The title of Scully’s senior thesis was “Einstein’s Twin Paradox: A New Interpretation”.
Ronal D. Moore who created Battlestar Galactica, also wrote for Star Trek Voyager. The science fiction shows have a couple of things in common: Battlestar Galactica and Starship Voyager are both lost in space; They both fight against a robot force: the Cylons and the Borg; and Captain Kathryn Janeway and President Laura Roslin are both powerful wise older women who lead their people back to a old or new home.
In the book Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong there is a discussion about what present day television programs are influence by The Mary Tyler Moore Show. The list includes: 30 Rock, Grey’s Anatomy, Ugly Betty, Parks and Recreation, New Girl, Nurse Jackie, and Girls. The Mary Tyler Moore Show was the first show about a funny indpendent working woman making her way. We have that show to thank for many of our comedies. While I am away please post your favorite episode of The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Tell us why you like it.
Note: I will post next Monday.
Rose Troche was dating one of the stars Guinevere Turner of Go Fish while they were making the film.
Mae West’s original name was May West. She changed May to Mae because when she was a young girl she used to practice writing autographs. West found that Mae looked better than May.