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Janet Leigh

The new TV etiquette: When is a spoiler not a spoiler?

Kristin shot J.R. "Newhart" was all a dream. And that book the Kanamits are toting around on "The Twilight Zone"? It's a cookbook! I come to reveal spoilers, not to hide them. Modern television viewing, which allows us to watch nearly any show ever made pretty much whenever we wish, has come upon us so quickly that social convention is still catching up. The critical question still to be settled among polite society: Where does discussion end and spoiling begin? Lately, it seems that the pendulum has swung to the favor of people who feel they should be able to approach a series unsullied, castigating those who might � however innocently � dare...

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