Of all the places to find a trite inspirational quote — usually emblazoned on cheap mugs in a bad font — the Prometheus in “1899” They weren’t. But, this is a Twitter meme that’s very well-liked and pinned. “May your coffee hit you before reality does,” In several episodes, he appears.
When Anker (Alexandre Willaume) and Ramiro (José Pimentão) are on the bridge during Episode 7, trying to find some way of steering the ship now that power has returned, Anker digs through several of the books strewn around the desk. The sentence is not ocean charts but Anker instead finds them. “May your coffee hit you before reality does” It fills up the whole page and prompts Anker to glance at Ramiro in dismay. The cleverly crafted little nod to the repetitive phrase is an homage. “Wake Up” It’s also found on Jack’s iconic page. “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” Starting at “The Shining.”
Bo Odar believes that Friese is right. “any piece of pop culture should be a reference to some other element of pop culture,” Telling The Hollywood Reporter Films like “The Shining” “where you have a contained situation like a ship or hotel where people are stuck and they can’t escape it” Visually and emotionally inspired “1899.”
One scene in the series ends with Maura getting a beautiful printed postcard that has the same message taped to a screen. The signature below is her brother, highlighting that Maura was part of a simulation throughout the entire time.