I represent the first generation who, when we were born, the television was now a permanent fixture in our homes. When I was born people had breakfast with Barbara Walters, dinner with Walter Cronkite, and slept with Johnny Carson.
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Saturday, May 31, 2014
TV CONFIDENTIAL Archives: Show No. 234 with guests Marion Ross and Peter Key
First hour: Part 2 of Greg Ehrbar’s conversation with Peter Key, the son of Ted Key, the writer/cartoonist who created Hazel, developed the characters and format for what eventually became Mr. Peabody and Sherman and wrote three successful comedy movies for Disney: Gus, The Million Dollar Duck and The Cat from Outer Space. Also in this hour: Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen remember the 10th anniversary of the final episode of Friends and the show’s subsequent impact on network TV comedies. Second hour: Ed, Tony and Donna welcome actress Marion Ross, “Mrs. C” on Happy Days, a character that TV Guide named one of the Top 10 TV Moms in television history. Marion recently filmed an episode of Hot in Cleveland that will air later this summer on TV Land, while Happy Days returns to Me-TV’s weeknight lineup beginning Monday, May 26.