to show how pervasive Gilligan is, I was working with a partner a few weeks ago in Europe on one of my classes and in the middle of the class, and my boss instant messages me in the middle of the class (I had forgotten to turn off IM) and said "How's your little buddy"(in reference to the other guy). The class saw the IM. One guy from the Netherlands almost immediately asked me, "does that make you the Skipper?"
Yeah, Mr Schwartz created some real enduring stuff - not exactly Plato's Republic, but enduring in its own way.
We'll be back right after order has been restored here in the Omni Center.
That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more believe than that the accidental jumbling of the alphabet would fall into a most ingenious treatise of philosophy - Swift
The obese guy is probably Blob, a longtime member of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants. In the '90s, Wolverine's pre-X-Men days with the Weapon X department were shown to include a strike force that included mutants.