21387Re: An episode of a TV program mentioning the Inklings
- Jul 24, 2010Weird: I posted this earlier but it "disappeared"!
Wendell, it was mentioned last fall & had several comments - starts with message #20870
-- Lynn --
--- In email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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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