A Little Slow (9/22/97)

Macintouch has a link to a San Francisco Examiner article in which ex-cast member Gil Amelio (remember him? He used to play Apple CEO) finally starts to catch on. Gullible Gil has apparently finally started to realize that maybe, just maybe, Steve Jobs had something to do with his being thrown off the show last July.

Yay, we're all on the same page again! Gil can be forgiven a bit, I suppose; after all, since his ousting, he hasn't had access to the script like we have, but still... If this were real life we were watching, here, it'd be kind of sad seeing Gil play Ralph Furley to Jobs' Jack Tripper. But just remember... it's only a TV show.

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The above scene was taken from the 9/22/97 episode:

September 22, 1997: (Sorry—this was before we started writing intro text for each episode!)

Other scenes from that episode:

  • 10: Power's Parthian Shot (9/22/97)   If you've sat through our credits, you may have noticed that AtAT is created on a Power Computing PowerTower Pro 200 (named Victoria, incidentally). Well, you can bet that we're not overly thrilled that our lovely machine is now an orphan, with the demise of Power Computing's Mac OS business...

  • 11: Claris Pricing Scandal (9/22/97)   Faithful reader Norman Ackerman points out something noteworthy going on over at Claris. Seems that the Apple-owned software company has seen fit to charge Mac users more than Windows users for the same software...

  • 13: Video Feedback (9/22/97)   MacNN reports on a new Mac-based web site. "As the Apple Turns is a new daily web site that follows the latest "angst-soaked news and rumors from the wild and woolly world of Apple...in an effort to compile the more dramatic pieces of information from the more prominent Mac news sites and present them in the context they seem to... ...whoops, we've gone self-referential...

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