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on 12/14/05 at 04:08 PM
The Doomsday Device in Strangelove was activated by someone in Russia, and it was set to destroy the world if anyone attacked Russia or tried to de-activate it. Since Slim Pickins' bomb dropped, the device was going to go off. The conclusion made in the war room was to go underground with eight women to every man (more of a luxury than a necessity :p) and slowly build the human race back up. George C. Scott was worried that the Rooskies had planned on that, and that they'd be ready and waiting w
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on 12/15/05 at 07:14 AM
I got confused at the end but understood everything before that dealing with the bomb. I though that Dr. Strangelove was a Nazi because he fought with his hand, it tried to do the Nazi hand signal thing. I was just guessing that since it was Stranglove's idea to go underground that he was a spy or something for the Rooskies. And it was a sort of plan to take over America.
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on 12/18/05 at 04:16 PM
Dr. Strangelove didn't have control over certain motor functions. He would involuntarily give the Nazi salute and call the president Mein Führer. One of the funniest scenes is when strangelove beats and bites his own arm into submission after giving the Nazi salute. The ending is brilliant.
Mere seconds before the Doomsday device is detonated strangelove gets out of his wheelchair shouting "Mein Führer, I can walk!