The Farnsworth Invention
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I am truly at my happiest, not when I am writing an aria for an actor or making a grand political or social point. I am at my happiest when I've figured out a fun way for somebody to slip on a banana peel. That's really what I want to do.
Many of his works contain references to the operas of Gilbert & Sullivan. In Malice
(1993), the doctor played by Alec Baldwin
boasts that he is "never, ever sick at sea", lyrics from "The HMS Pinafore". In The West Wing
(1999), Sam Seaborn (Rob Lowe
) says that he was recording secretary of the Princeton Gilbert & Sullivan society, and many of the regular characters welcome Ainsley Hayes (Emily
Rapid quick fire exchange of tightly-scripted dialogue for characters