Chris Maier (oom9@crosswinds.net)
Fri, 14 Jul 2000 14:24:13 -0400


Well, I'd rather not drag things off topic....also, don't bother writing to
them, they usually make you look like the bad guy. It's a shame people are
close-minded sometimes.

----- Original Message -----
From: ROBOTICK <jercar@aristotle.net>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Friday, July 14, 2000 1:44 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] More for Mark Simmons-sama (And EVERYONE else!!)

> Could you repost that link to the complaining religious site? I'd like to
> contact the webmasters with my view on the connections between religion
and
> violence.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chris Maier" <oom9@crosswinds.net>
> To: <gundam@aeug.org>
> Sent: Friday, July 14, 2000 12:39 PM
> Subject: Re: [gundam] More for Mark Simmons-sama (And EVERYONE else!!)
>
>
> I think there's a good chance that Patlabor will make it to TV on CN or
> Sci-Fi. The only complaints I heard about Gundam Wing(Which had a fair
> amount of Gunplay and the word 'gun' in the title)'s violence was by that
> over-the-top religious site I posted a couple of months back.
> I figure if CN could get away with minamal edits for Gundam Wing, Tenchi
> and DBZ(The latest season has minor edits, even though the dubbing and
music
> is still horrible) then they could probably show Patlabor. Not that I've
> seen that much of it, but I know it's fairly nonviolent. They might have a
> slight problem playing the movies though, due to the first's religious
> subtext.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Rodrick Su <rsu@tigana.com>
> To: <gundam@aeug.org>
> Sent: Friday, July 14, 2000 9:22 AM
> Subject: RE: [gundam] More for Mark Simmons-sama (And EVERYONE else!!)
>
>
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: owner-gundam@ml.aeug.org [mailto:owner-gundam@ml.aeug.org]On
> > > Behalf Of Blackeagle
> > > Sent: Thursday, July 13, 2000 2:55 PM
> > > To: gundam@aeug.org
> > > Subject: Re:[gundam] More for Mark Simmons-sama (And EVERYONE else!!)
> > >
> > > Patlabor is a action/comedy/giant robot series. There are two
> > > OVAs (7 and
> > > 16 episodes respectively) a TV series (49 episodes) and two movies.
> > >
> > > With all the noise about various series (Gundam Wing, MSG, Escaflowne,
> > > Tenchi) being shown on American TV, I'm surprised that none of
> > > the networks
> > > has moved to pick up Patlabor. Aside from being a series that I think
> is
> > > fairly suited to an American audiance, it's one of the few series
> > > that adds
> > > up to the 65 episodes standard for American syndication.
> > >
> >
> > I have one word for you why Patlabor will not make it to Broadcast TV...
> > Ohto. Seriously, a good deal of humor in the show derived from his Shot
> > first, Shot some more, and then Shot some more with a bigger gun tactic.
> > With the current political climate in America, I doubt if any American
> > broadcaster wants to tactle this problem.
> >
> > Similiarlly, ADV Films is trying to peddle City Hunter and Nadia to
either
> > broadcast or cable networks... City Hunter will probably not make it to
> > broadcast TV due to its adult humor and gun play, but Nadia stands a
good
> > chance of getting broadcast.
> >
> > [ Rodrick Su [ ]
> > [ rsu@tigana.com [ I might be crazier than you think. ]
> >
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