From: Adam H. Kerman <ahk@chinet.com>
Subject: Re: John Hillerman, Higgins on "Magnum, P.I.," Dies at 84
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From: "Adam H. Kerman" <ahk@chinet.com>
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Subject: Re: John Hillerman, Higgins on "Magnum, P.I.," Dies at 84
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2017 01:17:56 -0000 (UTC)
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Ubiquitous<weberm@polaris.net> wrote:
>anim8rfsk@cox.net wrote:
>>"Adam H. Kerman"<ahk@chinet.com> wrote:

>>>>He also was recognized for his character on the 1977-78 sitcom The 
>>>>Betty White Show, in which he played the star's director and former 
>>>>spouse; as Sandy Duncan's father on Valerie's Family: The Hogans; and 
>>>>as Bonnie Franklin's crusty boss Mr. Connors at a PR firm on One Day at 
>>>>a Time. . . . 

>>>Wow. I remember The Betty White Show. It was one of the worst written
>>>sitcoms ever; what a horrible show. Betty White was, I guess, supposed
>>>to be Angie Dickinson. Georgia Engel, also from The Mary Tyler Moore
>>>Show, was in the cast.

>>Speak to us more of this?  I have no recollection of it at all, but 
>>Betty White as Angie Dickinson?  Boggle.

>I don't remember it being that bad. Betty played a stuntwoman on a female cop 
>show, Hillerman, her ex, was the producer, and Georgette was her assistant.

No, she was the star of the show-with-a-show, which was a spoof on
Police Woman. Hillerman, her ex-husband, was the director. Not all that
much hillarity ensued.

>Here's avery poor quality ep on YouTube.
>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxzGSwV4OMo

Thanks for finding that.