> Not certifiably "mad," and too much within the stereotypes you cite is
Well my "mad" scientist isn't exactly "mad," she's just accused of being
"mad" by the yellow journalists that dubbed her "the Mad Gasser of
Mattoon."  To my knowledge, that figure from paranormal/mass hysteria
literature has only been filmed once, and that was a shot on video
documentary.  The gasser was probably played by the director, Tom L.
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