The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.0695 Wednesday, 9 April 2003
Date: Tuesday, 08 Apr 2003 13:48:37 -0400
Subject: 14.0680 More Shakespop
Comment: Re: SHK 14.0680 More Shakespop
In episode "Infection" of the television series "Babylon 5" (by far the
most Shakespeare-like thing US television has ever produced, by the
way), Cdr. Sinclair explains to his security chief, C.W.O. Garibaldi,
that he is avoiding being interviewed by a TV reporter, having had an
unfortunate experience that way some years before.
Garibaldi: Don't sweat it! Just be that charming,
effervescent Commander we've all come to know and
love! What's the worst that could happen? They fire
you, ship you off to the Rim, and I get promoted to
Commander. I don't see a problem here!
Sinclair [feigning shock]: How sharper than a
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