Sam Denoff

Writer/ Producer


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In his interview for the Archive of American Television, Sam Denoff (1928-2011) describes his work in radio at WNEW in New York and his move to Los Angeles to work in television, starting with The Steve Allen Show. He talks about working on The Andy Williams Show before landing a job with writing partner Bill Persky on The Dick Van Dyke Show. Denoff discusses his work as a writer and producer on this classic sitcom, in which he co-wrote memorable episodes such as "Coast-to-Coast Big Mouth" and "That's My Boy?" Denoff details the production of the landmark series That Girl, starring Marlo Thomas, which he and Persky co-created and co-produced, as well as the series Good Morning World. He recalls other series he created, which include The Funny Side, Big Eddie, On Our Own, and Turnabout. Denoff describes specials he worked on, including The Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris Special (1967), The Bill Cosby Special (1968), Dick Van Dyke and the Other Woman (1969) and Hallmark Hall of Fame's "The Man Who Came to Dinner," with Orson Welles (1972). Denoff also touches on writing for The Annual American Comedy Awards and working as a consultant for the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon. Bill Freiberger conducted the four hour interview in Brentwood, CA on March 9, 2000.

"Take great joy in, in everything you write. Irving Berlin was interviewed.. they said, 'Mister Berlin, you have more songs than any other writer living or dead..what is your favorite song?'  And he said- 'the last one I wrote', which really says it. It says his pride in authorship... After years of doing this, every time I write something, whether it's a paragraph or something somebody wants something for a benefit or whatever.. I hope they like it. We all do that. As long as you keep that attitude I think you'll be good."

Highlights
Sam Denoff on working for Sid Caesar
01:21
Sam Denoff on being influenced by the Colgate Comedy Hour with Martin and Lewis
02:04
Sam Denoff on first seeing television at the 1939 World's Fair
01:03
Sam Denoff on winning his first Emmy (for The Dick Van Dyke Show) from a hospital bed
02:23
Sam Denoff on advice to aspiring television writers - write spec scripts
04:49
Full Interview

Chapter 1

On his childhood; on playing piano; on loving radio shows; on wanting to be a songwriter
12:35
On working as a page at NBC and observing the live dramatic anthology series being filmed at Studio 8H; on working at S. Klein department store; on interviewing for a job at WNEW radio
15:48

Chapter 2

On writing for WNEW radio in New York; on meeting longtime collaborator Bill Persky; on writing "Let's Keep the Dodgers in Brooklyn"; on getting an agent and starting to write for comedians
10:55
On working for Sid Caesar; on his first memories of television; on getting hired to write for Steve Allen; on writing for the ABC affiliate show
18:00

Chapter 3

On writing for non-broadcast affiliate shows for NBC; on working with Jack Palance and Gene Kelly
08:11
On writing for The Andy Williams Show; on meeting Jonathan Winters
12:52
On writing for The Dick Van Dyke Show; on working with Carl Reiner and Sheldon Leonard
08:12

Chapter 4

On lessons from Carl Reiner; on why The Dick Van Dyke Show remains funny
10:47
On the non-existent writer's room of The Dick Van Dyke Show; on the disappearane of lead time in television; on how accurately The Dick Van Dyke show portrayed a writer's room
09:52
On the cast of The Dick Van Dyke Show
07:35

Chapter 5

On specific episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show; "That's my Boy", "I'd Rather Be Bald than Have no Head at All"; "October Eve", "The Gunslinger", "Coast to Coast Big Mouth"
13:54
On his writing partnership with Bill Persky; on winning Emmy awards; on the assassination of JFK
10:15
On The Julie Andrews specials; on writing for The Bill Dana Show; on the Hollywood Blacklist
05:13

Chapter 6

On the Blacklist; on creating That Girl with Marlo Thomas; on Danny Thomas
12:17
On the pilot episode and cast of That Girl; on a typical work week; on Daisy Productions and his favorite episodes of That Girl
15:44

Chapter 7

On the audience reaction to That Girl; on Good Morning World; on the Sid Caesar reunion special; on reuniting Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore
14:03
On The Funny Side, hosted by Gene Kelly; on The Montefuscos, Big Eddie, The Don Rickles Show and the Hallmark Hall of Fame
14:04

