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Rodney Dangerfield: ‘Discusses Origin of No Respect (1973)’

“Rodney appears as the mystery guest on a 1973 episode of “What’s My Line?”, where he tells the story about how he came up with his iconic line, “I don’t get no respect”. From Rodney Dangerfield We had a post on … Continue reading

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The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson: ‘Carl Reiner Talks About His Insecurities’ 1/04/1983

“Carl Reiner Talks About His Insecurities on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson – 01/04/1983” From The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson Watching Carl Reiner spontaneously go into doing Italian opera (especially after claiming he didn’t speak much Italian) I think … Continue reading

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CBS: Mannix- Gail Fisher: As Peggy Fair

“A classy, smart-looking African-American actress who broke racial barriers in 1970s Hollywood but suffered greatly in her private life years after her TV glory days, award-winning actress Gail Fisher was born on August 18, 1935, in Orange, New Jersey, the … Continue reading

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The Dick Cavett Show: ‘The Best of Carl Reiner Guest Hosting’

“With comedy legend Carl Reiner passing this week here’s a compilation of best moments from when he guest hosted the show back in 1971!” From The Dick Cavett Show I gotta be honest (not for a change) that I was underwhelmed … Continue reading

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Ask Phillip Williams: Larry Garfield- Other People’s Money (1991) ‘Failure to Innovate, Obsolescence’

“Larry the Liquidator discusses how to kill a company.” From Ask Phillip Williams Larry Garfield (played by Danny DeVito) is right about one thing in this speech (and that might be the only thing) which is when you stop innovating and … Continue reading

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TCM: The Candidate (1972) Natalie Wood’s Cameo

“After winning the California Democratic primary, U.S. Senate candidate McKay (Robert Redford, who recruited his friend and former co-star for this appearance) meets Natalie Wood, his wife (Karen Carlson) and campaign manager (Peter Boyle) in tow, in Michael Ritchie’s The … Continue reading

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METV: ‘Can you tell the difference between Alfred Hitchcock and Rod Serling?’

“Rod Serling and Alfred Hitchcock are both giants in the entertainment industry, especially among horror and sci-fi fans. They both were excellent at what they did, both clashed with censors who sought to constrain their work and both set examples … Continue reading

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Willy Beable: Diana Dors Documentary

“Short documentary profiling the life of British ‘Blonde Bombshell’ Diana Dors, who died of cancer in 1984.” From Willy Beable English Muffin Diana Dors (as I call her) got tagged as the British Marilyn Monroe and the latest Hollywood Blonde Bombshell … Continue reading

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NFL Films: Don Meredith: ‘The Original Dallas Cowboy’

“Don Meredith: The Original Dallas Cowboy | NFL Films Presents. Subscribe to NFL Films:NFL Films.” From NFL Films Don Meredith is the original Dallas Cowboy and original Dallas Cowboy, who was probably headed to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, had … Continue reading

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The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson: Kevin Pollak- ‘Does Woody Allen, William Shatner, and Columbo on Carson Tonight Show (10/19/1988)’

“Kevin Pollak Does Impressions of Woody Allen, William Shatner and Columbo on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson – Airdate: 10/19/1988.” From The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson This is kind of hard to talk about without doing this in person … Continue reading

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