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A Kids' Sci-Fi featuring WS
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.0623  Monday, 8 March 2004

From:           Hugh Davis <
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Date:           Friday, 05 Mar 2004 09:47:40 -0500
Subject: 15.0613 A Kids' Sci-Fi featuring WS
Comment:        RE: SHK 15.0613 A Kids' Sci-Fi featuring WS

Mentors is a very well-written children's sf show.  Another episode
involves Cleopatra being brought forward when the lead girl in the show
is auditioning for A&C at school.

Also particularly well done were two literary episodes: one involves
paranormal activity, so the science-based male lead wants to be logical,
and he brings Conan Doyle in to help debunk the ghosts, thinking the
author of Holmes would take a scientific approach, when he actually
falls into the complete paranormal route.  The other has a friend being
teased as "gay", so they have Oscar Wilde help him discover how to be
himself and his own wit.

Hugh Davis

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