Re: [probe_control] shorter UK series
Where did you get your copies of the scripts? Where you getting them from
Lincoln Enterprises at the time? There in the U.K.? How did you hear
At 06:56 PM 7/18/2001 +0000, you wrote:
> Re: Who typed the manuscripts. All of my copies of the scripts
> have that in
>them. I'm pretty sure that it was from the original version. Although quite
>why they printed off the studio lot is debatable other than it was cheaper.
>I always assumed it was a contractual thing with the studio. Are they still
>around to ask??
- Hello everyone
Hello John specifically
Re your comment: �Of course over there, with most shows only doing six
episodes a "series", 23 episodes would be a four year hit.�
So, something like 'Doctor Who' must really have gone through the roof
compared to something like 'Star Trek' having lasted longer than all the
Trek series put together??!!
Seriously though, the reason UK series aren't forced into big seasons is
largely to do with funding & how many episodes is needed to tell their
story. Our lot leave 'em begging for more, especially if you saw something
like UK's 'Ultraviolet' that builds up the suspense over its episodes. Too
long a season would have spoilt it. We also get a lot of foreign series � I
believe you know which country - that go on forever that fills in the long
Re: Who typed the manuscripts. All of my copies of the scripts have that in
them. I'm pretty sure that it was from the original version. Although quite
why they printed off the studio lot is debatable other than it was cheaper.
I always assumed it was a contractual thing with the studio. Are they still
around to ask??
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