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Re: Terra Nova: thoughts



  I guess a parallel past gives them license to make up dinos and bugs.  If 
that cookie cutter teen character- the smart but attractive girl (not the surly 
angry-at-dad-but -he's -just -like -him boy) would just mention that I'd be OK. 
 

  D


On Sep 27, 2011, at 10:32 AM, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. wrote:

>> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu] 
>> On Behalf Of Richard W. Travsky
>> Sent: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 1:16 PM
>> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
>> Subject: Re: Terra Nova: thoughts
>> 
>> I didn't catch from the ads it was a PARALLEL past. Was 
>> wondering about Ye Olde Butterflie Effect
>> 
>> http://www.ugo.com/movies/the-simpsons-homers-toaster-takes-him-back-in-time
>> 
> The explicitily mentioned "stepping on a butterfly" in the show (which of 
> course ultimately comes from Ray Bradbury's "The Sound of
> Thunder").
> 
> Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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