Thursday, April 6, 2017


A few weeks ago, I wrote about the soap opera 'Endless Tomorrows', which could only be found in Toobworld.

If you didn't read it yet, here's the link to it.

So that soap opera serves as a link between 'Barney Miller' and 'The Rockford Files'!


While private eye Marvin Potemkin was keeping an agent for Waterbury Security Agency under surveillance while the guy was laid up with a broken leg at home.  And as happened to a lot of TV characters over the years, including President Jed Bartlet in his own TV dimension, the target had fallen under the spell of a soap opera.

Here's some of the dialogue from the episode he was watching while he was being recorded:

Keith... Well, he just couldn't bring himself to it. 

Neither could I.  Oh, I went up to the room but Brad was still unconscious.… or at least he seemed to be.

Oh, mother… What's this going to do to Brad?  I mean, finding out that Tracy is going to claim the [riches? - difficult to hear].

TV dialogue drowned out.  

He lost his option.  They haven't told him.  It's going to kill your father; you know that.

Of course, we never saw scenes from the soap opera nor learned of its title.  But it was O'Bvious that it had to be a fictional soap opera.  And as such, why not consider it to be yet another episode of 'Endless Tomorrows'?

After all, both of these shows had a Brad in them.  Might as well be the same character.

I don't see anything that could veto this theory, so I'm going to stick with it.

And that means we have a theoretical link between 'Barney Miller' and 'The Rockford Files'.


Should I find another soap opera which only exists in Toobworld that could fit in with these two examples, I'd say 'Endless Tomorrows' might one day be honored in the TVXOHOF for its contributions to the expansion of Earth Prime-Time.

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