Chapter 8

On "The Man Who Came To Dinner" with Orson Welles and Don Knotts; on splitting from his longtime comedy partner Bill Persky; on The Late Summer, Early Fall Bert Convy Show, The Sunshine Boys pilot with Neil Simon, On Our Own produced by David Susskind; On Turnabout with Sharon Gless; on working with Garry Shandling
16:44
On current projects; on teaching at USC; on not wanting to retire; on advice to aspiring writers; on career highlights and how he'd like to be remembered
10:13

Chapter 9

On photos of people with whom he's worked - Joan Collins, Bess Armstrong, Orson Welles, Bill Persky, Dick Van Dyke, Sheldon Leonard, Steve Allen, Don Rickles
02:20
Shows

Andy Williams Show, The

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Sam Denoff on writing for Andy Williams
04:30
Sam Denoff on meeting the Osmond family and writing for The Andy Williams Show when Jonathan Winters was a guest
02:57

Big Eddie

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Sam Denoff on writing Big Eddie starring Sheldon Leonard
01:28

Bill Dana Show, The

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Sam Denoff on writing for The Bill Dana Show
00:34

Colgate Comedy Hour, The

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Sam Denoff on being influenced by the Colgate Comedy Hour with Martin and Lewis
02:03

Dick Van Dyke Show, The

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Sam Denoff on writing for The Dick Van Dyke Show; working with Carl Reiner and Sheldon Leonard
08:12
Sam Denoff on the "That's My Boy?" episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show
01:35
Sam Denoff on the atmosphere on The Dick Van Dyke Show; why the show is still funny
10:47
Sam Denoff on the cast of The Dick Van Dyke Show; Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Mary Tyler Moore, Dick Van Dyke
07:35
Sam Denoff on specific episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show; "That's my Boy"," I'd Rather Be Bald than Have no Head at All", "The Gunslinger"
13:54
Sam Denoff on specific episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show - "That's my Boy"
04:06
Sam Denoff on specific episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show - " I'd Rather Be Bald than Have no Head at All"
01:58
Sam Denoff on specific episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show - "The Gunslinger"
00:51
Sam Denoff on specific episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show - "Coast to Coast Big Mouth"
01:29
Sam Denoff on specific episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show - "October Eve"
02:25
Sam Denoff on why The Dick Van Dyke Show is so fondly remembered
00:56
Sam Denoff on how JFK's assassination affected the cast and crew of The Dick Van Dyke Show
02:04

Dick Van Dyke Show, The: "Coast to Coast Big Mouth"

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Sam Denoff on specific episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show - "Coast to Coast Big Mouth"
01:29

Dick Van Dyke Show, The: "I'd Rather Be Bald Than Have No Head At All"

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Sam Denoff on specific episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show - " I'd Rather Be Bald than Have no Head at All"
01:58

Dick Van Dyke Show, The: "October Eve"

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Sam Denoff on specific episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show - "October Eve"
02:25

Dick Van Dyke Show, The: "That's My Boy?"

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Sam Denoff on the "That's My Boy?" episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show
01:35
Sam Denoff on specific episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show - "That's my Boy"
04:06

Dick Van Dyke Show, The: "The Gunslinger"

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Sam Denoff on specific episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show - "The Gunslinger"
00:51

Dick Van Dyke and the Other Woman

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Sam Denoff on co-writing and producing the Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore reunion special
03:21

Don Rickles Show, The

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Sam Denoff on creating and writing The Don Rickles Show produced by Sheldon Leonard
01:28

Funny Side, The

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Sam Denoff on the short lived series The Funny Side
03:31

Garry Moore Show, The

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Sam Denoff on the mistake that "made" The Garry Moore Show
02:01

Good Morning World

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Sam Denoff on writing Good Morning World with many of The Dick Van Dyke Show team
06:54

Hallmark Hall of Fame

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Sam Denoff on a Hallmark Hall of Fame special, "The Man Who Came to Dinner"
02:19
Sam Denoff on writing Hallmark Hall of Fame's "The Man Who Came to Dinner"
04:26

Hallmark Hall of Fame: "The Man Who Came to Dinner"

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Sam Denoff on a Hallmark Hall of Fame special, "The Man Who Came to Dinner"
02:19
Sam Denoff on writing Hallmark Hall of Fame's "The Man Who Came to Dinner"
04:26

It's Garry Shandling's Show.

