Tabby (tabby@psn.net)
Thu, 01 Jan 1998 01:48:46 -0700


>> As mentioned already, they had a long time to develop the story and used
>> every second of it. However, what really turned the show around for me was
>> a Waspinator quote (after being called wakko): "I'm not wakko, I'm Wonko
>> The Sane!" This is a reference to an expositional character in So Long And
>> Thanks for All The Fish, one which flew over the head of millions of
>> American kids. When they start writing things only adults can follow, they
>> started entering territory Gargoyles had already explored to great
>success.
>>
>
>Actually ... no it wasn't =)
>It was in reference to Benson "Wonko the Sane" Yee who runs www.bwtf.com and
>alt.toys.transformers regular.
>He was a "consultant" for the show, and Bob Forward and Larry Ditillio (the
>writers) frequently went to him with questions regarding continuity and
>such.

What a coincidence, Benson Yee has a knickname in common with a Douglas
Adams character that appeared last decade. Where d'ya think he picked it up
in the first place?

tby

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