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If we handled it at all, it would have to be a list, not a category or section, preferably with quotes or other sources to explain when a character was specifically dropped (as opposed to "just stopped being used or never caught on," which applies to a lot). And might have to decide on a time frame (even with Johnny and Sal, the reply from [[Bill Barretta]] was that they wouldn't have time to rebuild them for that season of the show; it doesn't mean it won't happen if a project comes along where the writers have a role for them and they have enough budget, so not interstitials or viral stuff).
 
If we handled it at all, it would have to be a list, not a category or section, preferably with quotes or other sources to explain when a character was specifically dropped (as opposed to "just stopped being used or never caught on," which applies to a lot). And might have to decide on a time frame (even with Johnny and Sal, the reply from [[Bill Barretta]] was that they wouldn't have time to rebuild them for that season of the show; it doesn't mean it won't happen if a project comes along where the writers have a role for them and they have enough budget, so not interstitials or viral stuff).
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For [[Angus McGonagle]], he's obscure, but he was designed for one specific episode, and appeared in the background of another. That was it, so I'm not sure retirement applies (any more than it would for say the [[Seven-foot-tall Talking Carrot]]).

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And then periodically, a character returns unexpectedly (we considered Scooter retired for a long time, more recently there's been Uncle Deadly, Gladys the Cow returned to Sesame Street, etc...)

If we handled it at all, it would have to be a list, not a category or section, preferably with quotes or other sources to explain when a character was specifically dropped (as opposed to "just stopped being used or never caught on," which applies to a lot). And might have to decide on a time frame (even with Johnny and Sal, the reply from Bill Barretta was that they wouldn't have time to rebuild them for that season of the show; it doesn't mean it won't happen if a project comes along where the writers have a role for them and they have enough budget, so not interstitials or viral stuff).

For Angus McGonagle, he's obscure, but he was designed for one specific episode, and appeared in the background of another. That was it, so I'm not sure retirement applies (any more than it would for say the Seven-foot-tall Talking Carrot).

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