Sunday, April 11, 2010

TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 44: Hour 1: Tribute to James Garner and "Maverick" with guest Mick Martin. Remembering Dick Martin with guest Rob Newhart

TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 44: Hour 1: Tribute to James Garner and "Maverick" with guest Mick Martin
Ed and Frankie celebrate James Garner's birthday by replaying their tribute to the 50th anniversary of Maverick, a program that originally aired in September 2007. Joining them is journalist and radio host Mick Martin, co-author of Video Movie Guide and the last writer ever to interview Jack Kelly, James Garner's co-star on Maverick.The hour also features comments from the late Roy Huggins on the origins and development of Maverick, as well as audio clips from such classic episodes as Duel at Sundown (featuring Clint Eastwood) and Shady Deal at Sunny Acres. Also: David Krell remembers "Long Gone," the 1987 HBO movie about minor league baseball featuring William Petersen, Delmot Mulroney, Virginia Madsen, Henry Gibson and Teller from Penn & Teller.

TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 44: Hour 2: Remembering Dick Martin with guest Rob Newhart
Ed, Frankie and guest Robert Newhart remember the life and career of actor, director and comedian Dick Martin in a conversation that originally aired in July 2008. Rob's dad is legendary comic Bob Newhart, a longtime friend and collaborator of Martin. Also: in a new edition of This Week in TV History, Tony Figueroa remembers the premiere of Twin Peaks, the Andy Griffith Show reunion movie Return to Mayberry and the firing of Tom and Dick Smothers.
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