Friday, March 7, 2008


New York Newsday's TV blog, "TV Zone", has a great feature everday - Boomer TV Noontime Nostalgia. Each day they present a link to a video clip from classic Television.

It's a trap! Everybody knows you can't go into places like YouTube without spending hours!

Yesterday they had a link to a scene from 'Mr. Novak', which was a 1960s show about an idealistic high school teacher starring James Franciscus and Dean Jagger. In the episode "Boy Without A Country", Walter Koenig guest-starred as a student who grew up in Soviet Russia.

It's not hard to make a case for this to be a Theory of Relateeveety!

Alexei Dubov may have decided to move back to Russia. If not, then probably one of his children did so, disillusioned with America. Eventually the Dubov family tree branched out to produce Pavel Chekov. Chekov would become a distinguished officer of Starfleet in the 23rd Century.

If any of Dubov's family stayed behind in the United States, eventually their family tree produced Alfred Bester, a dark master of Psi Corps.

'Mr. Novak'
'Star Trek'
'Babylon 5'

Look to the left for Newsday's TV Zone in my bloglist.

Toby OB

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