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Shakespeare Reference?
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0490  Wednesday, 16 March 2005

From:           Larry Weiss <
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Date:           Tuesday, 15 Mar 2005 13:20:19 -0500
Subject: 16.0478 Shakespeare Reference?
Comment:        Re: SHK 16.0478 Shakespeare Reference?

 >Amos was "a rather minor character, the philosophical
 >cabdriver who narrated most of the episodes." Andy "was the most
 >gullible of the lodge members, a husky, well-meaning, but rather simple
 >soul."

This was true of the TV series.  But in the original radio show A&A were
about equal and the principal characters, played by Freeman Gosden and
Charles Correll (two White men).  The characters might have been based
on Tambo and Bones.

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