Gaiman's American Gods

Kyla Tornheim kyla at
Thu Oct 11 14:13:18 EDT 2001

On Thu, 11 Oct 2001, Paul Andinach wrote:

> On Thu, 11 Oct 2001, Rowland, Jennifer A B wrote:
> > I haven't read Neverwhere, but I thought the series was good and I
> > mean to read the book at some point and compare! (Was it a
> > "miniseries"? I thought it had the full 6 episodes.) 
> Six episodes, yes. But bear in mind that our North American brethren
> and sistren[1] aren't used to the idea of six episodes constituting a
> full series: American series generally run to at least thirteen
> episodes.
Actually, a full year of an American series is 22 episodes. If something
has only 13 episodes, it either started midseason (like "Buffy," its first
year) or got cancelled midseason.

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       --John Maynard Keynes, dying words

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