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>Lone Browncoat <spacecow...
>>...a DW fan, in this weeks episode "The Girl Next Door"
>>Jewel Staite [Kaylee from Firefly etc] played a character named
>Hmmm! Did someone get permission?
Why would they need it? They presumably aren't pretending that it's the
same character, just someone who happens to have the same name. Life
would become impossible for writers if they had to check whether every
name they used had ever been used before.
"The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism
by those who have not got it."
George Bernard Shaw