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A tongue-in-cheek look at B&B

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Promotion


Early press images refused to let the public to see Vincent's face
 - and went to some lengths to make sure of that.
So we got these ...


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There's a candelabra
near the threshold!
Who knew?
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starlogAnd then we see Vincent through 'a glass darkly' ...

... except why does she have her hand THERE????

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Leave it to the Australian subsidiary of a major video distribution company
to produce a promotional poster
 with some details hilariously wrong ....

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The Critics
(there are ALWAYS critics)


mad MAD Magazine
took some pot shots in 1988,

with "Beauty IS the Beast"

Read the pdf HERE
cracked So did CRACKED, in 1989,
with "Cutie and the Beast"

Read the pdf HERE
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The Spanish language, Mexican comic book, VideoRisa,
also paid tribute ... in its way

And other commercial cartoonists couldn't resist ...
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The Fan Artist

Joyce Fuller Kleikamp's letterzine, Classic Connection,
had a running gag
....
 ... and the tunnels were ready-made for levity
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From Classic Connection

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..and the inimitable 'PS Nim'

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What were Vincent's bathing arrangements?
Two artists speculated hilariously ...


.... And how was the world below arranged?
Rita Terrell (Classic Connection)

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PS Nim in 'Beast of Times'

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From Classic Connection

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From Concordance

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PS Nim takes a look at Father'sLibrary in 'Beast of Times'
Artists parodied themselves (Beast of Times)
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And Nancy Stasulis' art tweaked many funnybones

B&B Lite (PS Nim)

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Our favourite couple were irresistible as comic relief ...
And Vincent himself was not immune

PS Nim's "The Absurd Season"

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Terri Milliman

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Nancy Stasulis
(a spoof of an old TV ad)

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Cheryl Duval in "Some Enchanted Evening"

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A little Angie humour

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and some digital magic from Judith

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Barb Gipson in 'Buns and Roses'

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Lynette Combs in "Circle of Light"

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 Lynette Combs  "To the Rescue"



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PS Nim
(Beast of Times)


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Lynette Combs ran a series of Vincent "Sightings"in her zines
using a little (rare at that time) digital magic


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The series production also had its lighter moments

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Next stop - Hollywood
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We weren't doing anything, Father! (Naturally not!)
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Vincent ... something's crawling on my hand!
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Mmmmfph!  I want to yawn ... but I can't
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Been a long day ...
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I can inhale ... but I can't drink
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Keep your distance ... he's MINE
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Mouse built a rocket for the rear end ...
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No, the teeth stay in ...
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Just the usual audience ...

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Wait a minute... you want me to do WHAT?

And last but not least ... a little puzzle

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John Franklin played a young Vincent in 'Promises of Someday'.
A press photo shows him holding an impressively large toy carousel.
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But wait ... here's big Vincent holding the carousel in the episode.
It seems to have shrunk. 

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Separating Fact from Fiction

Canon Trivia (pdf)

Fanon Trivia (pdf)


For more fascinating - and serious - details about our series ...
visit

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