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5.3 What is Harlan Ellison's connection to the Terminator movies?




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This article is from the The Terminator FAQ, by Karsten A. Loepelmann kloepel@connect.ab.ca with numerous contributions by others.

5.3 What is Harlan Ellison's connection to the Terminator movies?

SF author Harlan Ellison filed a lawsuit against T1 director JC, claiming
that
Cameron plagiarized several of his short stories, namely "Soldier" and "Demon
with a Glass Hand" (and, possibly, "A Boy and his Dog"). The concept of
Skynet
could also have been borrowed from an Ellison short story called "I Have No
Mouth and I Must Scream". Newer prints of T1 acknowledge Ellison.

 

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