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Sam Denoff on It's Garry Shandling's Show
01:19

Judy Garland Show, The

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Sam Denoff on being offered a job on The Judy Garland Show, with executive producer George Schlatter
02:25

Julie Andrews Specials

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Sam Denoff on writing for the Julie Andrews specials
01:36

Kraft Television Theatre

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Sam Denoff on observing the early days of live television while working as a page at NBC's Studio 8H where Kraft Television Theater, Robert Montgomery Presents, and other live anthology series were filmed
02:57

Lotsa Luck

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Sam Denoff on creating and writing Lotsa Luck with Dom DeLuise
03:50

Montefuscos, The

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Sam Denoff on the short lived series The Montefuscos
01:08

On Our Own

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Sam Denoff on the series On Our Own produced by David Susskind
01:47

Playhouse 90

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Sam Denoff on observing the early days of live television while working as a page at NBC's Studio 8H where Kraft Television Theater, Robert Montgomery Presents, and other live anthology series were filmed
02:57

Robert Montgomery Presents

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Sam Denoff on observing the early days of live television while working as a page at NBC's Studio 8H where Kraft Television Theater, Robert Montgomery Presents, and other live anthology series were filmed
02:57

Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris Special, The

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Sam Denoff on working on the Sid Caesar Reunion special
01:31

Steve Allen Show, The (1956-61)

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Sam Denoff on writing for The Steve Allen Show on ABC in 1961
06:44

Sunshine Boys, The

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Sam Denoff on the pilot The Sunshine Boys
02:08

That Girl

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Sam Denoff on the creation of That Girl with Marlo Thomas
11:00
Sam Denoff on the pilot episode, work week, and budget of That Girl 
10:41
Sam Denoff on his favorite episodes of That Girl 
01:42
Sam Denoff on critical acclaim for and the end of That Girl
02:17

Turnabout

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Sam Denoff on producing the series Turnabout with Sharon Gless and John Schuck
02:30
Topics

Anthology Drama

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Sam Denoff on observing the early days of live television while working as a page at NBC's Studio 8H where Kraft Television Theater, Robert Montgomery Presents, and other live anthology series were filmed
02:57

Censorship / Standards & Practices

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Sam Denoff on interference from censors on The Dick Van Dyke Show
00:14

Classic TV series episodes

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Sam Denoff on the "That's My Boy" episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show
01:35

Comedy

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Sam Denoff on the "That's My Boy" episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show
01:35

Creative Influences and Inspiration

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Sam Denoff on how television changed the world; how early TV influenced him
02:35

Emmy Awards

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Sam Denoff on winning his first Emmy (for The Dick Van Dyke Show) from a hospital bed
02:23
Sam Denoff on winning his second Emmy (for The Dick Van Dyke Show) from a hospital bed
01:20
Sam Denoff on winning an Emmy for his work on the Sid Caesar Reunion special
01:31

Hollywood Blacklist

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Sam Denoff on the Hollywood blacklist
02:39
Sam Denoff on the Hollywood Blacklist
01:17

JFK Assassination and Funeral

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Sam Denoff on how JFK's assassination affected the cast and crew of The Dick Van Dyke Show
02:04

Minorities

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Sam Denoff on specific episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show - "That's my Boy"
04:06

TV's Golden Age (1940s & '50s)

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Sam Denoff on observing the early days of live television while working as a page at NBC's Studio 8H where Kraft Television Theater, Robert Montgomery Presents, and other live anthology series were filmed
02:57

Technological Innovation

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Sam Denoff on first seeing television at the 1939 World's Fair
01:03

Women

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Sam Denoff on That Girl's feminist message
00:42
Professions

Producers

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Sam Denoff on becoming a producer of The Dick Van Dyke Show
00:36

