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'''Al Phee''' is a time-traveling con man from the future. He arrives at [[Callahan's Place]] and attempts to sell various wondrous devices in exchange for pennies. He is called out as a fraud by [[Josie Bauer]] who reveals that the devices were actually hypnotic projections and takes Al Phee into the custody of the TimeCops.
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'''Al Phee''' is a time-traveling con man from the future. He arrives at [[Callahan's Place]] and attempts to sell various wondrous devices in exchange for pennies. He is called out as a fraud by [[Josie Bauer]] who reveals that the devices were actually hypnotic projections and takes Al Phee into the custody of the TimeCops.
   
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== Inspiration ==
 
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In the afterward to "Have You Heard The One...?" in Time Travelers Strictly Cash Spider Robinson hints that the inspiration for Al Phee came from author Alfred Bester. Bester's character Solon Aquila, from the short story 5,271,009 originally published in the March 1954 issue of Fantasy & Science Fiction, had a very similar verbal style to Al Phee.
 
 
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