"…But you also need to know that the fans were a big part
of this too. They really influenced our decision because they
were so sure that Tony Almeida wasn't dead - mostly because
we didn't give him a silent clock when he died. There was
actually a website, tonyalmeidasnotdead.com, so obviously
we knew there was a faction out there that would accept that
Tony Almeida wasn't dead."

Jon Cassar