Bodett: This questionnaire. When I’m done with this I intend to return to my work translating the poems of Robert Frost into Urdu and Farsi. Did you know that Farsi has no word for ‘snowy wood’?
TDQ: You showcased your voice talents on Steven Spielberg’s “Animaniacs,” too. (To this day, we find ourselves humming the state capital song in elevators.) Were you given the leeway to ad-lib on there like you did with that “We’ll leave the light on for you” thing?
Bodett: Yes, Spielberg wanted to give me co-creator credit on the series because I basically made the whole thing up over the donut table at our first session, but I would have none of it. He’s a really nice guy and deserves a little credit for the few things he manages to get to market.