Unsold TV Pilots: The Almost Complete Guide to Everything You Never Saw on TV, 1955-1990

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The three hundred best and worst TV series ideas-known in the industry as "pilots"-that never made it to primetime. From the adventures of a Samurai D.A. to the antics of an invisible alien baby, Lee Goldberg details the greatest shows you never saw.

For everyone who has ever laughed at the television industry's knack for dreaming up wacky ideas, here is the ultimate TV reference guide. It's all here--from Groucho Marx playing billionaire J. Paul Greedy to Norman ...

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Overview

The three hundred best and worst TV series ideas-known in the industry as "pilots"-that never made it to primetime. From the adventures of a Samurai D.A. to the antics of an invisible alien baby, Lee Goldberg details the greatest shows you never saw.

For everyone who has ever laughed at the television industry's knack for dreaming up wacky ideas, here is the ultimate TV reference guide. It's all here--from Groucho Marx playing billionaire J. Paul Greedy to Norman Lear's "McGurk, " in which actors dressed in dog suits barked one-liners at each other. Includes over 300 annotated listings and a complete index of actors, writiers, directors, producers, and pilots.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595189649
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/28/2001
  • Pages: 204
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.47 (d)

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    This is a great book. I loved it as soon as I received it in the mail. It is cery interesting. I t has much more that I thought it would and I am enjoying reading it very much.

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