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    From: jmsatb5@aol.com (Jms at B5)
 Subject: Re: Attn JMS: When others write B5 episodes
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 1/20/1998 9:29:00 PM  

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>How much influence do you have when others write the occasional B5 episode?
>I
>am particularly curious about the Kosh scenes. Do you write up a thorough
>outlines and assign them out, or are the writers give the guidelines and told
>to think something up?

Kosh often tended to get revised in-house to make him consistent, mysterious
rather than a fortune-cookie, which often happened.

Writers got variously verbal notes, a page or two, or in some cases, several
pages of notes/outline material on an episode. But a script is very long, so
they had to come up with a lot to fill in the gaps.


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