Off-topic: more Harry Potter/censorship stuff
Melissa at Proffitt.com
Wed Aug 30 19:18:28 EDT 2000
On Wed, 30 Aug 2000 21:57:04 +0100 (BST), Tanaqui wrote:
>+ What's next, electronically remove the British accents so
>+ American children won't get confused? :)
>They usually recast so that they can fix more than the accents. _Red Dwarf_
>had such an archetypal grungy curry-consuming Northern Brit as the human
>protagonist, with a snooty butler-type android, that the plan was to ensure
>Americans were never exposed to this inexplicable comedy in its original form.
And how relieved I am that they didn't succeed. At least, we still get
original _Red Dwarf_ here on PBS.
(I used Lister, Rimmer and Kochanski in a short story I wrote about aliens
and crop circles. Not so anyone else would notice--just for my own
pleasure. British imports are the best.)
ardent consumer of British television, Cadbury's drinking chocolate, and
Diana Wynne Jones novels
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