Without our esteemed colleague Adam Grosswirth, we’d never have known what a big swing Kentucky Educational Television took in the mid-seventies with The Universe & I — a series that featured Leonard Nimoy as Sherlock Holmes, but tackling middle-school earth-science questions instead of murders. Alternate timelines, weird pronunciations, retrofitted bathrobe frock coats, and credits that thank Frito-Lay all have their turn in this “Sherspock Holmes” curiosity.
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- Lead Topic 🔍 The Universe & I S01.E13: The Interior Motive