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Do you know why Christine's speedometer run backwards?

Asked by luigirovatti (298points) 1 week ago

In the homonymous Stephen King horror story.

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Dutchess_III's avatar

Just part of The Thing.

luigirovatti's avatar

That’s not true. LeBay “helled” it.

ragingloli's avatar

Because of the demon?

seawulf575's avatar

The odometer running backward in Christine had several levels of symbolism. It reflected an undoing of time which manifested in damage to the car being undone. The car was a creature that made the owner revert back to the “better” times of the 1950’s, and the odometer and the radio which only played 50’s hits was a reflection of that.

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