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Thursday 9 November 2017

Bureau of Visual Records

    For years and years of watching ‘The General’ when Number 2 puts on those dark glasses, I was left wondering when it was he removed his spectacles? Because I felt I had missed something there. But of course he didn’t, and it wasn’t until I was able to go though the action frame by frame that I realized he hadn’t taken off his spectacles at all, he’d put the dark glasses on over them! When Number 2 and the Top Hats of his administration should need to wear such safety glasses I don’t know. Are they something to do with Speedlearn, so their eyes are not affected by the sublimator device which projects the Professor’s lectures onto the cortex of the brain through the eyes? If so why not simply look away from the screen?
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  1. Ah, the rays would be refelcted from the walls, of course! That's why dark glasses are needed. Thereby, did you notice that this, in some way, precedes the MiB (Men in Black) style? - BCNU!

    1. Hello Arno,
      That's a fair enough explanation, I had not thought of that!
      Yes I had noticed that this precedes the MiB style. Perhaps it was they who first dealt with Rover, assuming that its an alien creature to Earth!
      Be seeing you

  2. Excellent! They should have come up with that joke. - BCNU!