Subject: Re: John Hillerman, Higgins on "Magnum, P.I.," Dies at 84
>>"Adam H. Kerman"<email@example.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.
Thanks for finding that.