Oh, gee, I think Forsythe (and even Grodin) are right here: Joan would do silly things to make people mad on purpose, then play the victim of their 'irrational' anger when it works.He wouldn't talk to her for 6 months because she touched that f*cking award 10 seconds before him?
Those Hollywood guys do have weird problems man!
Absolutely. She was intelligent enough to hustle us with all the correct observations and sentiments and insights during interviews. Never did them.It's funny how Esther can say all the right things like "if you get away from the core and context of the show you're in trouble", yet seem incapable of applying that to her own show.
And around the 16:20 mark, the narrator says that the 3-hr. O-R pilot in 1981 was a "3-hr. movie extravanganza, a first in network history," and shows that it was an ABC Monday Night Movie in original broadcast (using ABC's Star Marquee movie graphics of the time), instead of the ABC Movie Special I always thought it was.This hasn't been available online for a while but has popped back up again.