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Old 11-22-2017, 04:08 PM
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Default Mention of JtR in recent episode of "The Flash"

In the episode called "Therefore I Am" of the series The Flash, a mad scientist who has succeeded in upping his brain power by getting struck by a man-made lightning bolt, tells his wife to test his knowledge.

"Who was Jack the Ripper?" She asks.
The man, soon to be dubbed The Thinker, replies, "Prevailing opinion is that a man named Kosmiskini was the Ripper, and that he died in an asylum."

Well, true, as far as it goes...
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Old 11-22-2017, 04:10 PM
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In the episode called "Therefore I Am" of the series The Flash, a mad scientist who has succeeded in upping his brain power by getting struck by a man-made lightning bolt, tells his wife to test his knowledge.

"Who was Jack the Ripper?" She asks.
The man, soon to be dubbed The Thinker, replies, "Prevailing opinion is that a man named Kosmiskini was the Ripper, and that he died in an asylum."

Well, true, as far as it goes...
Well is it true, is that the prevailing opinion.
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Old 11-22-2017, 07:47 PM
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Well is it true, is that the prevailing opinion.
Sure, I think so. After all, he was on McNaughton's short list, and several experts agree with his nomination, as well as the mock trial.

I do not, however, say that the shawl fiasco helped his case.
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Old 11-23-2017, 05:02 AM
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So his superhuman intellect amounts to reading Wikipedia?
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Old 11-23-2017, 10:26 AM
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So his superhuman intellect amounts to reading Wikipedia?
Apparently so, lol... It's a DC villain, whaddya expect?!
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