Anne Beatts on Bill Murray's addition to the Saturday Night Live cast, the breakout "Nerds sketch," and how she feels he was thanking her for the sketch when he guest-starred later on Square Pegs
Anne Beatts on creating and pitching Square Pegs, departing Saturday Night Live.
Anne Beatts on using her producing experience on Saturday Night Live to her advantage on Square Pegs
Anne Beatts on not seeing eye to eye with Embassy Television executive Michael Grade on Square Pegs
Anne Beatts on where Square Pegs was shot
Anne Beatts on how John Belushi's death postponed the shooting of the Square Pegs pilot
Anne Beatts on the casting of Sarah Jessica Parker and Amy Linker on Square Pegs (and how the two needed to be dressed down to play the parts)
Anne Beatts on Square Pegs actress Tracy Nelson and her portrayal of "Jennifer DiNuccio"
Anne Beatts on Square Pegs actor Merritt Butrick and his portrayal of "Johnny Slash"
Anne Beatts on hiring an all-female writing staff for Square Pegs (with "token" male Andy Borowitz)
Anne Beatts on Square Pegs actor John Femia and his portrayal of "Marshall Blechtman"
Anne Beatts on the classification of Square Pegs by the network
Anne Beatts on favorite episodes of Square Pegs, including one done to appease the network's request to appeal to a male audience
Anne Beatts on how she found out that Square Pegs was cancelled
Anne Beatts on the legacy of Square Pegs, and how revolutionary the use of music was for TV of the day
Anne Beatts on her writing sensibilities