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The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0940  Tuesday, 2 May 2000.

From:           Elizabeth Abele <
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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."

ej
 

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