Message from discussion Inspiration for TV Series?
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From: Kurt Busiek <k...@busiek.com>
Subject: Re: Inspiration for TV Series?
Date: Sun, 14 Oct 2012 18:44:34 -0700
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On 2012-10-15 00:55:40 +0000, David Johnston
> On Saturday, October 13, 2012 6:24:26 AM UTC-6, JohnFair wrote:
>> I'm rereading Lawrence Watt-Evans's 'Crosstime Travel' collection and in
>> this we have the story 'Storm Troopers' where the NYPD have deployed a
>> special taskforce tasked to deal with the effects of reality storms that are
>> dumping bits of otherness all over New York.
>> Flashforward a decade or so and we have Fringe the TV series that deals
>> with very similar themes. Fringe staffers are fairly covert and part of
>> the FBI
>> on our side, but the parallels are obvious after the reread (and clearly Fringe
>> has taken things further than the story).
>> Accident or intent?
> DC's Earth One and Earth Two came first.
Don't know what that has to do with FRINGE of Lawrence's story, but
Jack Finney's "The Coin Collector" came before those, and it wasn't the
Parallel universes go back at least to 1666, if not earlier.
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