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These teams — there are precisely two in the series, vaguely rivalrous, unequally enlightened — are the tough who get going when the going gets too tough for the ordinary weapons and tactics of ordinary police officers.
Easy enough for knights and their steeds to turn up as helicopters and corporate jets, and easy too for irascible media emperor Henry Dunbar and his rivalrous deputies to stand in for contentious king and court.
That would appear to put the wheels in place for a rivalrous battle between household names who are polar opposites, allowing for two very different meditations on the nature of success.
The rivalrous duels between Larry Bird and Magic Johnson will forever be immortalized by basketball savants.
But on campus, where students were studying Sunday for final exams, the news was greeted by many with rivalrous pride.
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