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Episode Studies by Clayton Barr

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Tron: The Reward Tron
"The Reward"
TV episode of Tron: Uprising
Story by: André Bormanis
Written by: Scott Nimerfro & André Bormanis
Directed by: Charlie Bean
Original air date: October 19, 2012

General Tesler offers a reward to any citizen of Argon who turns in the Renegade.

 

Read the episode synopsis at the Tron Wiki

 

Characters appearing in this episode

 

General Tesler

Beck (aka the Renegade)

Paige

Pavel

Zed

Mara

Tron

Bartik

Hopper

Link 

Gorn 

 

Didja Notice?

 

This episode reveals that General Tesler is beginning to fear the Renegade, as evidenced in his dream of fighting and being bested by him.

 

At 7:14 in the episode, notice that the "R" and "N" in the Argon sign are designed in the style of the "R" and "N" in the TRON logo.

Argon sign

 

The character of Link may be named for the type of Unix command line program that creates a link from one directory entry to another.

 

The character of Gorn introduced in this episode is probably named for American computer pioneer Saul Gorn (1912-1992).

 

Memorable Dialog

 

keep waiting.wav

you were kidding about being the Renegade, right?.wav

you have a problem program?.wav

long live Clu!.wav

what an unwelcome and completely predictable surprise.wav 

 

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