attn. jms: one pass viewing or 2 pass?

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From: jmsatb5 at (Jms at B5)
Date: 25 Feb 1998 14:06:29 -0700
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>When you write the episodes with foreshadowing and other such puzzle
>pieces to be clarified later, do you do so with the intent of the viewer
>watching reruns of old episodes on a second pass and seeing how all the
>pieces fit together, or do you write with the intent of the first
>viewing pass, with the foreshadowing  having more of a subliminal effect
>preparing for the further denouement? You couldn't have known that TNT
>was going to pick up the show and run all the back episodes could you? 
Whether it was TNT or someone else, it was inevitable that someone would pick
up the reruns of the show; so I put stuff in to work both ways, as
foreshadowing, and things you could pick up on later, on re-viewing, that
suddenly jump out at you.  


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