@jam6242 I thought you might be interested in this, mostly just for the sake of curiosity. Some truly bizarre and cringeworthy cable access show - at about 24 or 25 minutes one of the Joyce Dewitt-esque lady singers doing endless spoken word sings a bit of "Try To Remember" and dedicates it to Bill Hayes, mentioning he almost lost his life.
WKYT-TV 27 1969-73 Town Talk June Rollings and Ted Grizzard - YouTube
Bell had flaws like any writer or any person, really.
Saying he was overall a great does not mean overlooking the things he didn't do that well.
And, dare I say, the things we mention here, while problematic from the point of view of purists and perfectionnists, are hardly cardinal sins. Writing a show for two decades and a half (with others beforehand) five days a week every week of the year while making the entire machin run - with business and budget concerns, human resource drama, scheduling issues, etc - is a huge endeavor and it is inevitable that it is going to require some short
My biggest pet peeve is when people talk through their teeth. Stop the madness William Lipton. Too much time working with Howarth.
In the last week, Elizabeth has gotten her brains and backbone back. Her fierce Mama Bear today reminded me of pre-Frankles Elizabeth. Keep the hack-tor away from her when he returns....
Scott Baldwin was one foot out the door a while ago. How great is it to see him with not only a potential romance, but also filling the role of absentee father Jeff Webber? As much as I hate the ret-con fatherhood of Frankles, the silver lining was con