Questions tagged [clones]

Generally, a clone is grown from a tissue sample taken from another person. Sometimes, many clones are made, while a lot of situations only see one new clone. In some cases, cloning is combined with rapid aging so that a fully grown replica is matured in a matter of days. Also, there can be a facility for memory transfer, so the new clone will start with the same memories and personality of the original.

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Are clones allowed to retire?

In Star Wars: The Clone Wars, clone troopers are created to be the Republic's foot soldiers in the war. The season 2 episode The Deserter implied that troopers can't just go AWOL. But do they have ...
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Novel with clones grown in organages and a princess who has visions of fate

Can anyone identify this SF novel? I don't remember that much about it, except the main character was grown in an orphanage, that was later refered to as an organage, as most of them are basically ...
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Movie about a family replaced by clones

There's a film I remember seeing as a kid that I thought was really scary. I've never found out what it was. Can anyone help naming it? This was on TV in the UK approx 20–25 years ago. It was about a ...
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Why didn't Dr. Venture grow more clones after they were all killed?

In the third season finale of The Venture Bros, all of Hank and Dean's backup bodies were killed in an epic battle. During the fourth season he says that Hank and Dean no longer have any backup ...
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Why did the Clone Troopers switch sides in Star Wars?

I must admit I'm a little hazy with SW in general, but why did the clones switch sides? I think it was due to some special code being used, but why did they do it? The clones were bred for obedience, ...