The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0940 Tuesday, 2 May 2000.
From: Elizabeth Abele <
Date: Monday, 1 May 2000 13:30:26 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Pop References
On last night's installment of the Arabian Nights (NBC), some dialogue
was lifted (uncredited) from Hamlet. When the sultan's favorite the
hunchback Back-Back is found dead, someone says, "Alas, poor Back-Back.
I knew him." Later someone else refers to him as "of infinite jest."