Writers

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Sam Denoff on wanting to be writers, not producers, and the process of writing for The Steve Allen Show
02:02
Sam Denoff on learning a lesson from Carl Reiner: "the best comedy comes from reality"
02:43
Sam Denoff on bringing your home life into your work life as a writer
01:28
Sam Denoff on his writing partnership with Bill Persky
00:29
Sam Denoff on his advice to aspiring writers
Genres

Comedy Series

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Sam Denoff on writing for The Dick Van Dyke Show; on working with Carl Reiner and Sheldon Leonard
08:12
Sam Denoff on learning a lesson from Carl Reiner: "the best comedy comes from reality"
02:43
Sam Denoff on specific episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show
13:54
Sam Denoff on That Girl with Marlo Thomas
26:44

Music Shows & Variety Shows/Specials

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Sam Denoff on writing for The Steve Allen Show on ABC in 1961
06:44
People

Steve Allen

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Sam Denoff on writing for The Steve Allen Show on ABC in 1961
06:44
Sam Denoff on a photo of him with Bill Persky and Steve Allen on the set of The Steve Allen Show
00:13

Charlie Andrews

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Sam Denoff on getting hired by Charlie Andrews for a television special
00:49

Lucie Arnaz

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Sam Denoff on working with Lucie Arnaz
02:33

Desi Arnaz

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Sam Denoff on his landlords at Desilu studios
00:33

Danny Arnold

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Sam Denoff on being influenced by the Colgate Comedy Hour with Martin and Lewis
02:04
Sam Denoff on directors on That Girl
01:06

James T. Aubrey

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Sam Denoff on Jim Aubrey not understanding the need for "Rob Petrie" to be a comedy writer
00:30

Peter Baldwin

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Sam Denoff on directors on That Girl
01:06

Lucille Ball

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Sam Denoff on his landlords at Desilu studios
00:33

Irving Berlin

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Sam Denoff on wise words from Irving Berlin
00:56

Ted Bessell

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Sam Denoff on the changes in Ted Bessell's character
00:22

Steven Bochco

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Sam Denoff on producing the series Turnabout with Sharon Gless and John Schuck, written by Steven Bochco
02:30

Mel Brooks

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Sam Denoff on working on the Sid Caesar Reunion special
01:31

Red Buttons

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Sam Denoff on the pilot The Sunshine Boys
02:08

Sid Caesar

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Sam Denoff on working for Sid Caesar
01:21
Sam Denoff on Dick Van Dyke, Jackie Gleason and Sid Caesar as straight men
01:42
Sam Denoff on working on the Sid Caesar Reunion special
01:31

George Carlin

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Sam Denoff on "Ann Marie"'s agent played by George Carlin
00:19

Imogene Coca

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Sam Denoff on working on the Sid Caesar Reunion special
01:31

Joan Collins

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Sam Denoff on a Hallmark Hall of Fame special, "The Man Who Came to Dinner"
00:40
Sam Denoff on a photo of him with Joan Collins
00:31

Bill Dana

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Sam Denoff on meeting Bill Dana
00:22
Sam Denoff on writing for The Steve Allen Show on ABC in 1961, with head writer Bill Dana
01:07
Sam Denoff on writing for The Bill Dana Show
00:34

Dom DeLuise

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Sam Denoff on creating and writing Lotsa Luck with Dom DeLuise
03:50

Dick Van Dyke

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Sam Denoff on Dick Van Dyke's talent and physical comedy abilities
03:29
Sam Denoff on Dick Van Dyke, Jackie Gleason and Sid Caesar as straight men
01:42
Sam Denoff on Dick Van Dyke and "schmuckery"
00:11
Sam Denoff on specific episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show - "October Eve"
02:25
Sam Denoff on specific episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show - " I'd Rather Be Bald than Have no Head at All"
01:58
Sam Denoff on co-writing and producing the Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore reunion special
03:21
Sam Denoff on a photo of him with Dick Van Dyke
00:07
Sam Denoff on a photo of him with Dick Van Dyke and Bill Persky on the set of The Dick Van Dyke Show
00:14
Sam Denoff on a photo Dick Van Dyke "killing" Bill Persky and Sam Denoff on their last episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show
00:15

Bob Finkel

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Sam Denoff on writing for Andy Williams produced by Bob Finkel
04:30

