Mr. and Mrs. B dined one summer evening not long ago on the pier at
The magic of the moment was not destroyed, but it was somewhat diminished, by the adjacence of one of those monster new cruise ships that tower and seem ready to tip over you—making the whole scene seem a bit too much like the Starbucks at Penn Plaza.
I’ve never actually been inside one of those babies but now I’ve seen the pictures, and now I get the point: this is an entertainment option for those who think that
But it occurs to me that someone is missing a great entertainment opportunity here. We’ve got countless doctor shows (for my money, none better than this). We had nine seasons of The Love Boat. We’ve got a pretty good TV show about a casino. Isn’t it time for a threepher—a show about a doctor on a casino ship? Might be a good venue (after he leaves his present job) for a guest shot by George W. Bush. Oooh, doctor, I’ve got this rash. …
Fn.: for valuable prizes, readers are invited to consider other possible guest-star employment for the former president? How about Law and Order? Maybe