Last season there was one episode of "Northern Exposure" that struck me
    at the time as employing a quite Brechtian technique.  The episode was
    Thanks for the example, Joe.  I'd been struggling to remember this one.
    I think it's indicative of what might be done within the context of an
    essentially dramatic series.
    'Course, it does get confusing, because now you've got actors
    pretending to be actors pretending to be distinct from their
    Help, my head!