A long time ago, our own Dansj mentioned that Roger and Joan in the episode Babylon are like a Hopper painting.

I left myself a note to look into that, and my lovely sister saw the note (in our shared “notes” space under the blog hood) and sent me this (actually, she sent several, but this one is it):

Hopper

It’s not exactly right, of course, but it has exactly the feel of the episode. Compare it to this:

Getting dressed

And now look at this Hopper:

Early Sunday Morning, by Edward Hopper

…and compare it to Roger and Joan again:

Outside the hotel

Here’s the whole Babylon closing sequence.

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