I have studied this extensively in the last four or five hours, and I have concluded that, based upon the theories of Freud and Spran (1920, revised 1993), the producers' underlining the 'o' in the opening credits reflects a heightened desire for the female breast, augmented by a severe Nordic variety of Castration Anxiety. Furthermore, the producers are undergoing an exacerbated phallic-regressive stage, marked by hatred for the objects of their desires--namely, their own penises. I think Jay Roygonyi's comment also points out an anal retentive quality in the entire Northern Exposure production--e.g.:vowel movment--or the producers' lack thereof. Yes, a wrong has been committed. It must be redressed! Rasta Li-mon Minoring in Self-Reflexive Psych.