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"Really?" said Lisa, sipping her soda. "Well, that's a useful skill I suppose. It must be somehow."

"I don't know how he does it," said Sharon. "It's uncanny."

"You think we're joking," said Brigid. "Here, watch this. Hey Greg!"

Greg, who'd spent the better part of the past ten minutes of the party intently watching the activity in the fishtank, looked up and made his way around a chatting couple. "Yes?" he said.

"Say something ridiculous and yet somehow strangely poignant," Brigid said.

"Hmm," said Greg, put his hand to his chin for a moment, then said, "How about: Jim Backus with a walker looking ancient and decrepit in his thirty-second cameo on The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island."

Lisa, who had been chuckling in amusement until now, looked at Greg wide-eyed, as if he'd told her a beloved relative had died. "Wow," she said. "I remember that."

"Anything else I can do to be of service?" Greg asked.

-The Gneech

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hossblacksilver
Jun. 19th, 2009 03:40 am (UTC)
I remember those Gillian's Island movies for the simple point that they, while not actually leaving the island, did manage to wind up no longer lost on it.
genecatlow
Jun. 19th, 2009 04:52 pm (UTC)
He looked decrepit because that wasn't really him. That was all CGI. Jim Backus passed away after the premiere of Stop Gilligan's Island, I Want To Get On.

Edited at 2009-06-19 04:53 pm (UTC)
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