Phil Foster

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Sam Denoff on writing "Let's Keep the Dodgers in Brooklyn" with Bill Persky, performed by Phil Foster
01:13

Jackie Gleason

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Sam Denoff on Dick Van Dyke, Jackie Gleason and Sid Caesar as straight men
01:42

Sharon Gless

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Sam Denoff on producing the series Turnabout with Sharon Gless and John Schuck
02:30

Goldie Hawn

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Sam Denoff on a young Goldie Hawn
01:19

Ed Herlihy

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Sam Denoff on Ed Herlihy hosting local show Date in Manhattan, which featured one of Denoff's songs
00:51

Milt Josefsberg

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Sam Denoff on what he and Bill Persky learned from comedy writer Milt Josefsberg
00:58

Gene Kelly

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Sam Denoff on working with Gene Kelly
06:00
Sam Denoff on the short lived series The Funny Side
03:31

John F. Kennedy

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Sam Denoff on how JFK's assassination affected the cast and crew of The Dick Van Dyke Show
02:04

Don Knotts

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Sam Denoff on the admiration Orson Welles had for Don Knotts when filming "The Man Who Came to Dinner"
04:26

Norman Lear

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Sam Denoff on being influenced by the Colgate Comedy Hour with Martin and Lewis
02:04
Sam Denoff on writing for Andy Williams, executive produced by Bud Yorkin and Norman Lear
04:30

Sheldon Leonard

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Sam Denoff on the genesis of The Dick Van Dyke Show; on working with Carl Reiner and Sheldon Leonard
08:12
Sam Denoff on producer Sheldon Leonard and his method of producers being head writers
07:41
Sam Denoff on how JFK's assassination affected the cast and crew of The Dick Van Dyke Show
02:04
Sam Denoff on writing Big Eddie starring Sheldon Leonard
02:36
Sam Denoff on creating and writing The Don Rickles Show produced by Sheldon Leonard
01:48
Sam Denoff on a photo of him with Sheldon Leonard during production of Big Eddie
00:13

Jerry Lewis

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Sam Denoff on being influenced by the Colgate Comedy Hour with Martin and Lewis
02:04
Sam Denoff on consulting on the Jerry Lewis telethons
00:39

Rose Marie

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Sam Denoff on the cast of The Dick Van Dyke Show; Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Mary Tyler Moore, Dick Van Dyke
02:28

Garry Marshall

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Sam Denoff on cameos in Garry Marshall's films
00:38

Dean Martin

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Sam Denoff on being influenced by the Colgate Comedy Hour with Martin and Lewis
02:04

Dick Martin

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Sam Denoff on renting from Dick Martin and writing for Rowan and Martin
02:36

Garry Moore

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Sam Denoff on the mistake that "made" The Garry Moore Show
02:01

Mary Tyler Moore

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Sam Denoff on the cast of The Dick Van Dyke Show; Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Mary Tyler Moore, Dick Van Dyke
01:59
Sam Denoff on everyone loving Mary Tyler Moore
00:12
Sam Denoff on an episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show written by Carl Reiner
02:23
Sam Denoff on co-writing and producing the Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore reunion special
03:21

Donny Osmond

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Sam Denoff on meeting the Osmond family on The Andy Williams Show
00:33

Jack Palance

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Sam Denoff on working with Jack Palance and pitching him circus jokes
02:11

Bill Persky

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Sam Denoff on meeting and working with writing partner Bill Persky
10:53
Sam Denoff on working with Bill Persky writing for comedians
21:04
Sam Denoff on his work with Bill Persky on The Dick Van Dyke Show
25:08
Sam Denoff on his writing partnership with Bill Persky
00:29
Sam Denoff on his writing partnership with Bill Persky
03:32
Sam Denoff on the creation of That Girl with Marlo Thomas
05:59
Sam Denoff on fighting with Marlo Thomas and Bill Persky keeping the peace
04:33
Sam Denoff on Bill Persky getting into directing
00:37
Sam Denoff on splitting with writing partner Bill Persky
01:04
Sam Denoff on a photo of him and Bill Persky
00:15
Sam Denoff on a photo of him with Dick Van Dyke and Bill Persky on the set of The Dick Van Dyke Show
00:14
Sam Denoff on a photo of him with Bill Persky on the set of The Steve Allen Show
00:09

