The Spaceguard of Rendezvous With Rama
has become a reality.
Morgan Freeman should take RWR to Kickstarter. There's no way it could survive a theatrical release without being re-imagined into a dark and gritty explosion fest.
Well not to the same extent, but it's getting there.
In The Hammer of God
, he used Spaceguard again and put in some line about the name being inspired by an obscure 20th-century novel or something like that.