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    From: J. Michael Straczynski <71016.1644@compuserve.com>
 Subject: Rebo & Zooty
      To: CIS  
    Date: 3/14/1998 3:11:00 PM  

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Sam Waas <73052.2644@compuserve.com> asks:
> area?
> How did this guest appearance evolve?
> I mean, you couldn't sit down at your computer to write the
> episode and say to yourself "Let's see -- I need some external
> thread to bind the episode together as a plotline B to supplement
> the Day of Dead plotline A -- mmmm -- Why not have Penn & Teller
> guest star?" In other words, how could you write the characters of
> Rebo & Zooty into the script without prior communication from
> P&T? You modified the character to fit the guest stars, right?

Neil wrote for R&Z, and we looked around for casting...it
occured to someone -- may have been me, maybe casting, I don't remember
-- that it might be better to use a real comedy team than create one.
B5 called P&T, and they said yes.

jms

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