A story within a story or blended characters scattered across popular culture? The influence is manifest, Vulcan and inductive reasoning persist with the outcomes predictive and the crime solved. Episodic epistemology!
The insinuation is dualistic with illusions of an allusion. Narratives in nature are anthropomorphic, as is our God-concept. More than an ideal of an ideal, the embodiment has edified the social consciousness (being really careful here).