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    From: "jmsatb5@aol.com" <jmsatb5@aol.com>
 Subject: Re: ATTN JMS: Planet Patrol and Mars
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 6/3/2009 4:57:09 PM  

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On Jun 2, 10:15=A0pm, "M.J. Sammon" <mjps1...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi Joe,
>
> r.a.s.t.b5m newbie here.
>
> I've scoured all web resources AND "Asked & Answered" but still have a na=
gging question...
>
> Like you, I've spent my formative years growing up in suburban NJ (still =
live here, sorry to say).
> In fact, I'm probably the same age as you!!!
>
> Planet Patrol was one of my favs as a kid. =A0I remember anxiously waitin=
g for it to air (WNEW, WPIX or WWOR, can't remember the TV station).
> I know it was a puppet show, but hey, we all have embarrassing childhood =
memories that are hard to own up to.
>
> Anyway, when I saw the tube shuttles on Mars (in B5), I said to myself:
> "Damn! Those look like the tube shuttles from Planet Patrol"
>
> Now the question:
> Were the tube shuttles an homage to Planet Patrol (conscious or unconscio=
us) on your part?
>
> Mike

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jms

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