Sunday, October 16, 2011


By tradition, October has been the month in which the TV Crossover Hall Of Fame inducts its scarier members, or those with a sci-fi/fantasy theme - Rod Serling, Frankenstein's Monsters, Sweet the Demon, Hellboy, Uncle Martin, Dr. Bombay, Grandpa & Lily Munster, the televersions of Orson Welles and Charles Manson, and - for something REALLY scary, kids! - Frank Barone among others.

We're keeping with that tradition by inducting......

He has been seen, or at least somebody resembling him (There is more than one Observer.) has been seen at key points in history. And his appearances on our TV screens has not been limited to episodes of 'Fringe':

Some of these appearances have been kind of sketchy......

And as they are known for being in alternate dimensions, apparently there is one in the Promoverse.....

These are the current shows in which I wish he'd make an appearance:
'Doctor Who'
'Warehouse 13'
'The Killing' (despite how much I now loathe that show!)
'Boardwalk Empire'
'Breaking Bad'
'Person Of Interest'
'Bodies Of Proof'
'How I Met Your Mother'
'Modern Family'
'Happy Endings'
'Parks & Recreation'
'The Mentalist'
'Inspector Lewis'
'Mad Men' (perfect setting for him to blend in!)

Yeah, pretty much every show that's out there......

And with the advancements in CGI, why not insert the Observer into the backgrounds of old episodes from classic TV shows like 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' (I'm thinking of the train station scene in "Uhny Uftz", 'Columbo', 'Kojak', 'Naked City', 'NYPD' and 'NYPD Blue'?  The opening credits for 'That Girl', 'The Odd Couple', and 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show'?

So welcome to the TV Crossover Hall of Fame, Mr. Observer....

Mind if I call you Uatu?


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