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And Now Let's Print Some Letters!

By Steven Lloyd Wilson | Industry | June 3, 2013 |

By Steven Lloyd Wilson | Industry | June 3, 2013 |

Hey, I went to bed early last night. I didn’t miss anything on the television, did I? I swear I woke up at 9:49 though as if I had heard a million voices crying out at once. I feared something terrible happened, but just figured it was really weird heartburn. Peanut butter fudge milkshakes are a hell of a drug.

Anyway, let’s get to the letters. Not your letters. Those are filled with anatomically impossible slash fiction that we cannot legally print with Homeland Security confiscating our servers again. No, we’ve got a couple of old but awesomely entertaining letters involving John Cleese to wash the taste of wedding cake out of your mouths.

First up, here’s the initial 1974 response that a BBC editor sent to the Head of Comedy and Light Entertainment regarding the pilot script of “Fawlty Towers” that just crossed his desk.


Heckuva job Mr. Main.

Next up, we’ve got this review of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, written by the members of Monty Python:


And yes, the response has exactly 42 letters.

Be sure to submit your own letters to the editor below. We’ll be sure to forward them immediately to Mr. Main.

Steven Lloyd Wilson is the sci-fi and history editor. You can email him here or follow him on Twitter.

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