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    From: jmsatb5@aol.com (Jms at B5)
 Subject: ATTN JMS: Blown away by "Night Calls"
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 8/29/2000 1:15:00 PM  

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>I just wanted to say that the City of Dreams episode "Night Calls"
>totally blew me away. I enjoyed the first four a great deal, but this
>one had my UNDIVIDED attention.

Thanks.

>How many episodes will there be in the series?
>

We're doing 13 in all. There are five up now at www.scifi.com/cityofdreams,
the next one goes up on the 14th, and I'm hustling to get scripts out the door
for the rest so I can get focused on the other stuff.

jms

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    From: jmsatb5@aol.com (Jms at B5)
 Subject: ATTN JMS: Blown away by "Night Calls"
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 8/29/2000 3:01:00 PM  

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No, there is no relationship between the two stories, and none was intended.
The conceit here is a radio drama on the web that gets interrupted by a couple
of guys who've hacked into the system to use it for webphone calls. There
CAN'T be any relationship because one is just a story, while the other is
"really" happening.

I chose a funny story because it played best counterpoint with the darkness of
what's being portrayed in the intercepts.

jms

(jmsatb5@aol.com)
B5 Official Fan Club at:
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    From: jmsatb5@aol.com (Jms at B5)
 Subject: ATTN JMS: Blown away by "Night Calls"
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 8/30/2000 3:51:00 PM  

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>Jms at B5 wrote:
>>=20
>> We're doing 13 in all. There are five up now at www.scifi.com/cityofdr=
>eams,
>> the next one goes up on the 14th, and I'm hustling to get scripts out t=
>he door
>> for the rest so I can get focused on the other stuff.
>
>The City of Dreams web page says "Coming September 4"... Which is right?
>(The web page I hope)

Almost certainly the web page.

jms

(jmsatb5@aol.com)
B5 Official Fan Club at:
http://www.thestation.com
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    From: jmsatb5@aol.com (Jms at B5)
 Subject: ATTN JMS: Blown away by "Night Calls"
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 9/1/2000 6:15:00 AM  

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>Y'know, while I was listening to this one, I half expected to see the web
>page discussed by the two friends appear in the space where the City of
>Dreams logo appears, when you play these streams, or maybe a separate panel,
>as the dialogue suggested.

We actually considered that, it's something I suggested to Brian, but we
wouldn't have been able to pull it together in time for the webcast.

jms

(jmsatb5@aol.com)
B5 Official Fan Club at:
http://www.thestation.com
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    From: jmsatb5@aol.com (Jms at B5)
 Subject: ATTN JMS: Blown away by "Night Calls"
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 9/1/2000 6:16:00 AM  

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>Just finished listening myself.
>
>WOW. That has a sort of "War of the Worlds" kind of vibe to it, and the Tim
>Curry filler was hilarious!

Thanks...and you'd be surprised at the number of people who emailed me or Brian
asking if we were aware that some folks had cracked the system and could we do
something about it so they could go back to listening to the program....

jms

(jmsatb5@aol.com)
B5 Official Fan Club at:
http://www.thestation.com
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