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Help Save "Dollhouse" From Cancelation! Circulate this letter :)

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    kzmahon007

    [1]May 10, 2009
    • member since: 05/10/09
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    The name of the campaign is "Don't Send 'Dollhouse' To The Attic!" and the premise is simple. Fans of the show are asked to send a letter, a doll, or (preferred) both to:

    Attn: FOX BROADCASTING Don't Send Dollhouse to the Attic!

    FOX Broadcasting Co.

    P.O. Box 900

    Beverly Hills, CA 90213

    and state why you want to see "Dollhouse" on the air for another season. The dolls can be any kind you might think of - from baby dolls to action figures, Army men to paper dolls. Just something to make Fox prick up their ears and listen to us.

    The show itself is a pretty good sci-fi sort of affair. "Eliza Dushku plays a young woman called Echo, a member of a group of people known as "Actives" or "Dolls". The Dolls are people whose personalities and existence in the outside world have been wiped clean so they can be imprinted with any number of new personas - including memory, muscle memory, skills, and language - for different assignments (referred to as engagements). The new persona is an amalgam of several real people, and the end result necessarily incorporates both strengths and flaws from the template personalities. The Actives are then hired out for particular jobs, which can be anything from crimes to fantasies to the occasional good deed. On engagements, Actives are monitored internally (and remotely) by Handlers. In between engagements they are mind-wiped into a child-like state and live in a futuristic dormitory/laboratory, a hidden facility nicknamed "The Dollhouse". The Dollhouse is located somewhere in Los Angeles and is a subsidiary of a mysterious research group known as the Rossum Corporation. The story follows Echo, who begins, in her mind-wiped state, to become self-aware. The show also focuses on the employees of the mysterious "Dollhouse" and two other "Dolls", Sierra and Victor (played by Dichen Lachman and Enver Gjokaj), who are friendly with Echo. The names of Actives are simply letters in the phonetic alphabet. Although the Actives are ostensibly volunteers who work for a period of five years, the operation is highly illegal and under constant threat on one end from Paul Ballard (Tahmoh Penikett), a determined federal agent who has heard a rumor about the Dolls, and a rogue Active, "Alpha", on the other." (Wikipedia)

    If you're interested in watching, episodes can be found online (Use http://www.hulu.com/dollhouse - there are a few commercials, and Fox looks at the viewership ratings on the site) for the ones you've missed. And for people who are already in the know, please be sure to send this note along the Net to as many others as you can find. Let Fox Broadcasting know that its viewers want decent programming for a change, and tell them not to cut this show from the schedule before it can even get started.

    This was originally a Facebook campaign created by a fan on Facebook and may be found here (http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=78260659039)

    Thanks - Kegan Mahon

    Edited on 05/10/2009 4:10pm
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    lazyjay

    [2]May 11, 2009
    • member since: 07/15/05
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    I don't want to be the big meanie, but there are already several "save Dollhouse" threads going in this forum. Most of us who are active (ha!) here are already trying to save Dollhouse in one way or another.

    Still, the idea of sending actual physical dolls to the folks at BOX has a certain appeal. Is there an "eco-terrorist" Barbie I can send?
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