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"The Genesis is a pretty big ship you know... Don't write your old man off, just yet." - Harry Helmsley

The Genesis was a cruise ship that was owned by Azure Line and was built on April 4, 2008, it carried 6000 passengers and 212 crew members. The ship sailed from San Francisco, California to Tokyo, Japan.


Harry Helmsley and Tony Delgatto performed on the ship as they sailed from San Francisco to Tokyo. However, when it neared the Japanese seaboard, The ship was capsized when a mega-tsunami hit as a result of underwater earthquakes, presumably killing everyone onboard.


  • In an alternate ending of the film, the Genesis was shipwrecked on a small island somewhere near southern Africa with three known survivors, Harry, Tony, and the captain of the ship. It's unknown if the ship was scrapped or repaired after the disaster.