Friday, August 17, 2012


The 'V' alien invasion of Earth Prime-Time took place in the original Toobworld timeline. But it was wiped out with all of the following reboots and revisions. This was caused by the introduction of the rag-tag fleet of spaceships led by the 'Battlestar Galactica', which arrived in the Sol System in 1980. Three years later when the "Visitors" arrived, the Galacticans were well-established as the guardians of the Lost Colony of Earth. They destroyed the "Visitors" with the people of Earth being none the wiser about what happened.

But with or without the 'V' invasion, the same TV characters would still have existed in Toobworld, only their fates would be different.

Such a character would be Sancho Gomez.

From the 'V' wikia:
Sancho Gomez is a gardener in the employ of the Maxwells, Dupres, Bernsteins and several other neighborhood families at the time of the First Invasion. Though he regretfully stops working for the Maxwells as his other clients know of their scientist status, he helps them escape through the Visitor security checkpoints, however, Eleanor Dupres hears Katie Maxwell crying in his truck and alerts the Visitors to Sancho's location, and they arrest him after discovering evidence of him smuggling the family away. He is brutalized while in custody but is rescued by Mike Donovan and they, along with a now-captive Robin Maxwell, escape in a Visitor Skyfighter. During the chase by pursuing fighters, he shoots down the fighters and joins the Resistance upon reaching safety. Sancho is part of the discussion of whether to use the Red Dust to force the Visitors to leave Earth and part of the attack team on the Visitor Mothership orbiting Los Angeles, and helped secure the ship for the Resistance and return it to Earth under their control. He stated that his grandfather fought with Zapata during the Mexican Revolution of the early 1900s.

Since Sancho's grandfather fought alongside Zapata in the Mexican Revolution (which began in 1910), then his grandfather could have been the son of Nacho Gomez, left behind when Nacho fled to Centennial, Colorado, with his nephew Tranquilino Marquez.

And so a theory of relateeveety can connect a traditional TV Western mini-series to an allegorical science-fiction TV mini-series......


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