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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! :D
 
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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! :D
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.

I doubt Forsythe was upset so much by the award grab incident she sanitizes in the telling, but just a pattern of "Oh-I'm-such-a-diva" bull$hit from Collins which probably had become incredibly tiresome by then.

It's the same reason Linda didn't really want to do LEGENDS with Joan twenty years later: Joan wants to convince you she's really Alexis by being "difficult" in order to convey stature and get attention.
 
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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.
Absolutely. She was intelligent enough to hustle us with all the correct observations and sentiments and insights during interviews. Never did them.

A hustler is good at that.
 
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This hasn't been available online for a while but has popped back up again.

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.
 

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This hasn't been available online for a while but has popped back up again.

I wish this great documentary would be up in decent sound and picture quality! :(
I even would buy this on DVD.
 

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TV Guide Special.
Joan Collins displays her comedic talent in the "not that far fetched" line, but Douglas S. Cramer later beats her.

 
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