Having read quite about this controversy between the two men, there was
precious little that could aspire to be called comedy. They hated
with a passion, and no doubt would've shot one or the other in the back,
given the opportunity.
If they are going to modernize the story and make it "lighthearted",
will have to incorporate a number of modern themes. Busby Berkeley-type
scenes of hillsides covered by lines of chorus dancing Sioux warriors in
long feathered bonnets as they trip gaily up-and-down green meadows
obligatory, of course.
One major controversy might surely be when one or the other discovers
one of them has not correctly controlled the runoff from their
is polluting the nearby stream. This will allow them to bring in the
modern-day theme of Green behavior.
I suspect that towards the end of the show, the two protagonists will
suddenly discover they love each other dearly, make up, kiss and grope
passionately, and run off, hand in hand, to find a state where they
I can hardly wait.
Clair Russell Ossian, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Geology
Tarrant County College
2805 Raintree Drive
Carrollton, TX 75006
On 4/7/13 5:29 AM, "Ronald Orenstein" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
I am looking forward to scenes of Marsh being exhorted by his
bear up under the controversy with repeated expressions of "Cope,
cope!". These will of course be matched with scenes of Cope
the bone beds while his comrades exhort him to "March, Cope,
expect that the finale will reveal that a little old lady who
both scientists to the best dinosaur finds is actually Mary Anning,
her death in order to emigrate to America.
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