And Buck remembers “That Was the Week That Was”! He wrote for a number of performers such as Red Skelton, Phyllis Diller and Johnny Carson as well as for shows including Get Smart. Already a king-sized presence in high school, he proved ... Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA, 'Smokey and the Bandit' Co-Star Remembers Burt Reynolds: "Nobody Enjoyed Being a Movie Star More", ‘Smokey and the Bandit’ Returning to AMC Theatres as Burt Reynolds Tribute, The Best Actresses and Actors - Born in the 1920s, The Johnny Carson Collection, His Favorite Moments from 'The Tonight Show': 1962-1992, All Commercials... A Steve Martin Special, Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 17th Anniversary Special, Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, The Serendipity Singers, Phil Harris, Alice Faye, Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad, Buddy Ebsen, Clint Eastwood, Fess Parker, Charo, Eddy Arnold, Gwen Verdon, Roger Price, Allan Sherman, Molly Bee, The McGuire Sisters, Don Adams, The Crum Brothers, Molly Bee, Dialing for Dingbats/A Polish Vampire in Burbank, Hell Comes to Frogtown/Ocean Drive Weekend. This week: The legendary Caroll Spinney! Gilbert hugs Anthony Quinn! PLUS: Jesse White! “The Man from Atlantis”! Also, “Sgt. In 1998, Pat was scheduled to perform with his friend and sometimes partner, Jack Riley, at a live show Merv Griffin was hosting at the Beverly Hilton hotel. in 1976. book now; gift certificates; baker peak web cam; articles; videos. Veteran comic Pat McCormick was one of those second-tier funnymen whose careers enjoy great longevity on the stand-up and TV variety circuits but fall just short of making it to the all-stars. Please support the podcast and visit this week’s sponsors:,, and Uncle Miltie holds court! We’d love to have you along for the ride. The “ventriloquism” of Edgar Bergen! The links … They’re hard-chargers, and it’s evident in the way they speak, climb, and carry themselves. Claude Rains speaks! PLUS: “Captain Nice”! Claude Rains speaks! PLUS: “Captain Nice”! Although and have reported that McCormick was born in Rocky River, Ohio, this is not supported by his obituaries in the New York Times and Los Angeles Times (cited below), nor by stories in the. He appeared as the Ghost of Christmas Present in a TV production in the Bill Murray comedy Scrooged in 1988, with his final appearance being in Ted & Venus. Claude Rains speaks! They had a routine called "The Smartest Man in the World" in which Jack acted as straight man, peppering Pat with questions. You can thank me later. Kelly was an inspirational leader, humanitarian, and adventurous spirit who left us with the words, “It’s going to be a big one.” These words have guided us to uncover the spark of humanity, an idea we call Chispa. He later dropped basketball to concentrate on track (hurdles). Also: Tony channels Fiorello La Guardia, treads the boards with Uncle Miltie, teaches Mama Cass (and Frankie Lymon) and stares down the immortal Sandy Koufax. Desi Arnaz, Jr! Joe Piscopo runs afoul of the mob!