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21387Re: An episode of a TV program mentioning the Inklings

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  • lynnmaudlin
    Jul 24, 2010
      Weird: I posted this earlier but it "disappeared"!

      Wendell, it was mentioned last fall & had several comments - starts with message #20870

      -- Lynn --

      --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, "lynnmaudlin" <lynnmaudlin@...> wrote:
      > Yup. "Lewis" is the followup to the "Inspector Morse" series; I did happen to see this episode online and it was a typically convoluted murder mystery PLUS mostly inaccurate references to the Inklings, specifically CSL and JRRT.
      > -- Lynn --
      > --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, WendellWag@ wrote:
      > >
      > > Has anyone else seen the episode called "The Allegory of Love" of the
      > > program called Lewis? (That's the British title of the series. In the U.S.
      > > it's called Inspector Lewis to emphasize the fact that it's a sequel to the
      > > series Inspector Morse.) I watched some of this episode last night. I
      > > bring this up not because the series is very good, since it isn't, nor because
      > > the episode is very good, since it's pretty poor. I mention this because
      > > this episode has a lot of references to the Inklings (including the title of
      > > the episode). The series is about a police detective in Oxford. The
      > > episode is full of amazingly snide digs at the Inklings and anyone who likes
      > > reading the Inklings. The episode was first shown in the U.K. on March 22,
      > > 2009. I'm surprised that I've never heard anyone mention it.
      > >
      > > Wendell Wagner
      > >
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