There are a lot of acting roles out there that were filled by the perfect person. But have you ever thought about how close we were to someone else taking those gigs, likely losing us iconic characters forever? Because we were pretty damn close a lot of times.
For example ...
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We know a ton of details about these cases, but still can't solve them.
This is what the passage of time looks like.