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Old 15 Jul 17, 11:35
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Black Sheep TV Vella la Cava

I was reading up, again, on the TV series Baa Baa Black Sheep.....
Wiki says Vella Lavella's name was changed to Vella La Cava, for legal reasons
--is this true and why?? I can understand changing squadron members' names--but why islands?
another wiki site said it changed names for convenience....
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I was reading up, again, on the TV series Baa Baa Black Sheep.....
Wiki says Vella Lavella's name was changed to Vella La Cava, for legal reasons
--is this true and why?? I can understand changing squadron members' names--but why islands?
another wiki site said it changed names for convenience....
thanks all replies
Possibly conflict with a real name?
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Old 15 Jul 17, 16:02
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The stories for the series are all fictitious. A name change probably wasn't necessary. However, it could have been protection against possible lawsuit. Name changes can be for the audience to pronounce or remember the name easier.

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I was reading up, again, on the TV series Baa Baa Black Sheep.....
Wiki says Vella Lavella's name was changed to Vella La Cava, for legal reasons
--is this true and why?? I can understand changing squadron members' names--but why islands?
another wiki site said it changed names for convenience....
thanks all replies
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so the Solomon Islanders /Vella inhabitants wouldn't sue?
I would think Vella Lavella would want that name used--more tourism..?
I agree laCava is much easier to pronounce/etc...changing it for that sounds very logical
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I think the pronunciation issue is more likely.

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so the Solomon Islanders /Vella inhabitants wouldn't sue?
I would think Vella Lavella would want that name used--more tourism..?
I agree laCava is much easier to pronounce/etc...changing it for that sounds very logical
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Really interesting history of the "black sheep"

http://www.donhollway.com/blacksheep/
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Really interesting history of the "black sheep"

http://www.donhollway.com/blacksheep/
good site ....wide variety of pics/paintings/stories .....thanks
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I enjoyed watching this show when it was on the History Channel and later when it was on METV.
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I enjoyed watching this show when it was on the History Channel and later when it was on METV.
if ''flows'' ok ....
so the History Channel played it ? it's ''old-fashioned'' TV for sure
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I wish it was still on METV.
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