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Old May 16 2008, 04:37 AM   #946
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Also: the British show took place in Manchester, and I honestly believe that most Americans would have difficulty penetrating the accents.
You know, I met a girl from Manchester at my University recently, and I had no trouble understanding her. I did, however, have absolutely no idea where in Britain she was from -- I could tell it was a British accent, but it didn't sound like any I'd heard before. It wasn't quite Scottish, it didn't quite sound like the Northern accent Christopher Eccleston has, it certainly didn't sound Liverpoolian or Cockney or Estuary or RP. I finally broke down and asked her.
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Old May 16 2008, 04:39 AM   #947
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Don't ask me why 'cause I don't know, but people from Liverpool are referred to as "Liverpudlian"
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Old May 16 2008, 07:48 AM   #948
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I thought it was sort-of similar to Dave Lister's accent.
jesus christ, don't let anyone from Liverpool OR Manchester hear you say that. it'd be like saying someone from New York sounds like they're from Alabama
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Old May 16 2008, 01:49 PM   #949
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Don't ask me why 'cause I don't know, but people from Liverpool are referred to as "Liverpudlian"
And people from Manchester are Mancunians and people who go to Oxford University are Oxonian. I think it's based on the old Roman names for the places. Liverpool wasn't around in Roman times, so maybe it's a mock-Latin form based on substituting "puddle" for "pool." Or maybe it's a substitution for the sake of faux-Latin pronunciation, since "Liverpoolian" would be awkward. Like the way the works of George Bernard Shaw are described by the faux-Latin adjective "Shavian." (The term "Whovian" for Doctor Who fans is no doubt based upon that pattern.)
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Old May 16 2008, 02:41 PM   #950
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I had a Liverpudlian professor once, and whenever I came out of class with him, I would find that I'd unconsciously picked up bits of his inflections. I could never do it intentionally, though!
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Old May 16 2008, 03:39 PM   #951
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Trekmovie.com now has a preview up for the American LoM. Heres the link, but just so you know you do have to scroll down past the stuff about Fringe. Judging by what I've read about the original it looks like they actually stuck pretty close to it.
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Old May 16 2008, 09:01 PM   #952
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jesus christ. that's a rip-off not a remake!

at least the American Sam's 1972 car is better than Our Sam's 1973 car...
Our Annie's hotter than the American one, though!!!
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Old May 19 2008, 08:12 PM   #953
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Thanks for the Life on Mars link - I'm a big fan of the original show, and I'm very curious/fearful/hopeful to see what they do with the remake.
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Old May 19 2008, 08:26 PM   #954
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From the first time I read the New Frontier books, I always saw Hugh Jackman as Calhoun. But Jeffrey Donovan would be a good second choice. Flanigan? Maybe. He's got the right look, but I've never seen him do anything other than SG-A, so I have a tough time picturing him as anyone other than Sheppard.
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Old May 20 2008, 07:42 PM   #955
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I used to think Flanagan for Calhoun, but now I'm definitely thinking Donovan.
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Old May 20 2008, 09:20 PM   #956
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A quick image of Kadohata I put together after reading the suggestion of Stephanie Chaves-Jacobsen (my apologies for the darkness; the original Razor image wasn't especially bright):

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Old May 20 2008, 09:36 PM   #957
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^ Works for me.
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Old May 20 2008, 11:14 PM   #958
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Very nice. I've been trying to do that for Vale and the DS9R cast for a while now, but I haven't used Photoshop in ages so I can't remember how to do anything.
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Old May 21 2008, 06:41 AM   #959
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Looks great. Sure looks like Miranda Kadohata too.
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Old May 21 2008, 01:51 PM   #960
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No fault of Cicero's, but I'm afraid I find that a very unflattering shot of Chaves-Jacobsen. Surely there are better ones out there? How about this one:

http://en.battlestarwiki.org/wiki/Im...e_Jacobsen.jpg

Or: http://starsmedia.ign.com/stars/imag...0082037282.jpg
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