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Buy a 'Time Bandits' spacetime map from a Mythbuster

Few and far between are the movie geeks who don't have a soft spot in their hearts for Terry Gilliam's bizarre dark sci-fi comedy flick <em>Time Bandits</em>, which saw a group of mischievous dwarves steal a map of time and space from God and use it to try and get rich, dragging along a young boy in the process. Well, now you can own a copy of that map--co-designed by a Mythbuster!

Time Bandits map

Few and far between are the movie geeks who don't have a soft spot in their hearts for Terry Gilliam's bizarre dark sci-fi comedy flick Time Bandits, which saw a group of mischievous dwarves steal a map of time and space from God and use it to try and get rich, dragging along a young boy in the process. Well, now you can own a copy of that map--co-designed by a Mythbuster! (Found via BoingBoing.)

It seems that special effects wizard, sci-fi nut, and professional TV star Mythbuster Adam Savage helped recreate this extraordinary collectible, based on the few on-screen shots of the map from the movie. The recreations are digitally printed on 40"x24.5" canvas sheets, and will run you a cool $100 (includes shipping). But, really, how can you put a price on a map of time and space? Especially when it'll let you steal all the money you need to pay for the map, and then actually let you go back and time and give yourself the money to buy the map in the first place. It's a fool-proof business plan, so long as the ultimate evil doesn't find you. Details.

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6 comments
LarryD4
LarryD4

Done! I have to have one!

jonheilman
jonheilman

Hey cool to see this mentioned here. The map has been quite popular recently and it's gratifying to see so many Time Bandits fans come forward. Adam (Mythbusters) Savage did assist on modifications to the color scheme to this map and he has purchased 4 of them. 2 before the mods and 2 after. I plan to keep offering maps as long as folks want them, so order with confidence. Thanks.

LarryD4
LarryD4

A 100 bucks, that is steep. Not so done.. Wondering if i can make my own from the image on the web site. :)

darthbanks
darthbanks

do you know where i can purchase one im intrested will be able later but would like to know how

seanferd
seanferd

What ever happened to the original map from the movie? Might we find out on some Lost Geekend?

DadsPad
DadsPad

Does he have to pay off someone to publish this. Bet it has been disabled since copies do not work. :(

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