Carl Reiner

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Sam Denoff on the genesis of The Dick Van Dyke Show; on working with Carl Reiner and Sheldon Leonard
08:12
Sam Denoff on the cast of The Dick Van Dyke Show; Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Mary Tyler Moore, Dick Van Dyke
05:28
Sam Denoff on learning a lesson from Carl Reiner: "the best comedy comes from reality"
02:43
Sam Denoff on producer Sheldon Leonard and show creator Carl Reiner
06:15
Sam Denoff on specific episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show - "October Eve"
02:25
Sam Denoff on specific episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show - "Coast to Coast Big Mouth"
01:29
Sam Denoff on specific episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show - " I'd Rather Be Bald than Have no Head at All"
01:58
Sam Denoff on an episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show written by Carl Reiner
02:23
Sam Denoff on working on the Sid Caesar Reunion special
01:31
Sam Denoff on creating and writing Lotsa Luck with Dom DeLuise - pilot episode directed by Carl Reiner
02:47
Sam Denoff on his biggest career highlight - getting employed by Carl Reienr
00:48

Don Rickles

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Sam Denoff on creating and writing The Don Rickles Show produced by Sheldon Leonard
01:48
Sam Denoff on a photo of him with Bill Persky and Don Rickles on the set of The Dick Van Dyke Show
00:13

Dan Rowan

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Sam Denoff on renting from Dick Martin and writing for Rowan and Martin
02:36

Jay Sandrich

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Sam Denoff on directors on That Girl
01:06

George Schlatter

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Sam Denoff on being offered a job on The Judy Garland Show, with executive producer George Schlatter
01:55
Sam Denoff on working with George Schlatter on the American Comedy Awards
00:15

John Schuck

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Sam Denoff on producing the series Turnabout with Sharon Gless and John Schuck
02:30

Garry Shandling

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Sam Denoff on It's Garry Shandling's Show
01:19

George Shapiro

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Sam Denoff on agent George Shapiro
08:27

Neil Simon

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Sam Denoff on the pilot The Sunshine Boys
02:08

Lionel Stander

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Sam Denoff on the pilot The Sunshine Boys
02:08

David Susskind

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Sam Denoff on the series On Our Own produced by David Susskind
01:47

Bob Sweeney

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Sam Denoff on directors on That Girl
01:06

Frank Tarloff

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Sam Denoff on "David Adler" aka Frank Tarloff - Tarloff used a pseudonym during the Blacklist
01:17

Danny Thomas

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Sam Denoff on producer Danny Thomas
00:18
Sam Denoff on Danny Thomas
26:44
Sam Denoff on fighting with Marlo Thomas and Bill Persky keeping the peace
04:33

Marlo Thomas

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Sam Denoff on the creation of That Girl with Marlo Thomas
05:59
Sam Denoff on fighting with Marlo Thomas and Bill Persky keeping the peace
04:33
Sam Denoff on Marlo Thomas and Daisy Productions
01:53
Sam Denoff on the end of That Girl
00:58

Mel Tolkin

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Sam Denoff on working on the Sid Caesar Reunion special
01:31

E. Duke Vincent

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Sam Denoff on writing Good Morning World and writer E. Duke Vincent, future partner with Aaron Spelling
00:53

Orson Welles

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Sam Denoff on a Hallmark Hall of Fame special, "The Man Who Came to Dinner", to star Orson Welles
02:19
Sam Denoff on the admiration Orson Welles had for Don Knotts when filming "The Man Who Came to Dinner"
04:26
Sam Denoff on a photo of him and Bill Persky with Orson Welles
00:10

Andy Williams

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Sam Denoff on writing for Andy Williams
04:30

Jonathan Winters

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Sam Denoff on writing for The Andy Williams Show when Jonathan Winters was a guest
02:57

Bud Yorkin

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Sam Denoff on writing for Andy Williams, executive produced by Bud Yorkin and Norman Lear
04:30

Alan Zweibel

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Sam Denoff on It's Garry Shandling's Show
01:19

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