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Episode Studies by Clayton Barr

Tron: The Renegade (Part 1) Tron
"The Renegade" Part 1
TV episode of Tron: Uprising
Story by: Edward Kitsis & Adam Horowitz
Written by: Kamran Pasha, Adam Nussdorf & Bill Wolkoff
Directed by: Charlie Bean
Original air date: June 7, 2012

Tron begins training Beck, but Beck begins to have doubts about his own ability to live up to the challenges.


Read the episode synopsis at the Tron Wiki


Characters appearing in this episode



Beck (aka the Renegade)






General Tresler





Didja Notice?


At 6:19 in the episode, notice that Zed makes a heart shape around the reflection of Mara.

Zed hearts Mara


Abel's favorite light cycle is his ENCOM 786. Sam also rides his father's 786 in Legacy.


The white-clad women who armor up the programs selected for the games are Sirens.


Zed and Mara visit a night club in Argon City called 0001001. "0001001" is binary code for the number 9.


Zed meets Perl at 0001001. The name "Perl" comes from a line of programming languages, used primarily on UNIX servers.


At 16:34 in the episode, notice that an old-style bit (as seen in Tron) is seen hovering and spinning over a pedestal in Abel's office. Zed shows it to Perl. Later, in "We Both Know How This Ends", armor similar to Yori's is seen in Abel's office. The old-style bit and armor may suggest the Abel has a connection to the original Electronic World of Tron.


Memorable Dialog


the uprising needs a hero like you.wav

have you ever seen anyone derezzed?.wav

welcome to the coliseum.wav

you have been selected for the games.wav

are you here alone, too?.wav

I know who the Renegade really is.wav

talk like that is sedition.wav

antiques wherehouse.wav

I'm an idiot.wav


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