VAX on TV???

From: Bill Bradford <>
Date: Sat Apr 29 01:09:31 2000

On Fri, Apr 28, 2000 at 11:30:32PM -0400, John Wilson wrote:
> Did anyone else see this? Last night's episode of Just Shoot Me on NBC
> had a scene (watching surveillance tapes with a security guard) with what
> looked to me like a 780ish VAX in the background. Not like I would know,
> I don't get to see a lot of VAXes, but it was huge and featureless with a
> blue stripe across the top of the cabs. And what looked like some kind of
> top-loader on the left-hand side.
> Could be wrong, but I got a nice warm feeling anyway. I would expect to
> see this kind of thing showing up when the script says "cramped room with
> electronic equipment in background" ten years ago, but now?
> John Wilson
> D Bit

I saw a bunch of old SGI SkyWriters (full 19" enclosed-rack VME beasts) on
an old episode of "Viper" the other day - at their "HQ" in the "power plant",
they're the big purple boxes near their "computers". 8-)


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