Monday, June 3, 2013

Eighty-Nine Today

Hey Youngsters, Chuck Barris is eighty-nine today, and once upon a time, for admittedly only a very short time, Gong Show was something new and ground-breaking on television, and Barris' birthday is celebrated every year here.

Not as ground-breaking or as important as All in the Family. I still haven't seen mention of Jean Stapleton's death on any of my blogrolls and I assume since I haven't I probably won't now, but here's the scene I went looking for when I heard she had died which I only found now while looking for the Gong Show clips: