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Old October 31 2009, 10:49 PM   #1
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My improv teacher was in Babylon 5!!

Thats' right, he played Jinxo! He's one of my friends on Facebook, and he updated earlier today that he just got a 14 cent royalty check from the episode.

I'm watching his episode right now. He's got a wee bit less hair these days, but it's Tom alright.

I should dress up like Ivanova Monday night for class and freak him out.
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Old October 31 2009, 11:05 PM   #2
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NO way! How cool is that?!?!
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Old October 31 2009, 11:11 PM   #3
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Re: My improv teacher was in Babylon 5!!

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NO way! How cool is that?!?!
He looks so different, with his little chipmunk cheeks. And I've never seen him do drama before. Monday night is gonna be fun fun FUN!

ETA- Hey, can you bring the family down in full costume? That oughta be fun. We could have our own B5 convention.
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Old October 31 2009, 11:38 PM   #4
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Very cool! From what I've heard of that episode, the director was...less than involved (he'd gotten a pink slip) so often the actors were left to do their best. I always liked that episode and thought your teacher did a nice job with his part!

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Old October 31 2009, 11:57 PM   #5
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Very cool! From what I've heard of that episode, the director was...less than involved (he'd gotten a pink slip) so often the actors were left to do their best. I always liked that episode and thought your teacher did a nice job with his part!

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Really? I'll have to ask him about that.

If anyone can handle winging it and "improving,"
it's Tom.
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Old November 1 2009, 01:11 AM   #6
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14 cents? 14 cents for how many reruns of Grail?
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Old November 1 2009, 01:23 AM   #7
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Very cool. I'll keep an eye out for him, when I watch the show again soon. (Can't see that link, as I'm not an American!)
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Old November 1 2009, 02:01 AM   #8
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Ask him if he ever found the grail.

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Old November 1 2009, 02:11 AM   #9
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Ask him if he ever found the grail.



Here's my guess
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Old November 1 2009, 07:27 PM   #10
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14 cents? 14 cents for how many reruns of Grail?
The 14 cent check is the most recent royalty check; not all his royalty checks together. Likely it's from recent DVD sales.
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Old November 1 2009, 07:56 PM   #11
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Re: My improv teacher was in Babylon 5!!

That is just too cool!
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Old November 1 2009, 08:05 PM   #12
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Re: My improv teacher was in Babylon 5!!

I am kind of amused that it cost more to print out and mail the check than the check was for.
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Old November 1 2009, 08:46 PM   #13
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14 cents? 14 cents for how many reruns of Grail?
The 14 cent check is the most recent royalty check; not all his royalty checks together. Likely it's from recent DVD sales.
I was gonna ask him how that worked out. He's worked in pretty damned much everything: movies, commercials and TV.

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I am kind of amused that it cost more to print out and mail the check than the check was for.
Knowing Tom, he'll find a place to spend it.

Hey, I'm gonna see Jinxo tonight. You guys want me to say hi for you?
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Old November 1 2009, 08:57 PM   #14
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See if you can find out how Larry David is in person.
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Old November 1 2009, 09:00 PM   #15
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Jinxo was my favourite minor character! I even wrote that fanfic about him!

That's cool.

Best I got is being the brother of that guy from Star Trek. What's his name.

Karl somebody.
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