Tuesday, April 2, 2024

2001: A Space Odyssey Hal’s obituary Haiku

Hal space odyssey

It’s been a while since the last Suffolk Gazette Haiku obituary. But then came the news that Douglas Rain, the voice behind Hal, the sinister computer in the classic sci-fi movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, had died.

Here’s your memorial Haiku from our tribute writer, Richard Standen.

Space Odyssey completed.
Hal, disconnected.

Hal 9000 (Douglas Rain)
Born: March 13, 1928, Winnipeg, Canada
Died: November 11 2018, Ontario, Canada


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