Leopold's Dr. Abby "Ms. Exposition!" Sin

From: DJ CLAWSON <XXRJ13C_at_prodigy.com>
Date: Sat, 16 Mar 1996 20:44:59 EST

chance wrote:
>I loved that ep, but one of the things that really *bugs* me about
writing, is when
>the characters go into a kind of "Mr. Exposition" trance for the
benefit of the
>audience only

>Sometimes writers take "short cuts" when they're
>too lazy to 'explain' something another way, and the characters end
up spouting
>unnatural dialogue that would never be spoken character-to-character
in a
>'real-life' situation

Yeah, I REALLY REALLY REALLY don't like that, especially when it's
bluntly obvious.
Noticed it, too. Oh well. They only had 22 minutes; the whole was
rather rushed
anyway (though I think cutting out the bus encounter could have cut
them some

                                          Dr. Jake

Received on Sun Mar 17 1996 - 21:10:28 PST

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Mon Feb 22 2016 - 19:57:25 PST