Friday, May 20, 2011

French Stickler

Escaping a fry on death row,
the fugitive tries to lay low
But eluding Gerard
has been proving quite hard--
like Valjean with Javert long ago

Fugitive Fridays gets literary. The Fugitive's Richard Kimble (David Janssen) and Lieutenant Gerard echo Jean Valjean and Inspector Javert in Les Misérables. Norm Knott and I tossed around quite a few names for this limerick: To the Victor goes the Hugo; In Gendarmes Way; Gendarmey of One; The Boys in Cordon Bleu; Chat and Mousse...

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