John Doh!

I ought to be getting up and doing some work. But instead I seem to be sitting here about to nitpick problems with a 2 year old cancelled TV show.

"John Doe" is a moderately amusing detective show. Since every modern TV detective show needs a gimmick, the gimmick here is that John Doe the anonymous eponymous protagonist knows everything. That's right, everything -- and is able to use this knowledge to solve impossible crimes.

Problem is, the actor playing Doe isn't quite so smart. Take this snatch of dialogue where Doe is using his knowledge of probability theory to win large in a casino:

"The statistical probability the equation of n equals log one dash dc over log one dash dp I'd say the chances you pull a four are 93.3%"

Do you see what went wrong here?

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