armor shouting 'All gods are idiots'."; you can tell by the way his mouth moves, however, that he actually says 'All gods are bastards', which is consistent with how it is worded in the novel. See more »

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Trymon: I hope it's a good party!
Death: I think it might go downhill at midnight.
Trymon: Why?
Death: That's when they think I'll be taking my mask off.
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Mucked about by Terry Pratchett See more »

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Followed by Going Postal (2010) See more »

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Not that bad..
28 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Not as bad as some on this site say. I am a huge Terry Pratchett fan, I have read all the Discworld books and few of his other books. While this movie/TV special doesn't really live up to the books, it isn't half bad. I enjoyed revisiting the story with some pretty snazzy special effects- even if some of the subtle humor was lost (or was it just very very subtle?) I have to admit that many of the jokes in the books I probably miss. I know sometimes it takes 10 pages before I realize he's just made a joke, which makes me feel stupid, and then I laugh at myself for being stupid. Sometimes I don't even catch them till the second reading! This movie/TV show (or whatever it is) doesn't really have that feeling.

If you are a fan of Terry, i say you should watch it, if your not.. then go buy one of his books and read that before deciding to watch the movie.


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